CAPITAL: Bangkok; 9.27 million
GDP per capita: $ 15,600
LANGUAGE: Thai, Burmese, English, dialects
RELIGION: Buddhist, Muslim, Christian
In Thailand it's illegal to leave your house without underwear on.
Elephant polo is a popular sport.
One of the annual festivals is Monkey Buffet, held in Lopburi province. More than 600 monkeys are invited to feast on over two tonnes of grilled sausage, fresh fruit and ice cream.
Thailand - an other story
Thailand is a popular tourist destination, but that is not the whole story. Part of it is a chaotic political situation that not many tourists are aware of.Go to →
At the boarder
Life in Thailand means bigger wages and shelter from the Burmese military rule.Go to →
A group of women who used to work for Triumph took control of their lives and established their own sustainable underwear brand. (In Danish)Go to →
A simple blacksmith
A homestay with a Burmese immigrant family taught us that even the poorest are not necessarily powerless.