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Re: Farangs Barred From Buying Thai Land

The use of the word "farang" thruout this article, as if it were the proper term instead of a slang expression, is disturbing. While official definitions of the word describe it as neutral, they also state it is insulting in some contexts. When I've been called a "gringo" in Mexi...
by golan
on Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:27 am
 
Forum: Buying property + home in Thailand : issues + guidelines
Topic: Re: Farangs Barred From Buying Thai Land
Replies: 44
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Re: Double pricing system in Thailand

I recently traveled in Thailand for two weeks, mostly on a tour, and was not at all aware of any double pricing. When we went on our own to a restaurant, marketplace or to get a massage, we paid the price listed, with the usual negotiation in a marketplace. I saw no evidence of any double pricing in...
by golan
on Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:22 am
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Double pricing system in Thailand
Replies: 473
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