Hi I am Yulie I am your fellow traveler, I like to share some tips about Thailand. We all know that before we fly to our destination we need to know about the country where we going to. We all love beaches and food specially entertainment, but for our first time visitors to Thailand. We will be surprise of spicy food and tropical weather, here is what you about to discover if you get to Thailand.
First Time Travelers To Thailand, Tips And Guides,
Thailand remains the first ports that you can call for first time backpackers. But don’t be fooled even though travelling here it means following tourist trail, there is no denying that this beautiful country can take a while to get to grips with. To make sure to hit the ground running on your first visit, follow my travel tips to Thailand travel tips.
Go slow don’t try to fit in too much, your almost about to start in Bangkok and we recommend you don’t be to rush. Allow a few days to soak up the capital is up for it atmosphere, including at least one night on the notorious Khao San Road, before heading south to the islands, or north to Thailand second city ChiangMai. To do both you need at least two weeks, if you got three 3 weeks add Kan Chan Aburi and the infamous Bridge Over the River Kwai to your itinerary.
Thailand street food is abundant, high quality and astoundingly cheap. But it can also be a fast track to food poisoning. Take sensible precautions such as washing hands before and afterwards, and above all. Eat where there are crowds, a faster turn over means fresh food, And don’t drink the tap water.
You must visit the open air market is the best prices and often the best goods deal. Thailand is a mecca for counterfeit products ,but be aware that what your buying is unlikely to be genuine, and never forget to haggle the first price your quoted should come down by at least a third. Some of the best markets are Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, Tha Kha Floating Market.
If your on a budget and planning to stay in hostels or guesthouses, simply turning up and requesting a room is the cheapest way to go, and thanks to Thailand flourishing tourism industry your unlikely to have trouble finding a bed. Bear in mind though that air conditioning often costs extra and is worth every penny during the hottest months typically May to October. If you are willing to spend a little more on your accommodation, book mid range or luxury hotels in advance to secure the best deals.
Respect the culture keeping face is of paramount its very important to all Thai people, raising your voice and getting angry is not a good idea it take you nowhere. The head is considered the most sacred part of the body, while the feet are the lowest, don’t touch a Thai person on the head under any circumstances, or point your feet. Specially the soles towards anyone or any sacred image, particularly of the Buddha or the King. Smiling will always get you a long way,, Thai tend to smile far more than the average westerner so get ready to beam.
Safe sex yes you need to be aware, the sex industry is everywhere in Thailand, but no prostitution is not legal here. As well as potential trouble from the police, there are numerous ethical issues involved, not to mention issues of health and safety. So don’t even think about it.
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First Time Travelers To Thailand, Tips And Guides, Just always be careful
Thank you so much for stopping by
Yulie & Jeff