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Thailand, Asia
Capital: Bangkok
Area: 513,120 km2
Currency: Baht (BHT – ฿)
Voltage/Outlet: 220/A, B, C
Drive on: Left
Population: 67,959,000
Per Capita Income (USD): $16,070
Main language: Thai
Hello: S̄wạs̄dī
Thank you: Kòp Kun Mâak

Thailand is the “Land of Smiles”. Start your trip elephant-trekking along the Golden Triangle, then go temple-hopping along the Mekong River. End your visit scuba-diving and rock-climbing down south. . Or, begin your day on a tropical Pacific island and end it on one in the Indian Ocean. As the region’s only country to avoid colonization, it retains a unique culture and remains Southeast Asia’s most popular destination.

Waxing Spiritual – Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival

 Waxing Spiritual - Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.” - The Buddha Rebirth and Suffering Life sucks. This is an underlying principle of Buddhism. We are reincarnated in an endless cycle of death and rebirth (samsara) in which we suffer (dukkha) until we become enlightened (nirvana). For anyone interested in Eastern religions, few countries offer greater access to exploring Buddhism than Thailand, where 95% of the population practices Theravada Buddhism. Often, when most people think of Thailand, they [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Thailand|Tags: , |0 Comments
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