A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area which has been selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) unique as a cultural, historical or natural site that shows “outstanding universal value” and is legally protected by international treaties. There are currently five World Heritage Sites in Thailand and six other sites on the tentative list considered for nomination. Out of the 11 sites listed below, we have visited three (those with a checkmark), meaning we have lots of interesting places yet to explore.
WORLD HERITAGE SITES
1. Ayutthaya Historical Park ✓
Krabi is a wonderful province with a spectacular coastline formed by a mix of natural features including limestone mountains, mangrove forests, beautiful beaches, and paradise-like islands like Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi Don. It has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand and now has an airport which serves international as well as domestic flights. The following is a list of the best places to stay in Krabi Province.
1. Ao Nang
A world of possibilities is awaiting you in the municipality of Bangkok. This urban oasis is the capital as well as the most populous city in Thailand hosting one of the world’s most sought-after sites for people of all cultures. With over 8 million people within its boundaries, this delta-based metropolis is far from your average city and should be thoroughly explored. The sights and sounds of the city will entrench visitors inside a paradox of exotic cultures.
If you are planning on going to Chiang Mai to see beautiful nature and doing some adventuring, don’t miss Mae Rim just north. With beautiful valley sceneries, waterfalls, and exotic hill tribes, this district will make every nature enthusiast thrilled. The following are some of the attractions in Mae Rim you cannot miss.
The hills of Mae Rim
Since most ‘farangs’ meet girls from northeastern Thailand, a region known as Isaan, I thought it would be fun to share my experiences being married to a woman from the south. Now, every woman is different, so don’t take my words literally. Also, age plays a role, and the younger generation is more westernized, like my 30-year-old wife who speaks decent English and has a more liberal attitude.
Happy wife on vacation a couple of years ago.
When we are traveling in Thailand, I take lots of pictures, and I have noticed that my favorite ones happen to be pictures of old women. Now I’m going to be a bit cliché, but every picture tells a story, and old people are amazing with wrinkles representing years of experience. Below are four different old women from different parts of the country each of them telling a different story.
A long-neck woman in Mae Rim, Chiang Mai
Koh Samui is a spectacular island and considered by many to be the perfect setting for a Thailand wedding. Apart from the fantastic scenery the place has to offer, it is the abundance of things to do that makes it the preferred destination for couples planning a honeymoon in Samui. Following are 8 of the many romantic activities on Koh Samui for honeymoon couples.
Get to know the island together
Via rungthip37 | pixabay.
I have visited quite a few places in 13 different provinces from Chiang Mai in the north to Songkhla in the south (I write I because my wife has visited some more), and while all places are pretty awesome, there are some that stand out to me more bringing back some good memories. I don’t know if my wife agrees on everything, but below are my top 10 highlights from our trips to Thailand so far.
1. Staying at Baan Mon Muan Resort, Mae Rim