A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... [read more]
Date: March 20th 2008
After a dose of the capital city, it was time to unwind, slow down and experience a different kind of history on an island formed by the junction of three rivers.
AyuthayaThis was the Thai capital and cultural center of the Thai nation from 1350 until 1767, when the city fell to the Burmese after two years of war. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a modern city has eased ... read more