What is Northern Thailand known for?

Is Northern Thailand Tropical?

Though like most of Thailand, it has a tropical savanna climate, its relatively high elevation and latitude contribute to more pronounced seasonal temperature variation, with cooler winters than the other regions. Historically it is related to the Lanna Kingdom and its culture.

Is Northern Thai food spicy?

From chilli pastes, pork curries to lesser-known pumpkin fries, cuisine from the north of Thailand is a quaintly spicy world of its own. … The good news for chilli newbies is that the northern palate is not as fiery as its Isaan counterpart.

Are Thai people Chinese?

Thailand has the largest overseas Chinese community in the world outside Greater China. 11 to 14 percent of Thailand’s population are considered ethnic Chinese. The Thai linguist Theraphan Luangthongkum claim the share of those having at least partial Chinese ancestry at about 40 percent of the Thai population.

What month should you avoid Thailand?

When to avoid traveling in Thailand

Chiang Mai: If possible, avoid visiting from mid-February through early April. This is “burning season” and air quality can be quite bad. Similan Islands: The National Marine Park is closed between the months of November through March.

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