A CULINARY ADVENTURE IN THAILAND
The leading travel organization Connections and restaurant guide Gault & Millau joined forces. Together they have created a number of culinary city breaks in Bangkok, Thailand’s capital. The aim is to let each and every traveller experience the bustling metropolis while indulging his or her taste buds in a culinary total experience. This way they explore Bangkok to the fullest and get a real ‘taste’ of it.
At Connections it clear a new focus lies on accommodating foodies by offering them tailor-made city breaks. "For many years, the ‘experience’ of a destination has been key to Connections travel formulae and as such the opportunity to work in close collaboration with an established institute/international authority such as Gault & Millau did not restrict itself to food for thought. A short, but intensive city break, supplemented with top gastronomy and exceptional experiences, befits perfectly Connections DNA. We strongly believe in the success of this partnership and we will continue to elaborate on new likewise developments and partnerships in the future. " states Gino Nauwelaers.
This is an exclusive cooperation in which Gault & Millau committed to selecting the qualifying restaurants. "We are indeed the only travel organization that offers culinary city breaks with the famous Gault & Millau logo. Obviously all restaurants have been extensively scrutinised by the experience food inspectors of our partners. We are therefore convinced that we have paved the way for a large number of travellers to discover Bangkok in a way that exceeds the ordinary, "Gino Nauwelaers concludes.
FOODIES EXPERIENCE (6 days from €699)
Short city breaks are clearly on the rise and the culinary know-how and reputability of Gault&Millau spice up the three Connections home-made travel recipes with a touch of magic . “Together with Gault & Millau we have indeed created 3 fun packages in which our travellers reside at the heart of the city – ideally located to explore the ins and outs – and are pampered gastronomically”, says Gino Nauwelaers, marketing manager at Connections. “The choice entails a Foodie Experience, starting at €189 per person sharing and includes 3 nights’ accommodation in a four-star hotel, a street food tour and a visit to Bangkok’s Chinatown in the company of an all-day private guide. How much more authentic can Asian cuisine get?”
What is included?
GASTRO EXPERIENCE (6 days from €898)
For barely €199 more you can enjoy a menu in the superb Bo.Lan restaurant and upgrade to a five-star hotel. The Deluxe street food tour and the visit to Chinatown remain included in this package. Bo.Lan is undoubtedly one of the most popular restaurants in Asia. What can you expect here? Influences of Thai street food mixed with modern techniques. Authentic, delightful and a unique taste sensation.
What is included?
ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE (6 days from €1189)
If the sky is the limit for your taste buds as well, the Ultimate Experience at €559/p.p. sharing is right up your alley. In addition to the Deluxe Street Food Tour and the visit to Chinatown, your table has been booked at the renowned Nahm restaurant, where a 10-course menu is awaiting your presence to be served. And there is more. The epitome of gastronomic experiences is at bay at Gaggan, reputedly the most delightful place to dine in Bangkok. This restaurant has been voted ‘best restaurant in Asia’ for 3 consecutive years. Chances are you will not get any closer to ‘gourmet heaven’ than you are here.
Valid for travel between 01MAY - 26JUN2018. All restaurant bookings are subject to availability.
KOH SAMUI EXPERIENCE (from €479)
Upon arrival at Bangkok you enjoy a direct transfer to your hotel. The culinary prologue starts in your Garden Deluxe Bungalow at the Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa hotel***** where you will reside the next 4 nights in a bed and breakfast formula. On top, a romantic dinner at the Zazen restaurant guarantees a memorable evening and an enhanced afternoon tea instance at Le Salon de Ti will add even more refinement and style to your stay. To make the experience thorough, you roll up your sleeves during the 'Thai Cooking Class'. Under the watchful eye of a master chef, you prepare a lot of treats which are yours to enjoy afterwards.