Is Thailand Safe?

December 16,2015

Millions of travelers, from backpackers, to honeymooners, to families, travel through Thailand every year. Thailand is one of Asia's most popular tourism destinations over the last thirty years. Tourism has become an integral part of Thailand's economy and lifestyle.

Even so, many westerners still feel cautious when considering travel in Thailand.

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24 Hours In: Bangkok

June 18,2015

Bangkok's Skyline

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Monks in Phrae: Travel Gram of The Week

March 30,2015
Monks in Phrae
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Top 5 Things To Do in Phuket

July 02,2014

Traditional Wooden BoatFamed for its beautiful coastline and infamous nightlife, Phuket has long been a popular destination for shoestring backpackers and jet setters alike. Such popularity has created the opportunity for a daunting amount of activities both in Phuket and the surrounding area, so we've sorted through the clutter and come up with a list of our travel expert's Top 5 Things to do in Phuket so you can get the most out of your adventure in paradise. 

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Pursuing Pleasure in Thailand

October 07,2011

Danielle is an international peace advocate and Co-founder of the nonprofit Kids for Peace who recently graduated from Harvard with degrees in Religion and Sociology. From summer 2011-2012, Danielle will spend nearly a year traveling in Asia and Africa. Her blog documents her experiences as she seeks out new adventures, learns about other ways of life, and studies issues related to vulnerable children and conflict resolution. Read her last guest blog here.

On one of the last days of my Southeast Asia tour, I picked up a copy of Eat, Pray, Love from a used bookstore and realized that Elizabeth and I were on the same trip. Sure there are some notable differences: the autobiography’s author had suffered a horrible divorce prompting her to visit three I’s—Italy, India, and Indonesia—with the goals of pursuing pleasure, devotion and balance. I had no such explicit goal at the outset of my trip, but here I was, lying on a sun-kissed beach in Koh Samui, Thailand, reading my book, sipping a Mai Tai, and…pursuing pleasure.

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