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  • Koh Phangan
    Yoga Teacher Training in Thailand
    Ready to escape winter on a fabulous beach vacation?Drishti Yoga International Teacher Training will be hosting a 200hr & 500hr Vinyasa Yoga Alliance accredited Yoga Teacher Training Course February 5 – March 1, 2015. Join us on the...
  • Selling dog meat at the market
    Stocking stuffer idea: Buy a bulletin board to save Thai dogs from slaughter
    You ought to be in pictures!” Probably the oldest pickup line in the world, right?Well how about: “Want to see your name in lights?For writers, how about seeing your words in lights, such as a marquee?Or, would a billboard do?And what...
  • Thailand Grand Palace
    Thailand's reputation as a tourist destination damaged
    Two Burmese men, Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo, both 21, have been formally charged with the murders of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand in September of this year.The two immigrants were arrested two weeks after the...
  • Leo on the beach
    Canadian model rescues paralyzed dog found on the beach
    On Friday, a heartwarming story about a paralyzed dog, saved by a Canadian model who was visiting Thailand, was published by BuzzFeed.The dog at the center of the story is an adorable shepherd mix named Leo - his journey, as it is known today,...
  • Police Car
    Baby body parts attempted to be shipped to the U.S.
    Sheets of skin, several feet and a baby's head were found a container that was being shipped from Bangkok to the United States. The baby body parts were found when a Bangkok parcel company scanned the package. According to a Sunday, Nov. 16...
  • American man caught shipping baby body parts to the U.S. from Thailand
    American man caught shipping dead baby body parts to U.S. via DHL from Thailand
    An American tourist purchased body parts of babies at an all-night flea market while in Thailand and was caught attempting to ship them to three different locations in the U.S. via DHL. The workers at the DHL shipping office in Pathum, Thani...
  • Great things to do in Bangkok
    Great things to do in Bangkok
    There is no city quite like Bangkok. It is a great destination but also a connecting city to other destinations in Asia with wonderful things to see.The Temple of Dawn, Wat (Thai for temple) Arum is located on the “other side” of the...
  • Futsalroos ASEAN silver 2014
    Futsalroos finish AFF Championships in second
    The Futsalroos have come second in the 2014 AFF Futsal Championship as they fell to a 6-0 loss to Thailand in the final at Shah Alam in Malaysia on Saturday night.It was a replay of the 2013 final, which saw Thailand win 2-1 and won the Thais...
  • suicide by crocodile
    Woman commits suicide by throwing herself into crocodile pit
    A 65-year-old Thai woman has committed suicide by throwing herself into a pit of crocodiles at a reptile park popular with tourists.Wanpen Inyai was killed after leaping into a pit filled with nearly 1,000 crocodiles during opening hours at...
  • Principals at Harvard and in Thailand
    Riding Harvard's Coattails?
    Harvard’s somewhat delayed initiative to get the ball firmly rolling for a Thai studies program at the world renown institution briefly took a backseat in 2014 as criticism of the intentions of its Thailand-based sponsors (Ministry of...
  • Sa Paper umbrellas at Bo Sang Handicraft Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Witness the art of Sa Paper umbrella crafting at Bo Sang Village
    In addition to their deliciously famousKhao SoiNoodles, Chiang Mai is also well known for it's silk and hand-woven textiles. Along San Kamphaeng Road lay many factories and show rooms creating and displaying silk, silverware and gems....
  • Chiang Mai Khai Soi Noodles
    Discovering Chiang Mai's famous Khao Soi
    Chiang Mai Curry Noodles, also known as Khao Soi, is a popular lunch meal found mainly in northern Thailand. This spicy noodle soup usually consists of a bowl of egg noodles and a chicken leg covered in a soupy mild coconut curry, topped with...
  • Wat Chedi Luang (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
    Two must see temples of Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Once the capital of Thailand's Lanna Kingdom, Chiang Mai serves as a northern hub to many interested in it's vast cultural and natural offerings. Known for it's silk and hand woven textiles, this "Rose of the North" is a...
  • The Ancient Temple in the Ruins of the Ancient City of Ayutthaya, Thailand
    The Ancient Temple in the Ruins of the Ancient City of Ayutthaya, Thailand
    There are so many surprises and so much to see at Ayutthaya's ruins, the ancient capital of Siam for 417 years! It is amazing how many buildings are still intact among the ruins.The interesting Wat Lokayasutharam Buddhist Temple sat surrounded...
  • A flower
    Best Time to Invest In Thai Civil Society
    From late October 2013 to the middle of May 2014 Thailand - one of America’s closest allies in Southeast Asia stretching back nearly two centuries - was racked with political turmoil and the political equivalent of a Mexican Standoff among...