Earlier this month Thailand named two new Ramsar sites. One of these sites — the Koh Phra Thong and Koh Ra Archipelago — is just a few miles from the Andaman Discoveries office. AD conductsContinue reading
For survey geeks.
The Community Based Tourism Institute of Thailand has asked several people at Andaman Discoveries to fill out a survey on … something. 12 pages later and I’m still not sure what any question actually meant.Continue reading
Villages Interview Trip
Durian is the King of Thai fruit. It is also banned in most Asian hotels and airports. Durian’s aroma is sometimes likened to cat vomit, or that dead animal that’s been hidden somewhere in yourContinue reading
Ecotourism Sustainability in Phang Nga, Thailand, internships, students, sustainability, travel
Ecotourism: Green or Opaque?
It’s Thursday, and the color of the day is green, so I thought I would write a bit more on ecotourism — my focus for the summer. Yingluck Shinawatra, the Prime Minister of Thailand, isContinue reading
conservation, Ecotourism Sustainability in Phang Nga, Thailand, internships, students, travel
Managing Breakneck Development
I didn’t end up flying at all while in Burma. My qualms about the first bus from Yangon to Bagan were mostly unfounded. The bus did take over 10 hours to go about 400Continue reading