the Thailand interesting facts is that couples from
all over the world come to Bangkok because here is
legal to choose their baby’s sex and is not very
more tourists come to Thailand to conceive a baby
because here the parents can choose the sex of their
While in Australia, Europe, China or
the United States, the choice of the child’s sex is
makes more money through the legalisation of this
The most of the tourists come from China, where
the rules regarding the births are very strictly.
In China the population is controlled and is allowed
to have one baby. The entire procedure is based on
the in vitro fertilization technique.
Through it, the doctors manage to select the sex
wanted by the parents. Although is allowed, this practice
begins to become controversial in Thailand, too. Some
doctors choose the patients based on how justified their
demand is. The majority still, take advantage of the
parents’ desire to make as much money as possible.
The official numbers show that in Thailand
about 4.000 children are conceived through the vitro
fertilisation, every year. More than 20% of them are
children whose sex was chosen by parents.
Thailand interesting fact is that this country is
called the ‘land of orchids’ because the typical
plant is the orchid. There are about 1300 orchid
varieties growing in Thailand. You can meet them
about everywhere. They are growing especially in the
high areas from North. You will find here the
wonderful white, green, pink, dark red, yellow or
mauve flowers. Some inflorescences are very
delicate, other are strong and waxed, some are flat,
corkscrewed and sharp – in Thailand you will find all types
of orchids that you will can not forget.
orchids are an important product for export. In
present, their export reaches about $50 million per
year. The flowers are exported especially in the
United States of America and Japan. More, flowers
are imported from Thailand by almost every tourist.
Cut flowers are practically everywhere, in markets
and flower shops, in bouquets of couple of flowers
or of tens and hundreds. If you don’t want to get in
conflict with the law, remember that is forbidden to
take orchids from nature. The elephant is the symbol
of Thailand and also of its national fauna. The
elephants have a very old tradition here.
elephants are a rarity as they were in the past, reason for
which, if someone has a white elephant he had to give it to
the king. The white elephants didn’t have to be used at
works. On March 13, in the country the Elephants Day is
celebrated. The biggest distinction in the country is the
order of the white elephant. The elephants’ day is
celebrated with rich feasts, dedicated to the elephants and
with Buddhist oblations brought to the elephants that died
in violent death. In the elephants camps from all over
Thailand Swedish lunches are prepared.