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Melbourne's best cheap eats 2015

Finding good food is as good as waking up worried, only to find it's the weekend. Finding good, cheap food is like waking up in [insert favourite …

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30 Amazing Ways to Travel In Australia Even if You're On A Budget

30 Amazing Ways to Travel In Australia Even if You’re On A Budget<p>Nicole Leigh West<p>Travel and Lifestyle Writer, Choreographer, Reiki Practitioner Read …

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Beat jet lag: top tips for travellers

You notice the warning signs - red eyes, irritability, heart-pounding wakefulness in the dead of night. It strikes without warning, transforming travellers into dead-eyed, shuffling automata. Once you glimpse your gaunt reflection in the hotel mirror, the transformation is complete.<p>Have you joined …

Elephant Hills, Thailand

by Jennifer Miller<p>Every year, tourists flock to Thailand in search of beautiful beaches, delicious food and the chance to ride an elephant. The Asian elephant is the country’s national symbol, an animal much idealized and, for many years, greatly mistreated. In the early 20th century, there were as …

4 adventures in Thailand you’ve probably never heard of

The Junk was once a haggard sailboat lugging cargo across the Indian Ocean. Now she’s a luxury liveaboard that cruises the sparkly waters of Southern …

An American in Thailand: The Full Moon Party

Fightland Blog<p>I've been hearing about this Full Moon Party thing for ages, some kind of beach rave that draws an estimated monthly attendance of at least 8,000 hedonistic wrecks. And that's 8,000 in the <i>low</i> season. It's mid-August now, high season here on Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand, which …

Thailand king endorses coup leader Prayuth as PM

<b>The Thai general who led May's coup, Prayuth Chan-ocha, has been officially appointed prime minister following endorsement by the king.</b><p>Gen Prayuth received the written royal command in a ceremony at Bangkok's army headquarters on Monday morning.<p>He plans to name his cabinet and seek royal approval …

PM says Thailand not always safe for tourists after murder of Britons

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s prime minister said on Tuesday the country was not always as safe for foreign visitors as their homelands, after the murder of two British tourists dealt a blow to the southeast Asian nation’s image.<p>The tourist industry accounts for 10 percent of Thailand’s economy …

Thailand murders: confusion surrounds police investigation

Police in Thailand have admitted the investigation into the murders of two British tourists is proving "quite difficult" as they revealed they did not know how many people were involved in the killings.<p>Five days after the bodies of Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were found on a beach …

You know you’re in Thailand when…

Thailand is humid. Bangkok is one of the most humid cities in the world, averaging roughly 80% relative humidity year round, so no matter what you’re …

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Thai army arrests hundreds under martial law

Rights groups say detainees being denied access to legal advice, but army says they are being treated in line with law.<p>Hundreds of people have been detained by the Thai military since martial law was imposed three months ago.<p>The army says it invoked the measure to restore peace and order following …