A New Life in Thailand: Nigel Cobbett
Expat Days: Making a Life in Thailand: Steve Rosse
The Misadventures of John Dot: Thailand (Mid Life Backpacker, #2): Kevin Kelly
A Girl´s Life in Moon River Village, Thailand: Gugelyk
Thailand is a developing country which has seen impressive economic growth over the past 40 years, growth that has provided consistent, but uneven, reductions in absolute poverty. Successive governments have faced the task of alleviating the poverty of life of those left behind in urban slums, often sited alongside luxury tourist and business buildings, and the poor who remain in rural areas. There is no effective social safety net. Democracy in Thailand is a fragile concept and the military coup in 2006 removed a Government that saw as its mission the inclusion of the poor in a capitalist enterprise, Thai Style, with self-reliance as its aim. This research tracks the development of Thai government policy and examines its effectiveness through the voices of the poorest in Thai society. This book is aimed at policy makers, practitioners, and researchers in politics, health and welfare, and for those people involved in tourism who are interested in the costs behind the famous welcoming Thai Smile.
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this fascinating country. Wander around the temples and museums of Bangkok, laze on the palm-fringed beaches of Ko Samui or discover the wild mountains and remote hill-tribe villages of Northern Thailand: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Thailand with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Thailand: - Over 40 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Thailand, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show in detail the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaeo, Wat Pho, Dusit Park, Wat Arun, Jim Thompson House, Wat Phra Si Sanphet, Wat Mahathat, Doi Suthep, Prasat Hin Phimai, Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan and more - Colour photographs of stunning beaches, paradise islands, spectacular landscapes, bustling cities, charming towns, dazzling temples, historic buildings and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Bangkok, South Central Plains, North Central Plains, Northwest Heartland, Far North, Khorat Plateau, Mekong River Valley, Eastern Seaboard, Western Seaboard, Upper Andaman Coast and the Deep South - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: discover the festivals that take place throughout the year, and learn about Thailand´s history, way of life, culture, wildlife, ecosystems, cuisine, religion, art, architecture, beaches and more - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful phrases, and transport, visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Thailand is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to Thailand. DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. ´´No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one´´ - The Independent Planning a trip around Thailand´s coast? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Thailand´s Beaches and Islands. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK´s highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world´s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
The attractions of Thailand are endless - ancient monasteries, ruined cities, Buddhist monks, rave parties, colorful hill tribes, exotic wildlife, floating markets, dense rainforests, tropical islands, pristine coral reefs, and golden beaches. Then there´s Bangkok, the liveliest capital city in Southeast Asia, which would justify a trip to Thailand in itself. Don´t rush to try and fit everything in. You´ll almost certainly start your adventures in Bangkok and we suggest that you don´t hurry around. Alternatively, allow a couple of days to soak up the capital´s lively atmosphere, including at least one night on the notorious Khao San Road, before going north to Thailand´s second city Chiang Mai or south to the islands. To do both, you´ll need at least a fortnight; if you´ve got a few weeks to spare, add the infamous Bridge Over the River Kwai and Kanchanaburi to your list. In this Thailand Travel Guide, you will also be discovering the notorious cities and provinces that are Pattaya and Phuket. They are world-renowned and popular for their nightlife and scenery. Pattaya is always a lively and a fun city to be in. This vibrant coastal city shot to fame in the early 1980s and remained so. From dawn to dusk, Pattaya´s beaches are always brimming with life, as sun worshippers and water sports lovers constantly take to the waters. After dark, the action shifts to the streets, as partygoers explore its lively nightlife scene, where partying and drinking continue until early hours. With stunning tropical sunsets and spectacular scenery, a warm blue sea awaits you at Asia´s most popular beach destination. Phuket provides an unbeatable combination of silky, clean white sand and palm tree-lined beaches with great value accommodation and superb hospitality. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin Kollins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/058418/bk_acx0_058418_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Make your journey to Thailand the best possible. You want to exactly know where to go and what to do? You found the right book. Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia famous for its tourism, beautiful beaches, and amazing cuisine. With almost 32 million tourists visiting in 2016, it´s rapidly becoming one of the top vacation destinations in the world. If this is your first time in this beautiful country, you should plan your trip in detail. If not, you most certainly will miss out on some of the best places to be and things to see. This book will help you to make the most out of your time in Thailand. You will get to know the most fascinating things to do and see in Bangkok, Koh Phi Phi, Chiang Mai, Koh Phangan, Koh Samui, and Krabi to name a few of the most beautiful locations to be at. This book provides some unique suggestions and will help you to make this the best time of your life. Here´s what you´ll find in the book: Visit the Grand Palace in Bangkok Visit Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai See the world´s first non-rectangular football fields Where to eat the most delicious street food Experience Asian culture Explore Tiger Cave Temple in Krabi Where to go for adventurous activities When you download Thailand: The 30 Best Tips for Your Trip to Thailand, you will be on your way to the best possible version of your trip. Enjoy! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Haley Landers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/087207/bk_acx0_087207_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Weary from running his printing business in Southern California, Scott Mallon hops on a jet bound for Thailand with three bags and $10,000 to his name. Originally planned as a one year sabbatical, his journey ends up as a 20-year stay. In They Call Me Farang, Mallon delivers a timeless collection of insightful, compelling short stories in the only way he knows, with dry humor and a straightforward, no-holds-barred voice. Learn what life is really like as an expatriate in Thailand; there is action, advice, comedy, love, and of course, plenty of commentary on Thailand’s beautiful women. Get all the gritty details in this semi-autobiographical account of his two decades in the country. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Scott Mallon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/108055/bk_acx0_108055_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.