Thailand

See elephant crush a tourist's car

See elephant crush a tourist's car

An eight-year-old male elephant attacked a car at Thailand's Khao Yai National Park
Animal-rights groups criticize Beyonce after tiger encounter

Animal-rights groups criticize Beyonce after tiger encounter

A fan photo of Beyonce's family posing with a baby tiger is not sitting well with critics
10 of the world's most impressive religious statues

10 of the world's most impressive religious statues

These statues are awe-inspiring even for the strongest of non-believers
Turbulent year for Thai tourism industry

Turbulent year for Thai tourism industry

Political instability and a high-profile murder case have hurt Thailand's tourism industry
Thailand lights up the night sky with lantern festival

Thailand lights up the night sky with lantern festival

Thousands of paper lanterns are released into the night sky for Loi Krathong, creating a dazzling spectacle
Hellfire Pass: Top Thailand museum recounts gruesome history

Hellfire Pass: Top Thailand museum recounts gruesome history

Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum commemorates the notorious Death Railway that cost thousands of POW and civilian lives in World War II
World's best airport bike paths

World's best airport bike paths

Some allow travelers to pedal right up to their plane, others skirt airport perimeters, giving cyclists a closeup view of the behemoths of the sky
19 Instagram-worthy dishes that taste as amazing as they look

19 Instagram-worthy dishes that taste as amazing as they look

This is what happens when you invite seven world-class chefs from six countries for a week of fine dining
Phuket

Phuket

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Paradise reborn: How the Army saved Phuket's beaches

Paradise reborn: How the Army saved Phuket's beaches

The military coup in Thailand has led to a massive change in Phuket, weeding out decades of misuse and abuse at one of the world's most popular holiday destinations
5 of Southeast Asia's finest 'new' heritage hotels

5 of Southeast Asia's finest 'new' heritage hotels

Savvy hotel developers are converting century-old heritage buildings into luxury accommodations
16 incredible rooftop bars

16 incredible rooftop bars

Good cocktails combine with spectacular views across rivers, cityscapes and oceans at these bird-level drinkeries
Dark tourism: 5 macabre Southeast Asia destinations

Dark tourism: 5 macabre Southeast Asia destinations

From Cambodia's Killing Fields to the "Hanoi Hilton," the region's darker tourist attractions supply insight and shivers in equal doses
Hundreds of fish take over abandoned mall

Hundreds of fish take over abandoned mall

The flooded floor of Bangkok's abandoned New World Mall teems not with shoppers, but with fish
A 'safe' way to see Bangkok's seedier side

A 'safe' way to see Bangkok's seedier side

Tour companies are cashing in on demand from timid thrill seekers who want to safely experience Bangkok's infamously raunchy nightlife
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
World's 10 best vegetarian destinations

World's 10 best vegetarian destinations

And the best restaurants in each of them
Normality resumes: Curfews lifted in three Thai hot spots

Normality resumes: Curfews lifted in three Thai hot spots

In an effort to revive tourism, the junta has lifted the curfew in Phuket, Pattaya and Koh Samui
10 essential Chiang Mai experiences

10 essential Chiang Mai experiences

After Thailand's tastiest bowl of khao soi? A mountain escape? Giant water fight? Thailand's "Kingdom of a Million Rice Fields" is the place to be
Is Thailand safe for tourists? Essential info for travelers

Is Thailand safe for tourists? Essential info for travelers

Thailand's military announced Thursday that it has taken control of the government -- here's what that means for visitors