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Photo gallery: Thailand crowns its newest transgender beauty queen

Photo gallery: Thailand crowns its newest transgender beauty queen

This year's beauty pageant brought out the kingdom's most stunning ladyboys, proving yet again that some of the best looking girls in Thailand used to be boys
Photo gallery: Curiosities and altruism at Khlong Lod market

Photo gallery: Curiosities and altruism at Khlong Lod market

While exploring a century-old market filled with oddities like dried two-tailed geckos, Chris Menist meets up with its kind-hearted 'father'
The dark art of Chris Coles: A bleaker, seedier side of Bangkok life

The dark art of Chris Coles: A bleaker, seedier side of Bangkok life

A new collection of paintings transcends the 'Bangkok Noir' genre into which its creator places it
Family-friendly? The challenges facing Pattaya

Family-friendly? The challenges facing Pattaya

Scams and sleaze continue to beset this infamous eastern seaboard city's tourism industry, despite attempts by officials to clean things up
Thailand offers tourists chance to win a new face

Thailand offers tourists chance to win a new face

Fancy a different face but can't afford to go under the knife? Thailand has launched a contest offering free surgery sessions
Zoom4Zoom5: The riverside restaurant that's self-serve, out of place and delightfully chaotic

Zoom4Zoom5: The riverside restaurant that's self-serve, out of place and delightfully chaotic

This is one of Bangkok's only spots to view the Grand Palace, Temple of Dawn and Thammasat University all at the same time
Updates on Bangkok travel amid protests, violence

Updates on Bangkok travel amid protests, violence

Visitors shouldn't wear solid red clothes or buy T-shirts that say "Popcorn Army"; advised to remain on high alert in Thai capital
7 travel fashion trends that should be banned
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7 travel fashion trends that should be banned

A New Jersey beach town has cracked down on low-hanging pants. Here are other style sins that should be punishable by law
25 best foods for summer
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25 best foods for summer

Hurry up and read this story before it melts all over your hands!
Short, sweet and swinging... but Tiger misses some skin

Short, sweet and swinging... but Tiger misses some skin

All smiles, the embattled golfer blew through Thailand for some 'grip and grin' photos and a losing game of skins
Opinion: Photography has ruined travel
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Opinion: Photography has ruined travel

Our obsession with capturing every experience through our cameras is sabotaging our memories, not enhancing them
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World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city