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Soldiers, selfies and a military coup: Strange state of tourism in Thailand

Soldiers, selfies and a military coup: Strange state of tourism in Thailand

As Thailand's army declares a military coup, the country's battered tourism industry looks ahead to recovery
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
iReport: A temple of calm in the eye of the Bangkok storm

iReport: A temple of calm in the eye of the Bangkok storm

A German iReporter explores Wat Bowon Niwet, a highly under-rated city temple near Khao San Road
Insider Guide: Best of Bangkok
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Insider Guide: Best of Bangkok

Golden temples, addictive street food, amazing hotels and Asia's craziest nightlife. Thailand's megacity has far more to offer than you imagine
Gallery: Inside a traditional khon mask studio

Gallery: Inside a traditional khon mask studio

A look at one of Thailand's few remaining khon artisans and his stunning creations
Gallery: ‘Aquatecture’ and a sinking city

Gallery: ‘Aquatecture’ and a sinking city

A Thai firm’s watery vision for Bangkok in response to rising sea levels will soon go on display in Berlin
Buan Huad Heng: For all your bespoke metal needs

Buan Huad Heng: For all your bespoke metal needs

Chris Menist’s quest for Bangkok’s more eccentric corners leads him to yet another dedicated craftsman
Interview: Bangkok exhibition fights for rights of Islamic fashionistas

Interview: Bangkok exhibition fights for rights of Islamic fashionistas

Female Thai Muslim photog Ampannee Satoh's latest shots take aim at France's burqa ban
Gallery: Inside Thailand’s cobra village

Gallery: Inside Thailand’s cobra village

At Ban Kok Sa-Nga, nearly every home has a pet snake. But the top handler's mangled fingers are proof that these deadly friends don't always play nice
Nightingale-Olympic: Bangkok nostalgia and back-breaking relics

Nightingale-Olympic: Bangkok nostalgia and back-breaking relics

Chris Menist’s search for links to the past takes him to a place where Merle Norman reigns supreme and antique exercise machines strike fear
Phi Ta Khon: A sexually charged festival haunted by long-nosed ghosts

Phi Ta Khon: A sexually charged festival haunted by long-nosed ghosts

This annual masked festival might not be Thailand’s wildest, but its appendages are certainly the most colorful. Never mind that it’s in lovely Loei
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Destination Berlin

The tiny town of Goerlitz has become a star in movies like Wes Anderson's latest production, while Potsdam and Leipzig ooze charm and history