We achieve success at Connecther.org when our stakeholders achieve success. Azmina Karim, a young woman from Bangladesh who is passionate about uplifting the voices of women and girls in her country, is one such stakeholder.
Whether it's a packed cruise ship unloading throngs of boisterous passengers, or a mob of thirty college students tearing through town, an excess of tourists can make a destination go from in-demand to insufferable, just like that. Consider avoiding these played-out locales and shift your attention to nearby spots that are lesser-known, and more worthy of the term "vacation."
When I was first asked if I was going to be attending an upcoming Songkran event, I nodded, tried to look jaded, and said in as noncommittal a voice a...
I think traveling is among the best ways we can all get to know one another around the world and be more aware of, respect, and enjoy both our similarities and differences.
Fueled by their stories, coupled with the international misperceptions of the sex trade, he established Warm Heart with the vision to provide opportunities for the very poor, so that one day, brothels will no longer be an option.
The next best thing to lounging on a Phuket beach is a Thai cocktail.
Thailand has had a long and complicated drug history with Burma and Laos, centered in the area where the countries meet at the Golden Triangle. The in...
"Perhaps the time has come that guidebooks highlight newer destinations in favor of one that's overrun to allow them some breathing space."
As has unfortunately been the case in the past, it is now taking such a tragedy to focus minds, governments, and budgets, on the problem. If this incredible story results in positive change, at least the victims of MH370 will not have died in vain.
Americans aren't in the minority when it comes to stuffing their faces full of food in the name of celebration.
Thailand's year of living dangerously may be grinding to a conclusion. But is it moving to another stage -- or just another venue?
[This week every year Graduation Day reverberates through the Klong Toey slums of Bangkok, Thailand for hundreds of poor students (nearly 1,000 this y...
In addition to being an uplifting personal account of a man battling his war-induced inner demons, learning to cope with them, and even forgiving one of his former torturers, the book also unintentionally chronicles the end of European supremacy.
Plenty of worry for the famous wall that markets often climb, but no Armageddon's on the horizon. Maybe we can get back to "normalcy" after all, even with increased market "volume" more to the upside.
When the protesters in Thailand are financed by some of the richest individuals and corporations in the country and their demands are not for free and fair elections, but rather to cancel the elections and appoint an unelected caretaker government, it gets weirdly complicated.
Since Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932, it has experienced many coups and counter-coups. Yet the monarchy traditionally held enormous power, providing much needed constancy and balance.