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Is Thailand Safe? How to travel safely with World Nomads.
How to stay on the right track, the right side of the law, the right side of the bar, the right side of the Tuk Tuk Mafia and the right side of drunk iguana handlers.
- Bangkok - The good, the bad, the ugly and the super ugly!
- Patong - It’s a total circus, but there are ways to avoid getting ripped off.
- Staying safe in Chiang Mai during The Songkran festival and more.
- How to travel Koh Samui like a local.
- Koh Phi Phi - Paradise lost or tourist ghetto nightmare?
- Phuket Tuk Tuk nightmares and Tourist Police.
Essential travel insights to keep you safe in Thailand
Wed, 1 Jul 2015 Thailand
Thailand is a pretty safe place - if you're sensible about it - but the thing that's most likely to get you in trouble is a rented motorbike. People keep falling off them!
They're also the source of the number one myth about Thailand: You don't need a license to ride a motorbike. You do.
Yeah, we know the guy at the rental shop said you don't, but honestly, you do.
But what about bikes under 50cc, and are you covered if you are injured?
All your 'scooters in Thailand' questions are answered here.
Mon, 4 May 2015 Thailand
What’s a Full Moon Party? A few young travellers (usually more than 20,000) will gather on a beach under a full moon and in front of a strip of bars pumping out dance music. Almost everyone gets wasted on weed, Ya Ba, mushrooms, XTC, or bucket drinks and dances till the sun comes up.
What could possibly go wrong?
Most people walk away from the FMP having had a thoroughly good time, but bad stuff happens - quite often.
Be one of the smart ones who's armed with the knowledge needed to stay safe with this "best full moon party review - ever!"
Wed, 1 Jul 2015 Thailand
Generally speaking Thailand is one of the safest destinations in the world for women. The Thai's are friendly, helpful and non-confrontational. Mostly the safety issues for women are the same any traveller faces. Although there are a few special exceptions. Read this guide for women in Thailand to make sure you have a safe trip.
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 Thailand
Thailand is one of the most tolerant countries in Southeast Asia and has a thriving LGBT scene. The Buddhist belief in karma and reincarnation does make the society as a whole more tolerant of differences and very gay friendly.
Thu, 4 Jun 2015 Thailand
Get the inside scoop on how to travel Koh Samui like a local, while staying out of trouble...
This is what you should look out for in order to stay safe during your Phuket visit: Scams, The Tourist Police, Scams, Taxi Mafia, Airport Shenanigans & more...
Thailand has a few laws you need to know before you go: using drugs in Thailand is punishable by death. Thats right, Death. There are some other strange laws in Thailand such as the "Don't leave home without wearing underwear" law. Find out how to stay out of trouble here...
This is what you should look out for in order to stay safe during your Chiang Mai Visit: Scams, The Burning Season, Songkran Festival Tips, Areas to avoid & More…
"Zero Crime Area". Well that's the idea, but someone always has to ruin it. We've got the lowdown on the most common scams and safety issues in Patong.
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 Thailand
Read the World Nomads Guide to emergency situations when in Thailand - it may save your life or the lives of people you know: Hospitals, ambulance considerations, blood transfusions & diseases, student hospitals & more...