29 Reasons Why Everyone Should Visit Thailand At Least Once In Their Lifetime

If you've been there, you'll know

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You've probably bumped into at least a couple of people who have been to Thailand. 

And they've probably cornered you and started raving about it as being 'the best place in the world'. 

Backpackers, young professionals, honeymooners... you know the type.

Well I've just come back from spending three weeks in my favourite part of the world and I wanted to put into words and pictures why the place is so special. 

After looking through these, you have no excuse. It's time to book that trip to Thailand once and for all.

1. The sun shines pretty much all year round

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2. You get to travel everywhere on a moped without a care in the world

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3.Once you get here, everything is super cheap

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4. You'll never see clearer water in your life

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5. You'll get an amazing massage for the price of a coffee back home

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7. The street food tastes incredible and is super affordable

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8.The Thai people are genuinely the nicest and most friendly on Earth

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9. The partying and nightlife is as good as it gets

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10. There are dogs on every corner and beach you come across

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11. No matter what religion you practice, you'll appreciate the stunning beauty of the temples in Thailand

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12. You can go island hopping to change up the scenery 

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13. The sunsets in Thailand are something else. Look.

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14. You can get amazing fried chicken pretty much everywhere for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It tastes absolutely out of this world

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15. You couldn't even make up how stunningly beautiful some of the scenery is

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16. This is one of the most magical places on the planet. Nothing can prepare you for the magic of Thailand

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17. Any country that has so many wild amazing elephants gets our vote

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18. The diving is incredible, including the majestic sight of whale sharks

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19. The hotels, villas and places to stay are pure luxury

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20. Nothing beats the thrill of nipping through the streets on a tuk tuk

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21. Things are even prettier when you head inland 

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22. You'll be able to find your very own private waterfall

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23. The madness and raw energy of Bangkok

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24. Songkran Festival, where everybody gets drenched with huge water guns over a couple of days. Just for fun.

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25. The beach bars are the best place in the world to sit and have an ice-cold drink

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26. It is an absolute paradise for people who love shopping

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27. Thailand is the perfect country to visit for wellness, healthy eating and to rejuvenate

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28. The huge selection of gorgeous fresh seafood

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29. Whatever you do, make sure you get to Thailand sometime soon. You won't regret it

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Niall Harbison

Niall founded Lovin' Dublin with a few fairly simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.

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