Friendly and food-obsessed, hedonistic and historic, cultured and curious, Thailand tempts visitors with a smile as golden as the country's glittering temples and tropical beaches. Read More. Glittering temples, towering skyscrapers, a dynamic nightlife and, oh - the food. What's not to love about Bangkok. Traffic jams, humidity and political instability aside, the Thai capital is now tidier and easier to navigate than ever.