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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
Bangkok's coffee scene gets a much-needed shot of energy
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Bangkok's coffee scene gets a much-needed shot of energy

Instant 3-in-1 coffee packets be damned -- this city is finally clueing into the necessity of a fine roast
Last fight at legendary Bangkok stadium

Last fight at legendary Bangkok stadium

Thousands of muay Thai fans came out for the final fight night at historic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, which has closed its doors forever
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
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
Does 'voluntourism' do more harm than good?
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Does 'voluntourism' do more harm than good?

Orphan-huggers create a market for orphans; well-builders take work from locals; and other things ethical travelers should know
Phi Ta Khon: A sexually charged festival haunted by long-nosed ghosts

Phi Ta Khon: A sexually charged festival haunted by long-nosed ghosts

This annual masked festival might not be Thailand’s wildest, but its appendages are certainly the most colorful. Never mind that it’s in lovely Loei
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