Thailand Stories

Part 1: Bangkok, Thailand: An Exploration of Culture

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Mackenzie Crowe is a marketing manager at WorldStrides. She recently spent three weeks traveling around Thailand. Read about her experience!  As I packed my single 4-liter camelbak backpack (sans the water pouch), I perfected the ‘roll.’ The roll is where you take an article of clothing,…

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Bangkok Protest

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When anti-government agitators announced plans to shut down Bangkok with a citywide protest, three groups traveling with WorldStrides were already in or had plans to visit the Thai capital. The WorldStrides response was multi-faceted, quickly assessing the situation on the ground, creating “safe zones” for…

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Accent Re-Routes Thailand-Bound Program Due to Airport Closure

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Two weeks ago, protesters took over the Bangkok International Airport, leading to its abrupt closure. These events caused one of Accent’s EMBA programs, scheduled to visit Bangkok in late November, to quickly implement alternative plans. Months of planning for business visits, cultural activities and special…

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