Thailand

Travel Inspiration

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
Maya Angelou

Kingdom of Thailand

General Facts 

  • Population:68,250,000 people
  • Capital:Bangkok; 8,281,000 people
  • Area: 198,115 square miles
  • Language:Thai and some local dialects
  • Religion:Buddhist 95%
  • Currency:Baht
  • Life Expectancy: 74 years old
  • GDP per Capita:U$D. $5,778 per year
  • Literacy Percent: 97

Other Fun Facts:

  • Thailand has over 1430 islands
  • Thailand borders 4 countries including Myanmar (formerly Burma), Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia.
  • Muay Thai (Thai boxing)  is the national sport.

Our Suggestions

  • Eat street food everywhere!
  • Chao Phraya Long-Tail River Boat Tour
  • Chatuchak Weekend Market  in Bangkok
  • UniTEFL in Chiang Mai 
  • Favorite Island:  Ko Chang
  • Favorite Dishes: Green Thai Curry and Thai BBQ
  • Kanchanaburi and the "Bridge Over The River Kwai"
  • Elephant Sanctuary in Khao Yai
  • Ayutthaya - The old Thai Capital
  • Thai People are some of our favorite people in the world

Blog Posts About Thailand

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