I’d like to travel to Thailand, a beautiful country in South East Asia known as 'The Golden Land', to view beautiful landscapes, enjoy the tasty cuisine and experience the rich culture.
My first stop will be the capital of Thailand, Bangkok. It is somewhat of great contrasts - the modern outer walls are the first thing I will notice, but on closer inspection - the old, traditional Bangkok is still living and breathing. I could spend a whole day visiting the temples of Bangkok. When seeing these awe-inspiring architectures, Buddhist temples must be one of the highlights to me, for I’m interested in Buddhism. I also want to enjoy the nightlife of Bangkok, travelling by tuk-tuk through the crazy streets and cycling along back roads.
Of course, Thailand is rightly renowned for its islands. I plan to visit some of the best island destinations in the world, with clear waters, white and golden sands, palms and coconuts - truly paradise on earth. The Phi Phi Islands are where 'The Beach' was filmed. Yes, I can stand where Leo stood! Another island will definitely be Phuket- an island the size of Singapore with plenty of great beaches to experience. Diving into the warm waters of Phuket is really what dreams are made of. Thai’s beaches are where I can throw away my watch and spend lazy days soaking up some rays.
The food there is a wonderful part of the beautiful culture of Thailand. There are a variety of noodle dishes and soups that are cooked with vegetables and many types of meats. Even if I am a calorie-counter - Thai food is extremely healthy with an emphasis on vegetables, fresh fruit and lean cuts of meat such as mangoes, pineapples, jackfruit and papayas, just to name a few. I love their sweet, spicy and sour flavors.
After all these sightseeing, I may finally understand some parts of the Thai’s culture and I want to learn more about its diverse culture. With Buddhism being the primary religion in Thailand, it has...