Thailand

Gallery: Lady Boys of Bangkok provide 'Fantasy and Feathers' in the United Kingdom

Gallery: Lady Boys of Bangkok provide 'Fantasy and Feathers' in the United Kingdom

The gender-bending troupe of former Bangkokians show they’re hotter than ever at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. And we've got the pics to prove it
Hanuman unmasked: A gallery of Bangkok's famed khon dancers

Hanuman unmasked: A gallery of Bangkok's famed khon dancers

We go backstage at the Chalermkrung Royal Theatre for an inside look at this stunningly colorful classical Thai performance
Gallery: Picturing the world via Bangkok’s embassies

Gallery: Picturing the world via Bangkok’s embassies

In many cases, today’s embassy compounds can provide clues about the character of the countries they represent
From Canton to Surawong: Coca, Bangkok’s oldest hotpot restaurant

From Canton to Surawong: Coca, Bangkok’s oldest hotpot restaurant

The owner of the city’s high end suki chain recalls his family history as we take a few snaps of this popular slice of Bangkok dining history
Saying goodbye to the Siam Theatre

Saying goodbye to the Siam Theatre

A collection of photos and memories of the historic cinema house, which was burnt down in Bangkok’s recent arson attacks
Gallery: Red shirts clash with government supporters

Gallery: Red shirts clash with government supporters

Pro-government protesters throw bottles and fire sling-shots as things turn ugly on Bangkok's Silom Road Thursday morning
Fit for royalty and rock stars: Amanpuri Resort

Fit for royalty and rock stars: Amanpuri Resort

Baby elephants, 500 coconuts and more outrageous and luxurious resort requests from Amanpuri, Phuket
Iron Fairies: The bar that is also a blacksmith workshop, and other things

Iron Fairies: The bar that is also a blacksmith workshop, and other things

With walls of fairy dust and an in-house blacksmith, this Thonglor bar brings a bit of magic to Bangkok's nightlife
Gallery: US Marines feast on creepy-crawlies

Gallery: US Marines feast on creepy-crawlies

Troops make dinner, not war while dishing up the best, and worst, the Thai jungle has to offer during survival training
Photo gallery: Thailand celebrates HM the King’s birthday

Photo gallery: Thailand celebrates HM the King’s birthday

Highlights of the weekend festivities that lit up the nation as the world's longest reigning monarch turns 82
Gallery: The glitz and glamour of Miss International Queen 2009

Gallery: The glitz and glamour of Miss International Queen 2009

One could be forgiven for not realizing these gorgeous ladies were not always this glamorous... or ladies
Gallery: Thailand’s forgotten cinemas

Gallery: Thailand’s forgotten cinemas

A blogger is helping to keep the memories of the region's old movie theaters alive with a photographic archive
Gallery: Soldiers and accidents as the 15th ASEAN summit begins

Gallery: Soldiers and accidents as the 15th ASEAN summit begins

As Asia's leaders roll into town, Hua Hin looks more like a war zone than a holiday resort
Buddhist amulets: Little keys to the Thai spirit

Buddhist amulets: Little keys to the Thai spirit

Seeking wild sex? Protection from enemies? Bangkok's Buddhist amulet market has you covered
Gallery: Ditch those steaks. The Bangkok Vegetarian Festival is underway

Gallery: Ditch those steaks. The Bangkok Vegetarian Festival is underway

For 10 days Bangkok is awash in yellow flags as Thais of Chinese origin go full vegan
Designer Nagara on what’s wrong, and right, about Thai fashion

Designer Nagara on what’s wrong, and right, about Thai fashion

Famed for his “East meets West” designs, Nagara’s latest collection hit the runway Saturday night for Elle Fashion Week
Gallery: Shocking rituals of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Gallery: Shocking rituals of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Get ready for another round of PETA-friendly self-mutilation
Tata Young: Gossip and (mild) scandal in pictures

Tata Young: Gossip and (mild) scandal in pictures

A look back at the Thai superstar's most famous public moments -- and ever-changing hairstyles
Gallery: Bangkok's Balloon Art World Challenge

Gallery: Bangkok's Balloon Art World Challenge

Forget the sausage balloon dog made by Bozo the Clown, these guys create massive dragons, geishas and even Warhol's Marilyn Monroe
Gallery: 9 Bangkok restaurants with monster views, killer menus

Gallery: 9 Bangkok restaurants with monster views, killer menus

With towering views (literally), these city hotel venues rise above the rank and file