Thailand

Life of a Burmese landmine refugee

Life of a Burmese landmine refugee

Having fled their home country to escape oppression, what is to become of the thousands of Burmese refugees in Thailand?
Does 'voluntourism' do more harm than good?
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Does 'voluntourism' do more harm than good?

Orphan-huggers create a market for orphans; well-builders take work from locals; and other things ethical travelers should know
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
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
Last fight at legendary Bangkok stadium

Last fight at legendary Bangkok stadium

Thousands of muay Thai fans came out for the final fight night at historic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, which has closed its doors forever
Bangkok protests: Updated info for tourists

Bangkok protests: Updated info for tourists

Elections over but anti-government protests expected to continue in the 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!
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