A couple of tourists are in big trouble in Thailand for spraying graffiti on an ancient wall in Chiang Mai.
The duo, a British man and Canadian woman were caught on video marking up the Tha Phae Gate.
Continue reading Tourists Face 10 Years In Jail & $30K Fine For Graffitiing Ancient Gate in Thailand
Actress Lindsay Lohan, best known for her roles in movies like the 1998 remake of The Parent Trap and Mean Girls has had her share of trouble ove the years.
She’s been arrested for a DUI, charged for possession of cocaine and entered rehab quite a few times.
Continue reading Mean Girl Lindsay Lohan Bit By Snake In Thailand
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. Continue reading How to Have a Perfect Trip to Koh Samui
A couple of weeks back I wrote about how a
to save it from being destroyed by tourists. beautiful Thai island was being closed
It turns out that three more Thai islands are being closed due to “
excessive tourism” which was reported by Travel + Leisure. Continue reading More Thai Islands Being Closed To Save From…
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
A beautiful Thai island is being closed to tourists “
before it gets ruined forever,” according to TIME.com.
What could possibly be ruining the island? Tourists!
Continue reading Thai Island Being Closed To Save It From…
Last week I wrote about
. tourists being brutally attacked in Thailand
The tourists were a family who included an elderly couple along with their 43-year-old son. The problems supposedly started when the son accidentally bumped into a member of the Thai gang who attacked them.
Here’s an update on the story.
Continue reading Tourists Attacked in Thailand Testify
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
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
image:Wat Rong Khun- Wikicommons
This is pretty crazy and could be even taken as border-line offensive but….
I couldn’t imagine being given a manual on how to act when visiting a country but that’s what thousand of Chinese tourists will be receiving when they visit Thailand over the Chinese New Year.
Continue reading Thailand Giving Chinese Tourists Behavior Manuals