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Crazy, beautiful and just plain wacky: 9 fantastic Thailand festivals
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Crazy, beautiful and just plain wacky: 9 fantastic Thailand festivals

Thailand’s annual masked festival is coming up in Loei. What better reason to look at the country’s unique celebrations?
Island hopping in Thailand
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Island hopping in Thailand

Can't decide where to throw down your towel? From any of these base camps, you can easily explore the best of Thailand
Thailand Travel Mart Plus: Three days of tourism wheeling and dealing
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Thailand Travel Mart Plus: Three days of tourism wheeling and dealing

Welcoming industry players from around the world, the annual trade fair will showcase the region's top travel products and services
Chinese travelers ditch the Philippines, re-route to Bali, Phuket and Jeju
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Chinese travelers ditch the Philippines, re-route to Bali, Phuket and Jeju

Industry insiders predict China's Philippines travel suspension will last for months
The rise of Bangkok’s indie eating scene
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The rise of Bangkok’s indie eating scene

Renegade-style pop-up dinners and markets are changing attitudes to food
The problems with Thailand's tiger tourism trade
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The problems with Thailand's tiger tourism trade

Questionable zoos and threatened habitats mean getting up close to these majestic beasts is no easy -- or morally acceptable -- feat
How to lose your durian virginity quickly and painlessly
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How to lose your durian virginity quickly and painlessly

Durian season is upon us. Ignore the smell, shed those inhibitions and show "The King" the attention it deserves
World Cocktail Week: How to make sure you're not missing out
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World Cocktail Week: How to make sure you're not missing out

Whether you're a sipper or a slammer, World Cocktail Week is your ticket to great drinks worldwide
Gallery: Thailand's wildest event, the Bun Bangfai rocket festival
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Gallery: Thailand's wildest event, the Bun Bangfai rocket festival

A look at the seven essential components of this explosive northeast Thailand tradition, set to blast off this weekend
Phuket for kids: Splash Jungle Waterpark
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Phuket for kids: Splash Jungle Waterpark

When building sand castles on the beach gets old, take a few rips down the slides
The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2012: Who made the cut?
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The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2012: Who made the cut?

A few surprises and newcomers as S.Pellegrino announces the winners of its famed annual list
In Bangkok, cool off with a beer slushie
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In Bangkok, cool off with a beer slushie

Plus, four other refreshing Thai treats for those dog days when the mercury hits 40
Budget carrier Scoot adds Bangkok flights
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Budget carrier Scoot adds Bangkok flights

The Thai capital will be the fourth destination for Singapore Airlines' fledgling carrier
10 greatest taxis of the world
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10 greatest taxis of the world

There are only two certainties in the world -- death and taxis, Benjamin Franklin nearly said. Here's a look at the best of the latter
Best and worst hotel Wi-Fi
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Best and worst hotel Wi-Fi

A new in-depth report lays it all out, calling out the brands that refuse to stop charging for a service that should be free
Southeast Asia travel: A guide to overland border crossings
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Southeast Asia travel: A guide to overland border crossings

Well-travelled pros offer some tips and resources on how to stay sane and cut through the red tape as painlessly and quickly as possible
Quakes strike off Indonesia
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Quakes strike off Indonesia

Travelers put on alert after two huge earthquakes force tsunami warnings for all areas in the Indian Ocean basin
Military tourism in Thailand: Shoot guns, ride tanks, eat bugs
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Military tourism in Thailand: Shoot guns, ride tanks, eat bugs

The Royal Thai Army targets tourists by granting visitors a chance to play soldier for a day
Into the deep: World’s 50 best dive sites
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Into the deep: World’s 50 best dive sites

From rusty wrecks to dozens of toilet bowls -- yes, really -- blowing bubbles is best done at these underwater spots
Thai Airways brings Wi-Fi, mobile phone services to the sky
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Thai Airways brings Wi-Fi, mobile phone services to the sky

Passengers will soon be able to make calls, use Facebook and tweet about their meals. Just like being in the office, really
Abandon land for Southeast Asia's best 'floatels'
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Abandon land for Southeast Asia's best 'floatels'

For sleeping options with maximum buoyancy, check out these floating hotels in the Greater Mekong subregion
Thailand wine tours: Where to spend a weekend in the vineyards
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Thailand wine tours: Where to spend a weekend in the vineyards

For a taste of Thailand's "new latitude wines" head for the countryside
Songkran is coming: Where will you get wet?
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Songkran is coming: Where will you get wet?

Drench or be drenched: Welcome to the Thai new year's nationwide, four-day water fight
Calling all voyeurs: Google Street View hits Thailand
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Calling all voyeurs: Google Street View hits Thailand

Travelers can take a panoramic tour through Phuket, Chiang Mai and Bangkok -- red-light zones included -- before they even get here
Travel chaos: Bangkok airport ordered to get its act together
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Travel chaos: Bangkok airport ordered to get its act together

Overcrowding, long lines and missed flights add to airport's woes. Government officials and industry experts say it needs to shape up. Quickly
It's khao chae season: How to eat Thailand's classic summer treat
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It's khao chae season: How to eat Thailand's classic summer treat

Temperatures are rising. Cool off with the country's favorite seasonal royal Thai dish
7 myths about traveling in Thailand
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7 myths about traveling in Thailand

Not everyone is out to scam you. Nor is everything cheap. Here are some of the biggest misconceptions making the rounds