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Jerry Hopkins – Thailand Confidential

March 31st, 2008 · No Comments

It’s hard to deny Thailand’s intrinsic charm has made it one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. The kingdom’s magnetism pulls in more than 10 million visitors each year, with white westerners, aka farangs, making up a third of this figure with an average of around 10,000 arriving each day.

Along with the flow of tourists, businesspeople, and expats, comes the predictable assortment of guidebooks, cross-cultural advice, and phrase books, to help unwitting newbies navigate the complex physical and cultural environments. read more…

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