23 May '17, 9am

Forbidden Fruit No Longer? Have Durian, Will Travel!

Forbidden Fruit No Longer? Have Durian, Will Travel!

BANGKOK — Love or hate it, May is the beginning of durian season. Whatever you may think of the “king of tropical fruits,” its pungent odor has seen it banished from hotels and most public transportation, including the metropolitan rail system, airplanes and even inter-provincial buses. Forbidden fruit. Photo: Mroach / Flickr This has left those looking to travel with their bounty of smelly fruit with few options – until now. Those traveling Nakhon Chai Air – the fancy bus company that’s not an airline – no longer have to leave their durian at home, according to a spokeswoman who laid out the proper procedures Tuesday for traveling with the historically unwelcome fruit – albeit in the normally off-limits luggage section. Eager to tap the durian-loving market segment to distinguish itself from competitors, the company has launched a durian-friendly policy and service for an...

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