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Smiling Thai guide welcome visitors to the Jim Thompson home in Bangkok

He Went For A Walk in the Jungle

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

There is an air of mystery about the Jim Thompson home in Bangkok.

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Art | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Economy | Photography | People | Working Abroad | Fashion | Shopping | Architecture
This is the view over the lake from Tabo Cottages in Danau Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia.

Danau Toba looks like Switzerland

Elke Wojtenek - elke [161]

This beautiful island in a volcanic lake in the Sumatran highlands reminded me of Switzerland: mountains, jodeling, etc

Destinations: Turkey | Indonesia | Indochina | Singapore | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Festivals | Women & Travel | Music | Traditions | Food | Culture | People | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Shopping
A barbershop on the streets of Hanoi

The Streets of Hanoi

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Crossing the street in Hanoi is an act of faith and an experience you won't ever forget.

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Economy | People | Fashion | Shopping | For Kids | Architecture
This fruit seller had a business on her boat

The Venice of Asia

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

I could have been in Venice. Bangkok is a city of canals and waterways.

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Animals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Economy | People | Religion | Fashion | Agriculture | Shopping | Nature | Architecture
Tone Deaf in Bangkok

Three Seasons

Tone Deaf in Bangkok - tonedeafinbangkok [170]

Like nature, physical beauty is subject to the seasons, as Janet Brown discovers in this reflection on aging gracefully in Thailand.

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Literature | Women & Travel | Fashion

Ou Baholyodhin

Mandi James - mjames [397]

Thai designer Ou Bhaholoythin has the perfect pedigree of East meets West. Born in Thailand and educated in London, Ou has got a knack for simple ideas brilliantly executed, of taking familiar everyday objects and giving them a touch of class...

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Fashion | Art
A model presents an outfit designed by Thai designer Medium-Rare as she walks the ramp at the Bangkok Fashion Week 2005, at Queens Sirikit Conventional Center in Bangkok.

Thai Fashion

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

* * * BANGKOK, Aug 17, 2005 - Thai fashion is more than just cheap silk and brand-name imitations, a group of designers from the kingdom hope to show the world. Under a catwalk set up inside a white...

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Fashion
A Thai design student works on a creation during her fashion course at the Wat Dammamongkol temple in Bangkok.

Bangkok's Fashion School

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

Bangkok, March 28, 2004 - Thailand's quest to become the fashion hub of Asia has found a champion in the unlikely guise of an octogenarian Buddhist monk who has set up an Italian design academy in his...

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: People | Fashion

Ao Dai: the National Costume

Claire Ellis - cellis [318]

A lasting impression for any visitor to Vietnam is the beauty of the women dressed in their ao dai s. Girls dressed in white pick their way through muddy streets going home from school or sail by in a...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Fashion
Along with the graceful silk ao dai, the non has become a sort of informal Vietnamese national symbol recognized worldwide.

The Non: National Headgear and Symbol of Vietnam

Steven K. Bailey - sbailey [7,455]

In my travels I've noticed that every country has its own national headgear. The United States has the baseball cap, of course, and England the London bobby's helmet. Greece has the fisherman's hat,...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Fashion
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