Randal Glaholt is the first winner of the Siam Wheels/TCCC photo contest for pictures from the region. His picture captures an image that is unique to the developing world: a local businessman takes his wares to market by motorcycle. The photo was taken on a…

by Scott Coates: story and photos courtesy of www.smilingalbino.com Nepal’s one of the world’s most intriguing and unique nations. Covering almost every climatic zone, home to the highest point on earth, multiple religions mixing peacefully, dazzling food and friendly people, Nepal has it all and…

by Scott Coates: story and photos courtesy of www.smilingalbino.com It’s a real treat to get the opportunity to try a new activity in the areas we live and lead trips. It’s become less frequent over the last number of years however as we’ve done so many…

It should come as no surprise that Gary Pinter is the front man for the Pattaya Pickle Company. You see Gary grew up on a farm near the Austro-Hungarian border where his family pickled and preserved a lot of what they grew. And when Gary…

The Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs), was in Toronto recently to announce the launch of the newly revamped Travel.gc.ca, Canada’s official “one-stop shop” for international travel information.

Getting to or from any holiday destination in Thailand take can at least three hours both ways; that’s wasting six hours of your precious weekend time. So why not put that time to better use by pampering yourself and partner and renting a suite at…

by Scott Coates Perched at just below 1,700m I’m atop one of Chiang Rai province’s tallest mountains, Doi Chaang, at a tiny coffee shop, sipping a latte and learning about one of Thailand’s most successful coffee companies, Doi Chaang Coffee. “I didn’t even drink coffee…

In 1987, General Kavee Kampeerayan, the Director of the Thai Army Security Centre, suffered retinal detachment in his right eye. Operated on by Dr Somsran Watanachote, his vision returned to 20-20 from only being able to see three feet ahead ahead. Along with Mr Sintu…

Parity is the key as the Thai World Hockey League enters its eleventh season with all games being played at “The Rink”, on the seventh floor of the Grand Central Rama 9 shopping centre.

Canada’s food and agriculture industry enjoys a global reputation for purity and high quality. Our land is beautiful, unspoiled and environmentally friendly. Our products are safe, fresh and natural. Almost half of the Canadian food and other agricultural products are exported either unprocessed or as…

The Christmas Celebration starts early this year! Spend a “very cool” Bangkok evening in the beautiful Bistro 33’s garden enjoying and “all you can eat” Christmas buffet and free flowing Bloody Caesar, beer, wine, sparkling wine and house pouring drinks as well as live music,…

Edward “Ed” Fast is the Canadian Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway. He recently made a four-nation trade visit in the Asia Pacific region from August 27 to September 3, 2012, with visits to Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Burma.

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