Faces of Thailand

Thailand is a wondrous kingdom, featuring Buddhist temples, exotic wildlife and spectacular islands. Along with a fascinating history and a unique culture that includes delectable Thai food and massage, this intoxicating country features a modern capital city and friendly people who epitomise the nation’s “land of smiles” reputation. With a tropical climate, great cuisine, fascinating culture and superb beaches, this beguiling country is a magnet for travellers the world over.

Thailand is adjoined to Laos and Myanmar to the north, Cambodia to the east, Myanmar and the Andaman Sea to the west, and Malaysia to the south. Located in the central region, the capital Bangkok is the central focus of economic and political activities. Major cities in the north are Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, Nakhon Ratchasima, KhonKaen, UdonThani, Phitsanulok, Nakhon Sawan and UbonRatchathani. Meanwhile, major cities in the south are Nakhon Si Thammarat, Songkhla, Surat Thani and Hat Yai.