Thailand, a holiday paradise, is the most popular destination in the Southeast Asia to traveling lovers from all over the world. Coming to this country, you will be flooded in mass of things to see and to do. So let’s take a look at the list of top 10 things to see in Thailand to have a short but wonderful trip in this country. Classic Thailand
- Tuk tuk
Tuk tuk is a sputtering, three-wheeled motorcycle taxi. It is one of the most popular and the cheapest transportation options in Thailand. Sitting on a snug sofa under a colorful hood and go around the streets in Bangkok is definitely an experience that you can not miss out.
- Eating insects
In Thailand, insect is a popular kind of snack. Therefore, eating fried insects appears on the priority list of most daring travelers, something you should try at least once and take a photo so you can proudly exhibit it once back home. There are many kinds of insects that can be fried such as grasshoppers, bamboo worms, silk larvae, crickets, weevils, ant queens and scorpions. This dish is very cheap with a tasty and greasy flavor. You can try this special dish in many vendors on streets at night. Travel Indochina
- Try street food
You will surely by surprised by tons of Thailand street food as traveling to this country. You can find street food everywhere and fill yourself to the fullness with a very low price. The ingredients are very popular in Thailand. They are mostly fruits, rice and meat. Some of the most famous ones are papaya salad, grilled fish, sausage, mango sticky rice, grilled pork, etc. Be sure to try some of these dishes.
- Floating market
Floating market is a familiar image of Thailand- the country of rivers. Floating market is a place for selling goods on boats. Many kinds of tropical fruits are sold here, most of them are mango, coconut, banana, dragon fruit. Amphawa, Damnoen, Khlong Lat Mayom, Taling Chan and Bang Nam Phueng are popular floating markets in Thailand.
- Visit the King Cobra Village
King Cobra Village Khok Sa-nga in Sai Mun is famous for its strange pets, king cobras kept at every house. The villagers organize snake shows in which there are many different performances such as snake dancing, boxing between king cobra and human. You can also buy herbal medicine from villagers who travel around.
- Have a fish spa
Thailand is the world’s top spots for spa treatment so there are many weird kinds of spa and fish spa is one of them. The fish used for this treatment is called “doctor fish” which originates in Turkey. These fish feed on the dead and affected skin of patients presenting with medical conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and other dermatological complaints. This harmless method appears in shopping center, tourist area and the walking streets. It really helps you to relax after a long day.
- Watch Muay Thai fight
Watching a Muay Thai fight is a must-do for every sports fan looking for a real Thai experience. This sport is called the national sport of Thailand; Muay Thai sport program on television is the show with the highest rate of view. There are many stadiums holding Muay Thai matches but the biggest fights are in the Muay Thai Championship held in the Lumpini and Ratchadamnoen stadiums in Bangkok. Muay Thai matches often take place at nights which at attract thousands of people of any ages and any classes to come.
- Watch a traditional dance show
You can not visit Thailand without watching traditional dance shows which are often performed in theaters like the National Theater, Aksra Theater and Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theater. The traditional dance’s movements are quite slow but mesmerizing with lively rhythms and sound of various kinds of oriental instruments. There are many kinds of dancing performances, each one feature distinctive movements and accompanied by music with different tempos.
- Experience the nightlife
Experience the nightlife in Thailand is one of the greatest things that tourist have as traveling to this country. Nightlife in tourist attraction places like Bangkok, Hua Hin or Phu Ket is the mixture of exoticism, romance, sense of adventure and plain excitement. Listen to live music, take part in parties or go wild in night bars is really a fantastic experience for any young party-lovers.
- Take part in the Full Moon Party
The Full Moon Party is the a beach party that takes place on the island of Ko Pha Ngan all night before or after the full moon. in the party night, the beach are brightened up with thousands of colorful lights. More than 10 thousands people explode the party with wild dances, techno music and cool beer. They blow out all night and just enjoy themselves without any barriers. Come to Ko Pha Ngan on the 14th or 16th of each month (lunar calendar) to really experience this magical party.
These are top 10 things that you must see in the trip to Thailand. They all presents the uniqueness of Thai people and culture both in the past and the present. Come to this beautiful country to truly and fully feel these special things and more.