Thailand

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, features tropical beaches and spectacular Buddhist temples and statues.  The capital city is Bangkok (more known as Krung Thep, which translates to  “City of Angels”). 

Its full name is Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit.

Coat of Arms

National Animal

Thai Elephant

National Flower

Golden Shower Tree

Products and Posts About Thailand

Songkran- Thailand’s New Year Festival

By Julie Yeros | April 11, 2016

Sawadee Pee Mai!  Happy New Year! The Songkran Festival celebrates the traditional Thai New Year from April 13-15.   It is a time for house cleaning, family gatherings, visiting temples, and throwing water. Water is an important resource to Thailand, needing plenty of it for the rice they grow, so it is understandable that it is a part…