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This introduction video brings you around Thailand - when to go and the top things to do while you're in Thailand.
Learn more about Thailand provinces and capitals through this educational video.
This section helps prepare an individual before embarking to Thailand, such as learning the cultural etiquette, basic conversational phrases, and even some useful local contact numbers.
Cultural Dos and Don’ts
Following a few simple rules of Thailand etiquette will not only prevent you from accidentally offending someone, doing so will set you apart from the tourists. Thailand is known as the “Land of Smiles” -- but the famous Thai smile has many meanings. Although Thai people are very forgiving of infractions, particularly when committed by farang (foreigners), observing these basic dos and don'ts will keep them smiling.
Basic Conversational Language
Some phrases in Thai that are handy to know when visiting Thailand.
Remember male need to end the sentence with kráp, and for a female with kâ.
Thai Baht (THB)
More details on the exchange rate.
Learn the top 25 must know Thai phrases which will aid you when travelling around Thailand.
This student shares his experiences living in Laos compared to living in Thailand.
This section links to the various local news media in Thailand.
RSS News Feed
This section informs the common scams and crimes to look out for when visiting Thailand.
Crime & Security
This section lists some recommended readings about Thailand.
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