travel From misty mountaintops to glittering cityscapes, Thailand is known the world over for carefree escapism in a grand and timeless manner.
Backpackers and nature lovers will be thrilled with the endless choices for awesome natural scenery and fascinating beaches. Amid breathtaking landscapes, temples may be found throughout the land, serving as historical avatars and unforgettable vantage points.
If more serene pursuits are your thing, Thailand is tops when it comes to total pampering and relaxation. Many health resorts and spas utilize the integrated concept of Eastern healing and Western science.
Another type of adventure, meals in Thailand are as colorful as its heritage. Thai cuisine is known for its merry marriage of flavors that result in a full-blown adventure for the taste buds.
As an all-time favorite shopping jaunt, Thailand is also known for its unrivalled mix of products at attractive prices that put the fun back in shopping. From megabrand stores to the local specialty shops, the place offers a range of shopping destinations.
Reputed as one of the best cities in the world, Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, is a booming metropolis with old world charms. The city is a one-ofa- kind destination for culture, business, fashion, education and entertainment. Filled with festivals all year round, locals and tourists find something to celebrate every season.
Griffin-Sierra offers a 3D/2N Bangkok package for $214++ until March 29, 2009. Includes roundtrip economy class ticket, hotel accommodations with breakfast and round-trip transfers between airport and hotel. For more info, call Jacqui of Griffin Sierra Travel Inc. at tel. no. 898-2451 or email sierra@info. com.ph. (Story/photos by Pauline Cala-or)