Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand’s capital Bangkok is a big city full of life! A city for tourists who want adventure, big city life as well as culture and historical experiences. The Thai name for Bangkok is Krung Thep maha nakhon, which in Swedish means “city of angels”. The city became the capital of Thailand in 1782. Bangkok is a really big city. The innermost city covers an area of ​​1,565.2 square kilometers, while…

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Patong, Thailand

Patong, Thailand

Patong is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand. The beautiful beach and associated village annually attracts travelers from around the world. A perfect holiday destination, whether it is a party, swimming or adventure that is on the wish list! Patong is located on the west coast of Thailand and was once a fishing village. Today, the area has developed around the two kilometer long beach. The area…

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Hua Hin, Thailand

Hua hin on Phuket

Hua Hin is Thailand’s oldest seaside resort and is still well visited by tourists. The seaside resort is located in the province of Prachuap Khiri Khan, which itself is located on the northern Malacca Peninsula on the western side of the Gulf of Siam. Hua Hin is located south of the Thai capital Bangkok and has a population of about 73,000 people. The very highest mountain in Hua Hin, Khao…

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Thailand Arts and Literature

Thailand Arts and Literature

Literature Among older literature is King Ramkhamhaeng’s stone inscription from the Sukhothai period (1238-1419) and ※Suphasit Phraruang§ (※King Ruang’s thinking language§), one of the most well-known examples of the poetic form suphasite. “Traiphum Phraruang” is a prose work, supposedly written in 1345 by King Lithai. It tells about the underground, the earth and the sky as well as an upcoming utopian society and has had a great influence on Thai…

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Thailand Sightseeing Places

Thailand Landmarks

Best travel time for Thailand By far the best time to visit is between November and February when it’s not too hot and humid. This period is also Thailand’s most important season for national and regional festivals. Southern Thailand is best visited when the rest of Thailand is unbearably hot (March to May). The worst months in Bangkok are April (very hot) and October (very humid). The main tourist season…

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