Thailand

Disaster Averted: Always check visa requirements First!

– Posted in: Travel Planning
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The times, they are a-changin!¬†¬†Take travel visas for instance. If you book your own flights, check visa requirements for the countries you want to visit first. If you book flights and holidays via a travel agent, check visa requirements first. Yes. Do it yourself. Trust me, you can't rely on travel agents to advise or… Read More

The Plight of the Asian Elephants

– Posted in: South East Asia
Thai Elephant Ceremony

Elephants have been exploited for thousands of years and never more so than now, and likely never as much as they are in Thailand today. Although the elephant is Thailand's national animal, holds a prominent place in Thai culture and was once highly revered, of those few that have survived most are now treated with… Read More