Thailand

16 incredible rooftop bars

16 incredible rooftop bars

Good cocktails combine with spectacular views across rivers, cityscapes and oceans at these bird-level drinkeries
Asiatique: A riverside tourist trap even the locals can love

Asiatique: A riverside tourist trap even the locals can love

Inspired by Bangkok's Chao Phraya trade days, this new outdoor entertainment and shopping complex gives us reason to head back to the river
Gallery: Guesthouse uses bamboo for nearly everything

Gallery: Guesthouse uses bamboo for nearly everything

In the Thai mountains of Chiang Rai, bungalow owners use the strong but flexible plant for food, cooking and building
Gallery: Songkran's water fights, parties and old-school traditions

Gallery: Songkran's water fights, parties and old-school traditions

A quick guide to the madness and rituals as tourists and locals ring in the Thai new year
Thailand's big fat wedding business

Thailand's big fat wedding business

One Indian dad spent half a million dollars on his daughter's Phuket wedding. The tourism authority hopes more will follow
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
Old Town Phuket: Finally, a reason to leave the beach

Old Town Phuket: Finally, a reason to leave the beach

Here's how to experience the real heritage and culture of Thailand's most popular holiday island. No debauchery required
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
Yabba dabba doo! A Thai resort that lets you sleep in Fred Flintstone’s head

Yabba dabba doo! A Thai resort that lets you sleep in Fred Flintstone’s head

In the mountains of Ratchaburi, Suan Peung Resort takes guests back to Bedrock
Making Buddhist amulets in Lamphun

Making Buddhist amulets in Lamphun

A northern Thailand temple lets travelers make their own clay talismans, an ancient craft normally reserved for monks