Country: Kingdom of Thailand (formerly Siam)
Capital: Bangkok

Known for:

The land of smiles. Beautiful beaches, great food, cheap everything, loads of tourists and a large expat community and lots of pretty girls.

Good overview guides of Thailand – A nice concise overview of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.

Statistical Information

CIA Website

Travel Warnings:

  • The far south of Thailand has terrorist activity issues and travel to the far southern provinces of Thailand should be well researched and plenty of caution is advised. (current as of Oct 2005)
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