How not to act like a tourist
in bangkok

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Our Do’s and Don’ts come straight from the natives themselves.
 Following them ensures that you are kept safely out of touristville.

Laugh at your own national stereotype. If non-Westernized strangers exclaim "Oh, you come from America -- hamburger!", remember you don't know much about the local ways neither.

Don't wai everyone you meet -- the Thai way of greeting with palms pressed at the chest. It's not wrong, technically, just a bit excessive.

2 people know better.
3 people know better.