"Thailand was never a European colony, so even though the city is very Western on the surface, deep down it's very Asian. It's quite enigmatic, and I like that." - Lawrence Osborne
Thailand is an incredible country that combines sandy beaches, lush green jungles, and thriving metropolitan cities, but if that doesn't convince you to go, maybe some of these pictures will! ;)
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Bangkok's Royal Palace is always worth the trip, but be prepared to dress conservatively!
Thailand provides an amazing opportunity to get up close and personal with some stunning elephants!
Chiang Rai's blue temple: a work of art
Legend has it that the Buddha head at Ayutthaya was a consequence of the Burmese attack. Either way, it is an iconic view just outside Bangkok
Thailand = street food
Wat Arun may be the sunrise temple, but we think it crushes it at sunset too!
Coffee. Always, coffee. Especially as it comes from local plantations
The Ban Dam house (Black Temple) is an antithesis of what you expect, and definitely worth the bus from Chiang Rai
Temples around every corner
BABY ELEPHANTS!! This one was just 9 days old and omg it was the epitome of adorable