Koh Samui

Yoga and Pilates Retreat at the Absolute Sanctuary Resort in Koh Samui

I recently spent six days at one of Thailand’s top detox resorts. Koh Samui may be a famous party town, but it certainly was getting ready for an early night when I flew in from Hong Kong just before sunset one Sunday. From the Koh Samui airport, I checked into the Absolute Sanctuary health resort for a …

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Banyan Tree Samui offers smartphones to guests

The Banyan Tree Samui has begun offering smartphones to its guests. So everything from menus and island tours are now available to guests with a swipe of their smartphones. You can access free international calls, too. SMARTPHONES FOR GUESTS AT BANYAN TREE SAMUI Banyan Tree Samui is a luxurious 88-villa beachfront resort on Koh Samui, one of …

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The holiday in Koh Samui starts and ends at the airport. And how Tourism Authority of Thailand got things right.

This morning at Koh Samui Airport,living a #Travelife So this morning, there I was at Koh Samui’s tiny airport, checking in to fly to Hong Kong and still living a #Travelife. I have to say, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has certainly got it right. They’re doing the marketing campaigns but they’re also ensuring that …

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A delicious tabbouleh and a watermelon and green salad for dinner at the Absolute Sanctuary detox spa in Thailand

Dinner tonight at a spa in Thailand,living a #Travelife Tonight at the Absolute Sanctuary detox spa in Thailand, living a #Travelife, I walked into the restaurant for my last dinner before flying out and returning home tomorrow to a weekend of activities for the Madrid Fusion Manila.  This includes a party hosted by the Ambassador …

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Absolute Sanctuary: A spa for a serious detox in Thailand, and everyone’s happy with their raw food

In Thailand yesterday, living a #Travelife, I spent the sunset hour happily by myself on a lounge chair by the swimming pool of the Absolute Sanctuary detox spa, listening to music I like and thinking about Travel and Life. On my iPod playlist last night Stronger Lalah Hathaway So Many People Simply Red Heart to …

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Getting my metabolic age down to 25, and skipping the beach walks for massages at the Absolute Sanctuary in Koh Samui.

So first thing Monday morning, in Koh Samui living a #Travelife, I see my “consultant” for a wellness assessment and detox consultation at the Absolute Sanctuary detox spa. I take one trip a year by myself, and this is basically my solo trip for 2015, so I’m quite eager to make the most of it. …

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The Bangkok Airways business class experience from Hong Kong to Koh Samui on an Airbus A319

This post is about the business class experience onboard Bangkok Airways from Hong Kong to Koh Samui. Bangkok Airways operates direct flights to Koh Samui from Hong Kong which is very convenient for holiday-goers who want to bypass Bangkok completely. So yesterday, I flew to Koh Samui from Hong Kong on Bangkok Airways, living a #Travelife. It was …

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