Insight Thailand Travel Guide
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From the Leaders in Visual Travel Guides and the Discovery Channel
Insight Guide Thailand is a full-color, inspirational guide to getting the most out of one the worlds most exotic destinations. Lively and accessible History and Culture chapters explain the countrys intriguing past as a cultural melting pot in South East Asia and the religion that has shaped the country today.
Thailands cultural treasures are explored alongside the breathtaking landscape that attracts so many international visitors. The influences on Thailands world-famous cuisine are also investigated alongside tips for sampling the local favorite dishes. To help with planning a trip, the Places chapters cover the entire country in detail, including the frenetic capital, Bangkok, and relaxing Chiang Mai in the North, and also suggest which of Thailands beautiful islands and beaches to visit.
Full-color photographs throughout illustrate the beauty of the Thai landscape more than any other guide to the country on the market and give a true flavor of Thai life today. Detailed maps throughout the book help visitors get around the different areas, with all major sites cross-referenced with the text, and the Travel Tips offer an A-Z of practical information and our selective, independent reviews of the best places to stay and eat.
Insight Guide Thailand includes a section detailing Thailands history, features covering aspects of the type's life and culture, ranging from Performing Arts to the Hill Tribes, a region by region visitor's guide to the sights, and a comprehensive Travel Tips section packed with essential contact addresses and numbers. Plus many high quality photographs and maps.
Published: June 2013
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