Thai people are very tolerant of farangs with our strange customs and cultures. We wander into people’s houses without taking off our shoes or we order individual portions when we go to the restaurant with a group of friends. Sometimes we even eat alone!!! Worse still, some of us wai everyone we see or stroke people on the head. We are, in deed, a strange bunch, but don’t worry because Naked Farang is here to help and guide you through the cultural minefield.
Thais from Bangkok, Phuket or Pattaya are so used to our bizarre farang ways that they have become oblivious to our cultural insensitivities and ignorance. They will skillfully select the most appropriate smile from their repertoire and use it to rescue any situation. Nevertheless, here are some tips on how to survive without anybody losing face.