Four Of Thailand's Best Luxury Hotels

Selene Nelson | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

Thailand is known for many things - pristine beaches, historic temples, wild nightlife, delicious food. But this beautiful and absorbing country is al...

The Whistle Stop Food Guide To Bangkok

Selene Nelson | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

Bangkok is paradise for a food lover. You can't cross a street without the aroma of frying garlic and chillies drawing you in, or smoke pouring from a street grill hitting your nose. Everywhere you go there's a new temptation, whether it's spicy papaya salad, fragrant coconut milk curry or traditional roti pancakes sizzling away.

Inside The Siam, Bangkok's Most Beautiful Hotel

Selene Nelson | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

Writers are often prone to hyperbole, but it's no exaggeration to say that The Siam is Bangkok's best hotel. Rated number one on TripAdvisor, The Siam sits in prime position along the Chao Praya River and provides the perfect blend of antique allure and contemporary comfort.

Mourning The Thai King: A Tourist's Perspective

Phoebe Hunt | Posted 19.10.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Phoebe Hunt

The news had been announced just forty-eight hours before, in a televised address to the nation which stated that a one-year mourning period would take place across Thailand. What would it be like to be a tourist in a country mourning their greatest national treasure?

Thai Retreats: The Sukhothai and Spa, Bangkok

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Inside, The Sukhothai is an elegant haven away from the crowds, crazy tuk-tuks and smoldering traffic jams that seem to clog the city from dusk till dawn. And outside, hidden in gardens behind the hotel courtyard, we discovered a glamorous way to beat the heat at the hotel's peaceful pool and spa pavilion.

The 10,000-mile Google Maps Walking Tour (Complete to The Very Last Yard)

Bill Coles | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bill Coles

Tinkering around on Google Maps, searching for the city of Dubai, I made the strangest discovery: you can get there on foot. On foot! Not that I'm g...

The Best Cities for Flashpackers to Visit in 2016

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Flashpacking is the new backpacking, designed for keen travellers who don't like to slum it. You don't have to be poor to explore and you don't need be a student to carry a backpack either. So if you love to haul all of your belongings on your hind but you prefer to upscale your digs, take a look at the 7 most awesome places to visit in 2016!

Only Ambassadors Can Prove One Young World Summit Isn't a Talking Shop

Michael Yip | Posted 26.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Yip

If you attended the Bangkok Summit - congratulations. You were celebrated as having potential in and a track record of affecting positive change in the world. However, delegates be warned: even as fresh-faced Ambassadors, you all have serious commitments to fulfil...

Solo Travel: Things I Know Now

Katy Gough | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Gough

I now know that style goes out of the window when on the road. You can forget your matching outfits, pretty hair accessories and *gasp* even makeup; when you travel comfort is king. That and finding confidence in leaving your room with unwashed hair, unshaved legs, a wet wipe shower and a spritz of eau de mozzie spray knowing that no one will judge you.

Impoverished Families Are Being Forced To Live In An Aeroplane Graveyard

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK

Desperate families unable to pay the high rents of the developing city of Bangkok, Thailand, are taking shelter in abandoned passenger jets in an aero...

Video Appears To Show 'Space Junk' Hurtling Towards Busy City Street

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK

Another day, another interesting dash cam video. This time it appears to show a very fast streak of light hurtling to the ground near a busy street...

Two Bangkok Bombing Suspects Hand Themselves In, Insisting They Are Tour Guides

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK

Two suspects in the Bangkok bombing have handed themselves in to police, insisting they are tour guides. Thai authorities said that the men are now...

Tributes Paid To London Law Student Killed In Bangkok Blast

PA | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A London law student was among at least 20 victims killed in a bomb blast at a popular shrine in Bangkok, according to her fellow students.Vivian Chan...

'The Yellow Shirt Guy Is Not Just The Suspect. He Is The Bomber'

AP/HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

Video released by Thai police shows a man sitting on a bench at the crowded Erawan Shrine removing a backpack then leaving it behind as he walks away....

British Teenager Vivian Chan Among Bangkok Bombing Victims

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

A British teenager was among 22 victims killed in the Bangkok bombing, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has confirmed. Vivian Chan, 19, a law stude...

CCTV Captures Horrifying Moment Bangkok Bomb Explodes

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

Bangkok Bombing: Up To 20 People Killed In Huge Rush Hour Explosion This is the moment a deadly blast caused havoc in a rush hour explosion in a ...

Multiple Deaths In Bangkok Motorcyle Bomb Explosion

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK

• Huge explosion caused by motorcycle bomb during rush hour • Up to 19 people dead and 80 injured • Majority of injured are reportedly foreig...

Fast Food and Even Faster Fighting: the Bangkok Connection

Jason Holmes | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

Gastronomy and pugilism. One, it seems, begets the other when you're standing outside the Rajadamnern Stadium in modern Bangkok, the beating heart of old Siam. You drink a glass of pennywort and hand over your baht. You sidestep to the next stall and buy some glutinous rice and pork cooked in banana leaves. Then your mind begins to drift.

10 Reasons You Should Visit Thailand This Year

Marianne Stenger | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marianne Stenger

Tourism took a hit in Thailand last year after the May 22 military coup, but despite the media's penchant for focusing on the negative, visitor numbers are already on the rise and with the exception a few areas, Thailand is as safe for tourists as it's ever been.

From Budget Backpacker to Five Star Traveller

Nicole Ettinger | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nicole Ettinger

Fifteen years ago I backpacked through Thailand and although it was a wonderful adventure, the budget accommodation side to it never did appeal to me; staying in windowless rooms with bunk-beds and stale air...Sleep - an impossible thing to achieve because of the bedbugs partying beneath me!

Leicester Players In 'Racist Orgy' Video While On Tour In Thailand

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Sport

Leicester City Football Club launched an internal investigation on Sunday following a report in the Sunday Mirror that three Foxes players took part i...

Doing This Salute From The Hunger Games Can Get You Locked Up In Thailand

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

In the Hunger Games world of Panem, the three-finger salute is the sign of defiance. In Thailand too, it has become a symbol of resistance against the...

Travel Eye: Treat Yourself in Thailand

Karen Edwards | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Heading to the sunshine for a special occasion? Or perhaps you're just tired of the backpacker digs? Whether it's a cosy boutique hotel in the jungle, a shack by the sea or a pampering palace you're after - you can find exactly what you need in Thailand.

WWII Bomb Kills Seven People In Bangkok Scrapyard Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Many feared dead as huge explosion rocks central Bangkok intersection Seven people have been killed by a World War Two bomb that had lain ...

A Conversation With a Bangkok Sex Customer

Katie McQue | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katie McQue

While a night with a Thai prostitute quickly evaporates into a drunken memory for the guy; a story chuckle over with his mates back home. Many of these women are bought over and over again simply because they can't afford not to be.