Hotel Review: Shangri-La Tokyo Showcases Chinese and Japanese Art

Hotel Review: the Shangri-la Tokyo has a great location near the Imperial Palace and next to the train station plus a fabulous collection of Asian art.

Jim Thompson House: a Green Oasis in Downtown Bangkok

Jim Thompson (1906 – 1967) is credited with reviving Thailand's silk weaving industry. An American who was sent to Asia during World War II, he fell in love with Thailand, settling in Bangkok after the war ended.   He is spoken of with almost as much reverence in the Thai capital as Abraham Lincoln is …

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