|Rice Fields in East Thailand|
The People in the Northeast of Thailand are very friendly and they like to celebrating a lot of traditional festivals like the water festival in april, called Songkhran or the festival of the lights, called Loi Krathong which is celebrated in November. In Nakhon Ratchasima a lot of historical Khmer ruins from earlier times can be visited. The food in northeast Thailand is very special and mostly very spicy. The famous Thai food menu Som Tum, a spicy papaya salad with fermented shrimps or crabs is coming from here. For those who like to try a lot of new food, incomparable to the european or american food is the Isaan a journey worth for sure. The costs of living and travel around are low and the Hotels in the east are mostly cheap.