Thailand

Finding A Piece Of Paradise

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

We paddled a long way out on one paddle board, just two human beings, the sun, the sea breeze and the open ocean. This is how life is meant to be, I realised, stripped of its complications and unnecessary burdens.

Not All Who Wander Are Lost, But They Are Certainly Not Finding Answers

Amanda Coakley | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Coakley

Travel is undoubtedly important but buying into the marketing and believing that it holds all the answers has its consequences. I would put forward the argument that real self-discovery happens at home.

What Exactly Does A Year Of Mourning Mean In Thailand?

Olivia Shortall | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Shortall

In simple words, a year of national mourning means that the government has suggested everyone should feel respectful and sad, and grieve for their King's passing. According to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), visitors should respect the feelings and sensitivities of the Thai people at this time.

Mourning The Thai King: A Tourist's Perspective

Phoebe Hunt | Posted 24.10.2016 | 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?

Five Antidotes To The Rapid Travel Bug

Olivia Barnes-Brett | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Barnes-Brett

But why do we want to impress each other on social media? Why post as many travel photos online as possible? What are the benefits of this 'lightening travel' that sees people going to 14 foreign towns in as many days?

Queen Elizabeth II Is Now The World's Longest Reigning Living Monarch

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK

Queen Elizabeth II has become the world’s longest reigning living monarch following the death of the King of Thailand. King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Th...

Abandoned Dog Who Waited A Year For Her Owner To Return Has Been Killed By A Car

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK

An abandoned dog who waited at the side of the road for her owner to return has died after being hit by a car, local media reports. Loung fell out of ...

Man With British Passport Charged After Body Found Chopped Up In Freezer

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 24.09.2016 | UK

A man in possession of a British passport has been charged after a body was discovered chopped up in a freezer in Thailand. The man was arrested wit...

Explore Thailand Like A Local

The Huffington Post | Shihab S Joi | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

As an ever-changing destination that you can never fully get used to – regardless of whether it’s your first time or a return visit – stepping o...

Brits Told 'Exercise Extreme Caution' In Thailand Following Bomb Spree

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK

Britons are being warned to “exercise extreme caution” in Thailand after a wave of co-ordinated explosions left at least four people dead and doze...

Bomb Attacks In Thailand Kill Four And Injure Several More

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK
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A co-ordinated series of bomb attacks has killed at least four people and injured several more in parts of south Thailand popular with tourists. Bombs...

This Is What Really Goes On Behind Your Holiday Tiger Selfie

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK

For some it’s the ultimate souvenir from exotic climes - a picture next to, or even patting, what appears to be a tame wild animal. But few are awar...

Dead Tiger Cubs Found In Jars Of Liquid At Shamed Tiger Temple

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK

WARNING: This article contains images that some readers may find upsetting. Dozens more dead cubs have been found at Thailand's controversial Tiger Te...

GRAPHIC: 40 Tiger Cubs Found In Kitchen Freezer At Famous Buddhist Temple

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK

WARNING: This article contains images that some readers may find upsetting. Thai wildlife authorities found 40 tiger cub carcasses in a freezer in Tha...

Tigers Are Being Removed From Tiger Temple 'Hell' In Thailand

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK

Wildlife authorities in Thailand have raided the controversial tourist attraction Tiger Temple, removing 40 animals by Tuesday and vowing to confiscat...

Body Found In Search For Missing British Man Following Thai Speedboat Crash

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.05.2016 | UK

A body has been found in the search for a British man who went missing after a speedboat capsized in Thailand. Authorities have been searching for mis...

British Woman Who Died In Thailand Speedboat Accident 'Was On Honeymoon'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.05.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Body Found In Search For Missing British Man Following Thai Speedboat Crash A British woman killed in a speedboat accident in Thailand ...

Man In Surprsingly Chipper Mood After Python Bites Him On The Penis

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK

Warning: This story contains graphic images A Thai man is smiling and recovering well after he was bitten on the penis by a python whilst on the toile...

British Woman Dead After Speedboat Accident In Thailand

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK

A British woman has died, and a man is missing after a speedboat reportedly hit a rock and capsized in Thailand. Another British national was injured ...

Unsuspecting Shoppers Left Shocked By What's Inside These Luxury Handbags

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Shoppers were left shocked when confronted with the reality of the exotic skin trade after an animal rights group set...

Top Destinations for Young Solos

Cathy Winston | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Cathy Winston

Solo travel is definitely not just for 20-somethings - but there's no doubt this is the decade when people often catch the solo travel bug. Whether it's a traditional gap year or simply making the most of having fewer responsibilities, it's a great time to pack up and go.

Thai Retreats: The Sukhothai and Spa, Bangkok

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 16.05.2016 | 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.

British Family Beaten Unconscious At Thai Tourist Hotspot

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK

Warning: Graphic content Three members of a British family were attacked and left unconscious in a popular tourist hotspot in Thailand. The woman, he...

What's a Typical Week for a Racing Driver?

Oliver Webb | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Webb

What's a typical week for a racing driver? Well, we don't have one! That's part of the reason I love what I do - no two days have to be the same. 5th January and that's it, Christmas is over, goodbyes to the family and straight on a plane! First up it was off to compete in the Asian Le Mans series, then to Dubai for the annual Dubai 24hour and then to Kuala Lumpur.

Watch Police Channel Spiderman To Catch Knifeman

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

Police in Thailand have resorted to old-fashioned tactics to take down a knifeman. In a video uploaded to LiveLeak officers can be seen crowding toge...