Gulf of Thailand Paradise Preserved – Santhiya Koh Pha-Ngan

Gulf of Thailand Paradise Preserved – Santhiya Koh Pha-Ngan

In a remote corner of the Gulf of Thailand, Santhiya Resort and Spa combines its superb location on the island of Koh Pha-Ngan with a strong commitment to the conservation of its natural and cultural heritage to put in contemporary context the mystique of the historic Kingdom of Siam.

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A Most Memorable Thanksgiving, 1944

A Most Memorable Thanksgiving, 1944

This most memorable Thanksgiving Day happened over seven decades ago to people who had never heard of Thanksgiving, but on that particular year had much to give thanks for. I feel it’s especially timely this year, to recall this other time in recent history when “the eyes of the world were upon us,” and we, as a nation united, rose to the challenge.

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In Marseille, France – New Landmarks for an Ancient City

In Marseille, France – New Landmarks for an Ancient City

Long shunned by tourists for its gritty reputation, Marseille, the colorful ancient threshold between France and the Mediterranean basin is undergoing a spectacular renaissance. At its core is the new waterfront Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations.

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A Fine-Dining Surprise in Lyon

A Fine-Dining Surprise in Lyon

From its popular Bouchons to internationally revered local chef Paul Bocuse, Lyon is a city that takes its cuisine seriously. Nowhere is that more obvious than at the little known teaching restaurant Vatel.

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Notable Museums of Lyon

Notable Museums of Lyon

First a flourishing Gallo-Roman center, then a financial and industrial powerhouse, Lyon has long been a fertile ground for museums. From fine arts to the history of silk, and from Gallo-Roman civilization to the invention of the cinema, there are over 20 museums in Lyon to satisfy the most diverse interests.

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Josette King

I was barely in my teens when travel became a driving force in my life. Now as a travel writer and photographer, I have visited over 45 countries in some of the most photogenic corners of the planet, taking tens of thousands of pictures along the way. With my work, I thrive to capture the natural… and cultural uniqueness of each area I visit. Get to know me better…

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