Most of tourist and travelers as well as businessman known Thailand, is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world - Twenty years ago it was considered 'daring' to travel to Thailand. Times have certainly changed. From the majestic five-star hotels in Bangkok to simple beach huts in Koh Samui or Koh Samet, accommodation choices are many. From the stunning plains and hills of the Golden Triangle to the wave-lapped white sand beaches of Phuket, Samui and Krabi, the kingdom radiates beauty.
In the North you will find breathtaking mountain ranges with waterfalls and fast flowing rivers for trekking and rafting, ethnic tribal groups with unique customs and clothing and people famous for their courtesy and hospitality.
The North-East, or Isan, is one of the country’s most intriguing destinations with many Stone Age and Bronze Age dwellings and artifacts, and several significant temples and national parks. The central plains and the east coast are dotted with national parks, seaside resorts and islands.
Thailand has so much to offer that one visit is never enough – you'll want to come back and discover more time after time.
Where to go in Thailand?
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Thailand is a unitary state that is subdivided into 76 provinces and one special administrative area representing the capital Bangkok. The provinces are part of the provincial government, while Bangkok is part of the local government. Some of the most popular destinations are of course the many islands, every one of them featuring clear blue seas and soft white sand.
Thailand has a population of almost 70 million, with the capital alone being home to about 6.5 million Thais.
sent saffron-robed monks and the packed calendar of festivals.