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Quick & Fun Facts About Thailand - The Know Hows

Thailand is a country that has a mix of cultures and a traveller can easily be overwhelmed if he or she isn’t well read about the place first.

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Bangkok

The original name of Bangkok will have you running for your lives if you had to use it to ask directions. The name is, Krungthep mahanakhon amon rattanakosin mahintara ayuthaya mahadilok popnopparat ratchathani burirom udomratchaniwet mahasathan amonpiman avatansathit sakkathattiya visnukamprasit!
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The original name of Bangkok will have you running for your lives if you had to use it to ask directions. The name is, Krungthep mahanakhon amon rattanakosin mahintara ayuthaya mahadilok popnopparat ratchathani burirom udomratchaniwet mahasathan amonpiman avatansathit sakkathattiya visnukamprasit!

Nicknames vs Names

Almost every Thai person lives their whole lives without ever being called by their real names, which exist on legal documents only.
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Almost every Thai person lives their whole lives without ever being called by their real names, which exist on legal documents only.

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If you want to cry in your room at a hotel in Riverside Bangkok, maybe even while at AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel, but can’t think of English sad movies to view, just switch the TV on and watch a few advertisements on the local channels. Yes, they are that sad.

The traffic

You might think you know traffic, but you will meet the giant of all traffic zones when in Thailand, especially Bangkok.
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You might think you know traffic, but you will meet the giant of all traffic zones when in Thailand, especially Bangkok.

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