Synopses & Reviews
Thailand was once an enigmatic paradise of pristine beaches, hidden temples and remote mountain refuges. Here's the secret: it can still be that way. Let Lonely Planet guide you past the world of the tourist brochures and into the true heart of this glorious land.
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INSIDER'S PERSPECTIVE from travelling with children to visiting tsunami-affected regions, our expert authors provide the definitive word.
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ACCOMMODATION FOR ALL BUDGETS from sumptuous palace hotels to breezy beach bungalows.
EXTENSIVE LANGUAGE CHAPTER you'll be ordering Singhas and chatting with locals in no time.
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Uncover Bangkok's best street stalls or enjoy a skyscraping gourmet dinner.
Climb aboard a long-tail boat and island hop to your own isolated beach paradise.
Get soaked at Songkran, the Thai celebration that becomes the world's biggest water fight.
Trek off the beaten path in remote Isan to watch a rare solar alignment at an ancient Angkor temple.
In This Guide
Ten authors, 259 days of in-country research and 150 maps.
Trek, dive or monkey-watch with our detailed coverage of national parks and natural wonders.
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