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Where to experience Buddhist hell in Thailand

Where to experience Buddhist hell in Thailand

A quick guide to Buddhism's torture chambers and where to find some of the most grotesque sites of purgatory
Gallery: Thailand’s goriest event of the year, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Gallery: Thailand’s goriest event of the year, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

A guide to all the food, processions and bloody rituals. Plus, a look back at last year's action
Gallery: Super-sized action at King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament

Gallery: Super-sized action at King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament

There's still time to head south to check out Hua Hin's biggest sporting event of the year
iReport: A temple of calm in the eye of the Bangkok storm

iReport: A temple of calm in the eye of the Bangkok storm

A German iReporter explores Wat Bowon Niwet, a highly under-rated city temple near Khao San Road
Gallery: Inside a traditional khon mask studio

Gallery: Inside a traditional khon mask studio

A look at one of Thailand's few remaining khon artisans and his stunning creations
Gallery: ‘Aquatecture’ and a sinking city

Gallery: ‘Aquatecture’ and a sinking city

A Thai firm’s watery vision for Bangkok in response to rising sea levels will soon go on display in Berlin
Buan Huad Heng: For all your bespoke metal needs

Buan Huad Heng: For all your bespoke metal needs

Chris Menist’s quest for Bangkok’s more eccentric corners leads him to yet another dedicated craftsman
Football-mad Bangkok faces World Cup under curfew

Football-mad Bangkok faces World Cup under curfew

Fans of the beautiful game in the Thai capital are forced to contend with more than unfriendly time zones during this World Cup
Interview: Bangkok exhibition fights for rights of Islamic fashionistas

Interview: Bangkok exhibition fights for rights of Islamic fashionistas

Female Thai Muslim photog Ampannee Satoh's latest shots take aim at France's burqa ban
Gallery: Inside Thailand’s cobra village

Gallery: Inside Thailand’s cobra village

At Ban Kok Sa-Nga, nearly every home has a pet snake. But the top handler's mangled fingers are proof that these deadly friends don't always play nice
Nightingale-Olympic: Bangkok nostalgia and back-breaking relics

Nightingale-Olympic: Bangkok nostalgia and back-breaking relics

Chris Menist’s search for links to the past takes him to a place where Merle Norman reigns supreme and antique exercise machines strike fear