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AMAZING THAILAND

amazing_thailand1.jpgThailand is a country of ancient culture and traditions, with a tremendous contrast of tranquil temples and moderncity, the self-styled Land of Smiles. It is a perfect opportunity for tourists to explore themselves to another world of life; with the independent history stretching numerous centuries back you will be able to absorb a variety of cultural influences. You will find Thailand as a unique land, a place of wonders and unseen elsewhere.

 

 

 

 

 

Kingdom of Thailand

The country of Thailand is a kingdom with the constitutional monarchy of the 9th King of the House of Chakri, making him the world’s most recorded longest reigning monarch as well as longest serving current head of state in Thai history. The country is divided into 76 provinces. The largest and capital city is of Thailand is Bangkok. There are also many tourist destinations that is well-known to most of tourist such as Ayutthaya, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi and Koh Samui.

Climate

The climate in most places of Thailand is tropical. There is a rainy, warm and cloudy southwest monsoon. Some part of Thailand such as Northeastern and Northern can be cool and dry during November to March. In the opposite side some other part of Thailand such as Southern and Central part always hot and humid.

Thai Cuisine

Thai food is known for its tasty, hot and spicy dishes; but also the balance of various fundamental tastes in each dish such as sweet, sour, salty, spicy and sometime bitter. Means that not all dishes are spicy but it could be mild to very mild too. The common used of Thai food is prepared with fresh ingredients such as coriander, lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves; other recipes are fish sauce, garlic, chilli and lime juice. The most popular national specialties are Tom Yum Goong (Hot and sour soup with prawn), Pad Thai (Stir-fried rice noodles with shrimp, chicken and peanuts) and Green Curry. Most dishes will have to accompany with jasmine rice as known in Thai, Hom Mali rice.

Thailand also known for its tropical un-resistible fruits, the most popular fruits are jackfruit, mangosteens, rambutans, longan, lynchee, pomelos, durian, rose apple and guava.

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Tourist Attractions

The largest and capital city of Thailand is Bangkok, which you can discover most attraction from commercial to cultural activities. There are numerous of tourist attractions and destinations to choose from such as Pattaya, Phuket, Krabi, Koh-Samui and Chiang-Mai.

Thai Temples or Wat:Through the city of Bangkok flows the Chao Phraya River; you will find a lot of best hotels and restaurants along the banks of the river. It is also where visitors will be able to explore a lot of temples or “Wat” (in Thai word). The most famous temples are Wat Phra Kaew (The Emerald Buddha Temple), Wat Benchamabophit (Marble Temple), Wat Arun (The temple of Dawn), Wat Trimit (The temple of Golden Buddha), and one of the largest temple complex is Wat Pho.

 

 

 

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Bangkok Floating Markets:

The most famous of the floating markets are Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and Amphawa Floating Market; the floating market has become more of both Thai’s and tourist attraction than a genuine Thai markets. Merchants will paddle along congested canals in sturdy canoes laden with fresh fruit and vegetables to sell to shoppers on the banks. One of a unique and interesting place to visit and you will never see anywhere else.

Jim Thompson’s Houses: Jim Thompson is the American born who passionate in Thai silk and made Thai silk famous throughout the world. His housed now was a precious antique and was a beautiful old Thai house in the Suan Pakkard Palace. Today, the house turn out to be a museum with a shop selling high quality of Thai silks.

Nightlife: Bangkok offers a wide range of entertainment venues, from nightclubs, pubs, bars, cinemas and restaurants and cocktail lounges. The nightlife is in various districts of Bangkok called Patpong (located between Silom and Surawong roads), and another place in Sukhumvit Road on the nearby street of Soi Cowboy. There are also heaps of modern designer bars and nightclubs for visitor to explore in the city of Bangkok.

The Coast of Thailand: Listed below are the well known beach situated in the Eastern Gulf of Bangkok and the Gulf of Thailand, The Andaman sea:

  • Pattaya, known as the Southeast Asia’s recognized beach resorts with intense development.
  • Bang-Saen, is a more peaceable beach and resort not far from Pattaya.
  • Koh Samed, is an island located further away from Rayong takes only 30 minutes to get there.
  • Cha’am, Hua-Hin and Chaweng, nice peaceful resort located in the south of Bangkok.
  • Phuket, one of the world most popular beach resort to visit in the South of Thailand. Patong, known as an infamous beach resort of nightlife but there are lots of resort and hotels from 3 to 5 stars that located around the beach of the island.
  • Koh Phi Phi, Classic beaches, stunning rock formations, and vivid turquoise waters teeming with colorful marine life and tropical rainforest are the characteristic that best described Phi Phi Island.
  • Koh Samui, This is one of an ideal holiday destination if you love beautiful white sand beaches, clean, clear warm water; lush tropical gardens and gentle ocean breezes, well this is the miniature heaven for you.
  • Koh Phangan, One of the most relax and best beach in the entire southeastern of Thailand. The island called by most of tourist as an island of freedom in the Gulf of Thailand. This is the island where people in Had Rin will come and enjoy one of the most popular party in asia every month. It is the night of Full Moon beach party, the festival of the moonlitsurf that attracts most travellers around the world. You will have a really good time here in Koh Phangan.

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Muay Thai:

or Thai boxing, is the native martial art call Muay and is the national sport in Thailand. This is one of the traditional sport in Thailand that tourist can be seen in a major stadiums in both Bangkok and provinces. There are also training camp or school that specialize in training Westerners.

Elephant Trekking: 

Elephant riding has become an essential part of activity for tourists who visits Thailand. Elephants will be well-trained and can be ridden through surrounding forests and villages. Nothern regions of Thailand is the best place where tourist will find a lot of well-trained elephant as recommended for tourist who really want to have a true nature experience of elephant riders and trekkers.

These are just an abstract of tourist attractions in Thailand, it is for you to experience by yourself to explore. You will find Thailand as a unique land, and this is why Thailand been called Amazing Thailand a place of wonders and unseen elsewhere. This makes Kingdom of Thailand known to be unique and memorably Thai.