There is a reason Thailand is the most visited tourist destination in Southeast Asia and words can’t describe them all. From azure beaches, to green thick jungle, Thailand holds great interests for all. The food alone is more than enough reason to visit Thailand. Made with fresh and local ingredients as well as spices, the local Thai foods are spicy, sweet, salty, sour and expresses the important parts of the Thai culture; generosity, warmth and relaxation. Thailand is also the original home of the energy drink, Red Bull, which was rebranded from Thailand’s Krathing Daeng (กระทิงแดง, “Red Bull”),
Although Thailand has never been colonized, you’ll still find rich historical sites and cultural sites here. And the beautiful thing is you are would be learning about rich, undiluted Thai history. The Land of Smiles is bursting with rich history, amazingly tasting cuisine, beautiful beaches and the warmest of people.
Between the thick green jungles, cluttered cities and rice paddies, you still have a blend of blue karst mountains adorned with silvery waterfalls, limestone cliffs as well as gleaming temples and golden Buddhas statues. You probably already guessed from this that Thailand has a rich Buddhist history. You can join in part of this by visiting the underground cave shrines in Kanchanaburi the hilltop temples in northern Thailand as well as the meditation retreats in Chiang Mai and the religious festivals around.
Visit Bangkok to see the Grand Palace, a collection of highly decorated buildings and monuments. In Bangkok, you’ll also find the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand that houses the Emerald, Buddha Wat Phra Kaew; Wat Pho, Wat Arun and Jim Thompson’s House.
In Kanchanaburi, you’ll find sights from WWII, like “The Dead Railway” (tang rod fai sai morana), a railway constructed by captive allied soldiers during WWII.
And of course, there are an abundance of beaches and golf courses you can visit on those days you just want to relax. These and so much more are some of the things that make Thailand such an amazing country to visit.