Cita Catellya

Cita Catellya

Cita Catellya is an experienced journalist and writer who covers a range of topics from medical and property to leisure and tourism. Her career began as a copywriter 5 years ago, where she worked with several brands in Indonesia to help them increase their online presence. Cita writes in both English and her native Bahasa Indonesia
  • Featured Dispensaries

    Inside Trippy Nation, a cannabis haven in Bangkok and Pattaya

    It’s hard to miss Trippy Nation’s bright purple and orange sign when you walk down BTS Thonglor station. The bright and vivid colours aren’t just an aesthetic choice; they’re a sneak peek of all the cool stuff you’re about to experience inside. Boasting an extensive menu that provides something for every cannabis user, top-notch quality, and competitive pricing, Trippy Nation…

  • Events

    Phuket Cannabis Cup After-Party: Keeping the excitement alive with Four Twenty

    Four Twenty is throwing the official after-party of the Phuket Cannabis Cup on December 3, 2023, from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m.! This year, the 2nd Phuket Cannabis Cup will take place in Blue Tree Phuket, from December 1 to 2. It’s one of the biggest and most exciting events in Thailand’s cannabis industry – with a wide range of vendors,…

  • Cannabis

    Chaweng just got more charming with the opening of Siam Green Cannabis Co.

    A crowd favourite in Bangkok, the popular cannabis dispensary Siam Green Cannabis Co. has recently opened a new store in the beautiful Chaweng, Koh Samui. Siam Green Cannabis Co. in Chaweng is the brand’s third store in Thailand. Opening its doors for the first time on November 1, 2023, it brings a diverse and exciting menu of high-quality products to…

  • Ask an Agent

    What you need to know about transferring funds into Thailand for property purchase

    So you’ve decided to purchase property in Thailand? As a foreigner, buying a property in Thailand can be complicated. You need to really understand the process of buying real estate, including how to transfer your money to Thailand. Any foreigner planning to buy a property must adhere to the proper steps to transfer money into Thailand. If you don’t follow…

  • Education

    How Java Yachting’s training programmes align with the Duke of Edinburgh Award

    Have you ever dreamt of sailing the high seas and achieving something spectacular, like the Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE)? If yes, then Java Yachting, a specialist marine company, can help you reach your goals. Located in Phuket and Krabi, they’re not just your average specialist marine company; they’re offering an opportunity to undertake challenging sailing expeditions and achieve globally…

  • Best Bites

    Around the world in six courses at Emotion Restaurant

    From France to China, beef plays an important role in various cuisines around the world. To celebrate the versatility of this staple ingredient, the chef at Emotion Restaurant has curated a menu that takes you on a global tour. Through their exclusive Chef’s Table experience, they showcase the finest traditional beef dishes from different cultures. And staying true to their…

  • Lifestyle

    Hate tying your shoelaces? Laceez’s no-tie laces are a dream come true

    We’ve all been there before – racing against the clock, yet still having to pause and tie our shoes. And let’s not even talk about how those laces seem to come undone whenever we’re in a hurry, forcing us to re-tie them again and again or we risk tripping on them. Sure, the act of tying and re-tying our shoes…

  • Things To Do

    Best places to take your friends when they visit Bangkok

    Nothing is as special as when friends come to visit you in Bangkok. And when they do, you want to take them to places that aren’t the run-of-the-mill touristy spots. Of course, they should see the Grand Palace and the floating markets. Most of the time, however, they’d want to venture outside the perpetually tourist-heavy hub, and you’d want to impress…

  • Bangkok Travel

    A guide to visiting Wat Phra Kaew

    When talking about beautiful temples in Thailand, it’s almost impossible not to mention Wat Phra Kaew. Also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Kaew is one of Thailand’s most sacred and famous Buddhist temples. Located within the Grand Palace in the heart of Bangkok, it’s possibly one of the easiest temples to visit in the country.…

  • Best of

    Yayaz Chocolat’s Vegan Advent Calendar offers a sweet Christmas 2023

    Chocolate is always a treat any time of year. But counting down the days to Christmas with a chocolate advent calendar? Now that’s the real treat! And if you’re looking for an advent calendar that’s a sure bet for the most discerning cocoa lovers in your life, then Yayaz Chocolat’s Christmas Advent Calendar is the answer. It’s available from November…

  • Food

    Le Méridien Bangkok invites you for European-inspired feasts this Christmas and New Year

    ‘Tis the season to be jolly! And if you’re in Bangkok, Le Méridien Bangkok, the art-inspired hotel in Silom, is your destination to get into the holiday spirit. They bring a seriously festive ambience by going all-out with their special holiday offerings: La Fête 2023. Featuring a chic selection of European-influenced feasts and treats, from buffets and dinners to afternoon…

  • Things To Do

    The coolest bars in Pattaya to drink and hang out

    Known for its exciting nightlife, stopping by a few bars while you’re in Pattaya is a must. Pattaya offers everything, from hipster hangouts to beachside sun loungers. Whether you sip or gulp, prefer home-brewed beers or top-class mixology, there’s something for every night owl ready to enjoy a glass or two of alcoholic beverages. With so many bars in the…

  • Lifestyle

    How to go cashless at 7-11 Thailand

    Cash is still king in many parts of Thailand. But, you know those times when you just want to quickly buy something from 7-11 without counting out the right amount of cash or waiting for change? Well, good news! 7-11 in Thailand offers various payment methods, including cashless options. You don’t even need to bring your wallet or your cards…

  • Food

    10 Best restaurants in Ekkamai and Thonglor

    If you find yourself in Ekkamai with an appetite, you’re in for a treat. The up-and-coming neighbourhood is full of fantastic restaurants that cater to every palate, from authentic and innovative Thai food to Italian and Cajun and Creole cuisine. But with so many to choose from, it can be hard to know which ones are worth a visit. So…

  • Guides

    Why do you need legal protection as a foreigner in Thailand?

    Legal protection might not top your list as a foreigner living in Thailand. But imagine having to navigate the Thai legal system without being fluent in the language or knowing the local culture. This is the reality for numerous foreigners in Thailand. You see, not all Thai experiences involve pristine beaches and colourful night markets. Sometimes, it also includes brushing…

  • Things To Do

    Top 5 Rooftop Bars in Bangkok

    The best way to get away from the bustling streets of Bangkok is to head high up to the city’s rooftop bars. Thanks to its combination of skyscrapers and warm climate all year round, Bangkok is the perfect rooftop city. Whether daytime or night, soaking up the city’s stunning skyline while sipping on a cocktail in the refreshing breeze is…

  • Food

    Where to dine this Thanksgiving in Bangkok – 2023

    Thanksgiving is only a few days away! While it’s obviously not a holiday in Thailand, there are plenty of places where you can celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast in Bangkok. Whether you’re an American expat or just a foodie looking for an excuse to eat, here are the best restaurants in Bangkok offering all the holiday staples – from roast…

  • Featured Schools

    A closer look into KIS Reignwood Park world-class facilities

    Choosing the right international school for your child involves more than just the curriculum. It’s equally crucial to pay attention to the school facilities as they promote the ideal environment for your child to develop academically, physically, and personally. That’s why KIS International Reignwood Park, North of Bangkok, an IB boarding and day school, goes above and beyond to provide…

  • Things To Do

    Where to go to enjoy exhilarating sports in and around Bangkok

    Bangkok is more than just delicious food and lively nightlife. It’s also home to many sports activities. Whether you simply want to create fond memories with families and friends or you want to pump your adrenaline to the highest point, there are numerous places offering thrilling sports in Bangkok. Below, we’ve compiled the best places to go if you want…

  • Things To Do

    The best nightclubs in Phuket

    What’s a trip to Phuket if you don’t hit at least one or two nightclubs during your stay? When the sun sets in Phuket, the island comes to life as party animals come out to play. After a day well-spent soaking up the sun at the beach or exploring other things in Phuket, nothing can beat the pulsating feeling that…

  • Featured Dispensaries

    Nana welcomes Siam Green Cannabis Co. Bangkok’s latest branch

    14Nana is the latest neighbourhood to get a fresh dose of cannabis as Siam Green Cannabis Co. continues to expand across Bangkok, following the successful launch of their first branch in Phrom Phong last May. Officially opened on August 24, Siam Green Cannabis Co.’s new Nana branch is located on the main road of Sukhumvit between Soi 10 and 12.…

  • Featured Dispensaries

    Thailand’s Terp Trials: Find out who has the best hash in Thailand

    Who has the best hash in Thailand? You can find out the answer at Thailand’s Terp Trials on November 25 at Four Twenty’s High Garden Rooftop in Bangkok. Thailand’s Terp Trials promises a fun night for every cannabis enthusiast in the country. It will be full of prizes, groovy tunes, and good vibes. But the highlight is, of course, to…

  • Food

    Latest Recipe’s new buffet concept: Pizza, Pasta, and More

    Endless slices of pizza and unlimited plates of pasta… need we say more? That means sinking your teeth into as many pizza slices as you want and indulging in as many servings of al dente penne as your heart desires. But at Latest Recipe at Le Méridien Bangkok, the gastronomic journey doesn’t stop with pizza and pasta. Their mouthwatering international…

  • Cannabis

    Four Twenty is set to showcase their best offerings at the Asia Hemp Expo

    Four Twenty, Thailand’s first cannabis bar and cafe, is gearing up for an exciting debut at Asia’s International Hemp Expo. Scheduled to take place from 22 – 25 November 2023 between 10:00 – 19:00 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, this four-day event promises to be a delight for all cannabis enthusiasts. And Four Twenty is bringing all they…

  • International Education

    Benefits of sending your child to an international boarding school in Thailand

    Attending an international boarding school in Thailand can be a life-changing experience for your child. These schools offer a range of benefits that go far beyond traditional education and can help them flourish not only academically but also personally and socially. From an immersive learning environment to access to world-class facilities, international boarding school students are provided with all the…

  • Events

    The American Boarding School Fair 2023: Explore world-class education opportunities for your child

    The American Boarding School Fair is coming to Bangkok for the very first time on November 12, 2023! Brought to you by Sesameed Education, Asia’s one-stop portal for boarding schools, the fair offers exquisite opportunities for parents seeking the very best for their children’s education. Meet the best American Boarding Schools As a parent, you probably know how challenging it…

  • Featured Schools

    What are the benefits of boarding at KIS International School Reignwood Park?

    Set to open in August 2024, KIS International School Reignwood Park brings exciting opportunities for students. It stands as the only fully International Baccalaureate (IB) day and boarding school in Bangkok, offering weekly and full boarding options for Grade 4 students (aged 9) and above within its secure boarding village. Just like other impressive boarding schools, KIS International School Reignwood…

  • Things To Do

    What to do in Bangkok this weekend (November 3 -5)

    Wondering how to make the most of the weekend? With all the great events happening in Bangkok, it can be hard not to end up confused when searching for the best things to do this weekend. That’s why we curated this list for you. From Day of the Dead celebrations and additional Halloween parties to engaging book discussions and sumptuous…

  • Best of

    Best halal restaurants offering delicious food in Bangkok

    If you’re visiting the lively city of Bangkok, you’ll surely notice its amazing blend of cultures, which also means a mix of yummy foods from around the world. Now, if you’ve been Googling ‘halal food near me’ while you’re in the city, you know that it can be a bit of a pickle, with many hidden gems being quite the…

  • Food

    La Tavola offers a slice of Italy’s coastal flavors in Bangkok

    Bangkok just got a touch more dolce with the reopening of La Tavola, an authentic Italian restaurant on the 3rd floor of Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel. Celebrating all there is to love about Italian food, the restaurant serves up mouth-watering flavors of Italy’s seaside towns right here in the capital of Thailand. The essence of Italian coastal flavors Under the…