Thailand

Chiang Mai City Guide

August 19, 2008 Thailand

Chiang Mai or Chiengmai is the biggest city in Thailand and is the capital of Chiang Mai Province. It is situated near the highest peaks in the country along Ping River about 700 km north of the nation’s capital Bangkok. The city has become more modernized in recent years with a very strategic trade route that exists since ancient […]

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Khon Kaen City Guide

August 19, 2008 Thailand

Khon Kaen is a city that is a remarkable study in contrasts. You are just as likely to run into a water buffalo in the streets as you would a high priced luxury car. The city’s residents are equally diverse, with young urban professionals dressed in the height of corporate fashion walking through the city’s main […]

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Phuket City Guide

August 19, 2008 Thailand

Phuket is the largest island in Thailand, located on the western coast of the southern section of the country. Drawing its name from the Malay word for “mountain”–bukit– Phuket is primarily a tourist town, an industry from which it draws most of its income. The island is approximately the size of Singapore and is connected to […]

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Krung Thep or Bangkok City Guide 2009

August 19, 2008 Thailand

Krung Thep–or Bangkok, as it is more commonly known–is the capital and primate city of Thailand. It is the 22nd most densely populated city in the world, with a population of almost 9 million people at the last official count. In addition to this native population, Krung Thep is also home to a large number of immigrants both […]

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Samut Prakan City Guide

August 19, 2008 Thailand

Samut Prakan is a small yet densely inhabited city in Thailand. It is situated in the province of the same name, and can be found on the south of Bangkok. In Thai, “samut” means sea or ocean and “prakan” refers to a fortress. The old section of the district is known as Pak Nam, which means “river […]

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Udon Thani City Guide

August 19, 2007 Thailand

Udon Thani is a city in the northeast section of Thailand, which is about 560 kilometers from Bangkok. The capital city of the province that shares the same name, Udon Thani is the largest commercial center in this part of the country. The city draws much of its income from rice farming and other agricultural […]

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