Andrew McLeod

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My Insider's Guide to Bangkok on a Budget

It seems that everyone is going to Thailand right now. I have friends thinking about going, friends going, and friends there already. It must be all …

Asia Travel

16 people who are living the dream without spending a fortune

Circa 4 p.m., pretty much anything sounds better than staring at your office computer screen.<p>For instance, traveling the world — working when you feel like it, how you feel like it, and with a view to rival any Instagrammer's best shot. Or maybe even putting your job on hold (or leaving it …

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Holiday guide to lesser-known Thailand

They’re getting harder to find, but there are still corners of rural and coastal Thailand relatively untouched by tourism. We pick unspoilt islands and stunning national parks away from the crowds<p>Readers’ favourite Thai islands<p>Many come to Thailand with visions of empty, palm-lined, white beaches …

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Khao Sok National Park: All creatures great and small in Thailand's magical rainforest

The opera wakes me at 4am. Shrill hoots and delicate whoops – half banshee, half diva – slice through the quiet of the rainforest, filling it with early morning song, both beautiful and bizarre. I peek out of my tent, hoping to catch a glimpse of the gibbons whose eerie arias have kicked off the …

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Thailand’s lesser known islands: readers’ tips

Avoiding cliches like ‘tropical paradise’ is impossible when describing these exotic islands, adorned with palms, clear warm waters and soft sands<p><b>Winning tip:</b> <b>Koh Bulon Lae</b><p>Far to the south, near the Malaysian border, lies gorgeous Koh Bulon Lae. Tiny, without roads, it takes 15 minutes to walk …

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The 20 best islands in Thailand | Travel Feature

Ko Samet<p>Blessed with the softest, squeakiest sand within weekending distance of Bangkok, the tiny island of Ko Samet, which measures just six …

The Top 5 Things You Have To Do In Thailand

<b>Authored by Kellen Rauch</b><p>The glorious, mysterious, and (at times) ridiculous country of Thailand is a smorgasbord when it comes to things to do, …

‘Street Food Bangkok’ app launched

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Most visitors kick off their Thailand adventure in the country's exhilarating capital, Bangkok, before moving on. The north offers emerald forests, …

10 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Thailand

Thailand, also known as the Land of Smiles, is a jewel of Southeast Asia. Developed enough to provide most comforts yet still wild enough to offer …

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I would drive 500 miles: Scotland’s new North Coast 500 route

The new North Coast 500 road trip is Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66. Our writer gets her kicks from wild beaches, high passes and spooky ruins<p>The term “road trip” has the roar of a Chevrolet, the lure of never-ending Californian freeways, and nuances of the wild freedom of Beat writer Jack …


Thailand’s top 5 beaches

Mae Nam, Koh Samui, Thailand. Image: AWL Images<p><b>Mae Nam, Koh Samui</b> <br>This beautiful stretch of creamy sand, on Koh Samui’s north coast, is one of the …

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These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

28 French Places That Are Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale

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How to interact ethically with elephants in Thailand

For many people, riding on the back of an elephant in Thailand is the ultimate bucket list experience. However, there’s now overwhelming evidence to support claims by animal welfare experts that this form of tourism is harmful for Asia’s gentle giants.<p>You can barely turn a corner in Thailand …

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Top 10 unforgettable family travel experiences for 2015

Inspire a sense of wonderment in the next generation with our best family travel activities.<p>1. Self-drive safari, Namibia<p>Etosha National Park, with its otherworldly landscapes and iconic wildlife species in their natural habitat (not to mention 340 bird species including the greater flamingo), is …

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