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Welcome to Bangkok - the Unfriendliest Place in Asia  
   

Welcome to Bangkok - the Unfriendliest Place in Asia

We loved the city. Some great architecture - French Colonial and contemporary alike. The food was plentiful and fabulous. It has a great transport system - including canals and river taxi's. Unfortunately, most of the staff involved in the service industries seem to have a serious and obvious dislike of their jobs/ foreigners/ their lives generally. With faces like bulldogs chewing on wasps, the people involved in Bangkok's tourism industry really need to lighten up. Oh, and if you want to get robbed or scammed - this is the place for you.
Introducing the Bangkok And Southern Thailand Academy of Rip-off’s, Deviousness and Scams

March 24th 2007
Travelling in Asia has broadened my mind. Every hat I try on is a few sizes too small. I need a hat though; otherwise I get light headed and swear more. I’m lucky because if an occasion should arise where I needed to describe my necessity for a hat to someone who could only communicate using a dictionary, my page flicking finger would be saved because “sweat” and “swear” are on the s ... read more
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Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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