Things to Know About Thailand

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As one of the world's favorite tourist destinations, Thailand has long been known for the variety of culture and entertainment is very rich, and there are always new things that you can find. This guide seeks to encapsulate some of the sights and activities that can be experienced in a land known as the "Land of Smiles".
But before that you should know a few things about thailand. The expectation is that you can adapt to the environment in Thailand
 
About Thailand
The Kingdom of Thailand lies in the heart of Southeast Asia, making it a gateway to Indochina (Viet Nam, Cambodia), Burma, and South China. Fertile land is composed of 76 provinces, generally divided into four natural regions: the mountains and forests of the North (e.g. provinces Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Mae Hong Son); area barns in the Centre (including Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Pathom province) and East (Bangkok, Rayong, Trat); farmland in the northeast (Isan); getting to the Islands and shores of the tropical in the South (Krabi, Phuket, Songkhla).
Meaning of the word Thailand (Muang Thai) is the "land of the free", because it was never colonized other Nations. Thailand is currently presided over by King Bhumibol Adulyadej or King Rama IX, the ninth King of the Chakri dynasty. He was the longest-serving monarch in the world.
 
Customs
Thailand's population is in honor of the Royal family and religion, therefore we should wear clothes that polite while visiting palaces, temples and religious places, for example by not wearing shorts or sandals.
Traditionally, people greet each other with the wai Thai, namely mengatupkan hand in front of your chest. If there is anyone who gives wai Thai on you, it's good you reply in the same way.
Avoid touching the head (although children), because the head is considered the most holy in body. Also it is not polite to point to things with legs.
 
Religion
The majority of the Thai Theravada Buddhist, October 8 (part of the Hinayana), however the King of Thailand supports and protects all religions existing in accordance with religious tolerance is excellent. Islam is the largest minority religion, along with other religions such as Hindus, Sikhs and Christians and Catholics. Some places of worship also provides services in the United Kingdom.
 
Visa
As fellow members of ASEAN, you do not need a visa to visit Thailand for less than 30 days. More than 30 days, You can request tourist visa up to 60 days (extendable to 30 days again).
Retirement in Thailand for a visa or long-term stay visa (for example 6 months upwards) facilities ' long stay visa ' which can be requested at the Embassy of Thailand.
If you go without a guide, it's good to open the website and that you will visit hotels, and then print the address in the Thai language. This makes it easy for You when using taxis/tuk-tuk. However, you can also ask for guidance to TAT outlets (located in airports and tourist centres), or the clerk at the BTS Skytrain.

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