Thailand Exposed: Some Of The Best Kept Secrets About This Destination
Last year at this time, I was traveling around Italy, but Thailand is now next on my list. It is such a diverse place that offers many things for all different kinds of travelers. From backpackers off on an adventure or couples celebrating their honeymoon. To families enjoying the beautiful sea and beaches. There Is something for everyone to enjoy. So as Thailand is on my mind right now, I thought I would share with you some of the best kept secrets of this wonderful destination. I am sure you will be off to book your ticket soon.
The nightlife scene
Some would say you can’t head out to Thailand without wanting to experience some of the crazy entertainment and nightlife on offer. While many of you would automatically think of Bangkok as the place to party, Partying in Pattaya is the next big thing. Many expats and lovers of Bangkok head to this place for weekends. Once a small fishing village, it is now dotted with high rise hotels and a buzzing atmosphere. It should be on your hit list if you are heading to Thailand for some awesome nightlife. There is also a great nightlife scene on some of Thailand’s islands, most popular would be a full moon party that takes place on the beach. You have your bucket filled with drink, the stars as your witness, and a chance to make some amazing memories.
The best food
If you consider yourself to be a bit of a foodie, then Thai food should be high on your favorites. From the glorious sweet and spicy Pad Thai down to the amazing curries, you will find something that will become your new favorite food each day. While in Thailand, you must experience the street food available. This is where you get to taste and sample different flavors of foods cooked right in front of you. It’s a great experience and sight to see. Bangkok has a great destination for this, but you will find street food sellers dotted around all over.
The stunning beaches
Thinking about Thailand, your first thought may be white sandy beaches. You won’t be too wrong either. Islands like Phuket and Koh Samui have the most stunning beaches in the world. The bluest of the sea and the glistening of white you can lose yourself in the wonder. If you love a good beach, then make sure you try and visit one of the most famous, starring in the Leonardo Dicaprio film The beach. You will find it in Maya Bay in Phi Phi.
The amazing sites
If sightseeing is more your thing, then Thailand won’t disappoint. You could find the Hindu shrine of Phanom Rung in the Eastern part of Thailand. Or why not head over to the Khao Sok national park. Considered by some as one of the most beautiful nature reserves in the world. Or just island hop to find some of the most unspoiled destinations on the planet.
The chance for some relaxation
Finally, if you don’t want the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, then you will find the ultimate place to relax on many of the islands. Some of the smaller ones are less commercialized, so just decide how much relaxation you want.
I hope this has inspired you to visit Thailand soon!
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