Category: Features

Agneta’s World: Escape the noise and traffic of Bangkok

 I’d like to take you with me to four hidden, beautiful boutique hotels in the heart of Bangkok. Are you in the mood to disappear for a night with your husband, lover, best girlfriend or anyone? You are spoiled for choice between these “wild strawberry places”! Believe me; I have explored them all… Hotel Cabochon…

Discover French Indochina – Saigon lifestyle update

Where better to relive the French Indochina era than with some nostalgia at a few of Saigon’s (Ho Chi Minh City) most prominent hotels – one of them being a living legend now celebrating 60! The most striking first impressions for newcomers to Saigon are probably the somewhat frightening hundreds of thousands of motorbikes crowding…

Singapore’s most expensive residence named after Danish botanist

British inventor and engineer Sir James Dyson, Britain’s richest person, is the new owner of the most expensive home in Singapore. Dyson, 72, and his wife, Deirdre, bought one of the top-floor penthouses of the tallest building in Singapore’s central business district, the Wallich Residence, for S$73.8 million. Wallich Residence building is named after 19th…

Discover the porters daily life in China Town, seen through Göran Ehren’s photo lens!

In the afternoon, May the 11th 2019, Cajutan invited to a new photo exhibition. This time, with longtime Bangkok citizen Göran Ehren. He has captured many people and situations, locations etc. during his years in the City of smiles. Many visitors were curious and wanted to take a look at his special edition photos about…

Cool Kuala Lumpur’s new lifestyle attractions

The Kuala Lumpur hotel and bar scene has turned really hot recently. Any doubts you may have about that will be gone after reading this! Many of the global five-star brands have arrived to significantly shake things up and, in the process, step up the sophistication and increase the luxury selection. The impressive line-up includes…

Keep them afloat

Thailand-based Swedish actor Kjell Bergqvist helps underprivileged Thai children learn a vital survival skill – swimming. “Do you know how many Thai children drown every day?” Kjell Bergqvist, a famous Swedish actor, asked. “Seven! Every day, seven kids in Thailand loose their lives simply because most of them cannot swim,” he said. “We Swedes teach…

Thai Airways cancels flights to Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo due to the Kashmir conflict

Thai Airways cancelled all its flights for Europe on 27-28 February 2019 to avoid Pakistan and northern India. Thai Airways has 13 routes to Europe and it was forced to cancel its flights from Bangkok to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo and other 10 flights to Europe including Moscow, Rome, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris, Brussels, Milan, Vienna…

Tracing explosives in the Vietnamese soil

Many international aid organisations have left the old war-torn country infested with explosive remnants in favour of urgent cases. But one of the organisations still standing strong in Vietnam, is Norwegian People’s Aid with two Scandinavians in charge. By Jonas Boje Andersen and Lærke Weensgaard In a vast coastal area in the central and most…