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A geek in Thailand : discovering the land of golden buddhas, pad Thai and kickboxing / Jody Houton.

Houton, Jody, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon 915.9304 HOU (Text) 36825000840825 Non-Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton 915.93 Hou (Text) 30890000601714 Adult Books Upper level Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 915.93 HOUTON 2016 (Text) 33946003112047 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780804844482
  • ISBN: 0804844488
  • Physical Description: 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Tokyo ; Tuttle Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Thai history and culture -- Thai design and craftsmanship -- Unique Thai character -- Amazing Thailand -- Joys of Thai food -- Thai music, movies, art, theater, TV and books -- Visiting Thailand.
Summary, etc.:
A Geek in Thailand is a lighthearted look at Thailand from a young foreign visitor and resident's perspective. This alternative guide to Thailand offers a smart and concise take on Thai culture, entertainment, daily life--covering all the classics--but also revealing the path less traveled. In short articles accompanied by sidebars and numerous, colorful photographs, it paints a revealing picture of Asia's most popular travel destination. A Geek in Thailand is for the holidaymakers who visit for two weeks every year and have a desire to learn about the culture, but are struggling to know where to begin. Sections on the food, drink, social scene, music, film and everyday Thai life are sure to appeal to them. It is also for those who wish to move to Thailand on a more permanent basis as it contains helpful information regarding purchasing property, setting up a company and applying for visas and work permits. Chapters on the Thai character and cultural dos and don'ts and faux pas will allow the reader to go beyond the Thai smile. Sections on politics, history, economy and the unique relationship between the Thai Nation, Religion and Monarchy will also be of interest to those who wish to delve into a deeper understanding of Thailand.
Subject: Popular culture > Thailand.
Thailand > Description and travel.
Thailand > Social life and customs.

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