SINGAPORE, 20 September 2019: Fires in the Amazon River region made headlines earlier this month spurring us to reflect on how we are destroying our planet and accelerating climate change.   This week the annual forest...
CHIANG RAI, 4 April 2018: Every year as the Songkran festival approaches, thoughts turn to road safety, or to be more precise the lack of it on Thailand’s highways. It’s a year-round problem with an average 66 people dying on...
BANGKOK, 6 March 2017: Chinese are not alone when it comes to spitting out of car and bus windows, or urinating behind an obliging tree, but we conveniently like to think they have a monopoly on bad manners. Late last...
SYDNEY, 2 December 2016: More than 10 million overnight and day trip visitors are expected to visit Sydney during Australia’s summer months, December to February. To make the most of the warm weather, world famous beaches, globally recognised icons, first...
BANGKOK, 6 November 2017: Travel shows are embracing technology fast and it shows in the reduction of paper waste.  We no longer have the bulky sellers and buyers catalogues. Instead, there are apps that provide a calendar and online...

Dolls: Fly Thai Smile

BANGKOK, 29 January 2016: Seats that should be sold to genuine passengers travelling with Thai Smile are being sold to the owner’s of life-like dolls who insist on taking them on flights. Thai Smile crew serve snacks to the dolls and...
BANGKOK 28 February 2018: By 2025, a billion travellers could have flown to their favourite holiday destinations on an aircraft powered by a mix of jet and sustainable fuels. It’s now 10 years since the first flight took off using...
BANGKOK, 20 November 2017: It was a bad week for Thailand’s dreadful road safety record with critics claiming the country must now have the worst safety record in the world. The driver of a minivan that ploughed into the back...
BANGKOK, 17 April 2015: More than 700,000 Songkran travellers made it safely home after the marathon holiday that left 364 dead and 3,559 people injured over a week that the media dubs “seven deadly days.” Deputy Transport Minister, Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, was...
BANGKOK, 19 April 2018: Songkran’s seven deadly days, 11 to 17 April, dispensed gruesome carnage and life changing injuries reminiscent of a war zone. Despite the best efforts of government and road safety agencies, the week delivered a set of...