Indians No.1 destination Thailand - Sex off the shelf?, Cheap, LED TVs!!February 03, 2014 14:45
Thailand has topped the chart of favorite destination for the Indian travellers for the year 2013 and this is for the second consecutive time Thailand has topped the list. Well, over the years, Indians are pouring down into the island nation and guess what many bachelors more in number. Their Bachelor parties are being organized here and comparatively with Indian hotels and other stuff, Thailand offers much more and options.
Cities like Bangkok, Pattaya and Phuket are the most visited ones in Thailand. Here are few options which offer a lot to the Indian travellers.
Though Thailand is not low cost living nation, the accommodation is not difficult for an average traveler. Compared to North America, European nations, Thailand hotels are relatively cheap and wide range of hotels are there for one to choose. Even Bangkok has cheaper hotels than in Indian cities like Mumbai and Delhi. Alcohol is also cheap in Thailand (about one USD per beer) and they wide range of varieties in beverages. The Khao San Road area turns into a festival of foreigners every night.
Cheaper electronic goods:
Well, Indian love electronic goods and one can find huge numbers in supermarkets buying electronic goods specially the LCD/LED TVs. The quality and the cost are very low, a middle class guy can afford a huge television with all the special features in it. But sadly in the year 2013 September , the government of India banned import of LCD/LED TVs. Before this ban, many Indians used to import TVs and many electronic goods to India.
As prostitution is legal in Bangkok, it is relatively cheap too. Many guys come here to fulfill their desires. And 90% of the Indian Bachelors come to Bangkok for the sake of sex. Yes Indian guys Bachelor trip consist of enjoying nightlife at least for one day. Patpong , Nana Plaza and Soi Cowboy are the hardcore Red-light districts in Thailand.
The most favorite part of the travellers. There are many supermarkets in Thailand which offer great shopping. Firstly the Chatuchak Market. It is the largest weekend market in Thailand which covers 35 acres and has more than 15000 stalls. Around 2,00,000 visitors and tourists visit this market. But most of the markets are night ones and offer great stuff. Apart from alcohol and food, the electronic goods, garment stores are pretty popular hear. Talad Rot Fai market located near Paradise park, Khlong Lod and Tha Chang markets near Grand Palace are very famous. Shopping malls like MBK, Siam Paragon and Central World are popular with tourists looking for the real thing. Panthip Plaza is an electronics and IT mall packed with bargain shops and stalls.