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A Travel Guide to Thailand

A travel guide to the best of Thailand – with detailed information about Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, and more.
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  2. Thai People & Culture (4)
  3. Thailand Hotels (4)
  4. Thailand’s Top Destinatio (21)

About.com Thailand Travel
A new About.com guide site dedicated to Thailand. All about Thailand temples, cities, beaches, and food.

Thailand Travel Information
Get your facts straight before heading to Phuket: all about Thailand's visa requirements, currency, safety situation, climate, getting in, and getting around. Must-have information for first-time visitors.

Thailand Profile
Basic facts and map of Thailand, from the CIA World Factbook.

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Thailand
Ever considered a visit to Thailand for your next vacation? Though traveling to Thailand is commonplace for Europeans, most North Americans consider it too far away and even too exotic to visit on a regular week or two week vacation. That’s a shame, because if you can get past the 14+ hours on a plane, Thailand is an amazing vacation destination.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Thailand During the Holidays
The holiday season is the most popular time of year for visiting Thailand. Though crowds and higher prices may put some people off, it's high season for a reason. Here's why you should head to Thailand over the holidays.

Thailand Travel Planner
Making Thailand travel plans? Start here for all the information you’ll need to get started planning a great trip to Thailand.

Thailand Safety Tips
Many people think that there will be lots of health and safety concerns to contend with when visiting Thailand. The truth is, Thailand is far safer than many other tourist destinations and definitely safer than most large cities. Assaults, rapes, muggings and other crimes against tourists are so rare that when they happen, they make front page news. If you take normal precautions, you shouldn’t…

Before You Go on Your Thailand Vacation
Thailand is one of the most hassle-free countries in the region to travel to, but there are a few things to do before you arrive.

Images of Thailand
An image gallery featuring the best of Thailand - from dining to adventure to temples to other unique destinations.

Weather in Thailand
Due to its location near the equator, Thailand’s tropical climate can run quite hot with temperatures hovering between 82-95°F (28-35°C), especially between March and May. Read the full article to see more details on Thailand’s weather. Includes information on recommended clothing and links to local weather conditions in tourist destinations like Phuket, Bangkok, and Chiang Mai.

Bangkok Metro
Official website of Bangkok's underground metro system. System map, schedules, rates, and station information.

Official Thailand Tourism Site
This government-sponsored tourism site includes favored destinations, accommodations, a calendar of events, and information on upcoming holidays and celebrations throughout Thailand.

Bangkok Mass Transit Authority
Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) – Official website of Thailand’s mass transit agency – providing complete information on bus routes in Bangkok and neighboring provinces.

Suvarnabhumi Airport - Official Site
Official website of the main international airport serving Bangkok, Thailand. Map, photos, flight information, and hotel and transportation information.

State Railway of Thailand – Official Site
Official website of the State Railway of Thailand – providing trains timetable, fares, and online reservations.

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