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Foreigners are allowed to work in Thailand, provided they carry a valid work permit or obtain the new “smart visa”. However, foreigners are not permitted to work in the following occupations enforce by the Working of Aliens Act of 1978 & modified in 2008.
There are five distinctive phases when experiencing culture shock. However, not everyone will go through all the phases, as well as the duration of time you would spend in each phase. It will be determined on who you are and the extent of changes you’re going through are the two major factors that will determine if you would experience all of the phases or not.
There are instances where you want or need to drive a vehicle in Thailand. Buying a car is something you need to really consider before spending unnecessarily because you will always get to your destination using public transport, or meter-taxi when in a place like Bangkok and pretty much anywhere else in Thailand.
It’s obvious that you should not go to Thailand throughout the holiday season as the airlines are busy, hotels are packed and Thailand will be full of tourists. However, New Year’s Day and Christmas Day can be good days to go as fewer people spend less time traveling during these two days.
If you look for them, you will find stories about people’s items being stolen on the buses in Thailand. With that said, there are multiple bus providers in Thailand, some are good and some are not so good. I’ll tell you which bus providers I use that have great service and this type of stuff rarely happen on them.