Thailand Travel News 05/12/2011
In Thailand, Tensions Rise Over Royal Family Role – NYTimes.com
A crackdown on royal smack talking – should be interesting to see what happens when the King dies, to say the least!
Thai ‘cyber scouts’ patrol web for royal insults
Thai cyberspace now being patrolled for any kind of insult to the king.
Visual Guide to Bangkok: Ekamai Bus Terminal
A fun photo exploration of Bangkok – useful if you're wondering *exactly* what to expect!
Royal wedding snub: Duchess Fergie went to Thailand instead | CNNGo.com
Fergie wasn't invited to the Royal Wedding, so she hung out in Thailand. Can't say I blame her….
BBC NEWS | In pictures: Eating insects in Thailand, Taste test
Just some cool pics of eating bugs in Thailand. You should try them!
Eating Insects | World Hunger | Malnutrition
A great piece on promoting insect-eating in famished parts of the world.
The history of ice cream in Thailand – yum!
Thailand expects increase in visitors from GCC in 2011 | Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) | AMEinfo.com
Travelers to Thailand from the Middle East are increasing significantly.
Staying out of trouble in Thailand: Cultural Dos and Don’ts | Vol.1
I wish everyone would read (and then obey) posts like these before they leave!
Vietnam latest news – Thanh Nien Daily | And easy flows the Mekong
No dam on the Mekong – for now.