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Is it safe to travel to Thailand??

With news about street protests, a Prime Minister deposed, the imposition of martial law followed by a military coup and now curfews, you are forgiven for wanting to opt for a last minute switch in your summer travel plans.

However, in my reading, the country is safer today with the military in charge as compared to what it was a few months ago when street protests called for Yingluck Shinawatra, the 28th Prime Minister of Thailand, to step down. The Thai army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha is now in power following a bloodless coup. Continue reading