The Top 10 Things to Do in Thailand
The unique terrain of Thailand combines the perfect balance of city and country with both water and mountains, making it a special place only found in Asia. With a seemingly endless supply of floral, fauna, exotic fruits and spicy foods, there is no shortage of things to do or try in Thailand. While most could spend upwards of a month still discovering it’s hidden gems, if you don’t have the luxury of time, here are some must see’s for a first timer’s trip to Eastern paradise.
Marvel at the Temples
The wats are a sight to be seen- glitzy, glamorous and with no ornate detail spared. The smell of incense, burning candles and gold leaf are a sight of beauty and intoxication. The many famous pagodas of Buddha are a symbol of the region’s divine faith in the gods. Gain an understanding of Buddhism by participating in their traditions of karma. Have a guide explain to you the different ways to pay respect and appreciate the customs, at some temples you can have your fortune read or be blessed by a monk.