There is a lot of information about Thailand online. Below are some of the links we find the most helpful:
- A good starting point for learning about Thailand is at the US
State Department webpages. The following pages are especially useful:
- Wikipedia’s Thailand entry has lots of links to additional information.
- If you want to find out the basic facts on Thailand, the World Factbook is an excellent resource.
- Reading news about Thailand is an excellent way to prepare for your sojourn to Thailand. We recommend the following:
- A useful currency converter for figuring out how the Thai Baht compares to other currencies
- Trying to call someone in the US, Thailand or elsewhere? Use this timezones page to figure out what time it is where you are calling so you don’t call in the middle of the night! Bangkok, in the same timezone as Chiang Mai, is here.
- Wondering what the weather is like right now in Chiang Mai? Check here.