This Is How To Have An Unforgettable Trip To Thailand
Thailand is an exotic paradise, complete with blue seas, white beaches, and a wealth of flora and fauna, making it an excellent vacation destination. In fact, it would be pretty tough to have a bad visit to Thailand, but just in case you are in need of a few suggestions on how to spend your time while there, check out my post below.
Appreciate the wildlife
First of all, Thailand is a fantastic place in which to see some unusual wildlife that you may have never come across before. In fact, there are several species are native to the country such as the Asian golden cat, the Banded palm civet, and the endangered Binturong or Bearcat.
You will also find that there are a wealth of national parks to help preserve these species and to provide visitors with the opportunity to see them and explore out of doors.
If you are at the Khao Yai National Park in the south of the country be sure to check out the Haew Narok waterfall that stands at 150ft. Alternatively, if you find yourself closer to the North, Doi Inthanon National Park is the best choice.
Hang out at the beach
Next, your trip to Thailand won’t be unforgettable unless you take some time to visit their beautiful beaches. In fact, Thailand is famous for is gorgeous and unspoiled strips of sand, that are bordered by crystal clear blue ocean.
You will also find that some beaches such as the one at Phang Nga Bay have been used as famous film locations, while on others they run full moon parties, and rock climbing experiences.
There are also coral reefs surrounding many of the smaller islands around the Thai coast, making them a perfect spot for some snorkeling or diving.
Sample the food
Even if you have never visited Thailand before, you are probably aware of the excellent reputation of the food there. It has, of course, spread across the whole world, with many restaurant specializing in Thai cuisine even in the west.
However, you will not get better Thai food than the stuff that is freshly caught and served in Thailand itself. Look out for dishes like Tom Yum Goong and Gaeng Keow Wan Kai, as well as Gaeng Daeng and Tom Kha Kai.
Also, don’t forget that you are likely to endear yourself to the locals and be better understood when ordering your meals if you can speak a little Thai. Something that you can learn to do by checking out posts like this How to Learn Thai article and practicing before you go. After all, it’s never a bad thing to be better understood when you are traveling is it?
Soak up some culture
Lastly, Thailand is a place filled with rich and ancient culture, and it provides many historical sites which you will not want to miss. In particular, check out the Grand Palace in Bangkok which is the official home of the king of Siam. Also, the Wat Arun temple is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike, and a visit there will genuinely help to make your trip unforgettable.