Quick Answer: What should I be careful of in Bangkok?

Be extremely cautious of drugs in Bangkok, as well as drink spiking in Thailand overall. Anyone—including tourists—caught possessing or using drugs in Bangkok faces harsh punishment. And locals or fellow travelers could drug your drink or food in order to rob or rape you.

What are the do’s and don’ts in Bangkok?

Here are our 12 DOs and DON’T’s for anyone visiting the capital of the Land of Smiles.

  • DO visit a floating Market. …
  • DO take advantage of Bangkok’s great transport system. …
  • DO take taxis in and around the city. …
  • DON’T be a chicken – eat an insect. …
  • DON’T visit the Golden Palace at peak times. …
  • DO treat your tootsies.

What things are banned in Thailand?

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.

How dangerous is Thailand?

In general, Thailand is a safe country for travelers

In fact, Thailand is rated as the least dangerous country in Southeast Asia for travelers. There is a history of social unrest and violent conflicts in parts of the country, but crimes in tourist areas are rare.

Where should I not stay in Bangkok?

11 Places You Should Avoid on Any Trip to Bangkok

  • Khaosan Road – overdone and overrated | © celblau/Flickr | © celblau/Flickr. Patpong. …
  • It’s not for everyone | © Jason Wesley Upton/Flickr | © Jason Wesley Upton/Flickr. Nana Plaza. …
  • Bangkok’s red light district | Paul Sullivan/ Soi Cowboy.
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Can you flush toilet paper in Bangkok?

Don’t Flush.

Being able to flush toilet paper seems like a basic function of a toilet. However, in Bangkok, the septic system just can’t handle it. From dive bar to five-star hotels you’ll see signs that say “Please Don’t Flush”. So instead of wiping and flushing, you wash, wipe and toss.

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