Do & don’t
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.
The official currency of Thailand is the Thai Baht or Baht. 1 Baht is divided into 100 Satangs, i.e 1 Baht = 100 Satangs.
Everyone is aware of how deadly passive smoking is, and hence, the Government of Thailand is actively working towards curbing smoking in Thailand.
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.
If you have spent some time in Bangkok, you'll have noticed it's a very multicultural city.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.