Bangkok

We're not going anywhere for a while, but the BBC crime drama is pure escapism.
Celebrations come amid Australia wildfires and Hong Kong protests.
A Buddhist temple in Thailand has installed a gold-painted statue of footballer David Beckham. The statue, built in a traditional garuda style holding up the altar, features Beckham's trademark floppy hairstyle from his early years and his team jersey. It has been luring tourists to the temple since it was unveiled.
Schools had to close in Bangkok this week as air pollution reached hazardous levels. Thai authorities launched five water-spraying drones over the city in the hope that they could take some of the dust particles out of the air. Critics say the drones are a PR stunt and that the authorities need to take stronger action in getting air quality back to safe levels. Bangkok is currently the fifth most polluted city in the world.
Hundreds of couples gathered in Bangkok city on 24 November to race in the annual 'Running of the Brides'. The couples compete for a grand prize of a fully-sponsored lavish wedding and honeymoon worth two million baht (£47,000 approx).
The men could reportedly face up to seven years in prison for the act.
Panic erupted on Thai social media in mid-August amid concerns that a building was collapsing near the Phloenchit intersection
Thailand is known for many things - pristine beaches, historic temples, wild nightlife, delicious food. But this beautiful
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.
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.
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?
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.
Tinkering around on Google Maps, searching for the city of Dubai, I made the strangest discovery: you can get there on foot
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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...
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.
Desperate families unable to pay the high rents of the developing city of Bangkok, Thailand, are taking shelter in abandoned
Another day, another interesting dash cam video. This time it appears to show a very fast streak of light hurtling to the
Two suspects in the Bangkok bombing have handed themselves in to police, insisting they are tour guides. Thai authorities