So Soon We Forget…And It’s A Good Thing.

So Soon We Forget…And It’s A Good Thing.

Photo of the beach in Mazatlan as Bookings to Mexico are virtually back to normal.     Only a few weeks ago there were reports and warnings to stay away from a couple of Mexican border cities where there was gang violence.     And for a while no...

The Pot Has Boiled Over in Bangkok…And It’s A Bloody Mess!

There was always hope…even when there was none. The protests were peaceful and the government was holding back its forces. But downtown businesses were being hurt by the fact tourists and locals choose to stay away from the shopping district where the protesters...

OFFICIAL WARNING FOR THAILAND TRAVEL

OFFICIAL WARNING: Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada advises against non-essential travel to the Kingdom of Thailand due to ongoing large-scale political demonstrations, which have been marked by violence, death, and injury. The security situation is very...

Yellow Shirts Face Off Against Red Shirts in Thailand!

It just keeps getting worse. The group that essentially caused the shut down of the airport a few months ago are getting into the middle of the confrontation, demanding military action be taken against the Red Shirts. The Yellow Shirts seem to represent the elite and...

Now Everyone Remembers Thailand

As volcanic ash filled the skies of Europe, the media with its uni-dimensional approach to news, pushed the serious issues facing Thailand aside as they waited for airplanes to start flying again. As the news comes back to this hotspot of events, governments have...

Does Anybody Remember Thailand and its Troubles

In all the focused publicity surrounding the halting of flights and grounding of thousands because of the volcanic eruption, as usual, other world events have gone underreported. But there is still a significant standoff between the protester red shirts, and...

Thailand Tourism Expect to Take Huge Hit!

Death in the streets is not good for tourism. And even though the protests have not affected most parts of the capital city, tourists are virtually fleeing the city. Perhaps with expecially good reason considering the last protests ended up in a closed airport. The...

Bangkok…City on the Edge!

There is no official warning from the government to stay away from Bangkok, even after several days of violent protests. This is strange considering the usual overly conservative approach the government usuall takes on these matters when there are any signs of...