Cities in Thailand
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The (driving) distance
Now if it is already may and many of you starting to plan holidays for the time (winter) when it will be cold in Europe. But it is also wrong a wrong idea if you think the rainy season is only rain the whole day here in Hua Hin. Last year was no rain the whole rainy season.
The summer in Hua Hin is also very nice time. The April and May is a little bit hot but the rest of...
The word "Thai" means "free", and therefore "Thailand" means "Land of the Free." Thailand, often called the "Land of Smiles" because its people have a tendency to do just that, literally means "Land of the Free". As an established tourism destination, Thailand has something for every taste plus surprises for even the most sophisticated traveler. Thailand, being known as...
Bangkok is one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities. Created as the Thai capital in 1782 by the first monarch of the present Chakri dynasty, Bangkok is a national treasure house and Thailand’s spiritual, cultural, political, commercial, educational and diplomatic centre.
Bangkok exceeds 1,500 square kilometres in area and is home to one-tenth of the country's population....
Bangkok - Hua Hin - Chumporn - Koh Tao
- Koh Phangan - Koh Samui
1. Don't get caught with drugs
Penalties for being busted for drugs in Thailand are severe. Two years ago a British man, Julian Gilbey, was arrested for possession of 4.5kg of heroin. He was initially given the death sentence. This has now been commuted life imprisonment.
Briton sentenced to death in Thailand
From Reuters News- One Briton has been sentenced to death in...
Hua Hin is about 200 km south of Bangkok on the west coast of the Gulf of Thailand.
Can be easily accessed by road (2 and half hour drive from Bangkok) - Taxis available here.
This charming seaside town can claim to being Thailand's oldest beach resort. This status dates from 1926 when King Rama VII built a beachside palace named Klai Kangwan (Far From Worries) The Thai...
Here are a few Thai basic greetings and phrases to try.
Hello (male speaker)
Hello (female speaker)
How are you?
sabai dee reu
Thank you very much
mai pen rai
mai pen rai
I can't speak Thai
Bangkok International Airport (BIA), under the operating of the Airports Authority of Thailand (AAT), has for many years played an important role in international civil aviation transport. It is today a major gateway into and within Southeast Asia. Used by more than 70 international carriers, it is considered today as one of Asia's busiest Airports. In 1994, the airport...
Koh Tao, little more than 21 km, is located about 70 km east of the coastline between Suratthani and Chumphon, in the Gulf of Thailand. Koh Tao translates as Turtle Island, because in the past the waters teemed with sea turtles. Nowadays they have moved on to new breeding grounds since travelers and tourists enjoy Koh Tao's beaches instead.
In the beginning, the island...
Chumphon is a sea coast city parallel to the Gulf of Thailand. It is the gateway to other southern provinces. Along more than 200 kilometres of Chumphon’s seashore, there are many beautiful and picturesque beaches. Still maintaining the natural beauty, the province is best for those who seek relaxation in the natural and uniquely quiet atmosphere.
From the documents,...
Arresting scenic beauty. Forested mountains. Waterfalls. Pristine national parks. Tranquil riverine and reservoir settings. Leisure opportunities including jungle treks employing elephants and rafts. Historical associations dating from Neolithic times to the Second World War…
There are several compelling reasons for visiting Kanchanaburi.
Thailand’s third largest province...
Phetchaburi, whose short name is Muangphetch, is an ancient city having a very long history. The archaeological evidence suggests that the community existed since the Dvaravati Period. The evidence clearly shows that during Sukhothai and Ayutthaya Periods, Phetchaburi was and important city in the West, a fortified frontier of the Ayutthaya Kingdom against the Burmese. A...
Prachuap Khiri Khan is located some 281 kilometers south of Bangkok. After the old town was abandoned during the fall of Ayutthaya, a new settlement was established in 1845 in the reign of King Rama IV. The province, today, is more famous for its natural charm of beaches and mountains than historical attractions. Hua Hin, its major attraction, is one of Thailand's most...
The Chakri Dynasty (also known as the House of Chakri) (Thai: ราชวงศ์จักรี) is the current ruling royal house of the Kingdom of Thailand, the Head of the house is the King of Thailand. The Dynasty has ruled Thailand since the founding of the Ratthanakosin era and the city of Bangkok in 1782 following the end of King Taksin of Thonburi's reign, when the capital of Siam...