What are you looking for in a holiday? Sunbathing on a white sandy beach? An elephant ride through a steamy tropical rainforest? Kayaking through a rugged marine archipelago of limestone cliffs and islands? How about rafting, mountain biking, bird watching, snorkeling or scuba diving? Or perhaps your […]
Although there is no official national dress, the traditional Thai dress has been adopted as the unofficial national costume and can be seen on both formal and informal occasions. For women, it is a full length “pha sin” -a rectangular piece of cloth worn like a skirt […]
The institution of the monarchy in Thailand is in many ways unique. Not only does it have a history going back more than 700 years, but it also continues to function with extraordinary relevance and vitality in the contemporary world. Indeed, although the Revolution of 1932 brought […]
The official national language, spoken by almost 100 per cent of the population is, THAI, classified by linguists as belonging to a Chinese-Thai branch of the Sino-Tibetan family. Thai is one of the oldest languages in East and South-East Asia. Thai is a tone language of sino-tibetan […]
Thailand, or Siam as it was called until 1939, has never been colonised by a foreign power in history, unlike its south and southeast Asian neighbours. Despite periodic invasion by the Burmese and the Khmers, and brief occupation by the Japanese in WWII, the kingdom has never […]
Thailand is one of the safest countries in the region for the traveler. The risk of contracting illness or disease is minimal provided basic care is taken over food, water and sexual contacts.
No vaccinations are required for entry into Thailand except for yellow fever for travelers arriving from endemic regions (parts of Africa and Latin America).
Thai food as we all come to know and enjoy, has evolved over the years and has many influences from the outside world. Thai cooking techniques were limited, at the embryonic stage of Thai cuisine. In the early days, there were no complicated utensils and equipments used […]