A guide to Northeast Thailand

A guide to Northeast Thailand

In one of the previous articles I presented you the best attractions of Northern Thailand. The following article will contain information about Northeast Thailand. This region is named Isan by Thais. It is a spectacular region, being divided into twenty provinces. The major provinces in terms of tourism are Udon Ratchathani, Nakhon Ratchasima, Udon Thani, Nakhon Phanom, Buriram, Sakon Nakhon and Surin. There are numerous tourist attractions within these provinces and not only. The highlights o... [ read more ]

The best Khmer temples in Thailand

The best Khmer temples in Thailand

The Khmer Empire was a powerful empire in Southeast Asia. It ruled parts of Thailand. As evidences of the empire’s domination over the country, there are remains of magnificent temples here. There are numerous Khmer temples in the country, especially in the northeastern part of it. Other provinces where visitors can find Khmer temples are the ones at the border of Cambodia and Laos. The Khmer temples were built of stone and are characterized by unique motifs, elements and structures. These a... [ read more ]