Top 10 Tourist Destinations in Thailand

BangkokTourism quite simply is the lifeline of Thailand, contributing a hefty 6.5% to the country’s GDP. The country was ranked 18th most visited country in the world tourism rankings, with an estimated tourist arrival of 22 million, in 2012.

In a 2008 survey conducted by Euromonitor International, Bangkok (the capital of Thailand was ranked 3rd after New York and London, as the top destination for tourists with a staggering 10.2 million visiting the city (almost equal to the population of the city). Other tourist hotspots around Thailand, like Pattaya (famous Thai Beach) was ranked with 23rd with 4.46 million tourists, Phuket was ranked 31st with 3.3 million tourists and Chiang Mai with 1.6 million, was ranked 78th.

A tourist on an average spends about 9-10 days in Thailand. Most visit the myriad attractions offered by the country, be it the exquisitely crafted temples, white beaches, floating markets, shopping centers, etc.

Tourists from Asia, typically visit Bangkok for its historical, cultural and natural heritage. Tourists from the West are far more adventurous, and visit the beaches and islands in the country’s south, apart from sightseeing in Bangkok. To assist tourists, the government has appointed special tourism police in the hot spots. Continue reading →

Amazing Thailand – Seven Wonders

Check out this video on Thailand’s amazing seven wonders.

Thailand’s sex tourism industry

Thailand's sex tourism industrySelling one’s body as a means to attract sex-starved foreigners has been an effective promotional tool in the tourism industry of a developing country like Thailand. But it is not as if Thailand lacks the cultural and geologic wonders that define a tourist destination. The country has some of the most beautiful beaches and cultural landmarks for a country that has never been colonized by any western nation. But talk to any European or American who has visited the country, and the fondest memories center around a paid sexual encounter with a young girl or boy prostitute. Continue reading →

Thailand – Once in a Lifetime

Thailand – a once in a lifetime destination.

Attractions of Pattaya Beach

Pattaya_BeachOf all the unique and exotic transportation methods available in the world riding an elephant tops all others in terms of bragging rights; elephants are massive, majestic creatures and seeing the world from their back is a surreal experience. Continue reading →

Discover Bangkok

BangkokWhen considering a holiday or momentous travel from Europe, the United States or New Zealand to another country, it is important to know at least a little about the culture, climate, cuisine, and customs of the country you will be visiting. On this site, you will find a variety of informative articles which all have to do with the country of Thailand and aspects of travel within the country. These articles are posted by different authors and offer travel reviews, personal travel experiences, and helpful tips for visiting Thailand for leisure or work. Whether you are staying in Phuket for a few nights or wandering the streets of Bangkok, Continue reading →

Unique and exotic transportation methods

Of all the unique and exotic¬†transportation methods available in the world riding an elephant tops all others in terms of bragging rights; elephants are massive, majestic creatures and seeing the world from their back is a surreal experience.¬† Continue reading →

Thai Blog

When considering a holiday or momentous travel from Europe, the United States or New Zealand to another country, it is important to know at least a little about the culture, climate, cuisine, and customs of the country you will be visiting. On this site, you will find a variety of informative articles which all have to do with the country of Thailand and aspects of travel within the country. These articles are posted by different authors and offer travel reviews, personal travel experiences, and helpful tips for visiting Thailand for leisure or work. Continue reading →