There’s also the cities, both modern and ancient, where you can tour street markets filled with culinary delights. Seafood-based stir fries and fragrant curries, crab cakes, grilled fish and prawns are all great choices. Where possible, Intrepid uses local transport options and traditional modes of transport - which usually carry less of an environmental impact, support small local operators and are heaps more fun. The waters surrounding Krabi are dotted with hundreds of limestone karat islands. Best of Bangkok: our what to do guide Thailand specialist, Charlotte highlights why Bangkok shouldn’t just be a transit destination. It can also get quite engaged from July to August as it's northern hemisphere school holidays. Dom Suthep temple is perched on a hilltop; take a funicular to the temple or walk up a staircase with 400 steps. Bangkok's massive Chatuchak Market is an unforgettable metropolis filled with bizarre sights and smells. Selling everything from curious antiques and modern clothing to unique jewellery and colourful homewards, you'll need to dedicate a lot of time to navigate through these sometimes confusing market. Water is symbolically meant to purify and cleanse but with April being one of Thailand's hottest months, it also brings sweet relief from the heat.
This tranquil town is the jumping off point for visits to the infamous Hell Fire Pass and River Kwai. Enduring many battles, invasions, overthrows and coups, Ayutthaya's far-reaching trade with other regions ensured a flourishing influence of art, weaponry, religion and cuisine. Travel “the Land of Smiles” and you'll uncover a country of contrasts. We can advise you on the best places to stay and visit, based on your preferences, so you get the most out of your trip whether you’re looking for adventure, beaches or culture. Whether you're travelling by tuk-tuk through the crazy streets, cycling along back roads or taking a long tail through the khlongs, the journey in Bangkok is definitely half the fun. How to enter the “Book a Stay, Win a Getaway” sweepstakes: • Book your hotel directly on TripAdvisor.,Ltd., has representatives in all major destinations in the country and represent some of the most esteemed travel agencies in Europe and other parts of the world. Whether you're sampling street food, savouring a cheap eat or indulging in a banquet, there are endless options to choose from wherever you are in the world. Thailand's top beaches and resorts It's hard to imagine a more family-friendly destination than Thailand. We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla firebox, goggle Chrome.