Making A Dream Come True

One woman’s dream is another man’s destiny. Horizon Thailand talks with Chanin Donavanik, the CEO of Dusit International Hotel Group. Words by Mark Bibby Jackson. Chanin Donavanik is a man following a dream. But unlike many of us, it’s not a dream of his own making – it’s his mother’s. “She had a dream that […]

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Top Gear Motors into Myanmar

Clarkson, Hammond and May choose Asia Film Fixers and Khiri Travel to get job done The BBC’s most popular show, Top Gear, is wowing millions of viewers this week with its two-part special on Burma (Myanmar). In the programmes, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May buy three decrepit Burmese trucks. They are tasked with […]

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Praya Palazzo Delivers a Distinctive Bangkok Experience

 Former mansion of 1920s Thai nobleman takes to an international stage. Words by Mark Bibby Jackson. After quietly biding its time as a local secret, Praya Palazzo, a boutique hotel on the banks of Bangkok’s legendary Chao Praya River, has hired a blossoming management company and multifaceted general manager to lure international travellers to one […]

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Cambodia: Off the Beaten Track

AsiaLIFE’s Publisher Mark Bibby Jackson set off in search of the Heartbeat of the Nation for the Phnom Penh Post. Nearly one year on, Mark gives an insight into the three-month trip that covered the length and breadth of the country, as well as providing tips on the best and worst the Kingdom has to […]

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