Thailand Guide

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When deciding where to go in Thailand, you need to know where to visit the best places. Important travel information for backpackers, including travel guides, sights, accommodation and tips for exploring Thailand! In Thailand there are more than just archetypal beaches depicted on postcards. You can download our Thailand Survival Guide for all the safety advice you need to get around and enjoy the full moon on your travels. is a hotspot for travellers in Southeast Asia.

Guide & Tips for your next trip to Thailand

There are many essential South East Asia destinations: stunning scenery, a wealth of cultural and historical heritage, a welcoming Thai community and food that is as colourful and tasty as it is tasty. Thailand is a first excursion to South East Asia for many travelers and this first journey becomes a serial.

The Thailand Guide is here to help you get the most out of every trip you make to Thailand, starting with some basic guides for first-time newcomers. Thailand has a good punching position when it comes to attractive rides, but when it comes to the must-see in Thailand, a few commercials should not be overlooked.

This is Chiang Mai: It is Thailand's northerly capitol, and with its smaller dimensions and smaller populations, Chiang Mai has much to boast. There are three major historical sites from the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries between Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Kanchanaburi: From Bangkok, Kanchanaburi is home to untouched nature reserves, caverns, magnificent creeks, streams, seas, waterfalls as well as wards.

Formerly a dozy and somewhat secluded Shan city, Pai is, even if it is still a little exhausting to find on the traveler's card of North Thailand today. When you are a young backpackers on your first journey to Thailand, it can be a great outing. Admire a good blend of budget accommodations, delicious meals and a bizarre but impressive statue garden and you have an attractive goal.

If travelers are dreaming of Thailand, they can imagine the jungle, glittering sanctuaries and tropical charms of country towns - Sangkhlaburi is home to it all and its remoteness only contributes to its mysticism. Chang-de-Dao: Tao means Asterisk in Thailand and the hill in Chiang Dao is so high that it should be at the same height as the Asterisks.

When you are looking for an unspoilt southern Thailand and you don't care about slipping off the footpath, come here. The Northern Andaman Islands: At Thailand's Andaman (southwest coast) these run from Ko Phayam and Ko Chang Noi in the the North until Phuket in the Southwest. Farther southwards lies Ko Jum and family-friendly Ko Lanta, followed by a whole series of smaller islets tapering at Ko Tarutao, Ko Bulon Lae and Ko Lipe just before the sea becomes Malaysia.

Natural parks: Although not all of them are top-notch, Thailand has a vast net of natural reserves, among them the huge Khao Yai Nationalpark in the north-east and Kaeng Krachan Nationalpark in the southwest. Further attractions are the Khao Sok Nationalpark and the Khao Sam Roi Yot Nationalpark, both located in the north.

To the north-east, the Pha Taem National Park indicates an early settlement of the area. The National Marine Parks: Thailand has much to boast for lovers of the outdoors with such a lovely, island-speckled coast. After you have ever seen the man with the Golden Weapon, you will recognize the Ao Phang Nga National Marine Park and further on you will arrive at Mu Ko Lanta National Park.

Farther north lies Mu Ko Phetra National Park, then the last stop before the former Ko Tarutao National Park jail, a real attraction for many people. The 42 Ang Thong National Marine Park Isles are rightly loved on the golf side. If you are interested in the Khmer era of Thailand, you will often visit the north-east, where the stunning Phanom Rung and Phimai remains are among the highpoints. But many other sights can also be seen.

Whilst Thailand is known for its beautiful sandy beach and islets, it is also something really unique to lazy through the whirling water of the city. Most of the Thai-Laotian frontier and the main rivers of the Mekong are Chiang Khong, Chiang Kha, Sangkhom, Nong Khai, That Phanom, Mukdahan and Khong Chiam. However, for those who want to do more than just reading Lord of the Rings in a Hamburg mat, Thailand is not at all shabbily when it comes to funny things.

Hiking is very common in the north of Thailand, with Chiang Mai, Pai, Mae Hong Son and Pai all of them. Also, Spanish classes are a favourite, especially in Chiang Mai, and then there are Yogic, Lent and detoxification residencies, often in quaint places, for those who take a more integrated tack.

The Songkran (Thai New Year) is the largest of all the Thailand celebrations in mid-April. Others, such as the Rocket and Phi Ta Khon in the north-east of the nation and the Loi Krathong, provide notable (!) insights into Thailand.

From November to May, the northern part of Thailand is usually characterized by cool, arid temperatures that heat up to the burning heat in April. There are two different periods in the south and the climate changes according to which side of the island you are on. In terms of meteorology, December to February generally provides the best possible climate - the northern part will not be fiery and you will find great meteorological features on some of Thailand's beautiful isles.

If you are a first-time visitors who just want to see a little of Bangkok and say Kanchanaburi or Ko Samet, one weekend would be enough to give you a foretaste of what the land has to show. However, Thailand earns two whole wards for a first journey. When you plan not just to remain on an isle but to travel around a little, four whole days is a favourite route, as it is suitable for a visa-free holiday and allows a few months in the northern part and a few in the southern part.

When you plan a longer visit, it is worth familiarizing yourself with Thai visas. The majority of independents have a tendency to pay a little more. When your taste is more luxury, Thailand offers excellent value for accommodations around 3,000 to 6,000 Balt. The cost of meals and maintenance can increase accordingly.

The most famous novel in Thailand is Alex Garland's The Beach, which Penguin reissued in 2016 to commemorate the 20th birthday of its release. It is Garland's quest to find out whether the West actually ruins what they are looking for - the answers are fairly easy to guessed, but the volume is an eye-catcher as it draws up the screen.

The Bangkok Found by Alex Kerr penetrates Thailand's arts, cultures and peoples deep and is more like an inspirational travelling report than a research work. There is a section on courteous behavior entitled "Gentle Walking" that should be enjoyed by all Thailand's guests. M. R. Kukrit Pramoj's Many Live from 1954 is an exciting study of the life and death of 11 persons in the early twentieth world.

An easier way to explore Thai living in the 1960' s from an outsider's point of view is Mai Pen Rai Means Nevermind by Carol Hollinger. One recent look at the Thai people' s (and those who visit Thailand) way of living is sight-seeing Rattawut Lapcharoensap, a set of shorts (and a novella) released in 2004.

The Hellfire Pass and Kanchanaburi in Thailand are worth a look. Unfortunately, Thailand has more than its just part in fraud. Victim of violence, which is targeted specifically at international travelers, is still uncommon, but it does occur. Thailand's highway charge is very high. Regularly, often with inadequate buoyancy aids, many of the boots are sunk.

Drugs legislation in Thailand is very strict but arbitrarily implemented. Because it' s silly, why in Thailand? Thailand is led by a army junt. Bangladesh has very strict and strict legislation, allegedly to defend the Thai kings name.

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