Northern Thailand is th part of the country with the most historical and cultural interest. There are places like Sukhothai former capital of the Kingdom and its magnificent historical park or Chiang Mai, the rose of the North and the most beautiful mountains in the country.
Southern Thailand is the Thailand with white sand beaches and paradise islands. There are less monuments and historical sites but there are breathtaking landscapes and diving spots among the most famous in the world. It is also the part of the country with more tourists.
Central Thailand is not just about Bangkok, there are also other interesting destinations such as Ayutthaya and Kanchanaburi and the most interesting floating markets in the country. We suggest you for instance to spend a weekend in Amphawa on the market canal.
Northeastern Thailand, also called Isan, is the most rural, the poorest and the most authentic part of the country. There are beautiful Khmer temples, Buddhist temples, friendly cities on the banks of the Mekong, amazing natural sites and... very few tourists.
There aare many historical parks in Thailand, most of them are listed as UNESCO World Heritage. The best known park is Sukhothai Historical Park with its stone Buddhas, a must see place to discover the great History of Thailand !
Floating markets are a Thai tradition that fortunately still exists today in the country even if they are not numerous and some are modern. The best known markets are located near Amphawa around 100 km away from Bangkok.
There are two types of national parks in Thailand, land parks and martitime parks. Both offer the extraordinary landscapes of a country blessed by nature. Thailand national parks are among the most beautiful in the world.
I had already told you about the Royal Barges procession that will take place on October 24th in Bangkok but we have now more precise information on the two dress rehearsals and the processional itself. So here is what you need to know if you...