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  • Tiny Thaitanic big on flavor

    Tiny Thaitanic big on flavor
    Thaitanic Sushi is a little restaurant with a lot of heart, serving up not only top-notch sushi but elegant curries and tempura dishes. The simple menu embodies the best of Japanese and Thai fare. The kitchen doesn't take on too much but tackles just...
  • Political Life Imitates Pop Art in Star Struck Thailand

    BANGKOK -- Political life, pop culture and social media collided yesterday in Thailand when wealthy politician Chonsawat 'Ae' Asavahame announced that he had married soap opera superstar Janie Thienphosuvan. Their nuptials pushed other news, including...
  • Top 5 worst travel scams and how to avoid them

    The pros of traveling definitely outweigh the cons, but that doesn't mean you should throw caution to the wind when exploring new places. While the language barrier and the cultural sites are exciting, they also open up travelers to scam artists and...
  • Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: Getting aboard an Airbus A380

    Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: Getting aboard an Airbus A380
    Q: I want to take a short ride on an Airbus A380 super jumbo for as little cost as possible. Can you suggest a few short, relatively inexpensive routes that are served by this aircraft? I travel a lot and any departure airport is acceptable whether it's...
  • A round-the-world trip -- all on airline points

    A round-the-world trip -- all on airline points
    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — We had been collecting frequent-flier points for years. My husband, Keith, and I thought that, yes, of course, we would use them. We would fly around the world. Business class. Maybe next year. Queen Latifah shoved...
  • Top 50 restaurants throughout Asia

    Top 50 restaurants throughout Asia
    Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa's Tokyo establishment Narisawa sits at the top spot in the inaugural list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, announced recently in Singapore. The World's 50 Best Asia is published by the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards. Nihonryori...
  • How long can $100 last?

    How long can $100 last?
    Last year the trip-planning website Tripomatic calculated one simple, fascinating statistic: In different cities across the globe, how long can $100 last? Presuming a traveler stayed in the cheapest possible accommodation (usually a shared dorm), took...
  • P.S. Bangkok tasty after all these years

    P.S. Bangkok tasty after all  these years
    P.S. Bangkok is one of those Thai restaurants that was around when not many Thai restaurants were, and even back then, it stood out as exotic. The place opened in 1983 on what was a not-so-bustling stretch of Clark Street south of Wrigley Field (doors...
  • Dangerous pharmaceuticals marketed as supplements

    Dangerous pharmaceuticals marketed as supplements
    Shengyang Zhou assured the American buyers that his Chinese-made weight-loss capsules were safe. Zhou was sure because he had a test — one person eats a whole bottle. Such a person would have "maybe some stomach problem, but not die," he told...
  • Nick Williams Jr. dies at 75; former Times foreign correspondent

    Nick Williams Jr. dies at 75; former Times foreign correspondent
    Although Nick B. Williams Jr. would carve out a distinguished career as an editor and foreign correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, he first had to overcome the "junior" at the end of his name. He joined the newspaper in the late 1960s when his father,...
  • His no-fly nightmare

     His no-fly nightmare
    WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees. Motiwala, a U....