Traveling is a passion for many people. The thrill of visiting a destination for the first time and learning about the place and its culture is a feeling which no other compares to. The thought of just quitting your job and ridding yourself of all responsibilities to just travel the world is one that must have occurred to us all at some point. The feeling of seeing new places and experiencing new cultures and schools of thought make for memories and recollections which you would remember till the day you die. Every new place you visit, whether abroad or within your own country, has several places to visit and things to do which ensure you are never bored. The amount a new place can surprise you is endless, the cuisine you eat, the cultural activities you can witness, the places you see and the hospitality you get from the local people, all shape up your holiday and make it one which you will never forget.<, before you embark on a holiday there is a lot of planning required in order to make sure you do not reach your destination and not know what to do. The first thing you need to plan is the mode of transport you are going to take to reach your holiday spot. Some people prefer to take a flight to wherever it is they are going, this is obviously the most convenient and least time consuming mode of transport as you can reach the other end of the world in a couple of hours. For holidays within the country, people like to take the train as it gives one a lot more insight on the place you are going to. So many people love train journeys and the whole experience of stopping at each little station till you reach your desired destination. Also, a handful of people still prefer taking a road trip to their destination, as a road trip is the best prelude to your vacation and the memories and experiences you have along the way make for a vacation in itself.
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Posted by in Bussiness Travel on February 12, 2013
Ever since September 11th, the travel industry has changed around the world and whether your travel is intended for private or business purposes travel security is a major concern for everyone. The stark reality of it all is that travelers no longer have that feeling of being secure as they used to. While a big concern for travel security is the airline aspect of it, there are other issues of business travel that can affect businessmen and women.
Business travel is necessary for a variety of reasons and it is with this in mind that travel security has become such an important issue with companies that send their representatives to different parts of the world. Whether it is to get their foot into the door of a developing country or to increase business ties with established businesses that they already deal with, business travel will likely be here to stay.
Although a traveling salesman may not look like a “mark” to the average person, to the trained eye many salesmen do actually stand out. First of all they usually travel alone and without any concern for travel security, otherwise the likelihood of them dressing flashy and working in full view with their laptop for all to see would probably diminish. A more toned down approach may be a bit more advisable for these frequent fliers.
When considering travel security businessmen and women should be especially concerned about present crime rates in the country they are on the way to do business with. The criminal element is not always about muggings and other forms of robberies, it should also take into consideration the political climate they could be facing. In the past business associates have faced the wrath of a stray bullet or two just because they happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
You will never run out of food choices in Thailand. It’s one of those countries that promise 10 pounds in three days. In fact, you don’t even need restaurants. You can pretty much walk the street and you will most likely find something that will satisfy your cravings. However, if what you are after is a food and a place where you can talk business, you will not find that in every restaurant.
Below is a list of restaurants worth checking out for business meetings.
There are eight restaurants within the hotel. If you want to go French, check out the Le Normandie. The China House specializes in Chinese cuisine. They also offer other Asian food. If you want some seafood, head to Lord Jim’s and The Verandah if all you want is coffee and some pastries. Their house blend is good enough but they also serve cold coffee. You can also try the BBQ Riverside Terrace if you want to feel homey. If you want authentic Thai cuisine, the Sala Rim Naam Thai Restaurant is where you will find that. You can also stay out and bask under the sun in the Terrace Rim Naam and Ciao. Finally, if you want to have some drinks, try the Afternoon Tea and The Bamboo Bar.
Located that the Four Seasons Hotel, you will find the best steaks in Bangkok in this restaurant. They also offer Asian cuisines. You might want to start out with the bread that are served right out of the oven.
It doesn’t have a very good view but the interior gives a very subdues aura. The place is relatively quiet and spaces between tables allows for a free conversation.