Thailand is home to one of the most visited cities in the world. And if you have not been to the Land of Smiles, it is never too late to start planning that trip. Whether you are looking for ideas on where to go next or thinking of spending a holiday observing wild animals, Thailand promises to be an amazing destination for your next trip. To help you discover more about this fascinating Southeast Asian country, here are some of the must-read books that will make you want to visit Thailand now.
1. Mai Pen Rai Means Never Mind: An American Housewife’s Honest Love Affair with the Irrepressible People of Thailand by Carol Hollinger
Mai Pen Rai Means Never Mind offers a glimpse into life in Thailand from the perspective of the author’s role as a housewife and teacher. Here she shares everyday life and experiences as an American expat’s wife who decides to become a teacher in one of Thailand’s universities.
2. Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes, and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand by Andy Ricker
Far from being just an ordinary cookbook on Thai cooking, Pok Pok shares interesting tales and insights into the author’s travels across Thailand.
3. Sightseeing by Rattawut Lapcharoensap
This book is a compilation of short stories that offer a glimpse into life and times in Thailand. It features compelling tales about daily life, family, love, and more. Beautiful, captivating, and thought-provoking are just some of the words that come to mind when you read Sightseeing’s interesting collection of stories.