Thailand is a great country to visit if you haven’t visited Southeast Asia before. It’s tourist friendly, has amazing food, has everything from vibrant cities to lazy beaches, and isn’t insanely expensive.
Ko Samui and Koh Phangan are fairly popular but to really relax with less people around, check out the smaller islands like Koh Tao!
Jim Thompson was known as the “Silk King.” He built his beautiful mansion right in Bangkok and housed his tremendous art collection.
In Chiang Mai, you can have a conversation with a monk at least three templesL Wat Suan Dok, Wat Sri Suphan and Wat Chedi Luang.
This is by far the biggest buddha in Bangkok, measuring 15 meters tall and 46 meters long. It is also covered in gold leaf.
The easiest, and I’d argue the fastest way to get around a Thai city is by tuk-tuk. They're inexpensive and a fun way to see the city.
Thailand has some of the most popular and unique markets in the world. Visit their floating markets for amazing food.
You can get a massage pretty much anywhere in a Thai city, but an experience you’re likely never to forget is receiving a massage at the Chiang Mai Women’s Correctional Institution Vocational Training Center.
Staying at guesthouses instead of hotels allows you to experience and interact with local people who depend on your patronage to support their families.