December 2022 / January 2023
Jakarta: City of Collaboration
Jakarta is a good choice as a tourist destination for all ages. As in many Asian cities, visitors will feel the warm Indonesian hospitality.
He elaborated, “We need to care of our amazingly beautiful planet. The earth provides us with the energy that keeps us alive.
Chef Air, Kulapol Samsen, was actually my student 10 years or so ago at the Comm Arts Inter program of Chulalongkorn University. He was a bright student, performing well in the courses he liked, but I don’t think I ever realised how talented he is till we sat down and talked at his Yoong Chang Restaurant on Soi Ari Samphan 6, not far from the Ministry of Finance.
While Meliá Hotels International, founded 66 years ago, and YHI Spa are very well-established, quite renowned brands in Europe, the Americas and Caribbean, they are new to Southeast Asia. They only recently opened their first two very luxurious and tranquil properties in Thailand, the Meliá Phuket Mai Khao and Meliá Koh Samui. They will soon be opening the Meliá Chiang Mai and next year, the Meliá Phuket Karon Residences, each also featuring a YHI Spa.
“Why didn’t you bring me with you on that train when you knew it was coming? I’m dying to get in that train,” I blurted out.