Thailand is the Backpacker’s Mecca, Bachelor Party’s dream destination, Honeymooner’s go-to place and a great place to unwind! Thailand is on everyone’s dream destination, and if this is your first time planning a trip to Thailand, you are at the right place! Are you ready to explore Thailand?
With my blogs on Thailand, I take you through my journey. Right from the ultimate guide to visiting Thailand, which answers all your questions about planning the trip. To location-specific blogs on Chiang Mai, Bangkok and Koh Phi Phi. Here you will find, things to do, where to stay and how to travel on a budget to Thailand. For all you vegan travellers out there, I have the perfect vegetarian food guide to Thailand. It is also great for vegans travelling to Thailand.
So go ahead, explore Thailand through my words!
Best Books to Read Before Visiting Thailand
Thailand’s Political History by Barend Jan Terwiel
is a comprehensive and insightful overview of the political landscape of Thailand. The book covers the key events and figures that have shaped the country’s history, from the ancient kingdom of Ayutthaya to the present day. Terwiel’s writing is clear and engaging, making this book a must-read for anyone interested in Thailand’s politics, culture, and society.
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
is a powerful and haunting novel that explores the brutality of war and the resilience of the human spirit. The story follows an Australian doctor who is forced to work on the Burma Railway during World War II, and the impact that this experience has on his life. Flanagan’s writing is evocative and moving, making this book a must-read for anyone interested in the history of the Burma Railway or the human cost of war.
Sightseeing by Rattawut Lapcharoensap
is a collection of short stories that offer a glimpse into contemporary Thailand. Lapcharoensap’s writing is witty and insightful, capturing the contradictions and complexities of modern Thai society. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in contemporary Thai literature and culture.
A History of Ayutthaya: Siam in the Early Modern World by Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit
is a fascinating and detailed look at the rise and fall of the ancient kingdom of Ayutthaya. The book covers the political, economic, and cultural developments of the kingdom, as well as its interactions with other powers in the region. Baker and Phongpaichit’s writing is clear and engaging, making this book a must-read for anyone interested in Thai history or the history of Southeast Asia.
The Sad Part Was by Prabda Yoon, translated by Mui Poopoksakul
is a collection of short stories that explore the everyday lives of people in contemporary Thailand. Yoon’s writing is sharp and insightful, capturing the nuances of relationships, identity, and culture in a rapidly changing society. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in contemporary Thai literature and culture.