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Amazing Green Route in Thailand

Explore Thailand's historic regions and witness its commitment to environmental preservation.<p>The Amazing Green Route, one of Thailand’s 7 Greens activities, takes travelers on a journey through Thailand’s carefully preserved natural beauty and culture. The sample itineraries featured in this route …

National Parks

8 of San Diego County's Best Waterfalls

The smaller scale and often intimate settings of these San Diego County waterfalls make them every bit as beautiful as their larger cousins in other …

San Diego legalizes recreational pot dispensaries

San Diego legalized recreational pot dispensaries on Tuesday and the city also opened up the possibility it will allow pot farms, manufacturing …

Cannabis

Devin Duvernay’s effort on 100-yard fumble return galvanized the team

When Texas Tech Red Raiders defender Douglas Coleman ripped the ball away from Texas Longhorns running back D’Onta Foreman at the goal line on …

College Football

A Thailand Travel Guide

<i>PHOTO: An Elephant Nature Park pachyderm. (photos by Violet Baron)</i><p>It’s hard to go wrong in Thailand. Each part of this Southeast Asian country has …

Thailand

California Prepares to Green the Pot Industry

Illicit marijuana farming in remote corners of California is threatening already endangered salmon and steelhead trout by sucking up water from …

Are those government spy planes overhead?

The skies over San Diego are crowded most every day with commercial airliners, military planes, private aircraft and helicopters crisscrossing over …

Obama Admin Apologizing For America Winning World War II

When John Kerry toured the Hiroshima Peace Memorial and Museum this week before meeting foreign ministers at the G-7 Summit, Reuters reports that he …

8 Ways to Backpack Chiang Mai (on a Budget)

A few helpful tips to make your backpacking experience through Chiang Mai, Thailand stress-free.<p>Elephant Orphanages<p>Head to the jungle countryside to experience some of the best elephant orphanages where you can feed, bathe, and potentially ride an elephant.<p>Travel Tip: when choosing an elephant …

What are the chances of a recession? Not what you’d think.

For at least five years, we have been hearing that the United States is on the verge of slipping into a recession.<p>Of course, it hasn’t — and probably won’t anytime soon. I’d like to talk about why that is and in the process look at how economic expansions end.<p>The National Bureau of Economic …

'Spain in Our Hearts' tells the American story of the Spanish civil war

The Spanish civil war, which ran from 1936 to 1939, is most notable to historians for how it foreshadowed the horrors of World War II.<p>Yet few distant conflicts are so burned into our culture and consciousness.<p>Ernest Hemingway, who covered the war, made it the setting of "For Whom the Bell Tolls," …

Marijuana Price Falls 4% to $1,800

For the week ended Friday, February 19, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis fell 4% from $1,878 in the prior week to $1,800. The simple …

Cannabis

Prefabricated Arched Cabins can provide a warm home for under $10,000

Our readers often complain that so many of the cutting-edge sustainable homes we cover are beyond their price range. And it's true. New materials and …

California moves to legalize marijuana in 2016

A new poll shows that a large majority of Californians is ready to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in 2016.<p>According to new data recorded …

Biotech Startups Hit the Ground Running, With Six Filing IPO Plans Today

If we had to gamble on it, we’d bet the IPO market will be far more brisk this year than last year, which was the worst year for tech IPOs in particular since 2009.<p>Even still, it came as a bit of a surprise today when not one or three but<p>five six biotech startups revealed plans to go public. (If …

Cost of Living in Thailand 2015

What’s the cost of living in Thailand? It’s been way too long since we’ve done any sort of budget report so we put together a huge post that covers …

Angkor Pearl Hotel - UPDATED 2018 Prices & Reviews (Siem Reap, Cambodia)

Prices are the average nightly price provided by our partners and may not include all taxes and fees. Taxes and fees that are shown are estimates …

Siem Reap

Getting Off The Beaten Path in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

This is a guest post from our friends Jen & Stevo over at Two Can Travel. We first met these two while teaching English in Yangzhou, China. Since …

Mekong river cruise: exploring Cambodia and Vietnam from the water

It’s hard to relax on holiday these days. There are any number of opportunities to pump iron on a boot camp, trek across the Gobi Desert or follow the latest app around a string of city museums. But somehow, amid all this busyness, we seem to have lost the art of doing nothing.<p>There’s one sure-fire …

The Wild Ideas You Missed While Donald Trump Was Talking

Trump’s not the only Republican making dubious claims. He’s just the only one we’ve paid attention to.<p>After five Republican debates, most Americans know about Donald Trump’s provocative beliefs, like his desires to end birthright citizenship, stop Muslim immigration and kill families of suspected …

The New Tastes of Old Siem Reap

A return to Cambodia to explore Southeast Asia's oldest cuisine—and how the next generation is changing it<p>At the edge of the Angkor Wat temples, on …

Vietnam

Reader recommendation: Bangkok's Swiss Lodge and the Narai Hotel for tourists

THAILAND<p>I've visited Bangkok a number of times in recent years, and it remains one of the most reasonably priced, tourist-friendly cities in the world. My personal favorite is the small Swiss Lodge hotel, which draws many business travelers. It's adjacent to a Catholic girls school in central …

Climbing Gunung Merapi, Southeast Asia’s most active volcano

Every now and then life pulls the rug from under your feet and leaves you lying on your back – this sibling-esque prank is often referred to as a …

Festivals and Holidays in Southeast Asia

[section]Southeast Asia is one of the best regions in the world for festivals, there is something for everyone, and in some cases there are options …

10 Most Popular Places in Thailand

People who’ve been to Thailand often refer to it as a magical place. There’s something about the combination of a relaxed culture, friendly people, …

South China Sea: China, US navies agree to maintain dialogue to avoid clashes

The US and Chinese navies have held high-level talks after a US warship challenged China's territorial assertions in the South China Sea, with a US …

This declassified US intelligence report from 1990 is one of the most terrifying things you'll ever read

Now we finally know it was also one of the most dangerous, thanks to a February 1990 report published by the National Security Archive at George Washington University this week after a 12-year Freedom of Information Act battle.<p>The US and Soviets were dangerously close to going to war in November …

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

Since its invention, photography has provided a window into the events that have changed the course of our nation. Here are the images that have shocked, inspired, and moved us as a country.

1 In 3 Americans Would Support A Military Coup... In America

One topic that seems to be of great concern to a relatively large swath of the US public is the militarization of American cities.<p>Indeed, with each …

How America Double-Crossed Russia and Shamed the West | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The conditionality of the Soviet Union’s agreement to allow East Germany to be taken by West Germany and for the Cold War to end, was that NATO would</i> …