Depending on which trip you're on, you may find yourself travelling by: Share a ride with others in a Songthaew - a converted pick-up lorry seen frequently throughout South-East Asia. No purchase necessary. • Entry period begins on October 18, 2016 12:01am EST and ends on November 20, 2016 11:59pm EST. • “Book a Stay, Win a Getaway” is open to legal residents of the United States and United Kingdom who are 18 years of age or older. • A random drawing will be conducted on or about November 22, 2016 by the Administrator from all eligible entries received during the entry period. • Winners will be notified by December 9, 2016. Travel by river, lake or sea in south-east Asia to explore places which would otherwise be inaccessible. Elephant trekking is very popular in the Chiang Mae area - what better way to document and remember your Thailand tours than with a photo of you atop one of these grand animals! In the 13th century, the city of Sukhothai in northern Thailand became an important capital. Two important sights in Bangkok among many the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, with a Buddha statue that is 156 feet long and nearly 50 feet high, and Temple of the Dawn, whose 260-foot spire has become a symbol of Bangkok. We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla firebox, goggle Chrome. The seasons differ from coast to coast, so depending on which areas you're visiting, the weather can vary. Enduring all this, the much-loved King Roma IX has reigned as the Head of State since 1946 - claiming the title of the longest reigning monarch in the world and providing Thai people with a stable figure to rely upon.

29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore Biennale 2016, one of Asia's most exciting contemporary visual art exhibitions, opened to the public on 27 October 2016 and will run until 26 February 2017. Titled An Atlas of Mirrors, the fifth edition of the Singapore Biennale features works by 63 artists and art collectives from 19 countries and territories across Southeast Asia, East and South Asia. View photos Subodh Gupta, Cooking the World, 2016, Collection of the Artist More Han Sai Por, Black Forest 2016, 2016, Collection of the Artist, Singapore Biennale 2016 commission More Deng Guoyuan, Noahs Garden II, 2016, Collection of the Artist, Singapore Biennale 2016 commission More Titarubi, History Repeats Itself, 2016, Collection of the Artist, Singapore Biennale 2016 commission More Read More From monumental sculptures to film and performance art, artworks of various media are curated around nine sub-themes and presented at seven locations, with the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) and SAM at 8Q as anchor venues. The four-month-long international contemporary art exhibition is organised by SAM and commissioned by the National Arts Council of Singapore. Over 80 percent of the Singapore Biennale artworks are new commissions or adaptations of works. Featuring several site-specific and works never seen beforeon the biennale circuit, the Biennale artworks respond to the title of An Atlas of Mirrors, and explore notions of space, time, memory, nature, boundaries, agency, identity, displacement and absence. "An Atlas of Mirrors references the atlases and mirrors that have been instrumental in humankind's exploration of the world as we navigate and map our journeys into the unknown. It is hoped that the evocative title, which guided its curatorial direction, would intrigue and inspire audiences to explore and experience the many ways of seeing our world and ourselves," says Dr Susie Lingham, Creative Director, Singapore Biennale 2016. Various programmes will be taking place over the course of the exhibition, including artist and curator talks and tours, artist workshops, community days and a symposium in January 2017. Singapore Biennale 2016 also marks the inaugural Asian edition of the Benesse Prize, organised by Benesse Holdings, Inc (Benesse) and SAM.

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We can advise you on the best places to stay and visit, based on your preferences, so you get the most out of your trip whether you’re looking for adventure, beaches or culture. Spoke to someone who's been there Speak to someone who's been there Started planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Thailand specialists at 1-855-838-2115 Your journey will be fully tailored to your schedule, interests and budget. Sometimes motorised but usually pedal-powered by a local, it’s a fun way to get from A to B or to see the sights of a new city. This former capital is a history buff's heaven. Selling everything from curious antiques and modern clothing to unique jewellery and colourful homewards, you'll need to dedicate a lot of time to navigate through these sometimes confusing market. More recently, emphasis has been placed on having fun and people being drenched with water are a common sight - from buckets, hoses and water pistols. Much wealth was generated by this enormous empire, with grand palaces, ornate buildings and huge temples featured throughout the city. With street stalls and night markets all over the country, it's really easy to pick up a snack wherever you are in Thailand. This delicious plate of stir-fried rice noodles garnished with peanuts is full of flavour and can be served with fresh prawns, chicken, tofu or vegetables.

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