Each year Thailand is discovered by millions of visitors, attracted by its pristine beaches and turquoise waters and rich culture, glitzy shopping malls, chic boutiques and colorful markets full of bargains.
With an attractive blend of established destinations like Phuket and Hua Hin, and a palm-fringed islands, Thailand appeals to a wide variety of travelers, or barefoot luxury or hippy chic desire. Stay in a converted rice barge, climbing a tree house in the jungle or bedding in a hill tribe village, Thailand offers a wide array of choices for every taste and budget.
Body is an art form in Thailand and throughout the country spas offer authentic treatments in a luxury resort or 5 star or a hut near the beach. If the pulse of the funds excitement you’re after, head of the futuristic high-rise buildings Bangkok’s hectic expansion.
Early morning is when the saffron-clad monks sanctuary of their wats (temples) to receive alms from the people, or in a dusty village or on the streets of the busy city to leave. Buddhism is a way of life here and Thailand are also strong supporters of the monarchy. In fact, His Majesty King Bhumibol is the longest reigning monarch in the world, since coming to power in 1946.
After the end of absolute monarchy, Thailand moved towards democracy, but this was prevented by the military coups have often organized to protest against the government. The most recent was in September 2006 when a coup without bloodshed overthrew Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and replaced him with an interim prime minister until elections at the end of 2007.
Why Thailand has risen above economic collapse in 1997, SARS and avian influenza and the devastating tsunami in December 2004, a very popular destination in the long-distance trips to be.