Thailand – The land of elephants2 min read

They say reading and travelling are the only two things that make you learn. The world is a book and those who do not travel, read only a page because life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. 

So fasten your seat belts, it’s gonna be a joyful ride as I take you to a place which has my heart. 

Known for its tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha, it is none other than Thailand – the land of smiles. 

To do bucket list –

  • Sunbathe at the gorgeous railay beach, krabi
  • Witness the vibrant corals phi phi islands
  • Throw water during Sonkran
  • Visit the iconic james bond island
  • Hike in Khao Yai National Park
  • Experience rich marine life in koh tao island
  • Visit the lively city of Bangkok 
  • Enjoy boat rides at the floating markets
  • Go for a meditation retreat 
  • Shop till you drop chatuchak weekend market
  • Go to ko lanta
  • Experience crazy nightlife at the walking streets
  • Take a nature hike in the mountains of chiang mai

The cuisine varies from north to south, here are some of the specialities you can try :

  • Khao Soi: Egg noodles in a curry broth with chicken and pickled vegetables
  • Khao Soi: Creamy Coconut Curry Noodle Soup
  • Tom Kha Gai: coconut lemongrass soup with chicken
  • Tom Yum Goong: spicy shrimp soup
  • Pad Thai: stir-fried noodles
  • Gaeng Keow Wan Gai: Green Chicken Curry
  • Yam Pla Dook Foo: Fried Catfish with Green Mango Salad
  • Pad Phuk Tong: Stir-Fried Pumpkin
  • Khao Niew Mamuang: mango sticky rice, a type of dessert

The best time to visit Thailand is between December and March.

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