Thailand in Thai means “Land of the Free”. And the country goes all out to make sure its tourists don’t have a single thing to worry about. Whether you are craving for lip-smacking food at 3.30 am or want to go shopping at a strange hour, Thailand let’s you do it all.
Here are the country’s 7 best experiences you must absolutely not miss!
#1 Shopping At Bangkok
Treat the shopaholic in you to the vibrant atmosphere of the some of the world’s best street markets located in Bangkok. Wood carvings, jewellery, bags, paintings, ceramic wares, Buddhist amulets and much more are available at reasonable prices. And when you find something you really like, make sure to put your best bargaining skills to test. Travelling divas will not be disappointed!
#2 The Full Moon Party
Fancy an all night beach party? Head to the Haad Rin beach on the Kho Phangan island on a night of full moon. The party goes on until sunrise the next day and is a heady blend of dancing, skipping fire ropes and of course, bonding with other fun tourists from around the world. With the grand success of the Full Moon Party, ‘Half Moon’ and ‘Quarter Moon’ are also in vogue these days. Just what a #GetawayGoddess needs!
#3 Exotic Thai Cuisine
Thai food is considered one of the most coveted international cuisines thanks to the perfect fusion of exotic flavours and fragrances that give you a gastronomical high. Tom Yum Goong (Spicy Shrimp Soup), Khao Pad (Fried Rice), Pad Thai ( Thai Style Fried Noodles) and panang curries are a few delicacies that Samui is known for. Give them a try; you’re sure to find at least a couple of favourites.
#4 Visit To The Elephant Farm
A visit to the Elephant Farm in Chiang Mai is a must do. Why? Because you can literally have the time of your life as you bond with the elephants, love them, learn about them, feed them and even bathe them! Ride one of these gentle giants and you know what a goddess really feels like!
#5 The Ghost Festival
At Phi Ta Khon, also known as the Ghost festival, residents invite protection from the spirit of the Mun river. What follows is a series of games and a procession of people performing in amusing outfits and scary masks. The second day is packed with the Rocket festival, flamboyant costumes, dance contests and plenty of fun with each person trying to outdo the other. On the last day, the villagers listen to sermons from Buddhist monks. Perfect for a travelling goddess, isn’t it?
#6 Spa Session At Krabi
Why should you go for a massage treatment at the spas of Krabi? Simply because it’ll do you a whole lot of good, and relieve your sore and aching muscles after a long trip. You might experience a little discomfort initially but remember ‘ no pain, no gain’. You can choose to get a massage service at the hotels, city centres or even at the beach. This is what “travel like a goddess” means!
#7 Snorkelling At Phi Phi Islands
Phi Phi islands has one of the world’s most abundant and stunning coral reefs. Snorkelling at these picture-perfect beaches is nothing short of being on a fantasy planet. It could be a great opportunity to get up close and personal with the sharks (supposed to be shy & gentle creatures).
Scuba diving, snorkelling, island hopping, rock climbing or chilling on the beach, whatever may be your reason, Thailand has got you covered.