Travel in Thailand
Thailand is one of the most favored travel destinations in Asia. A country known for its rich culture, beautiful beaches and amazing food, Thailand has pretty much everything to offer.
The cost of living in Thailand is generally cheap, although the North and Northeast is cheaper than Bangkok and Southern areas. You can find guesthouses for as little as 500 baht per night. Dorm rooms are also increasingly spread throughout the country. They range from 100-200 baht per night.
Thai food is known for its unique combination of different flavors including sweet, sour and salty. Thai food is distinctive for being spicy, use of fresh herbs, spices and vegetables. Vegetarians need not to worry as many vegetarian dishes are easily available.
The best way to save money is to go local. Most Thai people live on less than 10,000 baht per month and this cost is even less in the country side where things are cheaper. Bargaining is allowed in local shops and market. Try putting on a smile and gentle haggle and you would definitely get a discount!
Thailand is a tropical country so make sure to bring suitable clothes for its weather. Landmarks like temples require you to wear conservative clothing – ones that cover your shoulders and knees.
There are many ways to get around Thailand and you’ll find that transportation system is inexpensive and comfortable. There are a lot of airports where you can find cheap deals on domestic flights. A lot of bus companies provide clean, comfortable and convenient services that take you to major cities and local towns.
Thailand is a place for adventure. From the exuberant city of Bangkok to the exotic wildlife and tropical islands, Thailand has a myriad of attractions and activities.
Historic Ruins – Thailand is home to important historic ruins dating back as far as the 13th century.
Islands – Known for a variety of beaches and affordable accommodation, Thailand has hundreds of islands for you to explore, experience and unwind.
National Parks – Thailand is also home to some of the most stunning wilderness in Asia. Mountains, forests, streams and waterfalls are just a part of its inherent natural beauty.
Floating Markets – Located all throughout Bangkok and nearby provinces, floating markets have become a novelty form of entertainment and shopping.