Thailand

Gallery: Picturing the world via Bangkok’s embassies

Gallery: Picturing the world via Bangkok’s embassies

In many cases, today’s embassy compounds can provide clues about the character of the countries they represent
From Canton to Surawong: Coca, Bangkok’s oldest hotpot restaurant

From Canton to Surawong: Coca, Bangkok’s oldest hotpot restaurant

The owner of the city’s high end suki chain recalls his family history as we take a few snaps of this popular slice of Bangkok dining history
Bangkok's coffee scene gets a much-needed shot of energy
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Bangkok's coffee scene gets a much-needed shot of energy

Instant 3-in-1 coffee packets be damned -- this city is finally clueing into the necessity of a fine roast
Saying goodbye to the Siam Theatre

Saying goodbye to the Siam Theatre

A collection of photos and memories of the historic cinema house, which was burnt down in Bangkok’s recent arson attacks
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
Gallery: Red shirts clash with government supporters

Gallery: Red shirts clash with government supporters

Pro-government protesters throw bottles and fire sling-shots as things turn ugly on Bangkok's Silom Road Thursday morning
Fit for royalty and rock stars: Amanpuri Resort

Fit for royalty and rock stars: Amanpuri Resort

Baby elephants, 500 coconuts and more outrageous and luxurious resort requests from Amanpuri, Phuket
Gallery: World's biggest water fight

Gallery: World's biggest water fight

New year celebrations are now underway across Thailand. But along with the watery revelry come deadly roads
Iron Fairies: The bar that is also a blacksmith workshop, and other things

Iron Fairies: The bar that is also a blacksmith workshop, and other things

With walls of fairy dust and an in-house blacksmith, this Thonglor bar brings a bit of magic to Bangkok's nightlife
Gallery: US Marines feast on creepy-crawlies

Gallery: US Marines feast on creepy-crawlies

Troops make dinner, not war while dishing up the best, and worst, the Thai jungle has to offer during survival training
Photo gallery: Thailand celebrates HM the King’s birthday

Photo gallery: Thailand celebrates HM the King’s birthday

Highlights of the weekend festivities that lit up the nation as the world's longest reigning monarch turns 82