THAILAND Thailand is a Southeast Asian country. It's known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha. In Bangkok, the capital and largest city, an ultramodern cityscape rises next to quiet canalside communities and the iconic temples of Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat PhraKaew). Most of Thailand has a "tropical wet and dry or savanna climate."By virtue of being a never-colonized, always independent country, has developed a culture of diplomatic mastery and exceptional hospitality. Thailand is known as the “land of smiles” for the friendliness of its people. However, friendliness of the local people is far from the only reason to study in Thailand; Thailand offers many benefits and draws for international students. International students who study in Thailand can take advantage of the fantastic education available there.Many international students travel to Thailand to study ecology and the environment, agriculture, and development, as much of the work being done in these topics in Southeast Asia is happening in Thailand. For international students who are interested in learning Thai, Thailand is really the only place to go.