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Bangkok — Beneath an often-gritty surface, the Thai metropolis rocks with unforgettable sights and sizzling shopping and nightlife possibilities. A Bangkok vacation can be a sensory overload, so don't leave without taking advantage of the city's seemingly limitless spa options.

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For a Thai sensory overload, fantastic shopping, lively nightlife, and the city’s history.

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How Hotels Are Going More Local Than Ever

October 01, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

In these days of AirBnB and Couchsurfing, travel that highlights the local experience is becoming more attractive. Traditional travel companies need to compete; ... Read More »

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Mall Shopping in Thailand: Is It Really a Bargain?

August 08, 2014 by Laura Motta

Bangkok is a renowned shopping destination, and for good reason. With everything from rambling night bazaars to high-rise shopping centers, nearly any kind of ... Read More »

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Update: What Tourists Should Know About Protests in Bangkok

January 10, 2014 by Alex Schechter

UPDATE: January 20, 2014:If your travel plans have you passing through Bangkok this month, it would be wise to use caution, consult your tour operator, or check ... Read More »

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New Year Flight Sales: Reduced Fares on Air New Zealand & Emirates

January 02, 2014 by Alex Schechter

Ready to spend some of your holiday money? If you're looking to get some overseas R&R, two airlines just announced sales, right in time for the New Year. ... Read More »

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Amid Protests, How Safe Is Thailand?

December 04, 2013 by Alex Schechter

As reports come in that the political situation in Bangkok is steadily relaxing after days of major anti-government protests, thee are still questions about the ... Read More »

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“On an open-seating flight, head for the back of the airplane. If the flight's not full, it'll likely be emptier back there.”

Karen Dion Freelance Editor

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