Thailand flagThailand or officially Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asia, and a prosperous one. Even though constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy form of government was established in 1932, the most recent coup d’état in 2014 made Thailand currently a de facto military dictatorship. An interesting fact regarding Thailand is that it has never been colonized by an European country. In fact, the name of the country literally translates to “land of the free”.