Making the Most of Your Trip to Thailand
Whether it’s the red hot weather, golden beaches or vibrant lifestyle, visiting Thailand is on the bucket list of many a traveller. Both seasoned travellers and those who rarely leave England dream of visiting this destination for a holiday filled with exploration and discovery.
With a wealth of history, attractions and seasonal events, it can be difficult to decide where to visit during your holiday. The great thing about Thailand is that you are able to spend up to 30 days there without a Visa, meaning those with a month to spare will be able to make the most of the islands Thailand has to offer.
If you’re planning a trip Thailand and wondering where to visit on your travels, there are some can’t miss events and destinations that are sure to make your holiday one you’ll remember for a lifetime.
The Grand Palace
As the number one tourist spot in Thailand, you’ll want to make sure you arrive as early as possible for a chance of beating the crowds. Based in the centre of Bangkok, the intricate buildings have been the home of the royal family since 1792, with prestigious events and celebrations taking place here annually.
Nearby is Wat Pho, which is the residence of the largest reclining Buddha, a sight which is sure to stay with you for a long time. Meanwhile, the Buddhist temple Wat Arun, based on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River, is one of the most stunning and intriguing buildings of the area which needs to be seen close up to be believed.
Phang Nga Bay
Film fans are sure to recognise this destination from James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun, which has even led to an island in the bay being christened James Bond Island! The serene and startling natural landscape of limestone cliffs and deep blue water are dotted with a total of 42 islands, making for a surreal and relaxing experience.
Nature lovers will not only adore this location for the protected landscape, but also for the huge array of wildlife which takes residence here. With over 88 species of bird, 82 species of fish and a whole range of other reptiles, mammals and amphibians, you’re sure to spot a beautiful tropical create on your trip.
Roughly translated as “floating decoration