The best convincing reasons to visit Thailand

Thai food ©Rev Stan/Flickr

As one of the world’s most beautiful countries and one of Asia’s most popular tourist destinations, Thailand is the best choice for travelers of any age, social class or gender. Whether you prefer to lye on sunny beaches or to visit cultural and historical sights, to try local specialties or to get in touch with the local culture, Thailand has fantastic attractions to offer.

Before traveling to a distant country, you think of the reasons why the respective destination is worth visiting for you. In case of Thailand you don’t have to think a lot. There are numerous reasons which make this country one of the top tourist destinations in the world. If you would like to find out the best convincing reasons to visit Thailand, all you have to do is to read the following article.

Thai culture

Thai culture is unique and astonishing. It has been influenced by many countries’ cultures. Perhaps the most important characteristic of Thai culture is respect. Thais respect their King, their temples, each-other, especially the elder ones, the hierarchical relationships, the family values and their guests, too. You will notice how hospitable and nice these people are to guests. Their greeting, the “wai” is very important. If they greet you, you have to follow the example by joining your palms, raising your hands you’re your fingers pointing upwards and touching your body between your chest and forehead. Dance is also an important part of Thai culture, just like the dress etiquette. Getting in touch with Thai culture is an unforgettable experience.

Thai cuisine

Thai cuisine is worldwide famous. There are numerous Thai restaurants all over the world and many people prepare Thai food even at home. But the best way to get in touch with this unique taste is ordering a dish in a restaurant somewhere in Thailand. The basic food in Thailand is rice, while the basic ingredients are lime juice, chili, lemon grass, garlic and fish sauce. Thai desserts are also very delicious, being characterized by sweetness, colorfulness and the deluge of spices.

Thai food ©Rev Stan/Flickr

Buddhist temples

Some of the highlights of Thailand, the Buddhist temples are extremely popular among foreign visitors. The temples are astonishing with similar architectural characteristics. You will surely find at least one Buddhist temple in every settlement of Thailand. Some of the most astonishing temples in Thailand are the following: Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Mahathat Wat Erawan, Yai Chai Mongkon and so on.

Wat Phra Kaew ©edwin.11/Flickr

Gorgeous beaches and islands

With an extremely long coastal line, Thailand is a paradise for the lovers of sun and sea. There are numerous gorgeous resorts, beaches and wonderful islands especially in the southern part of Thailand. Some of the most spectacular islands and beaches are the following: Phuket (the most important one), Krabi, Ko Lanta, Ko Samui, Trang, Phang Nga, Ko Chang, Ko Phi Phi, Ko Similan, Ko Tarutao and so on.

Phuket Beach ©MarkLeo/Flickr


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