by Ron Emmons
Our long-time resident author will lead you to the tastiest street food, finest beaches, liveliest nightlife, richest temples, and most restorative ... Show synopsis Our long-time resident author will lead you to the tastiest street food, finest beaches, liveliest nightlife, richest temples, and most restorative holistic health retreats. A new active vacation planning chapter will help you plan the best swimming and diving adventures on the eastern seaboard and southern peninsula, the wildest white water rafting expeditions in Pai, and jungle treks for all ages and abilities in the North, among other outdoor activities. Insider safety tips provide the lowdown on everything from food stalls to jungle treks to Thailand's booming sex trade. A Little Bit of Thai to Help You Get By will have you ordering pad thai like a local. Opinionated reviews. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations--they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way. Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people. User-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.