Thailand has increasingly become of the most loved travel destinations in the world over the last decades. What makes the country so popular? Thailand is blessed with beautiful landscapes: valleys filled with swirling fogs and mists, attractive beaches and islands. In addition, it has rich history and culture. The kingdom has most recorded reigns in the world. It is a place of ritual and practice which are not familiar to most visitors, thus enhancing the country’s exotic appeal. Visitors may be surprised by hill tribes, traditional peoples and their traditional ways of life that remain untouched. Moreover, visitors are attracted by legendary nightlife and floating markets. Many restaurants and bars offer irresistible package with some of the best cuisine. One more notable point is that Thais placid and calm in the modern life.
Floating lanterns were launched into the sky during the Loy Krathong festival.
The Grand Palace serves as the official residence of Kings of Thailand from the 18th century onwards.
Beautiful gold wall at the Grand Palace in Bangkok
Ayutthaya is an ancient capital and modern city in the Central Plains of Thailand.
Monks let a Khom Loi float into the air at the the Yi Peng festival in Mae Cho, Chiang Mai
Shopping District, Bangkok
Busy floating market at sunset
Ampawa and Floating Markets are two hidden gems. Both markets are smaller in scales but no less charming and less touristy.
Headless Buddha statues, Wat Mahathat
The Bangkok Art and Culture Centre is located in the centre downtown Bangkok. In the picture, the man is standing in front of an installation of images of the royal family of Thailand.
A traditional Thai dance in Phuket
Khon Dance is the most stylised form of Thai dance.
People are harvesting crops.
Thailand - Travel Guide Part 1