Amazing Thailand
Land of smiles

Do & don’t

Languages of Thailand - Thai Dialects, Phrases and Meanings - amazingthailand.org
Languages of Thailand - Thai Dialects, Phrases and Meanings - amazingthailand.org
Languages of Thailand - Thai Dialects, Phrases and Meanings - amazingthailand.org

Thai, more specifically known as Siamese Thai, is the official language of Thailand and is spoken by well over eighty per cent of the country's population of over seventy million.

Currency of Thailand: A Guide to the Thai Baht - amazingthailand.org
Currency of Thailand: A Guide to the Thai Baht - amazingthailand.org
Currency of Thailand: A Guide to the Thai Baht - amazingthailand.org
Currency of Thailand: A Guide to the Thai Baht - amazingthailand.org
Currency of Thailand: A Guide to the Thai Baht - amazingthailand.org
Currency of Thailand: A Guide to the Thai Baht - amazingthailand.org

The official currency of Thailand is the Thai Baht or Baht. 1 Baht is divided into 100 Satangs, i.e 1 Baht = 100 Satangs.

Smoking in Thailand - The Essential Smoker's Guide - amazingthailand.org
Smoking in Thailand - The Essential Smoker's Guide - amazingthailand.org
Smoking in Thailand - The Essential Smoker's Guide - amazingthailand.org

Everyone is aware of how deadly passive smoking is, and hence, the Government of Thailand is actively working towards curbing smoking in Thailand.

National Children’s Day - amazingthailand.org
National Children’s Day - amazingthailand.org
National Children’s Day - amazingthailand.org
National Children’s Day - amazingthailand.org
National Children’s Day - amazingthailand.org
National Children’s Day - amazingthailand.org
National Children’s Day - amazingthailand.org

On the second Saturday of January every year Thailand dedicates a day to the future of their country, celebrating children and thanking them by offering discounts and hosting special activities.

Loy Krathong in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
Loy Krathong in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
Loy Krathong in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
Loy Krathong in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
Loy Krathong in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
Loy Krathong in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
Loy Krathong in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
Loy Krathong in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org

The Thai Festival of Lights and Lanterns

Bangkok Weather - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Weather - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Weather - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Weather - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Weather - amazingthailand.org

Bangkok enjoys a tropical monsoon climate, meaning that it has 3 main seasons:

10 Signs You've Lived in Bangkok Too Long - amazingthailand.org
10 Signs You've Lived in Bangkok Too Long - amazingthailand.org
10 Signs You've Lived in Bangkok Too Long - amazingthailand.org
10 Signs You've Lived in Bangkok Too Long - amazingthailand.org
10 Signs You've Lived in Bangkok Too Long - amazingthailand.org

If you have spent some time in Bangkok, you'll have noticed it's a very multicultural city.

6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
6 Massages to Try in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org

Bangkok Spa and Health Guide

10 Mistakes People Make on Their First Trip to Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Mistakes People Make on Their First Trip to Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Mistakes People Make on Their First Trip to Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Mistakes People Make on Their First Trip to Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Mistakes People Make on Their First Trip to Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Mistakes People Make on Their First Trip to Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Mistakes People Make on Their First Trip to Bangkok - amazingthailand.org

This list of travelling mistakes made by first-time visitors to Thailand should remind you that everyone has to start somewhere and learn the ropes of a new destination. We’ve collected all the useful bits that we wish we knew back before many of us decided to stick around.

The Best Currency Exchanges in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
The Best Currency Exchanges in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
The Best Currency Exchanges in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
The Best Currency Exchanges in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
The Best Currency Exchanges in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
The Best Currency Exchanges in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
The Best Currency Exchanges in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
The Best Currency Exchanges in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org

Changing money in Bangkok is a fairly easy process. Choosing where to change your money can have a noticeable impact on how much baht you’ll have in your wallet.

10 Stupid Things People Buy in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Stupid Things People Buy in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Stupid Things People Buy in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Stupid Things People Buy in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
10 Stupid Things People Buy in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org

People buy a lot of silly, strange and useless items when they come to Bangkok. You might wonder who actually buys them, although a quick survey proves that many travellers have bought some of the items in this list (even us), and you might even have the full collection.

8 Things People Hate About Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
8 Things People Hate About Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
8 Things People Hate About Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
8 Things People Hate About Bangkok - amazingthailand.org

So you hate Bangkok? You think it’s too hot, overcrowded – just a concrete jungle paralysed by endless traffic jams. So then, why does the Thai capital remain one of the most visited cities in the world and loved by so many?

Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org
Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org
Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org
Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org
Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org
Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org
Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org
Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org
Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org
Eating Insects in Bangkok and Where to Find Them - amazingthailand.org

Eating fried insects in Bangkok appears on the priority list of most daring travellers, something you should try at least once and take a photo to show off back home.

5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org
5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org
5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org
5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org
5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org
5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org
5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org
5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org
5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org
5 Thai Desserts You Should Try - amazingthailand.org

Thai desserts simply have to be tasted when visiting Bangkok, and there are loads to choose from. Thai cuisine has a deep tradition of delectable desserts that often play on the indigenous flavours of coconut, fresh fruit, and sticky rice.

Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org
Bangkok Street Food Guide - amazingthailand.org

Street food in Bangkok provides convenient, delicious and cheap meals and it’s one of the purest ways to get in touch with the local culture.

5 Best Known Scams in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
5 Best Known Scams in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
5 Best Known Scams in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
5 Best Known Scams in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
5 Best Known Scams in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org
5 Best Known Scams in Bangkok - amazingthailand.org

...and How to Avoid Them

Drink lots of water - amazingthailand.org
Drink lots of water - amazingthailand.org
Drink lots of water - amazingthailand.org

This tip, of course, applies even to the Antarctic.

Get a good map - amazingthailand.org
Get a good map - amazingthailand.org
Get a good map - amazingthailand.org
Get a good map - amazingthailand.org

Bangkok can be confusing.

The No.1 tourism destination in the world, with unforgettable treat for the body and soul in the land of smiles, healthy and rich food, comprehensive and modern health services, absolute safety, endless of variety attractions for every age and flavor. And above all: rich deep and wide 5000 years of culture of a nation that it's name says it all: Thai (freedom) land.