Comments on: 5 Rules of Not Being a Stupid Tourist http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/ Thu, 23 Dec 2010 12:17:44 +0000 hourly 1 By: ChuckWow http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/comment-page-1/#comment-8476 ChuckWow Sat, 10 Oct 2009 10:07:11 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=455#comment-8476 I always lock my passport in the hotel safety deposit box or in my wifes house. I would much rather pay a 500 Baht fine for not having my passport on me than lose it. When it comes to carrying cash around I believe in the gambling adage - only bring as much as you can afford to lose. I always lock my passport in the hotel safety deposit box or in my wifes house. I would much rather pay a 500 Baht fine for not having my passport on me than lose it.

When it comes to carrying cash around I believe in the gambling adage – only bring as much as you can afford to lose.

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By: little one http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/comment-page-1/#comment-8454 little one Thu, 08 Oct 2009 17:22:06 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=455#comment-8454 yer it has happened to me thats why i put my purse in front pocket now thanks for the tips it hasn't happened since yer it has happened to me thats why i put my purse in front pocket now thanks for the tips it hasn’t happened since

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By: The Real Dangers in Thailand Part 1 | Thailand Land of Smiles http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/comment-page-1/#comment-6346 The Real Dangers in Thailand Part 1 | Thailand Land of Smiles Sat, 03 Jan 2009 00:54:54 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=455#comment-6346 [...] As with any trip to any destination in the world you need to be aware of your surroundings, especially in tourist areas where you may be prey to an unsavory element. I covered the basics in 5 rules of not being a stupid tourist. [...] [...] As with any trip to any destination in the world you need to be aware of your surroundings, especially in tourist areas where you may be prey to an unsavory element. I covered the basics in 5 rules of not being a stupid tourist. [...]

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By: Holidays to Thailand http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/comment-page-1/#comment-6121 Holidays to Thailand Tue, 04 Nov 2008 01:00:54 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=455#comment-6121 I must confess that on my very first trip to Thailand I was stupid enough to think that I wouldn't have any problems and that I knew it all. After 10days of a 30 day trip I managed to lose both my passport and a large chunk of my holiday money. (Full Moon Party! Don't ask :-)) Luckely the money was in travellers checks and was replaced after convicing the company who issued them that I wasn't trying to cheat them. My passport however was a lot more trouble to replace and took an unplanned 5 days in Bangkok to get that sorted. Good post for anyone travelling, not just to Thailand. <abbr><em>Holidays to Thailands last blog post..<a href="http://www.thailandscubatours.co.uk/loy-krathong-festival">Loy Krathong Festival</a></abbr></em> I must confess that on my very first trip to Thailand I was stupid enough to think that I wouldn’t have any problems and that I knew it all.

After 10days of a 30 day trip I managed to lose both my passport and a large chunk of my holiday money. (Full Moon Party! Don’t ask :-) )

Luckely the money was in travellers checks and was replaced after convicing the company who issued them that I wasn’t trying to cheat them.

My passport however was a lot more trouble to replace and took an unplanned 5 days in Bangkok to get that sorted.

Good post for anyone travelling, not just to Thailand.

Holidays to Thailands last blog post..Loy Krathong Festival

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By: Faara http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/comment-page-1/#comment-5676 Faara Sun, 28 Sep 2008 07:10:08 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=455#comment-5676 Thanks for your advice, could be very useful for me! Thanks for your advice, could be very useful for me!

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By: Talen http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/comment-page-1/#comment-5580 Talen Mon, 01 Sep 2008 19:08:22 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=455#comment-5580 Good point Ken...one thing you could do is get an international drivers license and that should do the trick. Good point Ken…one thing you could do is get an international drivers license and that should do the trick.

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By: Ken Armstrong http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/comment-page-1/#comment-5579 Ken Armstrong Mon, 01 Sep 2008 18:34:19 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=455#comment-5579 I agree wholeheartedly. I just want to add my own little experience. My drivers license doesn't have a photo so when I recently went to America, I found I did need photo ID quite a bit. The only one I had was the old Passport so I ended up having it with my much more than I was comfortable with. So, my advice, if you're traveling and your passport is your only type of photo-id, get another one and leave the passport in the hotel safe where it belongs. Ken Armstrongs last blog post..<a href="http://kenarmstrong.blogspot.com/2008/08/anatomically-correct.html">Anatomically Correct</a> I agree wholeheartedly. I just want to add my own little experience. My drivers license doesn’t have a photo so when I recently went to America, I found I did need photo ID quite a bit. The only one I had was the old Passport so I ended up having it with my much more than I was comfortable with.

So, my advice, if you’re traveling and your passport is your only type of photo-id, get another one and leave the passport in the hotel safe where it belongs.

Ken Armstrongs last blog post..Anatomically Correct

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By: Acakadut http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/comment-page-1/#comment-5578 Acakadut Mon, 01 Sep 2008 04:57:08 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=455#comment-5578 thanks for being my top dropper ;) Acakaduts last blog post..<a href="http://www.acakadut.com/videos/snarky/">snarky</a> thanks for being my top dropper ;)

Acakaduts last blog post..snarky

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By: Roger http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2008/08/26/5-rules-of-not-being-a-stupid-tourist/comment-page-1/#comment-5575 Roger Sun, 31 Aug 2008 11:36:21 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=455#comment-5575 What I find amazing is that people still need to be told these tips!!! It such comon sense ... And tip #6, when in trouble in the Land od Smile.... keep smiling... getting on your high horse will get you nowhere... especially with the police... Rogers last blog post..<a href="http://www.peripheries.org/2008/08/30/polygyny/">Polygyny</a> What I find amazing is that people still need to be told these tips!!! It such comon sense …

And tip #6, when in trouble in the Land od Smile…. keep smiling… getting on your high horse will get you nowhere… especially with the police…

Rogers last blog post..Polygyny

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