Culture and Etiquette
One of the things that will strike you when you start interacting with the local Thai people is their gentleness and happiness – which may contribute to why
Thai people greet each other, as well as tourists, by what is known as ‘wai-ing’; by putting your two hands together in front of you in a prayer-like fashion. Respect is generally shown by the height of the hands - for example for royalty, the hands would be much higher than for ones friend; this sign of respect is generally accompanied by a slight bow of the body.
There are a few things one should avoid in