Thailand

Louise Ridley

My Tsunami: Survivors Share Their Remarkable Stories 10 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

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

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

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot & Elliot Wagland | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK

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

Top Seven Amazing Hotels to Continue Your Jungle Fever

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 06.12.2014 | 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 05.12.2014 | 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 27.11.2014 | 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 27.11.2014 | 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 28.10.2014 | 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 ...

Depressed Woman Kills Herself By Jumping Into Pit Of Crocodiles

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

Police say an elderly woman killed herself by jumping into a pit of crocodiles at a zoo in Thailand. Witnesses said the 65-year-old took off her s...

British Tourists Killed In Thailand Named As Police Release CCTV Images

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

Police in Thailand say they are focusing on migrant workers in the hunt for the murderer of a British man and woman found dead on an idyllic island. ...

Murder Probe As Bodies Of Two British Tourists Are Found On Thai Beach

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK

A murder probe is underway after the bodies of two British tourists were found on a beach in southern Thailand. The pair, believed to be a 23-year...

Why the Scots Would Be Mad to Vote for Independence (Not That I Care)

Hugh Salmon | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

So, next week the Scots will decide if they want to be independent. Let me start by declaring a lack of interest in this issue. A complete lack of interest. I think may be one-eighth Scottish but I really don't care if I have Scottish blood coursing through my veins. It hasn't affected my life either way.