Travel Resources - Thailand

 

Travel Resources - Thailand


The country of Thailand (formerly known as Siam) lies in South East Asia and is one of the most populated countries on earth with a population approaching 68 million. The vast majority of the population is Thai with a small percentage of Chinese, Malay and other cultures. The dominant religion is Buddhism which is practised by over 90% of the people. Thailand is a major tourist attraction and has millions of tourists every year mainly from Europe and Asia including China.

The monarchy is revered in Thailand while the government and Prime Minister are elected through democratic elections. Thailand has had a turbulent history and political unrest continues today.

Thailand is world renowned for the stunning beauty of its many islands including Phi Phi, Phuket, Koh Samui and many more. Thai food is famous worldwide for its taste and simplicity. Finally, the Thai people are very welcoming and tolerant of the many tourists which visit the country every year and it is no wonder that Thailand is referred to as the 'Land of Smiles'.

This section will contain links to Thailand, its islands and Thai culture.