Thailand

Wheeling and dealing at Bangkok's pawn shops

Wheeling and dealing at Bangkok's pawn shops

Unfortunately, Bangkok's pawn shops don't peddle kitsch. But there are still bargains to be had
iReport: The many faces of Chiang Mai's Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

iReport: The many faces of Chiang Mai's Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

On a recent visit to Thailand, a Los Angeles-based iReporter focused her lens on the Buddhist art in this famous mountain-side temple
Thailand lifts state of emergency in Bangkok

Thailand lifts state of emergency in Bangkok

A 60-day state of emergency has come to an end, giving the tourism industry hope that lagging arrival numbers will improve
Gallery: Creative ways to get around Bangkok

Gallery: Creative ways to get around Bangkok

With boats now a luxury, city residents are using everything from plastic foam to jet skis to get through flooded streets
Gallery: Bracing for Bangkok floods

Gallery: Bracing for Bangkok floods

Ahead of expected floods, many are stockpiling water and food. Others are carrying on with life as usual
Backpacking to the future: Modern traveler follows original Lonely Planet guide

Backpacking to the future: Modern traveler follows original Lonely Planet guide

Recreating the backpacking experience of the 1970s by using the first Lonely Planet "Southeast Asia on a Shoestring" guidebook
Hard, well-oiled and slightly disturbing bodies on display in Bangkok

Hard, well-oiled and slightly disturbing bodies on display in Bangkok

You don't want to mess with these fellas, now competing at the Asian and World Bodybuilding Championships
Where to experience Buddhist hell in Thailand

Where to experience Buddhist hell in Thailand

A quick guide to Buddhism's torture chambers and where to find some of the most grotesque sites of purgatory
How easy is it to board a plane with a stolen passport?

How easy is it to board a plane with a stolen passport?

Questions about air travel security as Interpol confirms two passengers boarded missing Malaysia Airlines flight with stolen passports
Gallery: Thailand’s goriest event of the year, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Gallery: Thailand’s goriest event of the year, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

A guide to all the food, processions and bloody rituals. Plus, a look back at last year's action
Gallery: Super-sized action at King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament

Gallery: Super-sized action at King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament

There's still time to head south to check out Hua Hin's biggest sporting event of the year
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