7 agrotourism projects to visit in Thailand

Agro-tourism projects give visitors the opportunity to gain an insight into rural life while giving something back to the country’s rural communities. Take your pick of these agro-tourism projects to check out on your next visit to Thailand...

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All you can eat! Thailand’s 8 greenest restaurants

In Thailand, more restaurants than ever before are going out of their way to minimise their impact on the environment while offering a wider range of options for both vegetarians and vegans. Here are some of the top options for those seeking a more mindful culinary experience. Green food never looked so good...

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Saddle up! 9 fantastic cycling spots in Thailand

Thailand is a fantastic destination for cyclists, whether it's the winding coastal roads or the narrow hilly tracks, which are attracting a growing number of the world's top mountain bikers. Here are the best spots for anyone considering a two-wheeled exploration of this beautiful country...

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9 simple ways you can help Koh Lipe’s eco-friendly culture

Looking for ways to reduce your pollution footprint on your travels? From ditching plastics and exploring by foot, to volunteer beach cleans and staying in eco-lodges, follow these simple but effective steps to become a responsible traveller through Thailand...

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Meet the friendly faces of Thailand's Sea Gypsy community

Venture to Thailand's Ko Surin islands for an up-close and personal encounter with the Chao Ley community. From fishing on traditional Moken boats to a family homestay by the beach shore, learn the life of the 'people of the sea'...

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4 reasons you need to explore Isaan, Thailand's North-East

Journey to Thailand's north-east region to uncover sacred temples, world-class wildlife and waterfalls, and some of the most breathtaking sunset views in South-East Asia...

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9 of Bangkok's greenest hotel stays

Going green when abroad is now even easier, thanks to the growing number of hotels with rather impressive eco credentials – and Bangkok's one of the cities leading the charge. Next time you're visiting Thailand's beautiful capital, offset those air mile-related guilt pangs with a stay at one of these eco-friendly properties...

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5 extraordinary water-based journeys through Thailand

Discover remote islands by sailboat, spot wildlife on a cruise along the Mekong River, or cook up a foodie feast on the River Kwai – there are endless ways to explore Thailand's waterways. Here are our top five...

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7 ethical elephant experiences in Thailand

Seeking an authentic wildlife volunteer experience? Look no further than these responsible elephant sanctuaries that offer a natural and ethical way to get up-close with these incredible creatures...

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9 spectacular accommodation stays around Thailand’s national parks

Planning an exploration of one of Thailand’s fantastic national parks? We’ve found the best places to stay, whether you’re planning on roughing it at a rustic eco-lodge or splashing out on a night in a luxurious tented camp.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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