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This Perfect Island Is Shutting Down Before Tourists Ruin It Forever

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.16.2016 | Travel

If you were planning on visiting Koh Tachai anytime soon... well, don't plan on it anymore. The small Thai island is closing down indefinitely so that...

3 Simple Tools to Bring You More Peace

Chris Tompkins | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Tompkins

If we remain true to our core values, are actively and authentically loving ourselves, we'll discover the peace we seek is already present and available. Not intellectually, but from the tangible shifts we'll see unfolding around us and the experience of it in our day-to-day life.

My Family Spent 3 Months Traveling For The Price Of A First Class Plane Ticket

Cliff Hsia | Posted 05.12.2016 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Traveling abroad doesn't need to be expensive. The key is to travel to countries where the cost of living is lower than your home country.

Tips For Renting a Motorbike (Thailand)

David Anthony | Posted 04.28.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

Thinking about renting a motorbike on your next holiday in Thailand? Here are a few tips to help you understand and expect how the process will go. F...

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.

This Abandoned Cruise Ship Will Give You The Creeps

Courtney Lambert | Posted 01.10.2017 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

It was unlike any abandoned place I'd ever explored. Despite being completely deserted and open, everything was clean and in its place. Nothing was t...

What I Learned When I Became a Thailand Expat in My 20s

Courtney Lambert | Posted 12.14.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

You notice the sweet smell of dragon fruit blossoms as you take a stroll down the street to fill up your water bottles (you'll get sick if you drink the tap water). You aren't sure what the latest fall fashions are, and you don't really care.

Thailand Admits Its Airlines Are Not Safe Enough

Associated Press | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.03.2015 | Travel

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai officials on Wednesday acknowledged weaknesses that caused the United States to downgrade the safety rating of the country's avi...

Planning Your First Trip to Bangkok

George Hobica | Posted 11.24.2016 | Travel
George Hobica

What they say about Thailand being the "land of smiles" is not hype. And if you love Thai food ("real" Thai food, not the Americanized versions), super inexpensive massages, vibrant nightlife, and a very favorable exchange rate with the U.S. dollar, Bangkok is bang on.

Your Very Own Private Island Paradise

Spot | Posted 09.17.2016 | Travel
Spot

Welcome to Happy Island, Thailand. It's the stuff screensavers are made of -- a can't-possibly-be-real limestone karst topped with peach-fuzz foliage and surrounded by luminous water.

Come for the Border Run, Stay for the Food!

Findery | Posted 09.04.2016 | Travel
Findery

In case you hadn't heard, Thailand is cheap. Like, dirt cheap. Like, $10-a-night-beachfront-hotel cheap, and $3-a-day-food-budget cheap. I'm not even joking. In fact, it's so cheap here, we've been in the country for three months.

Wander in Tandem: The Adventures of Alec & Liz

Jack Meyer | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Jack Meyer

"Come on, Alec, let's do it!" "Okay Liz, let's cash in our savings, pack our bags, and hit the road." Meet Alec and Liz, two NYC professionals who quit their jobs and tossed their armchair to the curb.

5 Tricks For Super-Cheap Flights To Thailand

Hopper.com | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

It's a long haul from the United States, but you'll find the journey is worth it the minute you land. The exhilarating sights and sounds of Bangkok, the perfectly turquoise Andaman Sea, the romantic resorts of Koh Samui, the unique cuisine of Chiang Mai ... we could go on forever.

In Thailand: Tourism & the Elephant

George Hobica | Posted 01.05.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Tourists come to Thailand for many reasons: genuine Thai cuisine, which uses authentic ingredients that never make it to U.S. shores; the friendly peo...

7 Surprising Things I Learned About Buddhism While in Thailand

Barbara McNally | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Barbara McNally

My take away from the Thailand spiritual experience is that women don't have much power within Thailand's Buddhist teachings--but there's hope for change! I've seen it in other cultures and countries, and each year I am gratified.

Street Photography in Stockholm (Pt. 2)

Peter Levi | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Peter Levi

I want to capture something real. Something that quenches my thirst for authenticity. Big words for something that is just a simple personal emotion, that if you are lucky, is shared by others as well.

These Tiny Remote Islands Are Just Begging You To Visit

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel

Welcome to Thailand's Mu Koh Surin National Park! This archipelago in the Andaman Sea consists of five islands (also known as the Surin Islands...

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...

The Most Mystical Cave In The World

Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel

It might not be the world's largest, like nearby Son Doong Cave, but Phraya Nakhon cave is pretty darn awesome looking nonetheless. Set inside Khao...

This 'Ghost Tower' Deserves Its Nickname

Posted 08.28.2014 | Business

The Sathorn Unique was once slated to be a glistening, stunning addition to the Bangkok skyline during Thailand's economic boom in the 1990s. But in 1...

5 Reasons Why You Should Travel Thailand in Time of Crisis

Ankita Sinha | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel
Ankita Sinha

The ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Bangkok have made many change their travel plans to Thailand at the last moment. But life in most other parts of the Thai capital remains open to travelers.

Spotlight on Ethical Tourism, Saving Thailand's Elephants

Charli Moore | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Charli Moore

Riding an elephant in Thailand is a direct contribution to a heinous cycle of abuse which occurs throughout the country. Those who pay money for this experience are effectively making a financial vote in support of this exploitation.

Map Steers Bangkok Tourists Away From Protest Areas

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Being a tourist in a city during a time of unrest can be a scary thing. Luckily, travelers in Bangkok can now steer clear of protest areas thanks to a...

10 Islands For A Perfect Trip To Thailand

minube | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
minube

After Bangkok edged out London as 2013's most-visited city, Thailand has finally gained global recognition for what seasoned travelers have known all ...

Top Tips for Thailand and Signs the Country Is Rejecting You... and by You I Mean Me

Megan Fielding | Posted 11.30.2013 | Travel
Megan Fielding

As the cool days of fall are now upon us, I naturally escape to thoughts of a warmer place and ponder where I'll go for my next vacation. Last year's travels were pretty epic; they took me to a place that I've yearned to go since I first caught the travel bug: Thailand.