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Myanmar is the must visit destination for 2015

Running Fork is bringing the curtain down on 2014 with a positive eye on good things to come with its top five travel predictions for 2015. After an up and down 2014 most people just want to break out from their personal or professional reality and have a good laugh in a fun, lighthearted destination. And we always aim to ... Read More »

Kuangsi Waterfall is monsoon gem

Luang Prabang Laos Kuangsi Waterfall famous 3-tiered waterfall best in rainy season

Luang Prabang’s Kuangsi Waterfall is best experienced early in Laos’ monsoon season. Most of the peak season mob is gone and by late July the waterfall is flushed and flowing clean. Obviously if a monsoon squall hits then any waterfall is off limits. However within a day or sometimes less depending on water flow Kuangsi Waterfall is safe. It has a brief bit ... Read More »

Phuket beach clean up restarts 27 July

Government phase two Phuket beach clean up starts 27 July in Rawai Phuket

This truly is ‘hearts and minds’ time in Phuket. The second phase of the government’s island wide beach clean up started in Rawai today, 27 July, with little fanfare. No local press was around to see a battalion of Royal Thai Army soldiers start assembling around 08:00. And after a few short speeches by local officials and a couple PR photos the boys in green ... Read More »

Patong Beach is oh so pretty

Patong Beach Phuket Thailand clean up is better but jet skis can stay

Patong Beach is so beautiful and lovely now, it makes birds sing. Done and dusted, let the celebration and back slapping begin. Hooray for the ‘super moon‘ high tides for washing most of the evil scum away. Now it is quickly coming back home to roost. Could someone please urgently come back and take away all the rubbish left behind? After tearing ... Read More »

Phuket River Canoe launches new tour

Phuklet River Canoe takes tourists through Chalong mangrove forests and plants new trees too

  Phuket River Canoe (PRC) officially launches its new tour  business on 15 July in Chalong. And owner Khun Aod is boldly going where no Phuket-based tour operator has gone before. He searched to create something different that would combine river canoeing with ecological restoration of damaged mangrove forest in Chalong. “If Phuket River Canoe is successful that means guests ... Read More »

Vietnam fights for Phan Thiet golf course

Save Ocean Dunes Golf Club Phant Thiet golf tourism in Vietnam

Ocean Dunes Golf Club in Phan Thiet is a national tourism treasure that Vietnam should preserve for generations to come. Unfortunately it is now under threat of demolished if new owners have their way. And it is not just golfers and tourism officials fighting to save the course. But Ocean Dune Golf Club members and people who invested money in the course are taking up the ... Read More »

Best Khao Soi in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai best Khao Soi noodles Aroon Rai opposite Thaepae Gate

Aroon Rai Restaurant serves Chiang Mai’s best Khao Soi noodles. This is a highly subjective, personal point of view to say the least. It is also one of this fork’s all time favourite Thai noodle dishes from any region of the country. It might even come out top compared to noodle dishes from any other Asian country (except maybe this ... Read More »

Krewe d’Agave adopts carousel horse

Krewe d'Agave sponsors Children’s Creativity Museum in Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco

Running Fork believes merry-go-rounds are one of life’s greatest joys. Fortunately the Children’s Creativity Museum in Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco thinks so too. And Krewe d’Agave is very proud to be one of the lucky outside donors who got to ‘adopt’ a merry-go-round horse, ‘Lil’ Liza Jane‘, in exchange for pitching in on a fantastic renovation project. The carousel had been ... Read More »

Epic mountain bike ride in Chiang Kham

Rico Resort Chiang Kham epic mountain bike ride through unseen Thailand

Rico Resort Chiang Kham is truly off the beaten track by any measure. How many people have heard of Chiang Kham, Thailand anyway? That’s ok, this fork had to check Google Earth first too. And I haven’t found it on many bucket lists either. Most importantly, good hotels in Chiang Kham are hard to find. If you are looking to discover ... Read More »

Thai train food is funny

Thai train food is good enough fun dinning Bangkok Thailand

Thai train food is edible if you eat early and keep it simple. The Bangkok to Surat Thani train remains popular with travellers to Koh Samui, and chowing down while riding the rails is always fun. Read More »

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