Monsoon Wine and Vineyards of Hua Hin Hills | Hua Hin, Thailand | Today I spent my full morning and afternoon exploring the wine region of Hua Hin Hills in Hua Hin, Thailand. They people from Siam Winery, pick me up at my hotel and drove me for 25 minutes to their stunning vineyard, to spend a day tasting local Thai wines, great tasty modern tapas and bonding time with my friends the elephants. I mean, where else that in Thailand can you explore a vineyard on the back of an elephant ? Just priceless experience. And also, who would have thought that Thailand can compete internationally with other top wine regions in the world. Continue reading Monsoon Wine and Vineyards of Hua Hin Hills
Wines from Khao Yai in Thailand | Thailand | This evening, walking back to my hotel in Silom – Bangkok, I passed by this lovely small boutique wine cellar and I could not resist, I had to try the local Thai wines. The minute I walked in, I immediately click with both the owner and one of their customers, who end up being a top local Wine and Food Writer. To make the story short, I end up getting some local Thai Chenin Blanc wines from the Khao Yai region, which as I write, I am tasting and enjoying. Not to mention I got an open invitation by to visit the wine region anytime I want. Who would think right, Thailand has it own wine region and route. Continue reading Wines from Khao Yai Wine Region in Thailand
Villaggio Boutique Hotel | Mendoza, Argentina | One of my favorite options, when on a tight budget, and looking for a very reasonable price without risking great location, boutique style/concept and comfort. Located in a privileged area of the city of Mendoza, one block from Independencia Square and a few blocks from the main commercial and tourist points of the city.
Two types of rooms: Classic / Superior ( 26 rooms in total ). All featuring Flat-panel televisions with cable channels. Complimentary wireless Internet access provided along with phones and in-room safes. Refrigerators. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, bidets, and complimentary toiletries. Minibars, air conditioning, and climate control are also included. Housekeeping is provided and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Rollaway beds are also available. Rooms are accessible via exterior corridors.
Villaggio Boutique Hotel offers a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is served each morning. In addition to a full-service spa, Villaggio Hotel features a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle is available to guests. This Mendoza hotel also offers a casino, a concierge desk, and multilingual staff. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends
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