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Tempting Thailand
February 27, 2014 | 12:00 AM
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There are dazzling temples and enchanting animal encounters, plus some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world. In spite of ongoing anti-government protests in the capital Bangkok, a trip to the tourist-friendly islands and beaches is likely to be unhindered by political strife.

You don't have to break the bank for a holiday either: even some of the most luxurious hotels are budget-friendly and if you're really on a shoestring, you'll find myriad places to stay that cost the equivalent of just a few pounds a night.

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