Three demands were presented to the Government of Thailand: the dissolution of parliament, ending intimidation of the people, and the drafting of a new constitution. The July protests were triggered by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and enforcement of the lockdown Emergency Decree and spread nationwide.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Thailand due to COVID-19. Thailand’s borders are still closed for all foreign nationals with few exceptions.
THAILAND HAS been ranked as one of the 20 most dangerous countries in the world for tourists, with high rates of crime and violence and low reliability of police services, according to a recent survey.
5 Stranges Laws in Thailand; Legal peculiarities 1) It’s illegal to leave the house without your underwear on. 2) It’s a crime to step on any Thai currency. 3) It’s a punishable offence to throw (used) chewing gum on the pavement. 4) You mustn’t drive a car shirtless.
The country faces problems with air, declining wildlife populations, deforestation, soil erosion, water scarcity, and waste issues. According to a 2004 indicator, the cost of air and water pollution for the country scales up to approximately 1.6–2.6% of GDP per year.
Thailand has opened its borders for tourists from all countries. Travellers with TR visa will be allowed to stay in the country for a period of up to 60 days, from the date of entry. Extension is possible for another 30 days, with a maximum period of stay of 90 days, counting from the date of entry.
Thailand is now fully open to visitors from all countries. As per the reports, visitors will have to undergo PCR test and mandatory quarantine on arrival, and will also have to apply for a travel visa.
Thailand is fully open to tourists from all countries since November 2020. PCR test and mandatory quarantine are required on arrival and all visitors must apply for a travel VISA.
What to Wear : Everyday Outfits DO : Short skirts and shorts are ok to wear . DON’T : Although short skirts and shorts are totally acceptable to wear , you shouldn’t be able to see your butt cheeks! DON’T : Wearing a spaghetti strap shirt and/or going barefoot are not appropriate choices.
The bad news is that fruits and vegetables can easily carry bacteria, making them unsafe to eat raw. Two top foods to avoid in Thailand are fresh leafy greens and berries, which are especially likely to be contaminated.
Traveler Alert: 8 Safe Places To Visit In And Around Thailand CHIANG MAI . Though a large and bustling city, Chiang Mai is a safe destination. HUA HIN. Located southwest of Bangkok , Hua Hin has almost magically escaped the pressing crowds of tourists. KRABI . Krabi’s landscape is beautiful and daunting. KOH SAMUI. CHIANG RAI. KANCHANABURI. PHANG NGA. KUALA LUMPUR.
So the best rule of thumb is, unless you want to show you are a Red Shirt supporter, don’t wear a red shirt. The main rule of thumb in Thailand is dress more conservatively than you would at home, and women should always wear bras, particularly in Bangkok.
Don’t point your feet: Pointing your feet at someone, raising your feet higher than someone’s head, or simply putting your feet on a desk or chair are considered extremely rude in Thailand . The bottoms of the feet are dirty: don’t show them to people! Avoid pointing feet at Buddhas in and outside of.
Avoid stepping on Thai money Why is your money on the floor we ask? Either way, it is actually illegal to step on any of the Thai currency , the Baht. This is because, you guessed it, the King’s face is printed and engraved on the Thai notes and coins.