Thailand is a beautiful country situated at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia, with about 66 million population . It is ruled by a military junta. Bangkok is the largest city and capital of the country. Its official language is Thai. Buddhism is primary religion. Its literacy rate is 93.5%. The currency is Baht. When anybody say’s about Thailand, then several things come to our mind like it is such an amazing country with several beautiful and nice attractions. It is considered to be as one of the best tourist place in Asia. Here are following reasons “Why You Should Be Heading to Thailand for Your Next Holiday”.
Thai food, very Popular and even you will find in most western towns at least one Thai restaurant, however to have Thai Food in Thailand a totally a different experience. Your mouth will dances with flavor after seeing ieties and flavors. Thai Chefs are really expert and talented. Thailand also famous for the best and cheapest Thai meal. All over the Thailand, outdoor stalls are considered as the best. It does not matter what time it is, food is available throughout the day. The best Thai foods are :
a Tom Yam Goong - Made up of fragrant herbs, lime leaves, lemongrass, galangal and shallots, with fish sauce and chilies. It is considered very nice to start a meal with it or a delicious dish when provided with rice.
b Pad Thai - A very popular dish in Thailand made up of noodles with tofu, onion, bean sprouts, It is usually taken at dinner time.
c Kuay Tiew Noodle Soup – It is a fast and comfortable dish of Thailand. Commonly Soups are served in a broth with any eatable pork, chicken, beef, duck and seafood.
d Som Tam – Originally from Northeast Thailand it is a ‘spicy papaya salad’.
e Gai Med Ma Moung Chicken Cashew Nuts – A Thai food consist of Roasted Cashew nuts, Sweet Soy Sauce, Honey Garlic and Chilies.
f Geng Kheaw Wan Gai Green Curry Chicken - It is a wonderful dish, look like Indian curry.
g Tom Kha Gai – The World’s most revitalizing soup.
h Kao Phad Fried Rice – On first sight, it look like a big heap of rice, can be an entire meal.
i Massaman Curry – A mixture of ious ingredients or elements of coconut milk, roasted peanuts, potatoes, sugar, bay leaves, cinnamon and tamarind sauce. Often Chicken or beef as the meat.
j Khao Man Gai – Chicken and Rice – A meal generally served during the daytime at special Khao Man Gai stalls and restaurants. It is a delicious midday snack, however high in Cholesterol.
Thailand has a climate with a different in nature monsoon season. It has a tropical climate, which means that whenever we visit, it is warm and humid and sometimes wet. As weather most of the time is hot and humid, people loves to travel because they do not have to wear jackets, warm clothes and can walk with just t-shirt and shorts. In fact, as there is moderate temperature there is no need of A/C in the room.
People of Thailand Thai People are considered as very nice and good people. Local language is “Thai language”. Here people are polite, respectful or considerate in manner, always having smile on their face. People are friendly, open and kind, even you are in trouble they will help you, if you can’t speak ‘Thai Language’ they will help you in conversation and translating. The local shop owners will always greet people with a big hug and a cute smile. Thai people are very honest, thus you do not have to worry much regarding your valuables. There are very less tourist scams, very rare you will see someone who is not smiling. For Thailand people – once a friend, always be a friend.
Thailand is the centre of everything. It is established in between of Europe and Australia, just three hours journey to Hong-Kong. This place just 2-4 Hours away from Singapore and Bali, respectively. It is very convenient and cheap to travel in Thailand due to Thai Air Asia’s budget fare and their Systematic timetables. Thousands of Hotels and Guesthouses are under $20 a night. Sometimes Hotels and Resorts are even cheaper than you would pay back at your home. Perhaps being at the centre of the world you can reach the country from any destination at a very less time. In Thailand $1400 USD is considered a huge amount, Street Vendor takes only $1 for most of their food, and Private room per night is just for $10 and in front of the beach $15-$20 only.
Thailand is famous for its beaches. It is heaven for some reasons such as clear water, pleasant climate, stunning vistas and good to swim. Although most of the beaches have been ruined due to urban development, Still, the country has several beautiful beaches to attract the tourist. Most of the beaches are not in urban areas; hence you can see more nature, ious wildlife, dense and Tropical Forest. The best beaches are:
1 Patong Beach, Phuket,
2 Railey Beach, Krabi,
3 Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi Phi Ley,
4 Hua Hin Beach, Hua Hin,
5 Kata Beach, Phuket,
6. Lamai Beach, Samui,
7 Sairee Beach, Koh Tao,
8. White Sand Beach, Koh Chang,
9. Haad Rin, Koh Pha Ngan and
10. Koh Mun Nork.
You will enjoy the beaches of Thailand. Moreover, you are guaranteed to love the jungles of Thailand. Here elephants are the biggest attractions; In fact, Elephant is a national symbol of Thailand. They are not that wild and untamed as of certain places in Borneo or Middle of Africa, These jungles are gorgeous, have dense forest and has ious kind of wildlife.
Thailand is a country where there is plenty of foreign tourist want to visit. Due to its great connectivity people are virtually from all around the world. In Thailand there are International stores, restaurants Hotels, star bucks and Hollywood Movies. In Thailand if you require medicine at 2 a.m. you can get it too. Hardly have you had to wait for the tax. Thailand is a very secured and comfortable place to live in.
There are 32 cities in Thailand. These cities have some amazing places like Chiang Mai, Phuket, Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi, Krabi, Ratchaburi, Chon Buri, Sukhothai and Phang Nga. However Bangkok has something unique about it:
Bangkok: It is political, commercial, spiritual and cultural capital of Thailand. It is the second most visited city in the world. It is the largest city of Bangkok, with around ten million population, known for its both old-charm and its latest modern convenience. It is a cosmopolitan city with high rise Buildings, extremely beautiful and elaborate palaces, ancient temples, sparkling nightclubs, busy street and market lined, with hawkers, vendors, souvenirs and attractive foods. Khao San Road is the famous Tourist Street, known for cheap shopping, nightlife and dining. Morever it is also known for its natural beauty, with rice paddies and villages in the hills and mountains. Bangkok is a city like New York which never sleeps.
We speak of Beaches, Food, Cities, But still with combination of exoticism, adventure, excitement and romance, nightlife in Thailand is something special. One night can make a hard man charm and humble. There are several discos, regular bars and nightclubs etc. However in Bangkok there are not only Adult themes, They have Nana, Patpong and Soi Cowboy. The nightlife people enjoy Cocktails at a Rooftop Bar, Ladyboy shows, Go-Go Bars and Red Light Districts and Night Markets are the places where people generally go. Infact, prostitution in Thailand and sex tourism plays a major role in the economy. In year 2003, 3% of the GDP was from sex trade.
Bhuddhism is the country’s prime religion and thus it has a major influence in the culture of the people. All the important cities of Thailand have magnificent, wonderful and incredible Buddhist temples. There are around 40,000 Bhuddhist temples to watch in the country. Some of the most known Bhuddhist temples are a Wat Phra Kaew : It is a Thailand most sacred temple, where the Bhuddha image is made from green jade. b Wat Pho: Its main attraction is huge golden reclining Bhuddha. Wat Pho is also famous for its Thai massage institute. c Wat Arun: Also called as the Temple of Dawn. d Wat Traimit: it consist of big 15 foot golden image, e Wat Pathum Wanaran: It is a royal temple, consist of beautiful surroundings and architecture.
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