Welcome To ThailandThe Kingdom of Thailand is southeast Asia's premiere destination with over 14 million visitors per year sampling its irresistible combination of breathtaking natural beauty, inspiring temples, outstanding hospitality and superb cuisine. Thailand comprises 76 provinces each divided into districts, sub-districts and villages. Bangkok is the capital city and centre of political, commercial, industrial and cultural activities. With Tan you can visit the ruins of fabulous ancient kingdoms, learn about Thailand's people, history, climate, cuisine or just browse through our detailed Thailand travel guide.
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News & Events
THAILAND AND THE INFLUENZA A (H1N1): INFORMATION FOR VISITORS (2009-05-12)
Thailand is monitoring the situation very closely in the wake of the recent Influenza A (H1N1) outbreak in the Americas, Europe, and other parts of the world. Until now, there is no report of Influenza A (H1N1) case in the Kingdom, and Thailand should be considered to be safe.
The Regent Singapore Special Offer! (2009-06-01)
Located in the exclusive Tanglin district, The Regent, a five-star hotel in Singapore, is an oasis of calm, offering guests supreme comfort and anticipatory service. With contemporary décor and museum quality Asian art pieces, the Hotel is a private and exclusive haven for business and leisure travelers.
Currency and Exchange Services (2009-05-05)
The Thai unit of currency is the Baht which is worth a little less than 4 US cents. One US dollar = approximately 40 baht. The baht is divided into loo satang. "Copper" coins are valued at 25 and 50 satang. "Silver" coins are in denominations of 1' 2 and 5 baht. A 10 baht coin is composed of both "silver" and "copper". Banknotes are valued at 10 baht (brown), 20 baht (green), 50 baht (blue), 100 baht (red), 500 baht (purple) and 1,000 baht (Gray).
Pattaya History (2009-04-10)
Fifty years ago Pattaya was a sleepy little fishing village, dwarfed by her neighbors to the North, Na Klua, to the South, Rayong. Its only claim to fame being that it had, in the 13th century, been a resting place for the battle forces of the great King Narai during his campaign to oust the Burmese invaders.
Phuket & South
Getting Around Phuket Island (2009-05-12)
Tuk Tuks are the small red open taxis which you can find everywhere on the island. They are great to get around. You have to negotiate the fare before you hop in. Rates depend on distance, time, weather and many other things and starts at app. 50 Baht for a short distance and can go up to 500 Baht for a longer trip. It is normally cheaper to stop a Tuk Tuk when it passes by then to take one which is waiting in front of a hotel or restaurant.
Chiang Mai & North
Chiang Mai City attractions (2009-04-24)
This lovely temple dates from 1345 and is one of the focal points of Songkran festivities each April 3-15 when people bathe the revered Phra Buddha Sihing image. The temple compound includes the lovely Lai Kham chapel with its exquisite woodcarvings and northern-style murals, and a magnificent scriptural repository with striking has relief.