Thailand is the travel hub of Southeast Asia. Most people coming into the region fly into Bangkok and make that their base for doing the circuit around Southeast Asia. With its lush jungles, famed beaches, world-class diving, amazing food, and cheap prices, Thailand attracts visitors from all walks of life. Choose between the islands off her southwest coast, such as Phuket, or off her southeast coast, such as Koh Samui, for sublime whiter-than-white tropical beaches and some of the best service in Asia.
In Bangkok, explore its buzzing markets and gold-tinged temples and cruise along the bustling Chao Phraya River, the River of Kings and the Thonburi canals of this "Venice of the East," passing by some of the city's beautiful temples. Pay a visit to the five-ton golden Buddha of Wat Traimit and admire the iconic Emerald Buddha at the Grand Palace. Just outside the city, experience the Tha Kha market's maze of canals and floating shops.Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai are great places ..More