Thailand

Friendly and food-obsessed, hedonistic and historic, cultured and curious, Thailand tempts visitors with a smile as golden as the country's glittering temples and tropical beaches.



Thailand, Travel Guide

The celestial world is a close confidant in this Buddhist nation, and religious devotion is colourful and ubiquitous. Gleaming temples and golden Buddhas frame both the rural and the urban landscape. Ancient banyan trees are ceremoniously wrapped in sacred cloth to honour the resident spirits, fortune-bringing shrines decorate humble homes as well as monumental malls, while garland-festooned dashboards ward off traffic accidents. Visitors can join the conversation through meditation retreats in Chiang Mai, religious festivals in northeastern Thailand, underground cave shrines in Kanchanaburi and Phetchaburi, and hilltop temples in northern Thailand.

With a luxuriously long coastline (actually, two coastlines) and over 1400 jungle-topped islands anchored in azure waters, Thailand is a tropical getaway fit for everyone, whether hedonist or hermit, prince or pauper. The country’s coast is one giant playground, with plenty going on wherever the sand meets the sea. You can snorkel the gentle waters off Ko Lipe, dive with whale sharks around Ko Tao, scale the sea cliffs of Krabi, kiteboard in Hua Hin, party on Phuket and recuperate at a health resort on Ko Samui.

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Adored around the world, Thai cuisine expresses fundamental aspects of Thai culture: it is generous, warm, refreshing and relaxed. Thai dishes rely on fresh, local ingredients – pungent lemongrass, searing chillies and plump seafood. A varied national menu is built around the four fundamental flavours: spicy, sweet, salty and sour. Roving appetites go on eating tours of Bangkok noodle shacks, seafood pavilions in Phuket, and Burmese market stalls in Mae Sot. Cooking classes reveal the simplicity behind the seemingly complicated dishes, and mastering the market is an important survival skill.

Outside the cluttered cities and towns lies Thailand’s rural heartland, a mix of rice paddies, tropical forests and villages where life is dominated by the rhythms of the agricultural clock. In the north, the forests and fields bump up against toothy blue mountains decorated with silvery waterfalls and honeycombed by deep caves. Down south, scraggy limestone cliffs poke out of the cultivated landscape like prehistoric skyscrapers, or emerge dramatically out of the turquoise sea. The usually arid northeast turns an emerald hue during the rainy season when tender green rice shoots carpet the landscape.

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Phuket Top Attractions, Thailand

Exotic beaches, coconut palms, nature and culture are all exists here on this island! If you especially do not have a problem with the crowds and you like fun and beach parties then this is the destination for you !! So if you are planning to visit Phuket or if you are already here and wondering what you can do [...] Continue reading  

Exploring Bangkok’s Grand Palace, Thailand

Built in 1782, the palace was commissioned by the former King Rama I, who founded the Chakri Dynasty of Thailand. Although the palace is no longer the official administrative seat of government or the home of the King of Thailand, the original buildings used for these purposes still stand and can be toured during your visit. Over the centuries since [...] Continue reading  

Festivals & Events In Bangkok, Thailand

Festivals & Events In Bangkok January: Chinese New Year (which usually falls in late January or early February) is celebrated in Bangkok in a big way - with festivities focused mainly in the Chinatown area but also in the rest of Bangkok. You'll see dragon parades, lanterns, fireworks and crackers, and lots of food stalls! February: With no major holidays in [...] Continue reading  

Best Time To Visit Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok's weather is tropical all year round, which translates into long, hot days regardless of the time of year. If you want to encounter average and tolerable temperatures ( 20 - 30 degrees) then November and December are the best time to visit Bangkok, in terms of weather. The heavy monsoon rains decrease in early November and the crowds of tourists [...] Continue reading  

25 Top Attractions in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok , the capital of Thailand, fascinates with the incredible variety of places to visit and things you can do, with the contrast between old and new, its rich cultural heritage and giant skyscrapers. Whether it's night markets, countless golden temples, luxury shopping malls, breathtaking rooftop bars, the legendary floating river markets, quaint old Chinatown, exploring Bangkok at night or [...] Continue reading