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The Evolution Of Khao San Road.

Khao San Road is a microcosm of the tourism industry in Thailand, and its evolution into a package tour shell of its former self is reflective of Thailand as a whole, but is it too far gone for backpackers to

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Should Travellers Eat Shark Fin Soup?

Shark fin soup is a traditional Asian dish steeped in history and culture, but with modern ethical and environmental concerns, is this one cultural experience travellers should be avoiding? I love food, I really do. Anyone who knows me well or

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Exploring Bangkok’s Chinatown.

Bangkok’s Chinatown is a fascinating, contradictory and endlessly fun part of this teeming megalopolis, and one that many travellers tend to overlook. Get all the information you need about exploring this part of Thailand’s capital city here.  Bangkok is a

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How To Avoid Taxi And Tuk Tuk Scams In Bangkok.

Taxi and tuk tuk scams in Bangkok is a persistent problem for backpackers and travellers, and one that has led to a lot of trouble and resentment for many people visiting the city of supposed angels. Here are some of

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Thailand’s Tiger Temple Is Reopening.

After being shut down and having the full extent of it’s abuse and illegality put on full display for the world to see last year, now the infamous Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi is to reopen with a new name.

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I Don’t Care If Your Holiday To Thailand Is Ruined, Show Some Respect.

After the sad death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Thailand, the famously monarchist country has gone into a period of mourning, which has prompted many Western tourists to complain that their holidays have been ruined.

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The Quick, Easy Guide To The Best Of Thailand’s Islands.

With so many Thai islands to choose from, many backpackers have a hard time figuring out which to head to first. This quick, easy guide to the Thai islands will help you sort the deserted tropical paradise from the hedonistic party resorts.

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