One of the greatest highlights of a family trip overseas is seeing lots of exotic animals which you can’t see in your own country. It’s even better if you can pet them, feed them, ride them and watch them appear in shows. Adding animals to a holiday with children is a recipe for success, and so, in nearly every big touristy city in the world you will find a zoo or aquarium. Thailand in particular is full of options for friendly face-to-face encounters with animals of every type, shape and size.
and diverse tourist destinations can be found a mere
three to four hours’ drive away from Bangkok.
is no need to fly to the North in order to hike among
waterfalls and rainforests. There is also no need to go
all the way to Cambodia to see ancient temples, and it
is really not necessary to go far in order to ride
elephants in the jungle or visit artist villages.
All this and much more can be discovered and seen in a two to three day trip without any flying, for a surprisingly low cost and under quite luxurious conditions: A big air-conditioned car, a personal driver and guide, four-star hotels and amazing meals.
Bangkok is a city of opposites: High-class shopping malls side-by-side with crowded marketplaces, 5-star restaurants shaking a block with run-down shacks, temples and spirit houses right next to stripper clubs and ladyboys. It’s an amazing mix of sights, colours, sounds and smells. Many love it, some dislike it, but what’s certain is that no one can remain indifferent to it.