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From Phuket to Bangkok, Thailand has a wealth of top destinations for travelers. Here are some of our favorite travel articles on traveling in Thailand.

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My Day as a Booster Chair: Babysitting in a Thai...

Will Kern meant to volunteer his time painting, but then a staff woman led him to a room full of babies....
Thailand Elephant Sanctuary

A Time for Healing: Thailand’s Elephant Sanctuary

Many of Thailand’s former working elephants face poor living conditions; a big-hearted young woman has created a sanctuary for these noble beasts.

Three Days in Krabi, Thailand: Sun and Island-Hopping

Krabi, Phuket’s less crowded cousin, is one of Thailand’s most famous beach destinations. Here's how you can make the most of your visit to Krabi, Thailand.
Best dive sites

Scuba Diving Bucket List: 5 Top Diving Destinations

If you're a scuba diver, you plan your vacations around diving. From the Great Blue Hole in Belize to Thistlegorm in the Red Sea, here are some of the best dive spots from around the world.
Best beach destinations

Surf, Sand and Sea: 5 Beach Destinations You Won’t Want to...

White sand, clear water and seaside cabanas are calling from all corners of the globe. Which is the best beach destination to visit? Here are our picks for five top beaches you won't want to miss.
Thailand

5 Countries with the Best Healthcare in the World

Looking for the best healthcare in the world? It may just be a beach vacation away.
Volunteer Vacations in Thailand

The Hokey Pokey: Volunteering in Thailand

An unwitting teacher uses song and dance to make international connections.
Surfing at Bondi Beach in Australia. Photo by Tourism Australia.

My Top 10 Destinations

Every "top 10" list reflects the unique experiences of its writer. Here is my own biased destinations list.
A quiet walk on the beaches of Ko Lanta. Photo by Ling Xin Sia

Ko Lanta: For Lovers, Families and Travelers

Far from the tourist crowds, this little Thai island has everything a beach vacation needs.

Back to Basics: The Floating Bungalows of Baan Krachang

Let the quiet sound of water lapping against the planks of the floating bungalow floor sing you to sleep at this Thai eco-resort.
Phang Nga Bay has amazing views from shore or boat.

Phuket to Philippines: Adventure on the High Seas

A quest for excitement amidst the waves leads to an adrenaline rush like no other and a night to remember!

Thai Tranquility: Northern Hill Tribe Country

Northern Thailand is a world apart from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. This lush countryside is home to six unique Hill Tribes, each with their own customs and culture.
Trang Islands

Andaman Adventure: Thailand’s Southern Coast for $25/Day

Thailand’s Andaman Coast stretches from Myanmar to Malaysia, offering some 1,000 miles to explore.

Ruins Don’t Sing: Ayuthaya, Thailand

A trip through Thailand's ancient island-city of Ayuthaya.