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3 Best Cities In Southeast Asia To Buy An Investment Property

Lisa Froelings | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
Lisa Froelings

With many Asian countries considered as emerging markets and forces to be reckoned with, many investment opportunities have been presenting themselves...

Why Thailand Is The Ultimate Digital Nomad Destination

Courtney Lambert | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Thailand tops the charts as a favorite destination for digital nomads, and it's a no-brainer as to why. Not only is it a country of incredible beauty with a fascinating culture and friendly people, but Thailand offers digital nomads affordable living and plentiful work resources.

Up up and away: 6 Epic Hot Air Balloon Rides around the World

Priya Vin | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Priya Vin

The experience of launching into the atmosphere, riding in a hot air balloon while enjoying the birds eye view of the world below is an experience lik...

The Real Reason I Travel Alone

David Anthony | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

Often times, I tell my friends and family back at home that I am venturing off to Vietnam & Cambodia for a few days, or I am going to try backpacking ...

Arts Global Footprint

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In our own ways, we both have a global footprint. Hers perhaps hands on and mine in a more subtle way.

Chiang Mai's Smog Problem is Serious and Needs to Be Addressed

Laura Nalin | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel
Laura Nalin

Humanity can predict what happens to this planet, but in order to do so, we have to work together. In honor of Earth Day 2016, I hope everyone can be affected by some of this information presented above in the same way that I am and do what you can to help in the most effective way possible.

8 Ways to Backpack Chiang Mai (on a Budget)

David Anthony | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

A few helpful tips to make your backpacking experience through Chiang Mai, Thailand stress-free.

Looking for a Trip That Gives Back?

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.18.2016 | Travel
Barbara Ernst Prey

Tourists from around the world visit northern Thailand to experience the majesty of elephants in their natural environment.

The World's 12 Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.18.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global. But where should you go? Here are your 12 best options for where to retire overseas.

No COLA? No Problem in These Top Retirement Havens

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 10.16.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Thanks to the roaring, soaring Greenback, more of the Old World is more affordable right now than it's been in a long time. No COLA? No problem.

Mindful Study Abroad, 1

Kyle David Anderson | Posted 10.11.2016 | Education
Kyle David Anderson

It was nearly 12. I could hear flipflops on gravel as I soaked in the final bursts of gold flashing off the top of the Wihan Luang at Wat Phra Singh.

Top 9 Places To Retire Overseas So The Grandkids Will Visit

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.29.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

One of the biggest downsides to retiring overseas can be the distance it can put between you and your grandkids. If this is a concern, consider choosing your retire overseas destination accordingly. That is, pick a place to relocate in retirement that'd appeal to your grandkids, as well.

A Unique School Struggles to Preserve an Ancient Culture

Hilary Cadigan | Posted 06.29.2015 | Impact
Hilary Cadigan

This year, Mor Wah Kee saw its first two alumni graduate from college, and two more enter to begin their secondary degrees. When I asked a classroom full of sixth graders who else wanted to go to college someday, nearly all the hands shot up.

A Life Transformed in South East Asia

Don Mankin | Posted 06.21.2015 | Travel
Don Mankin

I stood at the window on the top floor of the skyscraper in the heart of Bangkok looking out at the chaos on the streets below. It was hot and smoggy, and it had taken us about two hours to travel just a few miles to get here.

WATCH: Herd Of Elephants Splashing In The Rain

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green

There are moments in the animal kingdom you come across and suddenly realize animals aren't really so different from us when you think about it. This ...

Mangosteen Are the Most Delicious Things in the World

Adam Groffman | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Adam Groffman

On a trip to Thailand last month, it was the dessert that they brought out at the end which made me swoon.

19 Places That Make Southeast Asia The Perfect Spot To Digital Detox

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner and James Cave | Posted 06.20.2016 | Travel

If the flocks of postgrad travelers in elephant print pants haven't told you already, Southeast Asia is having what we like to call "a moment." An...

Thailand Journal: Massage and Elephants

Francis Levy | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Massage, not necessarily prostitution or erotic, is one of Thailand's calling cards. You might call it one of the exports and also one of its greatest...

Thailand Journal I: Chiang Mai Bargirls

Francis Levy | Posted 03.07.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

The first thing one notices driving into the Northern Thai city of Chiang Mai from the airport at night are the bargirls. Thailand is famous for bargi...

Higher Education: Child's Dream

Julia Cashen | Posted 10.27.2013 | Impact
Julia Cashen

Child's Dream was established in as a charity organization dedicated to empowering children, youth and communities in the Mekong Sub-Region. This region is at the core of many humanitarian crises, and children are suffering the most.

Thai Monks Allegedly Caught Fetching Child For Sex

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

Thai police said Wednesday they had arrested two monks for procuring a 14-year-old boy to perform sexual acts with an abbot, in the latest scandal to ...

5 Best Destinations for Female Travelers

Kelly Lewis | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Kelly Lewis

While it's true that bad things happen even in the safest corners of the globe, by and large these countries top our list for female-friendly hotspots.

Riding An Elephant In Thailand

Mike Dunphy | Posted 04.17.2013 | Travel
Mike Dunphy

Whatever your view of elephant riding, the time together was life-changing -- not just for their sublime balance of majesty and gentleness, but for the gaze, which penetrates the ecological conscience.

20 Musts In Thailand

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.30.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Get a massage.

WATCH: Elephant Owner For A Day In Thailand

Kevin Richberg | Posted 03.03.2013 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

In this episode of The 30 Postcards Project, I was able to spend a truly magical day with one of nature's most impressive creatures, an animal whose future is unfortunately in question.