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

Introducing Cultures Through International Cuisines

Introducing Cultures Through International Cuisines

By Julie Yeros | September 15, 2017

– by Deborah Tayloe, guest blogger Children learn best about different people and languages through first-hand experience. They are sensory beings who learn through the experiences of touch, see, smell, hear, and taste. It can be challenging to incorporate all five senses into a cultural lesson. Or is it? Not when you let children experience…

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…