The horrible truth about zoos, and a list of cruelty-free tourist alternatives.
Thailand has had a lot of bad press recently in regards to their animal attractions. I’m pleased. I was becoming increasingly frustrated with people turning a blind eye to attractions that were clearly abusing their animals. Photos of yourself cuddling a tiger? That animal is drugged. Tigers do not spoon humans in the wild, regardless of how domesticated they have become! Luckily, Chiang Mai’s cruelty-free travel attractions are popping up all over the place. The North of Thailand is particularly veggie/vegan friendly, with a lot of the locals partaking in the Chinese Buddhism teachings of eliminating meat from their diet. It couldn’t be easier to go cruelty-free in the odl…