Thailand - Bangkok September 25th 2008 I took to Thailand almost as soon as I entered Bangkok. They call it 'The Land of Smiles', and for good reason. After the relative unfriendliness of the Chinese, the Thai people's attitude came as a breath of fresh air. The fact that most people spoke at least a little English and Thailand had some kind of tourist infrastructure also helped!
I spent 6 days in Bangkok, looking around the Wats (t ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok 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