In a world where even the sacred is devoured, one can't help but wonder, in another century or so, whether there will anything left but a horde hungry humans, and those that will inherit the earth, cockroaches?
Schools are targeted in conflicts around the world. But attacks are only part of the problem, as significant harm can also be done when educational buildings remain intact and armed forces move in.
Today, I'm hit with the harsh reality that with Freedom comes the freedom to fail, the freedom to hurt yourself, the freedom to hurt others, and the freedom to make choices that cause pain.
My always iconoclastic grandfather intrigued me by insisting that he wanted to go to Hell. It might be unpleasantly hot but the people there would b...
Chao Le seems to live their lives as the day comes. They rather use trading instead of money. They fish, hunt for pearls and sell their handcrafts to tourists. Like the local Thais, they have a calm, respectful way about them.
Whether you prefer drifting in heated pools among ice-flecked mountain peaks or looking out over the Pacific from the tropical beaches of Tahiti, this selection of 10 jaw-dropping swimming pools will have something for you.
Slavery touches us all, no matter where we live or how law-abiding we are. It is found in the clothes we wear, the products we buy and the food we eat. This has been underlined in the last few weeks by a series of powerful investigations into the horrors of the Thai fishing industry.
The bright, refreshing flavors of Thai cuisine make an ideal spread for an early summer dinner party.
We can only hope. Thailand may be a historically-fractured, cobbled-together country, but that doesn't mean that it should pass up a golden opportunity -- an Orange opportunity -- to invent a better future for itself.
House prices are inching up. But is this a cause for much cheer? Or are we watching the same movie again?
Tourists have nothing to worry about when visiting Thailand and One Young World need not fear the quality Bangkok will bring to the table. Exercise the same amount of caution you would when vacationing in any other country and just remember to have a good time.
As somebody who has a close kinship with the people and business leaders of Thailand, I'm heartbroken by the recent military coup. Over the past couple of years, I have spent a great deal of time in Bangkok on speaking tours and working with the emerging professional class.
On a trip to Thailand last month, it was the dessert that they brought out at the end which made me swoon.
Thailand is, or perhaps was, a leading member of ASEAN, but has become a poor example to follow.
Retire in white canopy beds in the Daintree Rainforest of Australia, share a backyard with squirrel monkeys in Brazil, or treat yourself to a luxurious dip in an infinity pool nestled in tropical Balinese forests. Each of these properties promises a sensory celebration.
The implication: It was OK to kiss me in the hallway of a dark club on Saturday night, but he wasn't interested in me as a multi-dimensional human being or, presumably, being seen in public with me in the harsh, unforgiving light of day.