The Kingdom of Thailand. A country as wonderful as it is touristy that serves as a gateway to Southeast Asia for many travellers. Idyllic beaches, temples that will leave you speechless, ruins and palaces. The well-known ‘land of smiles’ is one of the simplest and most well-connected countries in Asia.
We have visited Thailand three times. The first time was only a week in Bangkok, the second, a month touring Bangkok and various islands; and the last one, 20 days in which we have also known the northern part of the country. In this complete guide to traveling around Thailand, you will find practical information to organize your trip. We hope you find it useful!
The Kingdom of Thailand is a country that is located in Southeast Asia and has a border with Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Malaysia. The capital is Bangkok and it is a country where about 70 million people live.
Thailand is a country with incredible gastronomy and full of spectacular places. If you follow a classic itinerary, you will probably know the capital, the ruins of Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, the north and some island. And yes, it is a tourist place, but for something, it will be, right?
Thailand is a wonderful country and it has an I don’t know what, which has hooked us.
Bangkok, the chaotic capital is one of the places that could not be missing in this complete guide to traveling to Thailand. In this city smells, flavours and cultures mix. In addition, there are a lot of places and experiences that you cannot miss:
Sukhothai and Ayutthaya were once the capital of the Kingdom of Thailand and as such retain a large number of temple and palace ruins. Don’t miss them on your trip to Thailand!
Northern Thailand is a must on any trip to the country, with Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai being the two main cities to visit.
In Thailand, there are many islands and it is difficult to choose which one to visit on your trip. Here you have a comparison and a guide to each of the islands.
Koh Phi Phi:
If one of the questions you have when traveling in Thailand is transportation, take note!
For us, traveling responsibly and sustainably is a priority. We do not conceive a trip without trying to respect our environment and the people who live in it. And one of the best ways to do this is by trying to reduce waste while traveling.
Traveling without plastic in Thailand is possible. You don’t have to be buying water bottles and you can always order your drinks without a straw. Here are some more detailed tips so you know how to do it.