Tag Archives: Thailand

Contributor Ridiculous Street Signs #14: Kung Fu Deer- Thailand

ThailandI love coming across funny signs both at home and while traveling around the world. Most of the time these signs aren’t meant to be funny, regardless, humor can be found in them.

From time to time, I post about funny signs which I call, Ridiculous Street Signs.

A few months back, I posted about an interesting traditional hat that I came across over the summer. While in Azerbaijan and Georgia, I searched for a traditional papakha hat!

This post led to an e-mail from a reader who wanted to contribute a sign he came across in a national park in Thailand. Continue reading Contributor Ridiculous Street Signs #14: Kung Fu Deer- Thailand

How to Have a Perfect Trip to Koh Samui

Koh Samui
image: wikicommons

We’re trying something new over here at Michael W Travels. This post is a collaboration with Luxury Retreats written by Emma Grant.

Are you thinking about taking a dream trip and looking for the perfect place to go? If so, consider visiting Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailand. This small island has endless beaches, secluded spots and an active nightlife with a range of luxurious Koh Samui rentals to choose from. Visitors instantly fall in love with the island and always start thinking about returning next year. If this is your first time to the island, here are a few suggestions on how to have the perfect vacation when you rent a villa in Koh Samui (hint: click the link to check out Tempston Luxury’s properties). Continue reading How to Have a Perfect Trip to Koh Samui

Win A Trip to Thailand with National Geographic Journeys w/ G Adventures

National Geographic Journeys

Thailand was the first country that I visited in Asia and one of my favorites in the world. During our trip (pre Lucas), we visited Bangkok, Chiang Mai & Phuket and also took a few day trips.

We had a chance to pass through Bangkok one other time but I’d still like to visit and see more of the country someday.

I just came across a contest which is ending soon where one lucky winner will win a trip for 2 to southern Thailand! Continue reading Win A Trip to Thailand with National Geographic Journeys w/ G Adventures

Tourists Brutally Attacked in Thailand

Thailand
image: CBS

When I think of dangerous travel destinations Thailand doesn’t really come to mind. However, could this be changing?

In an article from CBS News, they mention an attack on four French tourists back in March and in 2014 two tourists were killed on Koh Tao.

A recently released video shows the brutal attack of a British family in Hua Hin by a gang on April 13. Continue reading Tourists Brutally Attacked in Thailand

Thailand Investigating US Ambassador for Defaming King

US Ambassador
image: Wikimedia Commons

When I visited Thailand, I read and was told about a law which could get you into big trouble.

You never speak negatively about the country’s king or his family…

According to Mashable, “Thai authorities are investigating US Ambassador to Thailand Glyn Davies for allegedly defaming the country’s king, or “lèse-majesté” as the major offense is known in the country“. Continue reading Thailand Investigating US Ambassador for Defaming King