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What's Going on in Thailand, and What to See if You Go

by Megan Swanick. Posted Feb 21st 2014 02:30 PM
Anti-government protest in Bangkok
Getty ImagesThai anti-government protesters wave clappers as they protest at the government's temporary office in the permanent secretary for defence suburb of Bangkok on Feb. 19, 2014
Deadly protests in Bangkok have put Thailand in the world news. What's going on there and what's the impact for travelers?
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Points of Interest: Java Volcano Closes Airports, Inside a Submarine Hotel

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 14th 2014 09:56 AM
Indonesia Volcano
Associated Press
A volcano eruption on Indonesia's Java Island forcing regional airports to close, inside a luxury hotel submarine and video of Chris Kattan "spaced out" on an airplane before his DUI arrest are among today's points of interest.
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Points of Interest: Travel to Thailand (or Not), Delta's $2 Smartphone WiFi Passes

by Zach Everson. Posted Jan 22nd 2014 12:00 PM
BANGKOK road sign
Shutterstock / Pincasso
Singapore Airlines cutting flights to Bangkok, Delta introducing $2 WiFi access for smartphones and the FAA changing takeoff and landing rules at major airports are among today's points of interest.
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Thai Airport Smuggler Busted with Baby Leopards, Panthers

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted May 13th 2011 09:15 AM
Smuggled Baby Animals Found in Luggage at Thai Airport

Associated Press

A man was arrested Friday at the Bangkok international airport with suitcases full of baby leopards, panthers, monkeys and a bear.
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Luxury Train Travel: 5 Trips For Locomotive Lovers

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Apr 13th 2011 07:00 AM
luxury train travel

Matt Hind/Orient Express

Train travel is not as glamorous as it used to be. In the States, riding the rails means crowded coach cars, cramped sleepers and quick-serve food. But, look beyond our shores and there are still some lines that evoke the glory days of traveling by train.
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