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Thailand is located in the heart of mainland Southeast Asia, bordering Malaysia to south, the Lao PDR and Cambodia to the east and Myanmar to the north and west. From the tip of the country’s northernmost point to its southernmost point, Thailand spans approximately 1,600 km., and approximately 870 km. from east to west. Thailand has along coastline along the Gulf of Thailand (1,875 km.) and the Andaman Sea (740 km.), containing over 400 magnificent islands, many of which have become popular tourist destinations.

Thailand has long been known as the “Land of the Smiles” for the gentle and welcoming nature of its people, and this charming character has persisted. It has also been known for its rich cultural heritage, and was named the fifth “best country for the cultural heritage influence in 2021” according to a recent report by New York-based CEOWORLD magazine.

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Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand, officially known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon and colloquially as Krung Thep.

For major tourist attractions in Bangkok, most of them are Historical sites or religious sites such as temples in Bangkok. There is beautiful architecture, wall painting and also important in History, such as Wat Phra Sri Rattanasamaram (Phra Kaew), Wat Phra Chetuphon Wimon Mangalaram (wat pho), Wat arun Ratchawararam, Wat Sra Ket, and Phra Bor Banphot (Golden mountain), Wat Ratchanadda, Wat Traimit, Wat Benchamabophit, Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Suthasan, Wat Suthat Thep Wararam etc.

There are also other interesting places such as palaces, museums, parks, as well as various Shopping centres in Bangkok. There are both chilling places like Chatuchak Weekend Market, Sampeng Market, Yaowarat and Phahurat night market or luxury level such as many leading department stores in all areas of Bangkok as well.

Learn more and keep updated about “Bangkok” at Tourism Authority of Thailand website


Yala is the southernmost province of Thailand sharing a border with Malaysia. Most of the population is Muslim and use the Pattani-Malay language to communicate. Yala is a multicultural province, because there are differences in ethnicity, language and religion, Thai Buddhists, Thai Muslims, and Chinese Thais, small Christian community both roman Catholics and Protestants as well as Sikhs.

Learn more about “Yala” at Tourism Authority of Thailand website


Unveiling Betong's Enchanting Embrace: Culture, Cuisine, and Nature

A Southern Gemstone: Nestled near the Malaysian border, Betong District reigns as Thailand's southernmost jewel. This vibrant district, roughly 140 kilometers from Yala Province and 1,220 kilometers from Bangkok, boasts a unique tapestry woven from diverse cultures. Here, Thai people of Malay, Chinese, and Buddhist descent coexist peacefully, creating a rich "multicultural" atmosphere.

A Feast for the Senses: Betong is a paradise for food enthusiasts. Savor the legendary Betong chicken, renowned for its free-range flavor. Explore bustling local markets and restaurants to discover a treasure trove of delectable specialties.

Beyond the Plate: Betong's charm extends far beyond its captivating cuisine. Immerse yourself in the town's breathtaking natural beauty. Witness the ethereal spectacle of the Ay Yer Weng Sea of Mist, where majestic mountains emerge from a blanket of clouds. Bathe in the therapeutic waters of the Betong Hot Springs, nestled amidst lush greenery, or be mesmerized by the vibrant display of blooms at the Winter Flower Garden, a seasonal explosion of color.

Nature's Playground: Embark on a journey of discovery at the Hala-bala Wildlife Sanctuary, teeming with diverse animal life. Alternatively, explore the awe-inspiring landscapes of Ban Lang National Park, a haven for nature lovers.

A Glimpse into the Past: Delve into Betong's fascinating history at the Piyamit Tunnel, a former communist stronghold transformed into a museum that unveils the region's captivating past.

Unforgettable Encounters: For a touch of spiritual significance, visit the Yala Central Mosque, a magnificent landmark showcasing Islamic architecture. Don't miss the chance to see the world's biggest postbox, a quirky addition to Betong's unique experiences.

Experience Betong: From its delectable cuisine and mesmerizing natural wonders to its rich cultural heritage and unique experiences, Betong promises an unforgettable adventure.

Ready to Explore? Learn more about Betong at the Tourism Authority of Thailand website.

Airports Nearby:

Hat Yai International Airport (HDY) and Narathiwat Airport (NAW) in Thailand

Penang International Airport (PEN) in Malaysia

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