"Thai Tips" Northern Thailand Tourist Trap Tip by JGB

Northern Thailand Tourist Traps: 3 reviews and 9 photos

-NEVER do business with a tout, no matter how convincing they may seem, they are ALWAYS more expensive.
-Always negotiate the price of a taxi or tuk-tuk BEFORE you go.
-Don?t drink the water, even to brush your teeth.
-If you can?t say it with a smile on your face, don?t say it at all.
-When dealing with Thais be sure to cover every detail of the arrangements. The misunderstanding of one word can make all the difference in the world.
-Learn a few words of Thai.
Don?t touch anyone?s head, don?t show the bottoms of your feet, respect the King and family and the Buddha and all things religious.

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  • Written Aug 10, 2005
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