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Dear Readers … I would like once again welcome you to the City of Variety and to Thailand, and I am certain that you will receive the best of world hospitality services. MCS International Network Co., Ltd is always keen to improve and provide the best services to our clients and readers, therefore MCS has 1) enhanced the website to include online reading of our magazine, 2) introduced our new member of the RELAX Family “RELAX – Take It Easy MAP” which has already found great success by the users for its immense clarity and useful information, and 3) Joining Pattaya’s and Thailand’s hospitality professionals and officials to the ATM and WTE Exhibitions to attract quality tourists. Built on our strong commitment to always deliver the best to our readers and sponsors we are keeping our promise to deliver the best useful information and distribute the copies to the readers who are interested in the content. We are very happy to be able to realize this balance and achieve the Triple Win (Win – Win – Win) strategy. For now I leave you with peace, and the RELAX Team and I wish you an enjoyable and pleasant stay. Please feel free to contact our RELAX Team for anything you need, as we are happy to help you and make your stay complete.

Добро пожаловать в наш город разнообразия. Наслаждайтесь приятным времяпровождением здесь, и, пожалуйста, свяжитесь с командой «RELAX», если вам понадобится помощь. Willkommen in unserer Stadt der Vielfalt, genießen Sie Ihre Zeit und kontaktieren Sie bitte das RELAX Team, wenn Sie Hilfe oder Information benötigen.. ‫ ﻧﻤﺘﻌﻮﺍ ﺃﺗﻨﺎء ﺍﻟﺰﻳﺎﺭﺓ ﻭﺇﺗﺼﻠﻮﺍ ﺑﻄﺎﻗﻢ‬.‫ﺃﻫﻼ ﻭﺳﻬﻼ ﺑﻜﻢ ﻓﻲ ﻣﺪﻳﻨﺔ ﺍﻟﺘﻨﻮﻉ‬ .‫ﺭﻳﻼﻛﺲ ﻷﻱ ﻣﻌﻠﻮﻣﺎﺕ ﺗﺮﻏﺒﻮﻧﻬﺎ‬ ‫ ﺳــﻼﻡ‬.‫ﺩ‬

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August - September Autumn 2009

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Meko’s Superior Beauty Clinics

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Five Steps For Relieving Stress

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Six Steps to Living Long & Staying Healthy

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Laser Treatments For Beauty & Health

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Spa “Salus Per Aquae”

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Sivara Spa: Escape and find renewal

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Health Horoscope

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Five Ti ps For Weight Management

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Improve Your Memory & Thinking Speed

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Therapy For Kids And Adults Alike

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Dentistry For A Delightful Smile

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RELAX Journal has a cover price of 100 Baht. It is also available as complimentary copies for distinguished clients and guests of selected hotels, restaurants and clinics, as well as other quality venues. Subscriptions Call +66 (0)38 233 490 or email relax@mcs-int.com for subscription. One year 500 Baht in Thailand; Overseas 50 Euro

Disclaimer Information The information and materials in this Journal are provided for general information purposes and may not be relied on as a substitute for actual professional advice, care or treatment. You should consult your own physician or your health care provider regarding your own symptoms, medical condition, treatment or medications. The Publisher does not warrant information available in this Journal, or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed. issue-14-Relax.indd 6

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Communication With Horses

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Swine Flu Don’t Worry...Be Careful...

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Mr. Tuxedo’`s Magic Theatre

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The Real History Of Tiramisu Cake

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Shrimp & Avocado Salad

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I`’ll Meet You At The Coffee Club

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Healthy & Nutritious Snack Foods

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International Consultant/ Managing Director Dr. Salam Amir Hoshang Manager Sudaporn Changthong Graphic Designer Nathamon Chomsri Office Assistant Pattamaporn Suprom Contributors Alexander Schmidt Alisa A. Shevchenko Dina Tereznikova Isabel Bauer Ivan Gazukin Kelley Ritchey Dr. Kirsten Reissinger Sureewan Jampathong Susan Joyce Suthiwan EG-Karntrong William Mulga

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Artistic Beauty Beyond Limits

Meko’s Superior Beauty Clinics MEKO CLINIC has been established for more than 26 years, and this specialized aesthetic institution has continuously been at forefront of the beauty industry, specializing Aesthetic Surgery and Dermatology. It is recognized for having brought this field of specialty to the international level in Thailand. At present, Meko offers eight strategically located clinics around Bangkok and one in Central Festival Pattaya Beach.

less pain and trauma to the skin. Any bruising and swelling is minimized and additional benefits include faster recovery and healing time as well as minimal scar tissue.

At Meko Clinics they offer a wide range of services such as simple facials treatment and laser to major procedures like breast augmentations (enlargement), Rhinoplasty (nose correction) and Vaser Lipo Suction (fat removal).

The Meko Philosophy

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Thanks to their advanced techniques most of surgical procedures are outpatient, and Meko Clinic provides the same facilities and care as a hospital, which is complemented by a modern and chic atmosphere. Meko Clinic made excellent service their No.1 priority. They also take pride in being able to offer a wide range of aesthetic surgery and cosmetic dermatological treatments for enhancing and reviving the clients’ natural beauty, from the mildest topical approach to the more advanced procedures. www.mcs-int.com

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Meko Advanced Technology

Meko Clinic is known for its use of the best and latest in laser technology and radio frequency equipment. They offer various kinds of lasers for clients’ different skin beautification needs. There is no recuperation time and you can achieve the beauty you require during your lunch break.

The Natural Look

Dr. Manat, Dr. Suthasinee and their teams at Meko Clinics believe in giving the clients natural looks, and Meko Clinic strives to give the clients looks that would please both the client, and impress their friends.

Meko Reputation

Meko Clinic has been Thailand’s leader in the field of Cosmetic Dermatology and Surgery. They have an impressive reputation and a clientele that covers all social groups, from Thai’s elite, as well as celeb-

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rities and entertainers, who all entrust all their beauty needs to Meko Clinic. Local expatriates and tourists, who could easily have their cosmetic procedures done in their home countries, choose Meko Clinic simply because of the state-of-the-art technology, Meko’s long experience, personalized services, and of course the very reasonable costs. Free consultation Tel.: 038-003566 or visit Meko Clinic in Central Festival Pattaya Beach 4th Floor.

В «MEKO Клиника» работают ведущие терапевты красоты Таиланда,с 26 летним опытом работы обслуживания клиентов,их можно считать самыми лучшими в в эстетических и хирургических методах красоты ‫عيادات ميكــو للتجميل التخصصية ذات‬ ‫ تعتبر من أفضل‬.‫الخبرة الطويلة والعالمية‬ ‫العيادات التجميلة حيث تجمع بين عمليات‬ ‫التجميل الغيرجراحية والجراحية تحت‬ .‫سقف واحد‬

„Meko Clinics“ sind Thailands führende Schönheits - Therapeuten. Nach weltweiten Studien und 26 Jahren in professionellem Kundenservice kann man sie schlichtweg als „Nummer Eins“ für ästhetische und chirurgische Schönheitsbehandlungen bezeichnen.

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Five Steps For Relieving Stress I

f you often find yourself struggling with the effects stress has on your physical and emotional well-being, here are five steps for stress relief. 1) Admit to yourself that something is stressing you out, as this is the first step in letting go of it. By acknowledging that an extra activity is putting more added stress on an already hectic lifestyle, you can balance out the pressures and make decisions that are right for you.

2) If you’ve just had a huge argument with your boss, or your son’s school called to discuss his habit of jumping around in the classroom, then just laugh. When you’re stressed, even the smallest annoyance is one more added pressure that you didn’t want, so forget about it for a while. Grab a good friend or family member and watch a funny movie together, because more laughter means the more mood enhancing endorphins you’ll produce. 3) You should be getting 7 to 8-hours of sleep every night, because if you’re already exhausted when you go in to work, you’ll be less likely to be able to handle more stress. 4) Having small children and sleeping through the night might not be possible, so if you are at home, try napping when they do, as even half an hour will do wonders for your stress levels, and your patience. 12

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5) Do something that makes you feel good; Get a massage, buy a new novel and read it when everyone else is asleep, do some exercise, dine out and have a few drinks with your best friend, watch a movie or whatever brings else brings you happiness. Oft haben wir mit den negativen Auswirkungen von Stress auf unser geistiges und körperliches Wohlbe�inden zu kämpfen. Aktuelle Studien belegen, dass viele Menschen mehr Stress haben als sie vertragen können. Hier sind fünf Tips zur Stressentlastung:

благополучии, и исследования показывают, люди часто берут на себя больше, чем они могут справиться, так что здесь пять шагов,которые помогут вам расслабиться. ‫ﻛﺜﻴﺮﺍ ﻣﺎ ﻧﺠﺪ ﺃﻧﻔﺴﻨﺎ ﻧﻜﺎﻓﺢ ﺁﺛﺎﺭ ﺍﻟﻀﻐﻂ ﺍﻟﻨﻔﺴﻲ‬ ‫ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺧﻤﺲ ﺧﻄﻮﺍﺕ‬.‫ﺍﻟﻤﺆﺛﺮ ﻋﻠﻰ ﺟﺴﺪﻧﺎ ﻭﻋﻮﺍﻃﻔﻨﺎ‬ ،‫ ﻭﺍﺟﻪ ﺍﻟﻀﻐﻂ ﺍﻟﻨﻔﺴﻲ‬: ‫ﻟﺘﺨﻔﻴﻒ ﺍﻹﺟﻬﺎﺩ ﺍﻟﻨﻔﺴﻲ‬ ‫ ﺇﻋﻤﻞ ﺃﻱ ﺷﻲء‬،‫ ﻧﺎﻡ ﺑﻤﺎ ﻓﻴﻪ ﺍﻟﻜﻔﺎﻳﺔ‬، ‫ﺇﺿﺤﻚ‬ ‫ﻳﺠﻌﻠﻚ ﺗﺸﻌﺮ ﺑﺎﻟﺴﻌﺎﺩﺓ ﻣﺜﻞ ﺍﻟﻤﺴﺎﺝ ﺃﻭ ﺯﻳﺎﺭﺓ ﺃﺣﺪ‬ .‫ﺍﻟﻤﻄﺎﻋﻢ ﺍﻟﺮﺍﻗﻴﺔ‬

Мы часто боримся со стрессом, который сказывается на нашем физическом и эмоциональном

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Six Steps to Living Long & Staying Healthy Continued from last issue, in the last issue you learned about the first 3 steps read in our website www .mcs-int.com

Step 4: Keep your mind and body free of harmful drugs and alcohol. •

Tobacco causes more health problems than any other drug and is the most addictive, most widely used. Cutting down or stopping the use of cigarettes, cigars, or chewing tobacco can save your health and save your money.

Accidents in the home cause thousands of permanent injuries every year.

Know what diseases you are at risk of and attend regular screenings for them.

Here are some steps you can take to stay safe:

The most common accidents are fires, falls, and drownings. Help yourself and your family to stay safe by

Get yourself and the children in your family immunized against life-threatening illnesses

Step 5: Practice safe living habits Did you know... •

Accidents and injuries are the fifth leading cause of death in the US; among children, they are the second leading cause of death.

Women under 35 are more likely to die in motor vehicle accidents than from any other cause.

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Stay safe on the road. 1.

Too much alcohol is definitely dangerous, causing liver damage, fetal alcohol syndrome, and accidents. The tricky question is, how much is too much?

Street drugs like marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, or pain pills not prescribed for you are dangerous to your health. Street drugs can be diluted with substances that are harmful to you. People often put themselves in dangerous situations to get street drugs. If you are using street drugs and would like to stop but are having difficulty, talk to your health care provider.

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Wearing a seatbelt dramatically reduces your chances of death in an accident.

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Keep children under 30 kgs in an appropriate car seat or booster.

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Do not ride with someone who has been drinking or taking drugs.

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Wear a helmet when riding a bicycle or motorcycle.

Find protection from people who are violent or threatening in your life.

Wash your hands regularly to avoid the spread of germs.

Step 6: Get regular health care. •

Many people think they only need to see a doctor when they are sick or injured. The truth is, health care providers are also experts at preventing illnesses and finding and treating problems before you ever feel sick.

Find a health care provider who works WITH you.

Lesen Sie die ersten drei Schritte in unserer vorigen Ausgabe oder auf unserer Website. Die Schritte 4 bis 6 sind: 4. Halten Sie Ihren Körper und Geist frei von schädlichen Drogen und Alkohol. 5. Praktizieren Sie sichere Lebensgewohnheiten. 6. Holen Sie sich regelmässige medizinische Versorgung. Продолжая тему прошлого выпуска, вы должны были запомнить первые три шага к долгой жизни и здоровью; их вы можете посмотреть на нашем сайте www.mcs-int.com Продолжая нашу тему, 4-ым шагом является воздержание от наркотических цредств и алкоголя, 5-ый шаг- жить спокойной жизнью, 6-ой шаг- регулярно заботиться о своем здоровье ‫ﺇﻗﺮﺃ ﺍﻟﺜﻼﺙ ﺧﻄﻮﺍﺕ ﺍﻷﻭﻟﻰ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﻌﺪﺩ ﺍﻟﺴﺎﺑﻖ ﺍﻭ‬ ‫ ﻭﺍﻟﺨﻄﻮﺍﺕ ﺍﻷﺧﺮﻯ‬.‫ﻓﻲ ﺻﻔﺤﺔ ﺍﻷﻧﺘﺮﻧﺖ ﻟﻤﺠﻠﺘﻨﺎ‬ :‫ﻫﻲ‬ ‫( ﺣﺎﻓﻆ ﻋﻠﻰ ﺟﺴﺪﻙ ﻭﻋﻘﻠﻚ ﺧﺎﻟﻴﺎ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﻜﺤﻮﻝ‬٤ .‫ﻭﺍﻟﻤﺨﺪﺭﺍﺕ ﺍﻟﻀﺎﺭﺓ‬ .‫( ﻣﻤﺎﺭﺱ ﻋﺎﺩﺍﺕ ﺍﻟﺤﻴﺎﺓ ﺍﻵﻣﻨﺔ‬٥ .‫( ﺣﺼﻞ ﻋﻠﻰ ﺭﻋﺎﻳﺔ ﺻﺤﻴﺔ ﻣﻨﺘﻈﻤﺔ‬٦

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Laser Treatments For Beauty & Health

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aser treatments are ideal for both men and women and operate by producing pulses of high-energy light that are then applied to the targeted area of skin or hair. In skin treatment the laser is used to eliminate the damaged skin and promotes the growth of new tighter and smoother skin in its place. For hair removal, lasers have proven to be one of the most effective ways of removing unwanted hair all over the body. Some of the most common areas that are treated for hair removal include the bikini area, face, arms, legs, chest, and the back. It is interesting to note that laser hair removal works best on individuals with dark hair. Laser treatment is regularly used to treat acne and the scarring it causes, so treatments for acne include skin resurfacing and photo rejuvenation, so laser acne treatment is ideal for those who have sun damage, scarring, and uneven skin tones. Wrinkle treatment such as excessive laugh lines, crow’s feet, and other lines on the skin of the face and neck are often issues that many women and even men seek to treat. Laser usage is effective in this area because it allows the skin to be treated without having to undergo invasive medical procedures. If you have wrinkles that are average or moderate in their appearance then laser wrinkle treatment can work wonders. Laser treatment is often conducted in medical clinics or even some upscale spas, and a local anaesthetic 16

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and sedative will be provided to numb the area(s) that will be treated; - (this helps you remain relaxed throughout the procedure). Most laser treatments take place over the course of 2 - 6 weeks and are followed up by routine check-ups, however most patients are able to see results within 24 hours. Before laser treatment, meet with a doctor or laser treatment professional, who can help you determine if laser treatment is right for you, and what methods of treatment would be best. Remember to be realistic in your expectations, after all laser treatment is a treatment and cannot correct all imperfections.

sche oder chirurgische Verfahren, die Gesundheit zu verbessern. Auch die Behandlung oder Entfernung aller Arten von unerwünschten Hautpartien und Haaren ist möglich.

Лазерная технология полностью изменила мир красоты и сделала возможным без сложных медицинских или хирургических процедур, помочь здоровью и внешниму виду вашей кожи. Подхоит ко всем типам кожи и волос.

‫ﺗﻘﻨﻴﺔ ﺍﻟﻠﻴﺰﺭ ﻏﻴّﺮﺕ ﻋﺎﻟﻢ ﺍﻟﺠﻤﺎﻝ ﺑﺎﻛﺎﻣﻞ ﻭﺑﻬﺬﻩ‬ ‫ﺍﻟﺘﻜﻨﻮﻟﻮﺟﻴﺎ ﻳﻤﻜﻦ ﻣﺴﺎﻧﺪﺓ ﺍﻟﺼﺤﺔ ﻭ ﺗﺠﻤﻴﻞ‬ .‫ﺍﻟﺒﺸﺮﺓ ﻭ ﻋﻼﺝ ﺍﻟﺠﻠﺪ ﻭ ﺇﺯﺍﻟﺔ ﺍﻟﺸﻌﺮ‬

You can get quality laser advice and treatment at the following specialized clinics Apex, Romrawin, Meko and Rinrada as well as Bangkok Hospital Pattaya. Laser-Technologie hat die Welt der Schönheit revolutioniert und ermöglicht ohne komplexe medizini-

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Spa “Salus Per Aquae” N

o one know exactly where the word spa comes from, but there are two main theories. One is that Spa is an acronym for the Latin phrase, “Salus Per Aquae,” or “health through water.” Others believe the origin of the word “spa” comes from the Belgian town of Spa, where the hot mineral springs were discovered by the ancient Romans and used by their soldiers to treat the aching muscles and wounds from battle. As the Roman Empire grew, so did the number of public baths. By the year 300 A.D, there were over 900 baths throughout the empire. The oldest Roman spa still in existence today is located in Merano, Italy, giving evidence that the Romans used natural springs in an organized manner to provide treatments.

Modern spas have their roots in ancient towns famed for the healing powers of their mineral waters and hot springs. Travellers would come to “take the waters” and restore their health. In the 19th century, Europe’s great spas were destinations for the wealthy, and water treatments are still considered the heart of the spa experience in Europe. Traditionally, Europeans have viewed spas as a venue for the treatment of present illnesses and the prevention of future ail18

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ments, and also placed special emphasis on the importance of spas in helping visitors relax by combating the stresses of everyday life. In America the oldest spring used by the Mohawks is known as the Saratoga Hot Springs, meaning “the place of the medicine waters of the great spirit” in the native dialect. And in18th Century it was one of the first commercial spas in the New World. Traditional American spas have maintained their focus on wellness, attracting individuals who are already healthy, but offering programs of nutrition, exercise, and beauty. Today massages and facials are by far the most popular spa treatments in America, but more recently, these spas have begun to adopt numerous new programs in areas such as meditation and spiritual communication. In Thailand the American and European spa techniques have successfully been blended together to give clients “the best of both worlds,” with unparalleled value for money. The “Nantra de Boutique,” Spa (038.414.696), is a good example, with branches in Bangkok, Phuket and Chiangmai; see www.pattayaopasis.com

Die Römer waren die erste Zivilisation die den Gebrauch von Spars perfektionierten. Auch die amerikanischen Indianer genossen gerne die therateutischen Effekte heißer Quellen. Thai Spars haben es geschafft, beide Therapien erfolgreich zu verbinden. Римляне были перввой цивилизацией, совершенствующейся с помощью курортов, и американские индейцы тоже получали удовольствие от горячей терапии. По европейским стандартам, американские курорты попрежнему находятся в зачаточном состоянии, а тайские курорты успешно сочетают в себе все.

‫الرمان هم اول حضارة أتقنت إستخدام المنتجعات‬ ‫ في الماضي كانت‬.‫وفي في أمريكا الهنود الحمر‬ ‫المنتجعات للمرضى واألن وفي تايالند تستخدم‬ ‫المنتجعات لألصحاء للمحافظة على صحتهم‬ .‫وتقويها‬

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Sivara Spa: Escape and ďŹ nd renewal Sheer indulgence

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he name Sivara comes from the Sanskrit, meaning the calming and relaxing place for the Gods to live. Sivara Spa is located on the 4th floor of the new Ocean Tower, Amari Hotel, North Pattaya, and is one of six similar spas located in the Thai Amari hotels. The RELAX team recently visited and met the spa manager Khun Natnicha Wongfoofan and some of her friendly staff. Over a bael fruit drink, Khun Natnicha explained the various treatments available at 20

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the Spa and also at the salon on the same premises offering hair care, waxing and nail treatments. The Spa has been open for nearly two years, and has a Lotus theme. There are nine treatment rooms including a suite with Jacuzzi and steam room, where a (honeymoon) couple can spend half a day being pampered without the need to move from room to room. The treatment menu includes scrubs, wraps, massages, facials and other body treatments. We en-

joyed the most popular treatment from the mix and match menu: pairing the signature Royal Lotus Scrub with an oil massage of choice. Each of the RELAX team selected a different style of massage from: mind relaxing, body balancing, stress release and Balinese. There was also a choice of oils; relaxing tea-tree, calming sandalwood, refreshing citrus and romantic lavender and ylang-ylang. Sensibly, we were each asked if we had any areas where we wanted extra

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massage, or any sensitive areas that shouldn’t be massaged. Having made our choices we were taken to the treatment rooms by therapists Nid, Nam-Tan and Ben, who gave us each a very relaxing experience. To complete our visit, we were invited to join Khun Natnicha and Khun Dhaninrat (Sunday) at the Essence restaurant on the third floor of the Ocean Tower, overlooking

the pool and gardens, for a delicious lunch. A varied menu offers a wide choice of Thai and international dishes. Sivara Spa has special offers until 31 October: buy one get one free on all spa packages, and 40% discount on massages, so you have no excuse not to go along and try this luxurious spa for yourself or as present for your loved ones. Open every day from 10am to 10pm, call 038 418418 to make a booking.

Entspannen Sie im Sivara Spa (sehr elegant im Lotus –Design gehalten) und pro�itieren Sie von den aktuellen “Buy one and get one free“ Angeboten. Buchen Sie eine Massage, körperpeeluig oder ein anderes Angebot. Das Sivara Spa �inden Sie im vierten Stock des 5-Sterne Amari Ocean Towers. Отдых в роскошном спа-салоне с тематикой лотоса «Sivara Spa»,предоставлет специальную услугу «заплати раз,второй получи бесплатно»,и насладитесь скраб-трапией, массажем и другими услугами. «Sivara Spa» находится на четвертом этаже 5-звездочого отеля Amari Ocean Tower. ‫ ﺍﻟﻤﻨﺘﺠﻊ ﺍﻟﻔﺎﺧﺮﺓ ﺇﺳﺘﻔﺪ ﻣﻦ‬، ‫ﺳﻴﻔﺎﺭﺍ ﺳﺒﺎ‬ ‫ﺍﻟﻌﺮﻭﺽ ﺍﻟﺨﺎﺻﺔ ﻭﺇﺣﺼﻞ ﻋﻠﻰ ﺑﺮﻧﺎﻣﺞ ﻣﺠﺎﻧﺎ‬ ‫ﻋﻦ ﺷﺮﺍﺋﻚ ﺃﻱ ﺑﺮﻧﺎﻣﺞ ﺗﺪﻟﻴﻚ ﻭ ﺗﻤﺘﻊ ﺑﺎﻹﺳﺘﺮﺧﺎء‬ ‫ﺑﺒﺮﺍﻣﺞ ﺍﻟﺘﺪﻟﻴﻚ ﻭﻓﺮﻙ ﺍﻟﺒﺸﺮﺓ ﺃﻭ ﺃﺣﺪ ﺍﻟﺒﺮﺍﻣﺞ‬ ‫ ﻳﺘﻮﺍﺟﺪ ﺳﻴﻔﺎﺭﺍ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﻄﺎﺑﻖ ﺍﻟﺮﺍﺑﻊ ﻓﻲ‬.‫ﺍﻷﺧﺮﻯ‬ .‫ﻓﻨﺪﻕ ﺍﻟﺨﻤﺲ ﻧﺠﻮﻡ ﺃﻣﺎﺭﻱ ﺃﻭﺷﻦ ﺗﺎﻭﺭ‬

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Health Horoscope Aries

You won’t be in your best shape and you’ll get tired sooner than usual. If it’s about an activity that you take great interest in, you’ll pull yourself together, but it’ll be a short-term effort. Think of enjoying a Spa. Be careful about hygiene and rest!

Cancer

It is the time for you to feel cheerful, with clear thinking and handiness. You should especially avoid haste, imprudence and extremes. Take care and be moderate! Invite friends or visit friends. A skincare or facial treatment will enhance your cheerfulness.

Libra

The possible discomfort in the first week of September will be based on a minor psychical ailment rather than on a physical one. The tonus will improve gradually, and you will find yourself in perfect shape. However, if you’re suffering from something, don’t ignore it! A medical check-up is recommended.

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You’ll still be energetic. Make sure you eat a lot of fruit and veggies, relax to avoid inflammations, feverishness, infections, stress or small accidents (cuts, burns, stitches etc.). Take care of your respiratory apparatus!

Leo

During this time moderation is recommended. Avoid stressgenerating situations. Invite the ones you like and love to a nice dinner. And maintain a balanced lifestyle. You will enjoy it!

Scorpio

Physically, you shouldn’t be worried. At this time of the year your main problems will be emotional and psychological. You have to try to relax and look at things more objectively and in a detached manner. You could do with a few days off away from home and from the daily stress. A spa application could help you get your balance.

Aquarius

There is a medical interest, possible contacts with doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, etc. These contacts will help you to find solutions for your health. Remember your friends and spend time together shopping and dining, maybe at one of the quality restaurants illustrated in this publication.

Gemini

If you’re currently feeling a bit weak, don’t worry! You’ll recover soon: you’ll have strength, fast reactions, impulse. You’d better humor it by getting involved in a consistent physical activity, such as fitness at California WoW, because otherwise the unused energy can cause problems: acute ailments, infections, inflammations, injuries because of speed or imprudence.

Virgo

The contentment you’ll get from your work accomplishments will raise your morale and will give you some enthusiasm, but that doesn’t mean that you can leave your health at the end of your priorities. A meditation or a relaxing massage would be a good help. A dental check-up would also be recommended.

Sagittarius

You have to spare your health especially during the first past of August. No excesses and extremism! Stay away from intoxications, infections, contaminations and avoid consumption of alcohol, cigarettes or narcotics. Avoid aggressive situations. A medical check-up would be useful at these times.

Pisces

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Five Tips For Weight Management

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here are so many weight loss tips that can help you achieve successful weight reduction including fitness and lifestyle, that it is impossible to fit them all in one article. In this article we have concentrated on food and issues related to eating. 1) Stay focused on being healthy rather than becoming thin. If you focus on losing weight to be healthy instead of thin you will often have an easier time with motivation. Think about selecting foods that make you healthy rather than choosing foods that have an effect on your body’s weight. Follow the food pyramid, which has a good basic outline on food types and amounts that you need in order to get the proper nutrients for maintaining your body’s health. 2) It is important that you find out why you overeat. There are many causes of overeating including stress, boredom, loneliness, anger, depression and other emotions. It is important that you learn to deal with your emotions in a way that doesn’t involve food. This will go a long way towards controlling your weight. If you address the emotional and behavioural issues of your weight loss plan then you will have a better success rate when it comes to long term weight management. 3) It can be helpful if you join a weight management group in order to have support. An important part of long term weight loss success is having encouragement and support from other individuals in a situation similar to yours. Check for local programs or resources in your 24

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area. You may also want to see if the local hospital has a registered dietician who holds regular group weight loss programs. Or simply create your own group with your friends. 4) No weight loss program is successful without portion control. When eating remember to keep your portion size in mind, pay attention to your hunger and stop eating when you are comfortably full and not when you feel stuffed. 5) Eating slowly can actually help you take off pounds, because it takes about twenty minutes for the brain to signal the feeling of fullness. Depending on how quickly you eat, the amount of calories you consume can vary significantly. Take the time to eat slowly with small bites and enjoy the taste of your meal. This way you will eat less and have an easier and more successful time with your weight loss plan. Es gibt viele für den Tipps Gewichtsverlust, die Ihnen zum Erfolg

verhelfen. In diesem Artikel haben wir uns speziell auf nahrungsbezogene Themen konzentriert. Ihr Fokus sollte jedoch sein gesund zu leben und nicht der Gewichtsverlust um jeden Preis!

Есть много советов по снижению веса, которые помогут вам добиться успеха, поэтому в данной статье, мы сосредоточилиь на еде и проблемах связанных с питанием, но не забудьте сосредоточиться на том, чтобы быть здоровым, а не худым.

‫ ولقد ركزنا‬،‫هناك عدة طرق لتخفيض ال��وزن‬ ‫ إنه من المهم‬.‫في هذا المقال على تناول الطعام‬ ‫ان تركز على حياة صحية وليس فقط تخفيض‬ ،‫ إبحث عن السبب لزيادة وزنك‬.‫الوزن بأي ثمن‬ ‫ وتناول طعامك‬،‫راقب كمية الطعام التي تتناولها‬ .‫ببطئ‬

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Improve Your Memory & Thinking Speed

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Food 2) Control Cholesterol and blood pressure 3) Exercise 4) Relax 5) Games and memory tricks 1) Food: Good brain foods include fish oil and food rich in omega-3 oils are excellent. Eat plenty of fish! Fruit especially apples, watermelon, cantaloupe, soybeans and Tofu. Increase the intake of fresh vegetables and salads especially tomatoes and red cabbage. Take quality multi-vitamins with vitamin B complex. Avoid foods high in sugar as they increase inflammation of the brain. And avoid fatty food. 2) Control Your Cholesterol and blood pressure: these are critical factors for the long-term health and well-being of your brain and its memory and thinking functions. 3) Exercise: Physical training and fitness are very important, fit brains in fit bodies. Taking a 1-hour rapid walk or 1-hour aerobic training three times a week.

RELAX wünscht Ihnen ein gutes Gedächtnis und schnelles Denkvermögen! Es gibt 5 Hauptstrategien zur Verbesserung: 1) Essen: Omega-3-Fettsäuren und Fisch, viel Obst, Gemüse und Salate. 2) Kontrollieren Sie Ihr Cholesterinspiegel und Ihren Blutdruck 3) Körperliche Bewegung 4) Entspannung 5) Tricks Spiele und Übungen zur Gedächtnisverbesserung. Есть 5 основных стратегий, направленных на улучшение памяти и скорости вашего мышления: 1) Еда: «Омига»-3 масла и рыба, много фруктов, овощей и салатов. 2) Контроль уровня холестерина и высокого кровяного давления 3) Физические упражнения 4) Отдых 5) Упранения и игры для улучшения памяти.

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Therapy For Kids And Adults Alike

Painless Therapies That Are Fun “Tickle By Fish” has the unique ability to offer you and your family easy and comfortable therapy that is also very pleasant, so this is especially good for children, who try to avoid of anything associated with doctors or clinics. Services include Thai massage, aroma relaxation therapy, foot massage & scrub,

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foot steaming, a foot steaming sauna, plus complete body scrub & massage. Pain-free detoxification treatment is performed by the unique process of placing your feet in warm water, then having a low voltage emitter strapped to your wrist. With an

electrical ionizer placed in the water. The “Ionic Detox” process will remove toxins from your body, via the circulation of your blood and lymph systems throughout your body. Also, Pattaya’s new “Tickle By Fish” is a unique service in Thaiwww.mcs-int.com

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“Kitzeln durch Fische“ bietet Ihnen zwei spezielle schmerzfreie und einfache Therapie für Kinder und Erwachsene. Zum einen ist dies eine elektronische Entgiftungstherapie. « Tickle By Fish « предлагает два вида безболезненой и легкой терапии, которая подходит как для взрослых, так и для детей. Все процедуры по очистки ваших ног, выполняются с помошью группы мелких рыб. ‫عيادة دغدغة سمك تقدم عروض خاصة للمساج‬ ‫وتطهير الجسم من السموم باإللكترونات واألسماك‬ .‫الصغيرة وهي مناسبة للكبار والصغار‬ land, where tiny fish do some cleaning work on your feet, while you relax and thoroughly enjoy the slight tickling sensation that goes with the job. The finishing touches are a leg and foot scrub, including the final application of a soothing moisturizer.

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These are all very helpful health remedies, that even your children will enjoy, so for further information call in to “Tickle By Fish” on Pattaya Third Road (between Central Pattaya Road and Pattaya North Road), or phone 038.410.675 from 10.00am – 10.00pm daily.

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Dentistry For A Delightful Smile T

he whitening of discoloured teeth is very common in cosmetic dental care today, and although these are plenty of whitening options over pharmacy shelves, treatments supervised by dentists are the safest option. Contouring (tooth reshaping), is one of the many treatments now available in cosmetic dentistry, and this reshaping is normally done to rectify crooked, cracked, chipped, and overlapping teeth. This is done over one or more sessions, and the contouring procedure is sometimes carried ont as a substitute for braces. When performed by a professional dentist, a few microns of surface reduction or a fraction of a millimetre of tooth-coloured laminate can create a beautiful smile, with no pain or discomfort. Dental Bridges known as “Pontics” are false teeth, which are fused between two porcelain crowns to fill up the gap created by a missing tooth. Bridging is very commonly used in modern dentistry to replace one or more missing teeth. Ultra-thin, custom-made laminates, known as “Veneers,” are bonded 30

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directly to your teeth, and used as an option for filling the gaps or camouflaging discoloured teeth that cannot be repaired by normal whitening procedures. “Gum Lift” is another popular cosmetic dental procedure that rectifies and sculptures the gum line, by reshaping the tissue and underlying

Smile” in The Avenue on Second Road are two clinics that specialise in cosmetic dentistry. Moderne Zahnkliniken sind gut ausgestattet mit allem, was zur Lösung Ihrer Zahnprobleme erforderlich ist. - Ein freundliches Lächeln zu kaufen mit dem Sie die Welt erobern können, ist heute einfach. Современные стоматологические клиники хорошо оснащены всем самым усовершенствованным - оборудованием для решения всех проблем с зубами;-теперь совсем не сложно купить красивую улыбку -так впред покорять мир!

bones to create the image of more symmetrical teeth.

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Dental clinics are well equipped with all of the advanced equipment to provide solutions for you, and it is easy to buy a heart-warming smile. “Dental Paragon” on Pattaya Central Road and “Dente www.mcs-int.com

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Communication With Horses

or the personal development and the realization of our character, it is important to understand how to communicate with horses. How can we get the right information from horses to work with them in a proper way? Native Americans understood communication with horses very well. They were the real horse whisperers. For most of the Indian tribes the horses were their teachers who showed them how to differentiate between poisonous plants and those that are edible. They gave them insights to the seasons and the necessity of movement and the wisdom of the nature around them. Over the centuries Indians made their decisions relying on the messages from horses, which could communicate with medicine men or the tribal leaders. The Indians were also very successful horse breeders. They bred a very special horse that optimally matched their environment. For a painted horse, which the Indians called “Palouse”, they received five times more money than for other breeds. Today they 32

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called them Appaloosa. Also nowadays this Indian pony is preferred in riding schools. Originally they were bred for war. The horses needed excellent skills such as reliability, high speed, sophistication, security in the trail, courage, sensitivity, perseverance and a steady temperament. They had to have nerves of steel and to keep the rider continuously in balance. They had to be as fast as the wind but wait quietly for the next instruction. One mistake could cause death. All these extraordinary abilities, that make these horses so special, are also very useful to introduce inexperienced people to horses and to teach riding to beginners. The Indians created their own internship training by observing the horses within their own herds. The Indians treated their horses like horses and not like a dog or a human. Indians were very intuitive, made a picture from nature and added this to their own knowledge. That’s why they were so successful so quickly; they had far fewer problems with horses than many instructors do nowadays.

If you are interested in more details and to know where to learn Horsemanship and Leadership contact RELAX Team at relax@ mcs-int.com or call Dr. Kiki Reisinger at 08 19 88 41 27 Die Indianer konnten die Fähigkeiten von Pferden nutzen, Kenntnisse über die Natur zu sammeln. Sie haben eigene Pferderassen mit außergewöhnlichen Fähigkeiten gezüchtet.

Коренные американцы ипользовали способности лошадей к обучению на при роде,которые в дальнейшем были испльзованы для обучения лошади для верховой езды. ‫إستخدم الهنود الحمر قدرات الخيول لدراسة‬ ‫ وحكمة الطبيعة و إستطاعوا إجاد‬، ‫الطبيعة‬ ‫س�ل�االت خ��اص��ة م��ن ال��خ��ي��ول ذات صفات‬ .‫استثنائية‬

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Swine Flu

Don’t Worry … Be careful ….

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• clean hands thoroughly with soap and water, or cleanse them with an alcohol-based hand gel on a regular basis (especially if touching the mouth and nose, or surfaces that are potentially contaminated); • avoid close contact with people who might be ill; • reduce the time spent in crowded settings if possible; • improve airflow in your living space by opening windows;

• practise good health habits including adequate sleep, eating nutritious food, and keeping physically active.

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and dispose of it immediately after contact, and cleanse your hands thoroughly afterwards. If you are sick and must travel or be around others, cover your mouth and nose. Using a mask correctly in all situations is essential. Incorrect use actually increases the chance of spreading infection.

Is it safe to travel?

Yes. WHO is not recommending travel restrictions related to the outbreak of the influenza A(H1N1) virus. You are welcome to visit Thailand and welcome to Pattaya. For more information visit WHO website http:// www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/frequently_ asked_questions/what/en/index.html

Schweinegrippe – keine Angst, aber bleiben Sie vorsichtig!

Hier sind einige Empfehlungen der Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) die für Sie sehr hilfreich sein können.

Свиной грипп.Не беспокойтесь, просто будьте осторожны. Грипп-A приходит почти каждые 30 лет.В этой статье вы найдете очень полезные советы от “Всемирной организации здоровья”. ‫ ﻛﻠﻤﺎ ﺍﻣﻜﻦ ﺣﺎﻓﻆ ﻋﻠﻰ‬.‫ ﻻ ﺗﺨﺎﻑ ﻛﻦ ﺣــﺬﺭﺍ‬،‫ﺇﻓﻠﻮﺍﻧﺰﺍ ﺍﻟﺨﻨﺎﺯﻳﺮ‬ ،‫ ﺇﻏﺴﻞ ﻳﺪﻙ ﺍﻭ ﺇﺳﺘﻌﻤﻞ ﻣﻌﻘﻢ ﺍﻟﻴﺪ‬،‫ﻣﺴﺎﻓﺔ ﻣﺘﺮ ﺑﻴﻨﻚ ﻭﺑﻴﻦ ﺍﻵﺧﺮﻳﻦ‬ ،‫ﺗﺠﻨﺐ ﺍﻷﻣﺎﻛﻦ ﺍﻟﻤﺰﺩﺣﻤﺔ ﻭ ﺍﻷﺷﺨﺎﺹ ﺍﻟﺬﻳﻦ ﻗﺪ ﻳﻜﻮﻧﻮﻥ ﻣﺮﺿﻰ‬ ‫ ﻣﻨﻈﻤﺔ‬.‫ ﻭﺣﺎﻓﻆ ﻋﻠﻰ ﺇﺳﻠﻮﺏ ﺣﻴﺎﺓ ﺻﺤﻴﺔ‬،‫ﺣﺴﻦ ﺗﻬﻮﻳﺔ ﺍﻟﻐﺮﻑ‬ ‫ ﻭﻳﻨﺼﺢ ﺑﺈﺭﺗﺪﺍء ﻛﻤﺎﻡ ﺍﻟﻔﻢ ﻭﺍﻷﻧﻒ‬.‫ﺍﻟﺼﺤﺔ ﺍﻟﻌﺎﻟﻤﻴﺔ ﻻ ﺗﺤﻀﺮ ﺍﻟﺴﻔﺮ‬ .‫ﻟﻠﻤﺮﺿﻲ ﺍﻭ ﺍﻷﺷﺤﺎﺹ ﺍﻟﺬﻳﻦ ﻳﻌﺘﻨﻮﻥ ﺑﺎﻟﻤﺮﺿﻲ‬

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Amari Nova Suites Says Thankyou

Michael, the new General Manager of “Amari Nova Suites” worked jointly with the new Sales Director Atchira and the staff to put on a “getting to know you” cocktail party around the serene rooftop swimming area. All 76 of the 5-star suites are fitted with everything that a home should have, from fully equipped kitchens to IDD telephones. This makes the “Nova Suites” the preferred accommodation choice of locally employed expats and visiting tourists, and as a bonus the Minus-5 Supper club with its ground floor lounge dining facilities, plus the Minus-5 Icebar, offer plenty of relaxation.

Seafood BBQ Buffet at Bali Hai by the Sea @ Siam Bayshore Resort & Spa Bali Hai by the Sea @ Siam Bayshore Resort & Spa, Pattaya’s only Seafood BBQ Buffet located directly on the beach, just got better. Three people can enjoy the buffet for the price of two. For reservations please call 038 428678-81

Get Fit With Flip-Flops

This new “Flipflop” footwear is more comfortable and actually exercises your abdominal muscles and legs by 20-50% more, with its “MicroWobbleboard” technology, which is built into the midsole. The foot hugging upper and multi-density midsole are coupled with a firm toe and dense EVAheel strike point that absorbs 36% more shock. A hugely successful launch party was held at “Central World” in Bangkok, to announce the release of this revolutionary new footwear, which can be purchased at the ground floor pharmacy in Central Festival on Pattaya Beach Road.

"Meko Clinic” Celebrates 26-Years Of Outstanding Success "Meko Clinics" are the skin and aesthetic laser surgery specialists, and outstanding client results have been achieved by the use of many modern hi-tech systems. Executive Chairman, Dr. Manut and Vice Chairman Dr. Suthasini Pranee have extensive clinical experience including beauty and aesthetic surgery. Reducing your weight is a concise science, as is slowing your ageing process. “Artistic Beauty Beyond Compare” is their aim, with fast reliable International standards of care at a fraction of western prices. Clients have confidence and trust based on Meko’s 26-years of experiencey. 36

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Thai food offers real charm and delights to those who have tried… Mr. Magne Henning Hansen, The general manager of The Imperial Tara Hotel member of The Imperial Hotels Group welcomed Mr. Christopher Koetke, Dean of School of Culinary Arts Kendall College, Chicago, Illinois, USA who led culinary students in visiting Thailand to learn and explore of the Thai culture and the arts of Thai Food. Mrs. Songporn Sathitthai, Executive Chef demonstrated Thai culinary art with flowers.

Aquarium Experts At Thepprasit Road

Here come the fish aquarium experts at “Pattaya Aquatics” and we are lucky to have the 25-years of expertise from an Englishman, who can build everything from small, slim “In Wall” aquariums to coffee table fish tanks. The “Pattaya Aquatics” giant stand alone (fresh or salt water) aquariums can typically be several metres long, weigh 2- tonnes and hold 1,500 litres of water. Most of their space age tanks are computer controlled, right down to the feeding of your fish, so you can safely leave them unattended, and even use their maintenance contract services.

Congratulation To Romrawin Clinic Upon The Opening of Two New Branches RELAX-MCS is pleased to see the further success of Romrawin Clinic by opening two additional Bangkok branches at “Fashion Island”(2nd Floor) and “Bangkok Mediplex”(1st Floor). Romrawin are now offering 50% discount off some treatments; (For more information contact Romrawin Call Center on 02-655 7511-3)

deep splash “D2 survivor”

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Honeymoon Package at Nova Platinum Hotel, Pattaya Celebrate your honeymoon in style with a romantically inspired stay at Nova Platinum Hotel. Picture yourself entering the room with a heart of rose petals on the bed or a romantic candlelit dinner, Let us spoil you in style with this special 2-night package.

Open Now! Guinot Instituts (Pattaya) As a high quality beauty institute from Paris, our beauty therapists will help you discover the pleasure and effectiveness of professional skincare to make you look more beautiful, your face more youthful-looking and your body slimmer and firmer. Guinot regularly updates its treatment techniques to make them even more effective and enjoyable with visible results. Special Promotion 50% discount for the first treatmentor “Buy 2 treatments, get 500 Baht discount”. Consultation, please call 033 003510 www.mcs-int.com

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Mr. Tuxedo’s Magic Theatre

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Asia’s leading magician has an innate passion to bring everyone his mystical artistry with a full range of nightly performances in his new “Tuxedo Magic Castle” on Pattaya’s North Road.

Главный волшебник Азии имеет врожденную страсть доносить tional Magic Festival, produced a Pocket Book for Magicians, and has his own magic school. The impressive looking “Tuxedo Magic Castle” houses a theatre upstairs, while the basement houses a very interesting museum that even features live exhibits such as seemingly headless or bodiless people. There is plenty of parking in front of the building and both Thai people and overseas visitors enjoy the nightly magic shows, it is joyful for young and old. Visit the show and let yourself be

весь свой мистический артистизм с полным набором ночных представлений в своем новом шоу « Tuxedo Magic Castle « в Северной Паттайе. ‫ﻳﻘﻊ ﻣﺴﺮﺡ ﺍﻟﺴﺎﺣﺮ ﺗﺎﻛﺴﻴﺪﻭ ﺍﻟﺸﻬﻴﺮ ﻓﻲ ﺁﺳﻴﺎ ﻓﻲ‬ .‫ﺍﻟﺸﺎﺭﻉ ﺍﻟﺸﻤﺎﻟﻲ ﻣﻦ ﺑﺎﺗﺎﻳﺎ ﻗﺮﺏ ﻣﺤﻄﺔ ﺍﻟﺒﺎﺻﺎﺕ‬ ‫ﺍﻟﻌﺮﻭﺽ ﻛﻞ ﻣﺴﺎء ﻭﺇﻧﻬﺎ ﻣﺘﻌﺔ ﺣﻘﻴﻘﻴﺔ ﻟﻠﺼﻐﺎﺭ‬ .‫ﻭﺍﻟﻜﺒﺎﺭ‬

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The Real

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he famous Italian dessert named ‘Tiramisu’ means “pick-me-up” in Italian, because of its high energy content of eggs and sugar, plus the caffeine content from the addition of strong espresso coffee. There are many different stories about the origin of Tiramisu, which is a layered cake that was only invented in the 1970’s. The first clue comes from the famous Italian gastronome Giuseppe Maffioli, in his book “Il Ghiottone Veneto”, (The Venetian Glutton, 1968). He extensively describes Zabaglione custard as the name of a creamy dessert prepared with sweet Cyprus wine, and originating from Zabaja on the Adriatic Sea; this was popular in the Illyria region. 40

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The true origin of ‘Tiramisu’ is detailed in the book by Fernando de Tina Raris “La Marca Gastronomica” (1998), and is entirely dedicated to the cuisine from the Italian town of Treviso. The author quotes what Giuseppe Maffioli wrote in an article in 1981, - “Tiramisu was born recently, (10-years previously) in the town of Treviso. It was offered for the first time in the restaurant “Le Beccherie” and the dessert immediately became extremely popular. This new ‘Tiramisu’ cake was unbelievably good, so it was copied by many restaurants, first in Treviso then around Italy, and now in virtually every country in the world.

gut, vor allem wenn Sie es erslmals essen. Hier ist eine kurze, aber genaue Geschichte des Ursprungs des fantastischen Dessert, dass sehr beliebt ist in der ganzen Welt. Вкус итальянского десерта «Тирамису» невероятно хорош, особенно если вы не пробовали его прежде. Вот краткая, но точная история происхождения фантастического десерта, который популярен во всем мире. ‫في هذا المقال قصة الحلوى اإليطالية الشهيرة‬ ‫«تراميزو» ويرجع تاريخها الى حدود أربعين‬ .‫عاما‬

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Shrimp & Avocado Salad

What better way to cool down in the heat of summer than with a delicious cold salad? Freshly cooked shrimp and creamy avocado are a perfect match, especially with a crisp vinaigrette. The best news? It only takes a few minutes to prepare. INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup of white wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil

Optional - 2 Tbsp chopped roasted walnuts or pistachios

1 green onion, thinly sliced

1 Tbsp chopped cilantro

1/2 lb small or extra small shrimp, cooked, peeled, and de-veined

Lemon slices for garnish

2 ripe avocados

1 Combine oil, vinegar, and green onions in a bowl. Chop shrimp into 1/2 inch pieces and add to oil mixture.

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2 Arrange leaves of lettuce on individual plates. Cut avocados in half and remove pits. Remove some of the avocado around the pit area and mix in with the shrimp. With a spoon, carefully scoop out avocado halves from their skins in one piece. Place avocado half on plate with lettuce. 3 Spoon shrimp mixture on to avocado. Sprinkle with walnuts and cilantro (optional). Serve with lemon slices for garnish. Serves 4. www.mcs-int.com

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I’ll Meet You At

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Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

ustralians do it differently, and this certainly applies to Pattaya’s new arrivals in the food and beverage industry, who started their successful chain of value for money restaurants back in 1989. Their Australian General Manager, Michael Chick, has been no less successful and after 10years with the worldwide MacDonald’s company group, he was the Coffee Club’s Australian National Sales Manager for five years. The new “Coffee Club’s” Café, Bar & Restaurant has opened in a prime position inside the Second Road entrance of South Pattaya’s “Royal Garden Plaza,” delivering casual western dining at sensible prices, and there are even a variety of Thai dishes for just 89-baht each. However, the flagship of the “Coffee Club,” is their Italian “Exresso” coffees, that they proudly claim as been superior to all others, and their staff undergo intensive “Barista” training programs. With precise measurement of all ingredients, heating is done to an exact temperature, which is further maintained by heating the coffee cups, so you can enjoy the taste of Pattaya’s best coffee, some top quality food at reasonable prices, plus a very spacious and relaxing environment. There are no hidden service charges or taxes, their Turkish bread is a specialty, and alcoholic drinks are also available. Separate breakfast, lunch and dinner menus are available all day from 8am until 11pm, so here is real service. General Manager, Michael Chick, states that the “Coffee Club” staff 48

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are carefully trained to welcome all guests into their relaxed environment and treat them as friends and family. It was inspirational to hear an elderly English gentleman come up to the manager and say that after three days of dining at the “Coffee Club” he thought that the high quality and reasonable prices were the best that he had experienced. With such a powerful unsolicited recommendation, it seems certain that plans for worldwide expansion into new locations, such as China, India and the Middle East will be highly successful. The Australian management teams are very quick to make improvements and seize opportunities, which comes from their heritage of being a new nation with no fixed dogmas from past centuries, so they continually strive to be the best in all that they do.

Den “Coffee Club” in Pattaya finden Sie am Eingang des Royal Garden Plaza in der Second Road. Hier kann man erlesene Gerichte und Getränke in entspannter Atmosphäre genießen. Ein idealer Platz um Freunde zu treffen.

В новом «Coffee Club» перед входом входом в «Royal Garden Plaza» со стороны Второй улицы, готовится лучшие кофе Экспрессо. Это место для встреч с друзьями, где вы сможете насладиться богатым разнообразием блюд и напитков в спокойной атмосфере. »‫«ذي كافي كالب» في «رويال جاردن بالزيا‬ ‫باتايا مكان لمقابلة األصدقاء والتمتع باألطعمة‬ ‫والمشروبات اللذيذة وبأسعار مناسبة في جو‬ . ‫مريح وحديث‬

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Healthy & Nutritious Snack Foods

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e grab a little snack inbetween meals, and there’s nothing wrong with that, because snacks are actually good for you, if you stick with healthy nutritious foods. Transform your fridge and pantry into a haven of healthy snacks that will keep you from grabbing chips or cookies when you get hungry in-between meals. Give away the cookies, chips and the cheesecake; get rid of those fried chicken nuggets and pizza pieces, so there isn’t the temptation of high-fat and high-sugar snacks. Now it’s time to talk about what foods you should stock up on. The most important are fresh fruit and veggies, plus whole grain foods, such as bread, tortillas and crackers, but corn chips, rice cakes, popcorn and low sugar cereal may also be included. Fresh peanut butter, nuts and almonds are vital snack foods, while cottage cheese, yogurt, hummus, plus both soy and skim milk are also good. Here are some easy fruit and veggie snacks that you can prepare and store, for everyone to munch on. Make it easy for everyone by cutting up some of the fruit and veg52

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gies and keep it in plastic containers ready to eat. Make your own trail mix from low sugar cereal, nuts and dried fruit and store it in an airtight container in your pantry. It’s a great snack to just grab and go, or something to munch on while watching TV, and gives you lots of sustained energy. Make up a batch of trail mix Homemade granola bars are a great snack alternative to cookies and cake, but by making your own, you control what ingredients go in them. Use whole grains, dried fruit and honey for a healthy treat. Keep some cut up cooked chicken breast in the fridge for a quick protein rich snack. Make a quick chicken salad by adding a little low-fat mayonnaise and some raisins; add a little lettuce for a quick salad, or wrap it with some fresh veggies and sprouts in a tortilla.

Mit wenig Aufwand kann jedermann leichte und fettarme Zwischenmahlzeiten zubereiten. Mit Früchten, Gemüse, Getreide, Granola Riegeln und Hühnerbrust können auch sie sich gesünder ernähren. Немного подготовки и попробывав новые продукты,вы получите здоровые закуски, так что запасайтесь здоровой питательной пищей. Подготовьте здоровые питательные закуски, такие, как фрукты, овощи, трасса микс, гранола и даже куриные грудки.

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All this healthy food is really good if you are looking for a healthy snack that’s ready to eat, without stacking on too many extra kilos. www.mcs-int.com

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RELAX Magazine Issue 14  

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