Dec 28, 2014
Thailand is an ideal destination for tourist seeking an exotic getaway. The country is popular for its historical grandeur as well as unprecedented tropical beauty. Tourists visit the country for its lush environs, enticing shopping vistas, modern living and even rich culture. Thailand, also referred to as the Land of Smiles, enlivens your senses and even lifts you spirit with its exuberance experiences. One of the main reasons why you should visit Thailand is due to the warm hospitality it gives to its visitors. Other reasons why you should make plans to visit this hypnotizing country are:
Most vacation spots can never be fully enjoyed on empty pocket or when traveling on a budget. However, Thailand is one of the most pocket friendly destinations, whether its accommodation or even food. This is an ideal destination for those traveling on budget and the numerous guest houses and hotels are affordable. Even at the capital, Bangkok, there are many hotels that offer great and affordable deals. You can also find cheap and hygienic food from the numerous side walk restaurants and stalls.
Home to various awesome temples
Most of the Thai people are Buddhists and maintains high regards towards their culture. The various temples in the country attract many tourists mainly because of their fascinating architecture. There are also numerous shrines especially in the major cities such as Chiang Mai and Bangkok. One of the most popular temples in the country is the Grand Palace which is home to the most revered temple of the Emerald Buddha or temple of Wat Phra Kaew. Other popular temples include Wat Arun, Loha Prasat, Wat Pho and even the temple of the Reclining Buddha. (image by: Adrian Falconer)
Thailand is famous for some of the most beautiful beaches on the planet. This alone, is enough to persuade you to take a vacation to Thailand. One of the most popular beaches that is located close to the capital is the Ko Chang beach. Other popular beaches include the Ko Samet and Pattaya, both located in eastern Thailand. You can sunbath in these powdery white sand or engage in various thrilling water sports. There are plenty of great experiences from these beaches. There is also the Patong Beach and Railay Beach which are ideal for rock climbing, snorkeling as well as swimming.
Delectable Thai Food
There are plenty of exotic Thai flavors that you can find in hotels and restaurants in Thailand. There are numerous open-air restaurants and street stalls where you can buy all kinds of fruit shakes, curries, seafood and even stir fries. Thai people are known to prepare scrumptious and enticing food with the help of ingredients such as tamarind, coriander, lime juice and even coconut milk. (image by: s.chaiya)
Great Shopping Opportunities
Thailand is filled with uncountable stores, shopping malls, shops and even street markets. This is the perfect place for extravagant tourists especially at the famous night market of Bangkok. Thailand is also popular for its floating markets where you can find everything from accessories, clothes, antiques to handicrafts.
These are just a few reasons as to why you should visit Thailand. Thailand is also known to be easily accessible as there are numerous modes of transport. The people are friendly and you will be amazed by the various cities in the country. All these reasons explain why Thailand is a great destination to consider on your next vacation.
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