3. The rainy season is always, except for winter
Travel agencies have created and support this myth in order to send vacationers to Turkey, Spain and Greece in summer, and leave winter for Southeast Asia and Egypt. In fact, Thailand is located in several climatic zones: there are many resorts with different weather conditions. In every season you can find a comfortable place to warm up, swim and see the surroundings.
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4. Massage is erotic
For some reason, the myth that Thai massage has elements of eroticism has taken root, but this is not true. In Asian culture, much attention is paid to the energy flows in the human body that affect spiritual growth and health. Therefore, it is worth trusting the hands of masseurs: they bring healing. And for intimate services, there are specialized establishments, which are usually located in tourist areas, in the red light districts.
5. The food is too spicy
Thai cuisine is very diverse: there are very spicy dishes, moderate and completely without pepper. Baking seasonings help disinfect food, but their presence is not necessary. In addition, in restaurants you can ask to put less spices: the phrase sounds in Thai “phet nit noi.”
6. Street food is dangerous
In Thailand, it is customary to sometimes eat in street cafes and kiosks, even wealthy people do this. To find the places with the most delicious food, look where the line is lined up and boldly approach.
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7. Thai smile is fake
So think those who have little contact with ordinary people. In fact, the Thais almost constantly live with a smile – this is one of the most benevolent peoples. Smiling, the locals express a variety of emotions: greetings, apologies, disappointment, etc. So feel free to come to the “land of smiles” and enjoy its beauty and hospitality.