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On the pages linked to this page I describe some of my personal experiences through the years I have visited Thailand.
On this page I give an index of these "experiences".



You can choose from this index. The chosen experience will open in a new window then.

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Index of Experiences:

Taxi
What can happen when a taxi driver tells you that his meter doesn't work...

Songkran
On 13 April the Songkran Festival is celebrated in Thailand. This is how I experienced it in Phuket.

Durian
Some people hate them and others would do anything to get one. The durian, a tropical fruit.

Lesson
A -not very successful- English Language lesson for taxi drivers...

Lost
Sometimes you can really get lost in Bangkok. How to get home then?

TV
What's on Thai TV?

Dogs
In my country every dog has a master. Not so in Thailand...

Hospitality??
When you visit Wimarn Mek Teak Palace Thai hospitality can get a different meaning. It did when I was there...

Duck
The Art of serving Peking Duck.

Bargaining
Bargaining belongs to Thai shopping. This is about my very first experience with it.

Thammasat
How Thammasat University fulfills its promises...

Concert
Bangkok has its own Bangkok Symphony Orchestra. This is how I experienced one of the concerts.

Bus
Some experiences with the different types of buses in Thailand.

Procession
How I experienced the Royal Barges Procession on 4 November 1999.

Tailor
My tailor in Banglampoo (Bangkok)

Falang
How the Thais address foreigners

Chicken
A restaurant that tried to sell us chicken for duck!

Watch
A good craftsman in Phuket, who can mend your broken watch

Jewelers
In Thailand there are lots of large jewelry stores. Should you visit them? I did, but I advise you not to do so!

Thavorn
About the Thavorn Hotel in Phuket Town. A place that breathes Phuket history.

Lamphun
In Lamphun there is a beautiful old Wat (Temple). For us it was difficult to find. Read in this experiencewhy!

Mangpong®
The CD and DVD shop where you cannot leave without buying something. Read about their selling method and more.

Trademarks
Infringement of trademarks seems to be a part of the Thai Culture. Read an astonishing experience!

Impostor
Some Thai people try to get hold of some of your money. Here is how they do it (and how to prevent it)

Business
Business is business, even for the staff of a respectable Phuket hotel.



Download all the experiences as a Microsoft® Reader® e-Book!
(Right click and "save target as..." if you have Microsoft® Reader® installed).

With the Microsoft® Reader® format no longer being supported by Microsoft®, I transferred the book to the open ePub ebook format.
Download the ePub version here.

The current version is dated August 2005.

Pictures are included!

Enjoy!

Related pages:

Thailand Observations

Thailand annoyances

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