Thailand is a Kingdom country in Southeast Asia formerly known as Siam. With a wide range of mountain jungles to beautiful beaches and island it’s no wonder why Thailand has been a hot destination for many years. While tourism growth will always bring higher cost, Thailand still remains relatively cheap compared to many Western travel destinations. Bordering Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia makes Thailand a great starting point when visiting Southeast Asia. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country that was not colonized by European powers. Besides the wonderful beaches, there are great temples, wildlife and nature to explore in Thailand. The people of Thailand are also very friendly and hospitable making for a great travel destination.