Conservation activists urge post-pandemic tourism reset in Thailand in The Nikkei Asian Review

My latest article with Laure Siegel on conservation initiatives in the Gulf of Thailand is out in The Nikkei Asian Review. “There are kids in Thailand who cannot identify a coconut. And if people don’t learn to appreciate what their country has, they will only think about how to make money out of our natural […]

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Thailand’s holiday hotspots have become dystopian ghost towns in The Daily Telegraph

The white sands of Bo Phut Beach on Koh Samui, a popular tourist island in the Gulf of Thailand that usually sees more than two million visitors a year, lie deserted. A couple of jet skis and kayaks bake in the sun, looking more like beached whales than sports equipment waiting for sunbathers. Following the […]

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Aus dem Leben eines (gelegentlichen) Reisef├╝hrerautoren – Teil 2

Ich bin gerade dabei die 15. Ausgabe des Reise Know How Thailand Handbuch zu aktualisieren. Zur Zeit bin ich mit meiner Frau, Fotografin Aroon Thaewchatturat an der Ostk├╝ste unterwegs, genau richtig um die Demonstrationen in Bangkok zu verpassen. Wer gerade seinen Urlaub in Thailand plant, sollte nicht in Panik geraten. Obwohl das Land politisch gespalten […]

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