Amorepacific Corp. is pushing harder into Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam with a lineup that takes into account skin tones, the region's humidity and the need for Muslim women to wash their faces five times a day before prayers. It.
Ahead, Syifa tells us — in her own words — how her identity as a Muslim woman has shaped her travel experience ... Asia — including a 550-mile motorcycle trip throughout Southern Vietnam — before settling down as an English teacher in Northwestern.
But Dr Winai Dahlan, founder of the Halal Science Centre at Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University, says Thailand was well placed to make the change. Five per cent of its population is Muslim and — outside of the insurgency plagued southern border region .
Thailand has long been a popular spot for winter sun, but sultry Bangkok was always seen more as a gateway to the picture-perfect southern islands. That perception is changing, however. Some 16 million visitors now come to shop, stay in great-value hotels.
During my recent sojourn to the Land Of Smiles, as part of the Asean Travel ... Thailand, but the meat is conspicuously absent at Koh Klang (or Klang Island) in Krabi. That’s because the majority of the people in this charming fishing village are Muslim.
Every year across the globe Muslims gather together to celebrate Eid as the month-long fasting of Ramadan comes to an end. Eid al-Fitr translates from Arabic as the “festival of breaking the fast” and involves a range of celebrations as friends, family.
To avoid congestion, make the trip in the late afternoon, after the longtail boats (from £14) carting other travellers disperse. Perched up on one of the limestone outcroppings, the aptly named Ko Yao Viewpoint Restaurant is the best place for sundowners.
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Thanks to global improvements in travel ... reach. Thailand's Trang province is a happy hunting ground for those in search of an island getaway © ArnonPolin / Getty Images The domain of the chao leh sea gypsies, Thailand’s quiet southern province.