At 514,000 km² (198,000 sq mi), Thailand is the world's 49th-largest country. It is comparable in size to France, and somewhat larger than the US state of California.

Thailand is home to several distinct geographic regions, partly corresponding to the provincial groups. The north of the country is mountainous, with the highest point...

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Samui is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus in Thailand, close to the mainland Surat Thani town. It is Thailand's second largest island, with an area of 228.7 km² and a population of 47,874.

Samui is mostly visited by holidaymakers wanting to "get away from it all", so its main appeal is its white beaches and warm sea, and...

Updated date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 15:17

Phuket is one of the southern provinces of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are Phang Nga and Krabi, but as Phuket is an island there are no land boundaries. The island is served by Phuket International Airport, located in the north of the island. The ph of "Phuket" is an aspirated "p", so the name is pronounced "Poock-get". The name Phuket is...

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Welcome to Thailand!

This site tells you all about Thailand and its people, culture and lifestyle for those who are interested in learning more about Thailand and Thai culture and for those who are thinking about visiting Thailand for a holiday.  Thailand is a very popular tourist destination with Bangkok giving you the hustle and bustle of any capital city with a unique Thai twist to the beautiful islands with sun kissed beaches – Thailand has something for everyone.

For those who love to shop Bangkok is a haven of shopping centres.  From the brand new Central Embassy to the majestic Siam Paragon and the Central and The Mall franchises, Thailand really is one place where you literally can shop until you drop.  This is one place where the city never sleeps and Bangkok is alive 24 hours a day.

When you are tired of shopping why not relax with a Thai massage or take in other sites such as aquariums or planetariums?  Bangkok is also great for movie lovers with a multitude of cinemas showing the latest releases as well as art-house cinemas showing the best in local films or alternate cinema.  With grand and beautiful hotels as well Bangkok is really one of the best places to go on holiday in South East Asia and our site will give you a small taste of what it is like being in Thailand without you having to set foot on a plane.

Check out the blog articles or information pieces on living in Thailand as well as our team of writers have experience of not only travelling in Thailand but also the world and so you can be sure that their unique views and comments on life in the land of smiles will always be interesting and we aim to provide the most engaging content about Thailand as a country and as a tourist destination on the internet.