Safari World

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Safari World is Thailand’s most famous natural zoo, also the world’s largest open zoo with many wildlife and rare species: 75 species of mammals, 300 species of birds from Africa and Asia, along with typical animals all over the world: giraffes, lions, tigers, zebras, kangaroos, hippos, camels, bears … The special circus performances of dolphins and seals, the performances of Western European cowboys … not only attracted young travelers but also attracted the attention of adults. In Snake Farm, you will have more interesting information about this animal as well as many foods made from snake. Safari World is a fascinating attraction that travelers can not miss when coming to Bangkok. Safari World is open daily from 9am – 5pm / Entrance fee 750 baht / person (includes admission to all the zoo and amusement park of the entire Safari World).

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Wildlife creatures in the Safari World. Picture: thailand blog.

National Museum of Thailand

National Museum of Thailand
National Museum was built in 1782 and is the pride of the Thai people. Picture: thailand blog.

National museums of Thailand was built in 1782 and is the pride of the Thai people. This is a great place to learn about the culture and history of Thailand through thousands of exhibitions on display, showing the formation and development from the Stone Age to the present day of “the land of Golden Temples”. The museum was also voted the most practical and understandable museum in Southeast Asia. Opening from 9am – 4pm (Wednesday to Sunday) / Entrance fee is 100 baht per person.

Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC)

Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre

Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Center is a exhibition building in Bangkok. The center opened in 1997 and has a total floor area of 50,400 m², which is the largest exhibition center in Thailand and Asia. It is often used for corporate meetings, seminars and conferences. This is also the venue for the annual Bangkok International Motor Show. BITEC is voted as one of the most friendly centers in Asia. Address: Na Phrathat Rdm Phra Borommaharachawang, Sub-district, Phra Nakorn District. / Open daily from 8:00 AM – 5 PM. Tickets are 100 baht per person.

Chao Phraya River

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Chao Phraya River

From Wat That Ratchasingkhon wharf, you can take a taxi boat on the river. This is also the best way to visit the Chao Phraya River and enjoy all the scenery along the river. Sitting on the scenic boat, you will see the wooden houses built on the water, see the children swim and play, feel the taste, image and cuisine of the people of Bangkok. The boat ticket cost about 15 baht per person. Read more: Chao Phraya tourist boat — How to getting around Bangkok by boat?

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Chao Phraya Princess River Cruise
Chao Phraya Princess River Cruise. Picture: thailand blog.
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Visitors can enjoy dining on the boat or take a stroll around the Chao Phraya River at night.

Floating Markets

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

The floating market in Damnoen Saduak is for those who like shopping and like … sailing. You can imagine the market by the adjectives like “colorful”, “noisy” and very “travel”, but fun and interesting. Nowadays, you will see more tourists in the market than the locals, but the sales boats are full of delicious and special local fruits. The food is prepared on the boat and sold on the spot, if you just missed breakfast or want to eat lunch early, this is the ideal place for you. The market usually open at 6:30 AM and ends at 10:00 PM. / If you want to take some beautiful photos, let’s come early a bit, because after 8:30 all will be “chaos” much. Read more: Explore Damnoen Floating Market — The oldest floating market of Thailand. And Best floating market in Bangkok — Top 5 stunning Bangkok floating markets you should not miss.

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Jim Thompson House

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Jim Thompson House in Bangkok

Jim Thompson is an intelligence officer and businessman who contributes to Thai silk reaching the world. Bangkok was the main place where he lived and operated, after being secretly disappeared in 1967 during a trip to the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia. To remember and thank the work of Jim Thompson, the Thai people kept and built his house into a small museum with the things he used. The Museum – The Jim Thompson House is one of the few Teak houses that still holds valuable antique collections. Address: Soi Kasem San 2, Thanon Rama 1. / Open daily from 09:00 AM – 5 PM P.M. Entrance fee 100 baht / adult, 50 baht / child.

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Pattaya

Koh Larn Island

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Koh Larn Island, Thailand

Koh Larn, also known as Coral Island, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand. With a beautiful natural landscape, fresh air, blue sky and blue sea, shimmering coral reefs with unspoiled beauty give you a peaceful feeling. Visiting here, you can play a lot of water games like water motorcycling, windsurfing, parachuting … or exploring the ocean, or enjoy the unique seafood at affordable prices. Read more: Explore the coral paradise island in Koh Larn Island, Thailand.

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Koh Larn Island diving
Koh Larn Island diving

Nong Nooch Village

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Noong Nooch Cultural Village located 25km from Pattaya is considered as a “Garden of Eden on Earth” with fresh air and beautiful natural scenery. Visitors also have the opportunity to see the unique cultural performances such as elephant performances, traditional martial arts, traditional Thai dance …

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Chiang Mai

Doi Suthep

Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai
Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai

Thai people saying “Not visit Doi Suthep is not yet come Chiang Mai”, this is also a sacred temple in Chiang Mai, where many Buddhist followers to pilgrimage. With a history of more than 600 years, Doi Suthep is famous for its magnificent Buddha statues, bold of ancient time, making people come to visit a sense of calm, respect the Buddha land. Visitors should visit Doi Suthep at sunset down.

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Doi Suthep Temple is located on Doi Suthep Mountain, at an altitude of about 1,676 meters above sea level, and lasts for more than 600 years. Picture: thailand blog.
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A woman pray before release the lantern in Loy Krathong Festival. The lantern festival, also known as the Yi Peng Festival, is a unique festival, held annually in November in Chiang Mai. Picture: thailand blog.

Chiang Mai Forest

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Jungle Flight Zipline Chiang Mai (Thailand)

Chiang Mai Forest is one of the largest and unique primeval forests in Thailand. Visitors will have the opportunity to ride elephants and visit this primeval forest, feel the natural beauty and hospitality of the indigenous people here. Read more: Best Zipline Chiang Mai — Swinging and exploring the tree tops in Chiang Mai.

The Golden Triangle

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The Golden Triangle is a well known and widely known place, not only in Thailand but around the world. This place was once the headquarters of opium magnates, but today everything related to this plant has been demolished to give way to a green of eco-tourism areas. At present, there are many commercial activities, tourist activities are very busy, serving enthusiastically the needs of entertainment, play, shopping for tourists to visit and sightseeing.

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A temple on the banks of the Mekong River in the Golden Triangle in Chiang Saen
A temple on the banks of the Mekong River in the Golden Triangle in Chiang Saen

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Phuket

Phang Nga Bay

Phang-Nga-Bay

Phang Nga Bay is home to huge limestone mountains, standing straight out of Phuket’s coast. With an area of 400 km², this place makes you think of the Ha Long Bay of Vietnam. The limestone mountains are full of shapes, the caves have existed for a long time, allowing visitors to drop their imagination in the most abundant way.

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James Bond Island

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James Bond Island

James Bond Island (007) is one of the most famous islands in Phang Nga Bay and is the filming location for the famous movie “Secret Agent Man 007-The Man with the Golden Gun” so also called 007 Island. There are many rocky mountains with unique shapes and unique natural caves on the island.

Phi Phi Island

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Phi Phi Island

Located approximately 54 kilometers from Phuket is Phi Phi Island, is one of the world’s most famous and cleanest tourist islands. In this island you can take part in water sports such as sailing, surfing, diving … tasting fresh seafood, delicious, or finding poetry inspiration while watching the coconut palms, coral reef, hear the sea squealing under the feet. Enjoy the fresh air here with the beautiful natural scenery, harmony in the cool sea breeze, anyone visit here only saying “great”. Read more: Koh Phi Phi island budget guide — Best things to do & top places to visit in Phi Phi Island.

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Khao Yai National Park

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Just only a 3-hour drive from north of Bangkok, this park is a great place for you to climb mountain, swim or ride wild elephants. Not too crowded, noisy, you can enjoy the mountain experience, nature in your own way. Read more: Khao Yai travel blog — Best places to visit & top things to do in Khao Yai, Thailand.

Khao Sok National Park

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In the opposite direction Khao Yai, Khao Sok is to the south and is considered one of the most beautiful natural parks in Thailand and around the world. Here you can explore caves, jungle, rivers, lakes as well as the rocky cliffs on the coast. Read more: Explore Khao Sok National Park — One of the best national parks in Asia.

Kanchanaburi

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Asia’s Top Floating Hotel in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

This area, which possesses mountainous terrain, is well suited to wilderness tours. But the main attraction of Kanchanaburi is Death Railway, World War II Museum and the famous River Kwai Bridge. Many visitors have traveled thousands of kilometers just to visit this bridge since the same name movie was born.

Krabi

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Traditional Longtail Boat in Krabi

Krabi is the southern coastal province of Thailand, It is named the beach tourism paradise of Thailand with beautiful beaches, clear blue water, white sand stretches … But not many visitors known. Not as crowded as Phuket, not as expensive as Koh Samui, it does not take a long time to reach as Koh Tao … Krabi brings in its peace and beauty with exotic charm.

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Kayaking in Krabi

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Hua Hin

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Hua Hin beach sunset. Image by: thailand blog.

If Bangkok is a vibrant city with large shopping areas, with Western Streets, with hundreds of restaurants, Hua Hin is a place where people want to find peace but not too boring and fuzzy!

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Pai

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Pai is a very small, beautiful town, located 130km far from north of Chiang Mai. If you love Chiangmai Old Town, when you come to Pai you will be completely conquered by the sweet, charming and romantic that Pai dedicated to you. Read more: Pai blog — The fullest Pai travel guide to explore Pai, Thailand.

Thailand blog: What to eat in Thailand?

Pad See Ew (Thai Stir Fried Noodles)

Pad See Ew (Stir-Fried Noodles with Soy Sauce)
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This is Thai Stir Fried Noodles. To make this dish, the ingredients needed are: rice noodles, vegetable cauliflower and soy sauce. Rice noodles mixed with chicken, pork or fried eggs, then stir-fried on a hot fat pan. You can make this dish at home, but it will not be as delicious as you enjoy on Bangkok’s streets.

Som Tam (Thai Papaya Salad)

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Visitors when traveling to Thailand favorite Som Tam so much (Thai style papaya salad). This salad is made from green papaya like papaya salad in Cambodia or Laos, but in Thailand, this salad is sweet and soothing, with the taste of peanuts. This dish is full of the basic taste of Thai cuisine: the sourness of lemon, the sweetness of the jaggery, the salty of fish sauce and the spicy of chili.

Moo Ping (Thai Grilled Pork Skewers)

Moo Ping

Moo Ping is made from pork marinated with fish sauce, coriander and coconut milk, then grilled on charcoal, usually served with sticky rice and chilli sauce. The grilled pork skewers radiate the fleshy taste of meat mixed with the smoke of charcoal.

Boat Noodles

Boat Noodles

This soup is very popular in Thailand, which was originally sold in floating markets. Today, it has become a popular street food in this Southeast Asian country. This dish is usually made with pig blood, bean sprouts, a few slices of pork or beef.

Khao Pad Poo (Crab Fried Rice)

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Talking about fried rice, you will not feel any interesting, but with Thai fried rice, you will feel completely different taste from the fried rice you have enjoyed before. Khao pad, which is fried rice, is made from Jasmine fragrant rice and fish sauce. Poo in Thai means crab, crab fried rice is often fried on hot fat frying pan with egg, then sprinkle with fresh coriander and lemon.

Moo Dad Diew (Deep Fried Dried Pork)

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This dish is really great when served with cold beer. Moo Dad Diew is made from pork marinated with soy sauce, chopped coriander and fish sauce, and then dried until it looks like dried beef. When eating, these dry skewers will be deep fried, dip with chilli sauce.

Kanom jeen (Fermented noodles)

Kanom jeen

Kanom jeen is made from fermented rice, a great breakfast or early afternoon snacks. This dish is often mixed with curry. It is great to eat with raw vegetables, pickled cucumbers and poached vegetables.

Cha-yen Thai iced tea

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You can meet Cha-Yen, or ice tea all over the world, but it will not be as delicious as in Thailand. In Thailand, cha-yen is a black tea with the taste of star aniseed and milled tamarind nuts in the bag. It is better when add ice with condensed milk.

Khao Niew Ma Muang (Mango Sticky Rice)

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Mango sticky rice. Image by thailand blog.

This dish is called mango sticky rice, which is Thai style coconut milk. The fragrant sticky rice spread thinly on plate, add mango on top, pour coconut milk and sprinkle some peanuts, or some roasted sesame, or green beans roasted salty.

Khanom khrok (Thai Coconut Pancakes)

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This is a delicious dessert, made simple. Khanom krok in Thai means coconut cake. It is a mixture of flour, coconut milk, then boiled over charcoal. This dish is often sprinkled with a little deep fried shallots.

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