Thailand Eco Tourism

Thailand Eco Tourism

February 19, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

Eco-tourism is currently a buzzword in the Thai tourism scene. It has consistently gained in popularity in recent years in response to the worldwide trend of preserving the natural environment. The concept of eco-tourism has yet to be properly defined, however. Several activities fall under the heading […]

Thailand Economy

Thailand Economy

February 17, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

The economy in Thailand is heavily agricultural, with rice by far the leading crop; Thailand is the world’s leading exporter of rice (1990). Other commercial crops include rubber, corn, kenaf, jute, tapioca, cotton, tobacco, kapok, and sugarcane. Thailand’s teak, once a major export, is still a valuable […]

Thailand Do's and Don't's

Thailand Do’s and Don’ts

February 11, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

Do: always be respectful about Buddhism. Dress correctly in Temples (wear sleeves, do not wear short pants etc.). Don’t sit on Buddha images if you want to be photographed. Sit before the image then. That is perfectly all right. You will insult Thai people deeply if you […]

Thai Dancing

Thai Dancing

February 9, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

The Thai Dance is a graceful and interpretative performance. It has played an indispensable part of Thai life from historical times to the present day. Thai dance is closely intertwined with the beliefs, traditions and customs of Thailand and is therefore important to the lives of the […]

Traditional Thai Art

Traditional Thai Art

February 5, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

The visitor to Thailand has the rare opportunity to witness exquisite and unique forms of artistic expression. Traditional Thai art can be seen in museums and temples, palaces and theaters, or in the living culture and day-to-day activities of the Thai people themselves. Most classical Thai art […]

Thailand Culture

Thailand Culture

February 5, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

Thai culture is very diverse, thanks to the variety of ethnic groups and inherited foreign habits and traditions. However, when you live or travel in Thailand, there are so many general things that are essential or just nice to know. Thai culture is deeply rooted in historical […]

Thailand Customs

Thailand Customs

February 3, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

Narcotics and pornographic materials are strictly prohibited. Permits must be obtained for firearms and certain species of animals and plants. The export of Buddha images, images of deities and antiques is strictly forbidden without first obtaining approval from the Fine Arts Department. Any amount of foreign currency […]

Thailand National Anthem

Thailand National Anthem

February 1, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

The Thai national anthem is much beloved and respected, it is played every day at 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM; also at these times, the Thai flag is raised and lowered. The Thai national anthem is played from loudspeakers and everybody stops what they are doing and […]

Thailand Architecture

Thailand Architecture

January 22, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

The traditional Thai architectural style is unique and very memorable. But what is often simply referred to today as ‘traditional Thai architecture’, has in actual fact taken over seven centuries to fully evolve and develop. Traditional Thai architecture is the result of a combination of many different […]

Thailand Transportation

Thailand Transportation

January 19, 2016 White Sands Thailand 0

Most international flights are available, with most international airlines companies leaving from Bangkok, sometimes Phuket, and Koh Samui (for Singapore). Any local travel agent should be able to get your ticket to any destination in the world. Bangkok airways has a few international destinations, Cambodia and Singapore with combined flights in Thailand.

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