Common Scams in Thailand

Thailand is, quite deservedly, a very popular holiday destination with travellers the world over. However, anywhere that attracts throngs of tourists will unfortunately offer rich pickings to con-artists, with Thailand being no different. Places like Patong in Phuket, and Khao San road are still popular with locals trying to take advantage of naive tourists.

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Living in Thailand vs the UK

Many people dream about moving to Thailand permanently, either as an ex-pat or to pursue their dream of Teaching English abroad, but living in Thailand is not always a bed of roses. There are many differences to be aware of, some will be positive and some negative, depending on your point of view.

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Cultural Etiquette in Thailand

Thailand is a wonderful holiday destination, and as you may be aware, it is a mainly Buddhist country with religion being a very important part of most citizen’s lives, unlike the Western world. As such, there are plenty of dos and don’ts for a traveller to be aware of. In general, Buddhism promotes an honest and pleasant way of life, so most travellers will find the Thais to be friendly, reliable and fun, just watch out for a few points to avoid awkward situations.

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Money in Thailand

Thailand is known around the globe for it’s warm weather, delicious food and welcoming people, and as such vast numbers of holiday makers and ex-pats flock there every year. Thailand uses the Baht, which is accepted everywhere, so before you go you must consider how and where you are going to exchange your money, or you could fall foul to fees, charges or poor exchange rates.

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Essential Phrases When Visiting Thailand

Without a shadow of a doubt, you will have a more enjoyable time when visiting Thailand if you make at least a basic attempt at a few words and phrases, the locals will really appreciate it. Thai can be complex with five different tones, but it’s best not to worry about those for now and just try your best with the phrases below. Bear in mind that at the end of a polite sentence, Thai men use the polite particle “khrap” whilst women say “ka”. Also, the word for “me/I” is “pom” for a man and “chan” for a woman!

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Best Places To Eat In Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the biggest foodie destinations in the world. But with an abundance of restaurants, cafes and markets to eat, it can be overwhelming when it comes to choosing where and what to eat in Bangkok. We've tried and tasted our way through Bangkok to bring you the best that the city has to offer so you have one less thing to worry about during your vacation to Bangkok! Get your taste buds ready!

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A Quick Guide to Bangkok

So, like many millions of visitors who arrive each year, you’ve chosen to visit Bangkok for your holiday, or maybe you are considering retiring to Thailand? In any case, if this is your first visit there is lots to see and do, and at much more reasonable prices than places like New York, London, Paris or Rome. Just be prepared for a hot, busy, heaving metropolis, the likes of which you have never seen before.

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Levels Club

Levels club, located at Sukhumvit soi 11, claims to be the number one nightclub in the Sukhumvit area, but let's take a closer look and find out for ourselves. Levels is a super-premium nightlife attraction, and as such you will need to be dressed for the occasion, you will be turned away if you’re wearing a Hawaiian shirt and sandals, and quite rightly so. The security staff seem to apply the dress code at their whim, so to make sure that you don’t encounter any issues, make it smart with proper shoes and a shirt.

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