Thailand

Leicester Sack Players Caught In Thai 'Racist Orgy' Video

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Sport

Leicester City sacked three players on Wednesday who were caught on film taking part in a “racist orgy” on a recent club trip to Thailand. James P...

Why Are the United Nations Doing Nothing to Prevent the Genocide of the Rohingya?

Sayed Bukhari | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Politics
Sayed Bukhari

The international community, the UN, and the Muslim nations must act now to prevent a genocide which many observers have described as second only to the Holocaust. The concentration camps are well documented and there are several rumours of mass graves.

T-Shirts, Chicken Joints & Murals: Apparently Hitler's Really Popular in Thailand

Lewis Barton | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK
Lewis Barton

From fashion to fast food, Thailand has a real fixation with Hitler and Nazism! For most people the idea of wearing a T-shirt with the image of Hitl...

From Budget Backpacker to Five Star Traveller

Nicole Ettinger | Posted 04.06.2015 | 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...

Thai Retreats: Kamalaya, Koh Samui

The Spa Spy | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The spa at Kamalaya is set amongst an abundance of nature. Treatment rooms are little thermoses overlooking the beach. Evening treatments are a bonus as they allow you to watch the sun set over the ocean just as you open your weary eyes to reality again. Kamalaya's main focus is on your mind, body and soul.

Rohingya Muslim Minority: The World's Most Unwanted People

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

It is difficult to see when all of this going to end, but one thing needs to be made clear: If we remain silent, all of us will eventually have to pay a heavy price.

Rohingya Refugee Crisis Is a Policy Success for President Thein Sein

Mark Farmaner | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK
Mark Farmaner

The simple truth is that the government of Burma has a policy of trying to drive the Rohingya out of the country. Boat loads of trafficked Rohingya heading for other countries are exactly what they want to see. For President Thein Sein, this is a policy success.

Embrace Change and Life Becomes Easy

Jojo Furnival | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

I am currently living in a Buddhist community in northern Thailand. Everyday we practice meditation, and mindfulness is a way of life; it is embedded in the way we talk, walk, work and eat.

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 ...