Thailand

Thailand, or The Kingdom of Thailand as is its official name, is a big country in the middle of South East Asia. The country is blessed with tropical and warm climate and lots of islands with stunning beaches. Tourism is the country`s biggest and most important sector of the economy. Since they have had tourism for so many decades, it is a fairly easy country to travel in.

Thailand is a parliamentary democracy, with a monarchy. The King is highly regarded and respected, and have a huge influence. Despite pressure from several European countries, Thailand is the only South-East Asian country that has never been colonized.

Thailand is called “the land of smiles“, and really lives up to that expression as the people are extremely friendly and welcoming.

When To Visit Thailand

High season for visiting is from December – March (dry season). Shoulder season is April and September – November, while low season is May – August (rainy season).

Travel Guides

We used the Lonely Planet`s Thailand travel guide on our trip. You can get that and other great books by clicking on the pictures below:

Thailand Lonely Planet   Thailand DK   Thailands beaches      Bangkok Lonely Planet

Blogposts from Thailand

    The-Best-Places-To-Eat-Thai-Food-In-Bangkok

    Thailand´s capital Bangkok is obviously one of the world's best place to eat tasty Thai food. There are so many restaurants and street vendors selling Thai food that it can sometimes be difficult to spot the really good ones. Some restaurants cater mostly to tourists, and the food might not be top quality, since tourists are usually easier to satisfy than the locals. What we want is places that serve authentic and delicious Thai food, Thai food that the Thais themselves love to eat. Here are our top 7 Thai food places in Bangkok!

    Last updated Nov 29, 2018 74 comments

Facts:

  • Population: 66 million
  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Land Area: 513 120 km²
  • Language: Thai
  • Religion: Buddhist
  • Currency: Baht (THB)
  • Time zone: UTC+7
  • Drives on: Left

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