Thailand

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Thailand’s never-die tuk-tuks now a global export

Thailand’s never-die tuk-tuks now a global export

Here's a look inside one of the country's four tuk-tuk factories, which churns out about 200 of the popular tourist icons every year
Photo Gallery: Memorable moments from the 2010 Thailand Open

Photo Gallery: Memorable moments from the 2010 Thailand Open

Garcia-Lopez wins, Paradon retires, Fernando Verdasco learns Muay Thai and Nadal crashes out/plants a tree
5 Bangkok streets you have to hit to really get a feel for the city

5 Bangkok streets you have to hit to really get a feel for the city

Step away from the mega-malls and head down these diverse Bangkok roads -- and one waterway -- to experience some of the city's contrasting layers
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