Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is located about 180 miles (290 kilometers) southwest of Chaiyaphum.
Chaiyaphum is not the only place in Chaiyaphum worth exploring; those with enough time should also hit the road and discover the unique qualities of the nearby countryside, cities and cultural attractions. Two examples of places in the vicinity of Chaiyaphum are Chatturat, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Bua Yai, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest.
Experienced travellers know that regional foods are one of the best ways to uncover a destination's personality. Why not try mahm (sour beef and liver sausages) or om yam gai bahn (spicy and sour chicken soup)? Both dishes are a common fare in this region. Try a Northeast Thailand, an non-alcoholic Chaiyaphum (province) drink that is very common in this region.
Many travelers agree that one of the best compliments you can pay to locals you'll encounter in your travels is to put in the effort of understanding a few common words and phrases. Why don't you try "Yàak dtên ram măi?" This translates to "Would you like to dance with me?" Or try "Kun maa jàak tee năi?" (Where are you from?).
At the end of your holiday in Chaiyaphum, you'll be sure to bid this place a fond "Laa gòn ná" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with memories and momentos that you'll cherish for a lifetime.