Why a $1,400 Ticket Can Cost You More Than a $1,800 Ticket

Travel Tips Fuel surcharges can camouflage the real cost of airline tickets, Michael Taylor discovers as he books a flight from Hong Kong to Bangkok to attend the Digital Innovation Asia Bloggers Match-up. When I search for an airline ticket to attend the Digital Innovation Asia Bloggers Match-up in Bangkok, Thailand, I do a flexible …

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 …