When visiting a foreign country, especially for the first time, you must find out information about local regulations and customs. You don't want to accidentally break the rules right? Also gather information about the weather or season so that you Will not get wrong costume with the wrong event. Here are 7 rules in Thailand that you should know about.
When in Thailand, avoid whistling at night because the myth can make you unlucky seven generation.
Avoid stepping on a Buddha statue because the majority of Thai people are Buddhist and respect event the smallest Buddha statue.
Thai people respect their King very much. Don't be surprised if there are posters of the King everywhere. Let alone crossing out the king's poster, talking bad about the king alone it can make you unable to return to your country in a short time.
Lower your voice when in public because the majority of Thais don't like hearing people who are too noisy.
It is forbidden to touch a monk, especially if you are a woman. If you stop in the temple or any place that has a monk, try to stay away a little space. If you want to make a donation, wrap the donation in cloth so that it does not come in direct contact with their hands.
For Thai, people whom pointing with their index fingers are so low as animals. If you want to call a taxi or waitress, do not shout let alone patted, just call with the palms facing down and moving the fingers up and down do not pointing guys. Items containing Buddhist symbols are not permitted to be brought outside of Thailand.
BEST TIME TO BANGKOK
Bangkok is a busy city all year long. If your purpose for a vacation in Bangkok to see the city, late November and early December may be the best time. At that time, the weather was drier but the air was still cold and the holiday wave had not arrived.
September and October are the hardest rainy seasons in Bangkok (and other Thai regions). If you want to go to the beach, come in December to March. During the month, the weather is sunny and dry so a vacation on the beach can be more exciting.
While April to June is the hottest season in Bangkok. Try to book a hotel that is equipped with air conditioning at this time. In April there will be a very lively Songkran Festival in Thailand. During Songkran, you can fight war water and chalk with local residents and other tourists. You must come to get on board in festival is an unforgettable holiday experience!
The best time for shopping tours in Bangkok is mid-June to mid-August when the "Amazing Grand Sale" takes place. Stores will offer discounts up to 80% on clothing, electronics, accessories and more.
Christmas and New Year holidays are high peak season holidays in Bangkok. It is almost impossible to walk without touching other people during this holiday season. Don't be impromptu, ordering airplane and hotel tickets as early as possible is the key to getting the best facilities and prices. To be sure, try to visit tourist attractions in Bangkok in the morning when the air is still cooler and not too many visitors.
THIS IS THE BANGKOK TOURIST ATTRACTIONS YOU MUST VISIT
If you are tired of seeing temples and statues, you can visit Bangkok Art & Culture Center to see a variety of contemporary art from Thai and international artists. Besides art, you can also see various collections of sculpture, music, theater, film and design. Entry is free! The architecture is modern and futuristic, so you must take a photo here. This Bangkok tour is open every day from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM except Monday.
Holidays in Bangkok will not be complete without shopping and buying various souvenirs for your loved ones. Here are 5 shopping paradise in Bangkok that you must visit!
1. CHATUCHAK MARKET OR CHATUCHAK WEEKEND MARKET
If you want to shopping, don't miss the Chatuchak Weekend Market. This market is only open on weekends, but is a mandatory place for tourists shoppings. You can buy a variety of foods, drinks, accessories, clothing, handicrafts, to home decor.
Do not forget to bargain the goods in order to get a more friendly price. Come in the morning when there aren't too many visitors and the weather isn't too hot. Always be aware of your belongings, because crime can happen anywhere if we are careless.
2. ASIATIQUE THE RIVERFRONT
If you don't want to cram into the market, just visit Asiatique The Riverfront on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. This shopping destination in Bangkok has hundreds of stands selling various needs at bargain prices. You can also enjoy a variety of delicious Thai cuisine while enjoying views of the Chao Phraya River.
In Asiatique there are also some interesting entertainment venues such as the Bangkok Eyes Ferris wheel, Juliet Love Garden, to the Calypso Ladyboy Cabaret show.
3. KHAO SAN ROAD
Khao San Road is located in Phra Nakhon. Along the way there are many inns, night clubs, places to eat, massage places, and cheap gift shops. This road is in a strategic position and is not far from several popular attractions in Bangkok, such as the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Pho.
On Khaosan Road, you can enjoy the lively nightlife atmosphere. In fact, according to some travelers, the party here is several levels very crazy many also sell unique foods here, so you can hunt for culinary.
4. THE PLATINUM FASHION MALL
The Platinum Fashion Mall is one of the cheap shopping places in Bangkok. This 5-storey mall sells a variety of fashion products from Hong Kong, China, Korea and Japan. You can find clothes, bags, shoes, and accessories such as necklaces, bracelets, and rings grouped by floor.
5. PRATUNAM MARKET
The location is directly opposite The Platinum Fashion Mall. Here you can look for cheap items to resell. The more you enter the market, the cheaper the price offered. Especially if we buy more than 3 items