Thailand is where buddhism meets hedonism. Serene, golden Buddhas watch over high-powered shoppers in Bangkok, the hilltribes of the north continue their age-old traditions, while Full Moon partygoers dance all night in the south. Get beyond The Beach to find your own personal hideaway with "Footprint Thailand", the essential guide for all adventurous, free-spirited travellers. "Footprint Thailand" guide is ideal for independent travellers who want to explore further, getting away from the crowds to discover more of the culture and see the sights that are off the beaten track. It is packed with detailed, thoroughly researched information from expert authors who know the country intimately. This is the perfect companion if you want to visit Thailand and tread your own path. The key features include: detailed colour maps and extensive transport information to help you plan your trip; areas where to eat, drink and party; and the pick of activities including diving, rafting, riding and therapies.