Phuket is the largest island in Thailand with a land area of approximately 540 square kilometers (roughly the size of Singapore.) A quarter of a million people call Phuket their home with most being either Thai or Chinese.
Bangkok (Krung Thep in Thai) is the capital of Thailand. With its spectacular temples and vibrant nightlife Bangkok welcomes around 11 million tourists every year.
It offers something for everyone from quiet Buddhist temples to bustling nightclubs you can enjoy a variety of things while in Bangkok.
Also called Krung Thep Maha Nakhon in Thai, the city of Bangkok is Thailand's capital city and home to over 8 million people.
Thailand is a country that is located in Southeast Asia. The country's official name is the Kingdom of Thailand, and it used to be called Siam.
Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country that was never colonized by an European country. In fact, in the Thai language, the name of the country is Prathet Thai which means “land of the free.”
Thailand has three “seasons” – wet, cool and hot. Typically, 6 months of rain, 3 months of dry, cool temps and 3 months of heat are seen annually.
The capital city of Thailand and maybe the traffic jam capital of the planet, Bangkok is a fascinating, exciting and incredible city to visit. Like many other capital cities Bangkok never goes to sleep, there is always a hive of activity as people work around the clock in their various professions.
Thailand’s nature is immensely and distinctively varied from region to region, from the forested mountains and lush valleys of the north, fertile agricultural areas of the Central Plains, to the beautiful beaches and islands of the south.
Thailand’s natural blessings also include an amazing array of fauna and flora, tropical fruits, hardwood, bamboo trees, flowers and much more.
The Samphran district of Thailand holds one of the most unique Buddhist temples found in the country. The bright pink temple, called Wat Samphran, stands 17-stories high and is wrapped in a scaly green dragon.
The design of the structure came to the founder of the temple during a 7-day fasting meditation, and is built 80 meters tall to honor the number of years that Buddha lived.