A jewel along the South China Sea, Thailand ranges from the mountains to the shore. A tropical paradise, it sits at the top of the Gulf of Thailand and ranges down the Malay Peninsula. To the north, Thailand climbs until it reaches the Khorat Plateau. Still further north lies the mountainous region of Thailand. The diversity of this nation has many surprises for tourists.
This vast country is managed through its capital city of Bangkok. A flourishing metropolis, the city boasts 11 million people and busy commercial centers in the old city and the new. It is an ultra-modern city complete with its royal palaces and the largest mall in Asia. The old city boasts a large Chinatown and a maze of shops. This is a country of great contrasts and visitors are advised to stretch out their vacation time as long as possible. A trip to Thailand’s many regions offers visitors a wide range of activities and sights to see.