• Thai Massage

    By Tallya Llewelyn and Kate Abbott Introduction Thai massages, or  Nuad Bo-Rarn in Thai, has been around for thousands of years and is a very important part of health and wellness in Thailand. The massage is based around “sen”, which are energy lines that flow throughout your body. Obviously, this type of massage greatly differs… Read more

  • Medical Tourism

    By Haley Southwick and Kristine Hoggard Retrieved from https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/travel/destinations/india-is-fast-catching-up-with-the-worlds-topmost-medical-tourism-destinations-find-out-why-/as61183720.cms Medical tourism is travelling abroad to obtain medical treatment. The main reasons for medical tourism are cheaper medical costs and shorter waiting lists. Pro’s of Medical Tourism: The main reason to travel abroad to receive medical care is cost. There are high labor costs in the… Read more

  • The Sukhothai Kingdom

    By Kenyon Kaegi-Rittiman & Preston Kill The Sukhothai Kingdom represents a critical portion of Thailand’s history and modern existence. The word “Sukhothai” means dawn of happiness. In Thailand, the Sukhothai Kingdom is considered the start of Thailand as a country. The kingdom was established in 1248 CE by King Inthrathit. The capital of the Sukhothai… Read more

  • Thai Agriculture

    By Gaeble Jones and Payton Hudson Thailand is one of the top leading countries in the world for rice production and exports, though due to other competitors there has been a decline in the amount of rice being produced. This can drastically change the economy of the country because Thailand is dependent on rice crops… Read more

  • HIV in Thailand

    By Katie Rees and Sara Mollner Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a virus that causes the destruction of the body’s immune system by infecting the body’s normal white blood cell replication process. The process of the virus destroying the body’s immune system allow for other infections and cancers to develop and grow. If left untreated,… Read more

  • Thai Royalty

     By Missy Crittenden & Abby Paine Chakri Dynasty The Chakkri Dynasty (also spelled Chakri), has been the ruling house of Thailand since 1782 (Chakkri Dynasty).  Rama I, originally a military commander with the title Chao Phraya Chakri, became King of Thailand following the execution of the previous ruler, Taskin (Hume, 2018).  Rama I played a… Read more


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