Thailand has it all - fascinating culture and art, gorgeous architecture, glorious beaches, friendly people, five-star hotels and resorts, scintillating nightlife, and some of the finest cuisine in Asia. Thailand is often called " The Land of Smiles " because its predominantly Buddhist people are extremely affable and hospitable. The Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, was one of the few Asian countries never colonized by the west, so its vibrant culture is largely free of European influence. Thailand is quite modern relative to some of its neighbors (particularly in cosmopolitan Bangkok), and is one of Southeast Asia's economic powerhouses, with first-rate hospitals and other international-level facilities.
Pattaya is a city on Thailand’s eastern Gulf coast known for its beaches. A quiet fishing village as recently as the 1960s, it’s now lined with resort hotels, high-rise condos, shopping malls, cabaret bars and 24-hour clubs. Nearby,...Read More