Wednesday, July 27, 2016

9 reasons a trip to Thailand is good for the soul

1) The food will retest your taste buds
 - there is a selection of restaurants in and around Cape Panwa Hotel
2) You get a great massage for like 5 bucks
 - 500 Baht adjacent to the beach (more in the Spa)
3) The beaches will force you to relax
4) Festivals give you a direct access to another culture
 - there are a great many in Phuket (here's one)
5) There are tens of thousands of temples here 
 - here is a map of some of them
6) The markets are a visceral experience
- and there seems to be more and more
7) When you are tired of the beach you can head to the mountains
- and the rainforests and waterfalls towards the North of Phuket Island
8) The fruit alone is medicine for your body
- and there is a vast selection to choose from
9) The hotels will make you feel like a queen (or a king)
 - at Cape Panwa Hotel and Spa we hope that we can do just that....
The full article can be read on - 

Monday, May 16, 2016

A day out in Ayutthaya

There are a number of things that you can do when you visit Ayutthaya.
1) Rent a bicycle from nearby the Ayutthaya Railway station and take a leisurely ride.
2) Visit the Tapestry Restaurant and indulge in some traditional dim sum. (The traditional Chinese soup kra por pla made with fried fish maw is highly recommended.
3) Visit Wat Mahahat. This is the temple best known for the head of the Buddha lodged in the roots of a tree close to the temple. There are a great many more temples to visit here, this is only one.
4) Close to the ancient ruins  there is Classic Kameo Court which is an ideal place to stay. It offers fully-equipped deluxe studios and one-bedroomed suites ideal for short and long stays.

The text is from the latest edition of Cape + Kantary magazine and the full article can be found in -


Thursday, March 24, 2016

Pack Light, Pack Smart

Repacking at the check-in counter is a pain. When you find out that your bags are over the weight limit, having to quickly rearrange what you spent hours neatly packing can be a nightmare. What if your stash of salted-eggs roll out of your Louis Vuitton carry-on or even worse your travel-size fish sauce bottle spills across the contents of your favourite suitcase?!
Here are some tips
1)    Ditch the heavy suitcase
2)    Know the weather where you are going
3)    Find out what you can and can’t bring to your destination
4)    Follow the liquid limits and pack carefully
5)    Sometimes less is more
6)    Bring something to bring things home in
7)    Check your weight limits with the airlines which you are travelling with
The full article can be found in - and was written by Kreangsak Suwanpabtakul and the illustrations by Chirachai Phitayachamrat