What to do in Thailand


Massages and massage courses

Visiting Thailand and not getting a Thai massage is like going to Thailand and not swimming in the sea. Unthinkable. The gentle hands of Thai women will relax your muscles and you will feel like you are flying. If you want to go more in depth in your exploration, definitely don't skip Chiang Mai in the north of the country. It is known for having the best massage schools in the country, where you can choose from a multitude of courses. Prices for 5-day courses, for which you will receive a certificate, range from 130 to 150 euros.

Meditation and yoga

The land of Buddhism is an ideal place to reinvent yourself through meditation combined with yoga. Many organizations offer so-called "retreats" where you can spend a few days in isolation and live the ascetic life of a monk. If your time is limited, you can at least attend a "Drop in class" where, for a mostly voluntary fee, you can meditate through various techniques and stretch your body through yoga in the company of interesting people.

Scuba diving/snorkelling

Diving in Thailand can be divided into two basic areas - the east coast (Gulf of Thailand) and the west coast (Andaman Sea). Generally more interesting and suitable for diving is the Andaman Sea - Phi Phi Islands, Phuket, Koh Yao Yai and the best - Similan Islands.

Thai boxing

No no, we are not persuading you to fight anyone. Thai boxing is a combat sport known as the art of the eight limbs because the fight uses fists, elbow strikes, leg kicks and knees. This centuries-old tradition has its origins in military training.

Cooking courses

It is not for nothing that Thai cuisine is described as the healthiest, most varied, tastiest and least demanding. The ideal combination. That's why we recommend that you immerse yourself in this culture and enrich your experience with knowledge of Thai cuisine. The price of a 2-3 hour crash course ranges from 700 to 1,500 baht. A nice finishing touch is the fact that you will also eat the cooked food together with the other participants and make even more new contacts.


Let's not kid ourselves. Beaches are the main reason why the country is visited in large numbers. The fine white sand with a gradual entry into the sea shaded by palm trees is the right relaxation for body and soul. Add to that a romantic sunrise or sunset (depending on which side of the coast you are on) and you feel like you have found your paradise. However, if you like more peace and isolation, we recommend one of the many islands less visited by tourists. There are many to choose from in Thailand.

Thailand's national parks

However, there are also several national parks in Thailand that are definitely worth a visit. In particular, the east of the country near the border with Laos is a less visited part by tourists. It is here that you will find treasures like Phu Kradung and Phu Rua National Park, with its unique flora and fauna and pleasantly cool climate (which is always a welcome change from the exotic heat of southern Thailand).

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