Thailand's Islands & Beaches - Understand Thailand's Islands, Beaches & Survival Guide (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Understand Thailand’s Islands & Beaches, Thailand’s Islands & Beaches Today, History & Politics, People & Society, Food & Drink, Environment, Survival Guide, Directory, Transport, Health and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Thailand’s Islands & Beaches guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, culture and food to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on history and politics
- full coverage for foodies
- info on the environmental issues facing the country
- background on the people and culture
Coverage includes: Understand Thailand’s Islands & Beaches, Thailand’s Islands & Beaches Today, History & Politics: from early empires to political unrest, People & Society: Ethnic Makeup, Regional Identity, Lifestyle, Family Values, Economy, Religion, Buddhism, Islam, Other Religions, Arts, Literature, Cinema, Music, Architecture, Painting and Theatre & Dance, Food & Drink: The Four Flavours, Staples & Specialities, Rice & Noodles, Curries & Soups, Stir-Fries & Deep-Fries, Hot & Tangy Salads, Nám Prík, Fruits, Sweets, Regional Variations, Drinks, Coffee, Tea & Fruit Drinks, Beer & Spirits, Where To Eat & Drink, Vegetarians & Vegans and Habits & Customs, Environment: The Land, Wildlife, Animals, Plants, National Parks, Environmental Issues, The Land Environment, The Marine Environment and Making A Difference, Survival Guide, Directory, Transport, Health and Language.
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