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Thailand — Stunning tropical islands and an intriguing Buddhist heritage have turned Thailand into Asia’s tourism hub, and deservedly so. The famous hospitality of the Thai people serves as an ever-present backdrop to tranquil northern jungles, spectacular southern islands, and the bustling capital that is Bangkok.

Why Go

For tropical scenery, ancient ruins, and fantastic beaches, and the lively, anything-goes feel of popular tourist spots.

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8 (Slightly Odd) Spa Treatments for Stress Relief from Around the World

June 23, 2014 by Tommy Burson

Relaxation takes form in all shapes and sizes. To some, an afternoon coffee with a pastry eases away the tension better than a full-body massage. To others, ... Read More »

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4 Landmarks that Could Disappear as Sea Levels Rise

April 07, 2014 by Christine Wei

Last month, a report claimed that a fifth of the 720 UNESCO World Heritage Sites could be at risk of drowning due to climate change and rising sea levels. In the ... Read More »

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5 Overhyped Tourist Destinations and Where to Go Instead

April 03, 2014 by Alex Schechter

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 ... Read More »

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Inspired Travel Ideas

July 24, 2013

Covering over 4,000 square miles, the world's largest salt flats are situated near the crest of the Andes. The flats are nearly 12,000 feet above sea level and ... Read More »

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Top 10 Oscar Film Locations 2013

February 15, 2013 by Amanda Black

We go to the movies (or sit at home on the couch), in hopes that they will transport us somewhere else. Sometimes they succeed and create a believable 2-D world ... Read More »

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“On short trips, store face creams, hair products, and other liquids that you need just a bit of in spare contact lens containers.”

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