Section: Well-Being

Where in the world are ‘wellness’ tourists going?

Getting well and staying well are the fastest growing segment in the world travel industry. So where do the weary…

3 months ago

Medicinal marijuana by next year in Thailand

Thailand’s Governmental Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) is starting researching to develop medicines from marijuana in acknowledgement of evidence that the outlawed…

4 months ago

Blood tests shows contamination with toxic farm chemicals

"Several farmers have visited Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital since late last month, seeking treatment for exposure to farm chemicals." Traces…

4 months ago

Are people living in major tourism destinations happy?

Are people living and working in major tourism destinations happy and content, or miserable due to tourism? Or somewhere in…

4 months ago

Clean The Beach Bootcamp heads to Surin Beach for World Clean Up Day

On Saturday, September 15, the Clean The Beach Boot Camp crew (CBBC) will be heading to Surin Beach to take…

4 months ago

eSports – legitimate sport or teenage addiction problem?

PHOTO: China Daily The Thai Mental health department is urging the government to rethink any decision to recognise online gaming.…

4 months ago

Kata Rocks joins the World Wellness Weekend 2018 global event

The Infinite Luxury Spa is hosting an exclusive yoga session to relax the body, mind and mood in celebration of…

4 months ago

Bahrain # 1. Thailand #18. Expat Insider Survey 2018.

Where is the favourite place for expats to settle in the world? Bahrain has won the distinction again in the…

4 months ago

Surviving Phuket’s rip currents: everything has changed

(12 minute read) By Associate Professor Robert Brander, PhD, Coastal Geomorphologist, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Daren Jenner,…

4 months ago

Alcohol – no safe level for consumption. ‘Lancet’ report.

Just a single glass of alcoholic a day will slightly increase your risk for long-term health problems. This is the…

4 months ago

Where do you live? Planet Earth or Planet Sloth?

"Houston ... we have a problem" “What’s going on up there?” “Well Sir… we’re just floating around… we want to…

5 months ago

Thailand makes you fat

by Tim Newton I came to Thailand as a fit, healthy 70 kilogram Australian. After six years in Thailand I'm…

5 months ago

“There is no safe level of alcohol use” – The Lancet

The Lancet, the world's most respected scientific and medical journal, reports that there is no 'safe' level of alcohol consumption…

5 months ago

HoverGlide lightens the backpacker load

PHOTO: Lightning Packs HoverGlide. Marty McFly's hovering skateboard from 'Back To The Future 2'? A new monorail in Bangkok? No.…

5 months ago

Kata Rock’s ‘Rainy Day Bliss Package’

Few things in life are better than pampering yourself with a luxury spa package on a rainy day. If you're…

5 months ago

Carnage continues on Thai roads

People die on Thai roads, at the scene of the accident, at a rate of 39 per day (average for…

5 months ago

If you can’t play big don’t even bother playing small!

by Darren Scherbain Steven approached me almost two years ago to help him with his assault on Ironman Wisconsin 2017. A torn meniscus…

5 months ago

Monsanto says RoundUp is safe. A Californian jury disagreed with them.

A jury in San Francisco has ruled this week that RoundUp, the world's most popular weedkiller, gave Dewayne Johnson, a…

5 months ago

Young Muay Thai fighters exposed to irrepairable brain damage

A swirling kick to the head, followed by some more leaps, direct head punches and dodges. The very Thai sport…

5 months ago

23% of expats get by on less than 45,000 baht per month – Thaivisa survey

PHOTO: matadornetwork.com ThaiVisa has released reports from its recent survey into life of expats in Thailand. The survey was conducted…

5 months ago