Ultimate guide to Thailand’s homestays, including 7 of the best to stay in

Homestays are a great way to pay something back into local communities and get an authentic feel for local life. Emma Higgins has the lowdown on why you might want to consider a homestay for your next Thailand adventure, along with a few favourites

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6 agrotourism projects to visit in Thailand

Whether you’re trying your hand at rice-farming, traditional fishing methods or silk-weaving, these agrotourism projects provide a deeper understanding of life in rural Thailand, discovers Emma Higgins

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6 of Thailand’s greatest and greenest national and marine parks

Home to some of the world’s most fascinating (and threatened) species, Thailand’s national parks and marine parks work to protect the wildlife and landscapes of our planet. These six are carrying out some of the most vital work, finds Emma Higgins

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Experience the simple life on a new eco-trek into remote Chiang Mai

Wanderlust’s Online Editor Graeme Green enjoys the simple life, hiking with local people between remote forest villages in Thailand’s far north, as part of a new ecotourism trip

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7 dos and don’ts of Thai cultural etiquette

Thai culture contains a myriad of customs – both acceptable behaviours and faux pas. Take a step in the right direction with these seven know-before-you-go tips

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6 things NOT to do in Thailand

There are good green practices and poor green practices when you’re a traveller, and each country comes with their own set of eco-rules. Here’s what you shouldn’t do as a visitor in Thailand

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6 cool eco-friendly hotels in Thailand

You don't have to sacrifice comfort for sustainability in Thailand; a fact proved by these beautiful green hotels that make for a special stay in the Land of Smiles

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7 ethical elephant experiences in Thailand

It’s common knowledge that elephants in Thailand are often abused and tortured for human gain. These responsible elephant experiences swerve well away from these practices, offering a natural way to get up-close to these incredible creatures

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5 UNESCO sites you must visit in Thailand

With a rich, exotic history and bountiful natural beautiful, it’s a wonder why more people don’t visit Thailand for its UNESCO World Heritage sites. The country is home to just a humble handful, but all are worth taking a closer look at

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5 eco-friendly marine experiences in Thailand

The sparkling waters surrounding Thailand are without question beautiful, but with so much tourism they’re becoming more fragile by the day. These marine life adventures connect with the ocean, responsibly and respectfully

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Ecotourism in Thailand

For the villages of eastern Thailand, sustainable tourism is helping to preserve a way of life under threat, proving that ethical travel is good for travellers and locals. Martin Syminton finds out more

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6 Thailand hotels that help the community

Go that extra mile on your next trip to Thailand by choosing a hotel that’s not only beautiful but also helps local organisations, the environment, and people in need

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5 ways to make a difference on a Thailand volunteering trip

Thailand isn't just about beautiful beaches and mouth-watering food: there are some vital community projects and charities at work in this slice of paradise. Here's how you can get involved...

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Fancy an alternative beach break in Thailand?

Millions of people flock to Thailand's beaches every year, but this puts a strain on its beautiful coast. Organisations across the country are working to preserve its pristine white sands – here's how you can get involved too

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Pioneering mangrove preservation project

A major new project has been launched to preserve the last remaining urban mangrove ecosystem in Hua Hin

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