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Expat Explorations: The Best Places In Thailand

20 Jan 2020

Expat Explorations: The Best Places In Thailand

Thailand has an exotic appeal which is truly irresistible. Sights include beautiful islands, temples, highlands and beaches. Here are just some of the best places to see in Thailand.

Koh Lipe

If you're searching for Thailand’s most beautiful beaches, then you wont need to look much further. Koh Lipe is located near the Thailand Malaysia border, and is a small L-shaped island. Koh Lipe boasts the brightest aqua waters and underwater views, making it a picturesque scene. Getting there can prove a little tricky, but believe us when we say that is is worth the journey. 

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand. Known for its delicious Thai food, Chiang Mai is undoubtedly the best food destination in Thailand. There are many places to eat in the city, a popular one being the Sunday Wakking Street near Tha Pae gate. Chiang Mai is also home to a wealth of magnificent temples such as Wat Phra Singh and Wat Suan Dok. Chiang Mai is around 1 hour north of Bangkok by plane, so the city is relatively easy to access.


Krabi is home to some of Thailand’s World-famous beaches, well known for its picture perfect scenery. The province is blessed with coastal vistas and towering limestone cliffs, white sands and small coves. If you're looking to experience Thailand’s beautiful beaches, then we recommend visiting Koh Kai (Chicken Island) or Phi Phi Islands.


Often labelled as the best place to live in Thailand, Phuket is always worth a visit. The island is modern and well developed, being home to a number of shopping centres, bars and restaurants. The beautiful beaches are great to relax on during the day, and there is also an opportunity to visit neighbouring islands. The only downside to Phuket is that it can be slightly pricey , but it is worth the cost. 


Bangkok is the capital of Thailand, and is a huge metropolis. It is now home to over 9 million people. Bangkok is popular among western expats because of the low cost of living. Similar to Phuket. There are numerous shopping centres and other leisures to keep you entertained. In addition, transport in Bangkok is modern and reliable. However, Bangkok is well known for its soaring temperatures. At times, it can be as hot as 40 degrees and combined with humidity, it can be difficult adjusting to the tropical climate.

Hua Hin

Hua Hin is located in the northern part of the Malay Peninsula in Thailand. Huas Hin is well developed, offering domestic and international flights from its airport. Good infrastructure and leisure services are also available in Hua Hin, so there is no shortage of things to do. There are a number of taxis and tuk tuks in the area, meaning that it is incredinbly easy to get around the city.