The 10 most visited countries in the world (part 2)

Italy – 52.4 MILLION PASSENGERS

With 50 world heritages recognized by UNESCO, along with countless cultural heritages, architectural works, some archaeological relics from the Roman Empire and the Renaissance. Italy ranks 5th among the most visited destinations by the ancient Alpine villages and towns in the north of the country and especially the attractive Mediterranean coast in the south.

UK – 35.8 MILLION PASSENGERS

Tourists to the UK contributed about $ 17.2 billion to the country. Most tourists to the UK come from other parts of Europe, and tourists from the US and Canada are the second largest group of foreign visitors to visit the country.

The domestic tourism industry is also thriving. London is the most visited city in the UK and the Tower of London is the most popular attraction in the country.

GERMANY – 35.6 MILLION PASSENGERS

Germany is a destination that attracts both domestic and foreign tourists. Tourism industry in Germany is estimated to contribute 4.5% to the country’s GDP and create 2 million job opportunities for Germans based on job requirements related to tourism and services.

Several protected areas in Germany, such as the Saxon Switzerland National Park, the Western Pomerania Lagoon National Park, and the Jasmund National Park, also attract millions of visitors each year.

MEXICO – 35 MILLION PASSENGERS

Mexico is a large country in North America, famous for its pristine beaches and world-class resorts. In recent decades, the domestic tourism industry has experienced a whirlwind of remarkable growth.

With the richness of culture and world heritage recognized by UNESCO, it’s no wonder tourists love going to Mexico so much. Most of the visitors who visit Mexico come from neighboring northern countries such as Canada and the United States. And the number of tourists from Europe and Asia is also on the rise.

THAILAND – 32.6 MILLION PASSENGERS

With beaches full of white sand, golden sunshine, tropical islands, rich wildlife, archaeological sites, temples and monasteries, Thailand is an attractive world tourist destination.

The country’s vibrant festivals, thriving nightlife, world-class shopping malls and a unique Thai culinary culture are what attracts tourists. It is estimated that tourism revenue has contributed nearly 20.2% of the country’s GDP and by 2032, Thailand will receive about 100 million visitors demonstrating why this country ranks 8th among the countries. The most traveled.
MALAYSIA – 26.8 MILLION PASSENGERS

Malaysia ranked 2nd in Southeast Asia in the list of most visited countries. From a glamorous and modern city in Kuala Lumpur to its tropical forests and pristine beaches, Malaysia offers a unique and exciting experience. Since launching a major tourism campaign in the late 1990s, the country’s tourism industry has made significant progress.

Chiang Mai: The Rose of Northern Thailand

Located in Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai city has a cool, pleasant climate all year round like Europe. Dubbed the rose of Northern Thailand, this place is famous for its majestic misty mountains and ancient buildings.

Chedi Luang Temple (Wat Chedi Luang)

In 1401, during the reign of King Saeng Muang Ma, the Chedu Luang temple was started construction. With its large and huge scale, the temple is not only a place of worship and belief of the people but it is also considered as a prominent symbol of the city. Still bring the unique architecture of Lanna. All decorative motifs on the works here are meticulously elaborate, sophisticated style of ancient Mayan architecture.

Phu Ping Palace

Because it is located on a high mountain in the Doi Buak Ha region, the climate here is always fresh and pleasant. Coming here, you will be overwhelmed by a scene filled with fresh flowers planted a lot along the entrance. From a distance, the palace is like being surrounded by a forest of beautiful flowers with colorful colors. Far away are the lush green forests year-round also home to many rare animals.

Chiang Mai Night Safari

In Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, a portion of the area was dedicated to the construction of the Chiang Mai zoo. A special thing when visiting this zoo is that you will be transported by tram to visit the animals here to ensure safety, and easy to move to different areas. This zoo is open day and night so for those who love animals and want to study about them, you can come here at night from 18h to 23h30.

Grand Canyon

A spectacular natural beauty that you cannot ignore when visiting Chiang Mai is the Grand Canyon. It brings a poetic beauty full of poetic always makes people excited once visited. Not only that, coming here you can also enjoy swimming in the cool blue water or watching the sunset gradually let go every afternoon.

7 Reasons to Visit Bangkok in Your Lifetime

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, attracts visitors by its rich cuisine, diverse culture, unique sights and other special features.

1. Tuktuk

This is a typical means of transportation in Bangkok, small cars can wriggle quickly through crowded streets. The secret to getting a tuk tuk without losing money is to pay from half the price that the driver is available. In addition, Bangkok has very convenient modern public facilities such as BTS Skytrain and metro which make it easy to travel at a reasonable cost.

2. Land of the Buddha

Bangkok has many unique temples, often gilded or covered with bright yellow paint. Typical temples are Wat Pho, Wat Traimit, Wat Benchamabophit, Wat Arun, Wat Saket, etc.

3. City along the river

It is highly recommended to buy a ticket for a tour along the Chao Phraya River (about 150 baht) to explore the scenery on both sides, especially famous landmarks such as the Royal Palace, the Jade Buddha Temple, Tha Maharaj Market, ICONSIAM, lovely coffee shop, etc.

4. Impressive night market

The night market is a specialty of Bangkok with lots of food and souvenir shops, antiques or affordable clothes. Rod Fai Night Market is often visited by tourists for their brilliant appearance and eye-catching.

5. The markets have a large area

Chatuchak Weekend Market or Pratunam Wholesale Market makes Bangkok a shopping paradise of the shopaholics. These places are very large with lots of shops selling everything from handicrafts, clothes, candies, cosmetics, etc.

6. High-class commercial centers

Siam Center, MBK, Central World, Platinum P or Pantip Plaza are majestic shopping centers that contribute to the glamor of Bangkok. In particular, there is the symbol of the Thai retail industry: the newly opened ICONSIAM with an area of 80,000 square meters, incorporates many new points such as indoor floating market, heritage museum with many works of art, or world-class cuisine restaurant.

7. Abundant cuisine

Many delicious dishes but very affordable prices are always available for visitors to enjoy at the night markets, famous food streets such as Khao San, Chinatown. Pad thai, Tom yum and Son Tam are traditional Thai dishes that always top the list of delicious dishes to try when coming to Bangkok.

Thailand Travel: Experience The Feeling of Walking in the Air

Have you ever experienced the feeling of walking in midair? Mahanakhon Skywalk Building will be an interesting point that you cannot miss when exploring Bangkok, Thailand.

This 314-meter-tall building is located in the middle of Bangkok and Silom shopping centers, next to Chong Nonsi BTS station. You can easily come here by bus or taxi in the city. The building is open from 10am to midnight.

Mahanakhon Skywalk is one of the largest glass floors in the world, with an area of 63 m2 and 310 m high. Not only has the observation deck on the 74th floor and the glass floor on the 78th floor, this building also has a duty free retail supermarket King Power, where visitors can enjoy shopping at more reasonable prices than the centers or other shopping in Bangkok.

Although Mahanakhon Skywalk is not long in operation, it is a tourist attraction is very attractive in Bangkok. There are many tourists who come here in order to hunt for a unique photo.

The 74th floor is where the Skywalk experience begins. This modern floor is fully equipped with glass walls so you can look around the city easily. The large touch screen in front of the walls allows you to zoom in to various attractions. Or install the “skywalk AR” application on the phone to better see the remote locations.

Level 78 is probably the floor that attracts the most visitors with the Skywalk glass. To get to this floor you have to take the second glass elevator on the 75th floor to the roof of the skyscraper on the 78th floor. This floor will challenge the level of enduring the height of visitors. Also here visitors can take for themselves the best photos.

In addition to the unique experience at Mahanakhon Skywalk, visitors can visit other famous tourist destinations of Bangkok such as the Thai palace, the ancient city of Muang Boran, the Jade Buddha Temple and the Bangkok Aquarium.

Thailand Travel: Songkran Festival

Songkran is considered the traditional New Year of the Thai people. Every year, this country attracts millions of visitors thanks to this special festival.

The traditional Thai New Year starts on April 13 every year consisting of two ceremonies and festivals. The ceremony includes familiar activities such as cleaning the house, receiving Buddha statues around the city, and celebrating a Buddha bathing ceremony. In the assembly, Songkran brings many folk games and beauty contests. The difference in how to organize Songkran in each region attracts visitors to explore and experience.

Chiang Mai is the cradle of the Thai Songkran water festival. This is the place to preserve many art performances associated with the Lanna dynasty in Chiang Mai. Songkran in Chiang Mai usually starts from 12/4 which is called Wan Sungkharn Lohng day.

In Bangkok, Songkran has many differences. Those who want to learn traditional and folk cultural values can visit many ancient temples like Wat Phra Kaeo, Wat Suthat, Wat Arun, or Wat Pho. There, visitors not only get a chance to see but also have a chance to learn about the king Kabilaprom who cut his head when he lost in the challenge with Prince Thammaban through the words of the monks.

Arriving in Bangkok Songkran season, visitors will not feel lost and bored. Banglamphu area, Rattanakosin square, Phra Athit, Santhichaiprakan, Wisut Krasat or West Khao San street are places where water splashes are busy and exciting.

If the trip is not made in time for the Songkran New Year, visitors still have the opportunity to experience the water festival in the coastal city of Pattaya, Chonburi Province. There, Wan Laay (Songkran) festival is held after the main Songkran festival (from April 18 to April 20).

Phuket is also an attractive address for the Songkran festival. Across the coastal streets like Soi Bangla or Patong, the atmosphere is always exciting with water splashing, partying, anthem and dancing.

Best Beaches in Asia

Sea travel is the most favorite activity during the summer vacation. Here are the most beautiful beaches in Asia which are the most popular destinations in this summer.

Koh Phangan, Thailand

Koh Phangan is the pride of the land of Golden Temple. It is shaped like a unique crescent moon with white sand and cool shade of green coconut. Therefore, Koh Phangan is always in the top of the most beautiful islands in Thailand in particular and ranks among the most beautiful beaches in Asia in general. It is also famous for the most jubilant banquets in the world and has welcomed many Hollywood stars to vacation or honeymoon anniversary.

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

Everyone must have heard of Bali paradise. When it comes to Bali, in addition to temples, typical cultural activities, it is impossible not to mention the beaches. In it, Nusa Dua is loved by many tourists, called the dreamy muse of Bali. Nusa Dua Sea is usually quiet and rustic because the clear water with small waves is very safe for swimming.

Maldives Islands

Many tourists flock to Maldives to explore the treasures in the Indian Ocean. It is famous for its brilliant coral reefs, fish, sea turtles, and sometimes sharks. Another less-known attraction in Maldives is a collection of coral-built mosques. Imagine you arrive at shallow coral reefs, clear sea water, floating and dense wooden houses separate away from life outside, no pollution. It is worth it to put it into the beautiful beaches that are worth visiting in Asia.

Koh Rong, Cambodia

Koh Rong Beach has a coastline of over 40km covered with white sand and blue sea water. This is the ideal destination to relax and mingle with nature. This place has not been exploited widely, so it is quite unspoiled. The charm of Koh Rong comes from underwater games like sailing, beautiful views from above. Surrounding the island are the ancient fishing villages with brilliant turquoise waters attracting tourists. At night, every galaxy of phytoplankton glows in the water to create a wonderful spectacle.