Thailand

In Bangkok, muay Thai training goes upmarket
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In Bangkok, muay Thai training goes upmarket

Forget being a spectator. Luxury hotels now invite guests to slap on some gloves and hop in the ring
iReport: 'My favorite Thai dish'
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iReport: 'My favorite Thai dish'

From innovative zucchini som tam to classic pad Thai, iReporters from around the world share their favorite Thai meals
Thailand tourists, Disney asked to show Buddha some respect
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Thailand tourists, Disney asked to show Buddha some respect

A new Bangkok-based group took to Khao San Road to voice their disapproval of "Buddha" the dog and local souvenirs they feel are offensive to Buddhism
Bali wants in on the medical tourism action
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Bali wants in on the medical tourism action

As Asia continues to lead the world's medical tourism scene, Indonesia enters the game. But what should a patient consider before flying abroad for treatment?
Angry Birds pad Thai: Enough is enough!
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Angry Birds pad Thai: Enough is enough!

A restaurant south of Bangkok has given the popular noodle dish a fishy, Finnish infusion of fury
The repeat visitor’s guide to Bangkok
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The repeat visitor’s guide to Bangkok

Been to the traditional hot spots? Here's a quick run-down on the city's best new restaurants, bars, hotels, galleries and shops
20 of the world's most luxurious campsites
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20 of the world's most luxurious campsites

Camping doesn't have to mean damp tents, beans every meal and an insatiable longing for a hot power shower
Whole lotta Thailand: 77 things to do in 77 provinces
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Whole lotta Thailand: 77 things to do in 77 provinces

There's a lot more beyond Chiang Mai, Phuket and Bangkok. Our big guide to Thailand's best attractions
iReport: 5 great Phuket dishes and where to try them
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iReport: 5 great Phuket dishes and where to try them

A Thailand-based iReporter shares a few of his favorite southern seafood specialties, along with a list of Phuket restaurants serving them
Bangkok luxury hotel suites fit for a rock star
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Bangkok luxury hotel suites fit for a rock star

From Lady Gaga to Mick Jagger, these city hotel rooms have bedded some of the world's top celebrities
How to be a Bangkok local: 10 tips on faking it
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How to be a Bangkok local: 10 tips on faking it

Hog the escalator, dress like a K-Pop star and other easy ways to look like you're a born-and-bred Bangkokian
Top tourist destinations for 2012 named. Will you be there?
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Top tourist destinations for 2012 named. Will you be there?

Olympic fever pushes travel, European and Asian cities dominate list of favored places
Hot in Thailand: Drag shows, zip lines and fancy backpacker digs
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Hot in Thailand: Drag shows, zip lines and fancy backpacker digs

A recent Bangkok tourism show highlighted some of Thailand's emerging travel markets and trends, cabaret revivals included
And the world's most lucrative airports are...
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And the world's most lucrative airports are...

Asia-Pacific beats Europe in duty-free and travel retail sales for the first time in history
Bye-bye, squatters: Thailand issues public toilet decree
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Bye-bye, squatters: Thailand issues public toilet decree

Saving lady travelers from experiencing the sensation of getting accidentally sprinkled, Thailand's Health Ministry plans to install sit-down toilets at all public facilities
Then and now: The stories behind Southeast Asia’s heritage hotels
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Then and now: The stories behind Southeast Asia’s heritage hotels

Ponder the legacy of colonialism as you swill gin and tonics on the verandas of these grand old dames of hospitality
In Koh Samui, a prototype for the future of ‘wellness’
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In Koh Samui, a prototype for the future of ‘wellness’

A holistic retreat caters to burnt-out execs by combining age-old disciplines with science, art and film screenings
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