Thailand

Two Guys Go Out For A Few Quiet Beers... End Up In Thailand

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

Nunthorpe man Phillip Boyle went out for a few quiet drinks with a friend on Friday night - and ended up going on a spur-of-the-moment trip to Thailan...

Nine Overwater Bungalows to Escape Your Winter Blues

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

January and February are notorious for being the most depressing months of the calendar. In order to escape your winter blues, why not lust over a holiday in an exotic location? These luxurious overwater bungalow resorts offer privacy, luxury and unbeatable views.

Flying Solo

Lisa Edwards | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Edwards

In 2010 I booked my first holiday alone to Thailand, and it would turn out to be a momentous move. I had just split from my husband and I longed for freedom and to start leading my own life. Before I could think about it too much, I booked and paid for a holiday to Thailand.

A Break From the Backpack in Relaxed Koh Phangan

Ceri Matthias | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Matthias

Arriving at Haad Rin beach, Koh Phangan, I padded my way to the quieter end of the pretty 1km bay and propped myself against my backpack among a happy buzz of young sunbathers.

Louise Ridley

My Tsunami: Survivors Share Their Remarkable Stories 10 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK

This report contains graphic details The tsunami that ravaged the coasts of the Indian ocean on Boxing Day 2004 is still fresh in the minds of mill...

Then And Now, The Boxing Day Tsunami A Decade After The Devastation

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot & Elliot Wagland | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK

A decade ago on Boxing Day morning, as families and tourists started to begin their day just before 8.00am, a 9.1-magnitude earthquake struck 100 mile...

Top Seven Amazing Hotels to Continue Your Jungle Fever

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Trivago.co.uk

But those who long for a more serene jungle experience can now opt for a relaxing escape instead, as more and more travellers look to explore luscious green tropics without leaving luxury far behind.

Five Reasons to Visit Indochina

Marc Harris | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Harris

A destination that evokes images of famed historical sites, beautiful beaches and stunning landscapes, Indochina should be a destination on everyone's hit-list and here are just five of these highlights that make it one of the world's most appealing, exciting and unique destinations...

Chiva Som. Hua Hin, Thailand

The Spa Spy | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Situated on a long beach in Hua Hin district, this holiday resort-come-health spa makes you acknowledge your surroundings, live in the present, slow down and smell the lotus flowers. Be prepared to abandon your mobile, disown your laptop and shun your camera. Even tablets and kindles are kindly forbidden in communal areas, so I had been warned.

Travelling Somewhere? Don't Get 'Surat Thanied!'

Dan Hughes | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dan Hughes

Surat Thani is a beautiful province in Southern Thailand filled with wonder, but there's one thing which has tarnished its name in recent years - and that's some the travel agencies. If Surat Thani was a verb (i.e. that man really 'Surat Thanied' me) it would simply be defined as 'to get one over on a tourist, and ruin a good portion of their trip for financial gain.'

Louise Ridley

The Monk Who Gave Up Acting With Laurence Olivier To Lead Buddhism In Britain's Prisons

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is featuring its Beyond Belief series, chronicling the remarkable lives of Britons who've taken on...

Five Thai Students Arrested For Hunger Games Salute

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Five students in Thailand have been arrested by police for displaying the three-fingered salute made famous by The Hunger Games trilogy in front of th...

Baby Body Parts & Adult Heart Found In DHL Packages Bound For Las Vegas

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK

Three packages containing baby body parts and an adult heart have been discovered at a parcel delivery company in Bangkok. The boxes, containing a...

Wirat Piyapornpaiboon Shoots the Messenger

Mark Farmaner | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK
Mark Farmaner

Wirat Piyapornpaiboon is making the same mistake as McDonalds, but it isn't too late to change yet. He might find dropping the cases now to be personally embarrassing, but even if he wins the cases in a Thai court, he will lose in the court of public opinion, in the media, and in the business world. Any good businessman knows when the time has come to cut your losses and move on. For Wirat Piyapornpaiboon, that time is now.

Eight Amazing Places in Asia You Have to Visit

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Asia offers an astounding variety of travel destinations. There are so many, in fact, that it can be difficult to decide where to go first and which to miss because of time constraints. The reality is that it's impossible to cover them all in one trip unless you're lucky enough to have plenty of time and money to spare.

Thai Police Deny Torture Of Burmese Migrants, Linked To Deaths Of Brits

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK

Police in Thailand have insisted they have "concrete" evidence linking two Burmese men to the murders of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David ...

Thailand Tourist Murder Investigation Is An Absolute Mess

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

Two suspects charged with murdering British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand have reportedly retracted their confession, saying...

Thai Police Made The Backpacker 'Killers' Act Out Their Own 'Murder'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

Police in Thailand have staged a chaotic 'reconstruction' of the murders of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge And David Miller, as doubts are rais...

Burmese Man 'Confesses To Murders Of British Tourists'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK

A Burmese man has confessed to the murders of two British tourists in Thailand, police said on Thursday. Hannah Witheridge, 23 and David Miller, 2...

The Phuket Vegetarian Festival Reaches New Levels of Ritualised Piercing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK

The Phuket Vegetarian Festival in Thailand has reached new heights of extraordinary self mutilation as men pierce their faces with razor blades, knive...

'No, No. You Can Stare As Much As You Want. They Don't Speak English!' - A Trip to Thailand.

James Dann | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Comedy
James Dann

Thailand is of course a phenomenal country. A never-ending voyage of jungles, winding roads, fantastic people and constant adventure. It's pretty much the same as Leeds or an acid trip in Kew Gardens.

Murdered Brit 'Was Trying To Help Fellow Victim' When Killed In Thailand

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

The father of a British man murdered in Thailand believes his son had stepped in to help his fellow victim when they were both brutally killed on an i...

Could These Be The Last Images Of Thailand Murder Victim Hannah Witheridge?

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

CCTV footage shown on Sky News has captured new images of Thailand murder victim Hannah Witheridge walking between bars with friends just hours before...

Yes, The Thai PM Really Just Said Tourists In Bikinis Aren't Safe - Unless They're Ugly

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

Thailand's prime minister has made the astounding claim that his country may not be safe for female tourists who wear bikinis, "unless they are not be...

Thai Police Question Briton Over Beach Murders

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

A British man has been questioned in relation to the murders of two Britons found dead on an idyllic island in Thailand. The man is the backpacker ...