Thailand is full of crime and violence
There are also some dangers that are unique to Thailand, like the threat of flooding. If you look at it more closely, though, you will notice that there is also a variety of crime and violence that can be encountered while visiting Thailand. This includes drug trafficking, domestic abuse, human trafficking, sexual assault, robbery, and even terrorism. If you are smart and careful, you can avoid coming into contact with these issues. If you are reckless, you can make yourself a target. We recommend avoiding places where drug trafficking is prevalent, avoiding drinking at risky bars, and staying away from places that seem out of the ordinary.
Before traveling, remember to vaccinate. You will perform them in the travel medicine clinic.
Thai food is gross and disgusting
Okay, this one is probably a bit of a shock to a lot of people. But it is true. There are some people out there who believe that Thai food is gross and disgusting. The reason for this is that the Thai food has changed a lot over the years. It is not the same as what people are used to in other countries. The Thai food is now more westernized and not what people are used to in other parts of Asia. It is also not authentic Thai food. Although the Thai food is different than what people are used to, it is still something that people enjoy and love to eat. When you visit Thailand and try it yourself, you will see that it is not gross.
If you are thinking about going abroad consider visiting a dentist before! Healthy teeth will help you avoid many bad situations.
Thai food is toxic
This is another myth that we found is repeated a lot online. The truth about Thai food is that it is not toxic at all. It is a very healthy choice for people to eat. It consists of fresh, healthy, and nutritious ingredients. The Thais are very proud of their food, so they would never put something in it that would make them sick.
These are just some of the many myths and urban legends that surround Thailand and the Thai people. We hope that this article has helped to dispel some of these myths and given you a better idea of what Thailand is actually like.
If you are wondering what vaccinations you should visit before traveling abroad, read about it on the Vaccines and Travel Medicine page.