Are you the kind of tourist that hates other tourists? For example, if you went to New York City would you rather walk some of the grittier avenues of the Bronx rather than bask in the bright lights and crowded streets of Times Square? Are you willing to sacrifice postcard-worthy sight-seeing for true authenticity?
If you answered yes to those questions, then forget about Bangkok, Phuket and Chiang Mai when planning your trip to Thailand. Instead, set yourself enroute to Sangkhlaburi to see how the Thais really live. Sangkhlaburi is a five hour drive northwest of Bangkok located on the Burmese border. Here are some places worth a visit in Sangkhlaburi that will give you a chance to mingle with the locals and see what makes Thailand, well, Thailand.Read More »Get Off the Tourist Trail. See the Real Thailand in Sangkhlaburi