Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 5

In this, the fifth part in our series of film locations, we We also have films starring Sean Connery, Nicholas Cage and Sylvester Stallone. See Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 by following the links The Hangover Part II (2011) The sequel to the incredibly successful original film that was set in LosContinue reading “Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 5”

Thailand Covid Control Measures To Remain Until End Of Month

The Bangkok Post is this morning reporting that the current Covid-19 control measures will remain in place for the rest of January. The nationwide Emergency Decree in Thailand was extended until the end of February earlier this month. Now it has been reported that control measures put in place following the recent outbreak centred onContinue reading “Thailand Covid Control Measures To Remain Until End Of Month”

Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 4

In this, the fourth part in our series of film locations, we look at one of the most famous film locations in the region. Koh Phi Phi, location of the hit 2000 film, The Beach. We also have films starring Sean Connery, Nicholas Cage and Sylvester Stallone. See Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3Continue reading “Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 4”

Bangkok Airport Expansion Approved

Prior to the pandemic the main airport in Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi, has been creaking at the seams as around 60 million passengers a year passed through it’s doors. It was designed for just 45 million per year. Plans have now been approved for a major expansion project that will include the construction of three new terminalsContinue reading “Bangkok Airport Expansion Approved”

Man Drives Onto Bangkok Airport Runway

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport might be quieter than normal at the moment but it is unlikely that the pilot of a Boeing 777 expected to see a car on the runway just after he had landed. That is exactly what happened on 11th January when the driver, who claimed to have made a wrong turn,Continue reading “Man Drives Onto Bangkok Airport Runway”

Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 3

In the third of our series looking at Southeast Asia film locations we look at one of the biggest hits of 2018 and another classic Vietnam film that was not actually filmed in Vietnam. In part 1 we looked at locations for Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Good Morning Vietnam and in part 2 weContinue reading “Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 3”

Thai VietJetAir Offers Unlimited Flights

Thai |VietjetAir have launched a new promotion offering the “SkyFun PowerPass” valid for either 6 or 12 months of unlimited flights on internal Thai flights. The PowerPass must be purchased by 31st January and are valid until 15th July, for the 6 month pass and 23rd December, for the 12 month pass. All bookings andContinue reading “Thai VietJetAir Offers Unlimited Flights”

Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 2

In part 1 of our look at the key Southeast Asia film locations we featured Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Angkor Wat, Mechanic: Resurrection in Thailand and Malaysia and the surprising locations for Good Morning Vietnam and the South Pacific Island in Kong; Skull Island. We continue our series with more film locations including oneContinue reading “Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 2”

Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 1

Southeast Asia offers a wide range of options for film and TV locations including some that have generated millions of tourist visits. In this series of posts we will look at some of the most iconic film locations in the region as well as some surprises. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) One of the most famousContinue reading “Film Locations in Southeast Asia Part 1”

Thailand Covid Emergency Decree Extended As More Areas Enter Full Lockdown

The nationwide Emergency Decree in Thailand, which had been due to end on 15th January, has been extended until 28th February. The decree gives the Thai government the ability to set policies and procedures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 such as restricting travel and setting up road checkpoints. Meanwhile five provinces, including tourist centreContinue reading “Thailand Covid Emergency Decree Extended As More Areas Enter Full Lockdown”