Just this week alone, President Barack Obama and Chinese premier Wen Jiabao visited Thailand, presumably because it's high season for travel in the superpower calendar. And who doesn't love it when important people come here? It gives us the chance to adorn them with garlands, giggle when they attempt to speak Thai (not to mention swoon when they wai), and most notably offer them a free tourism pitch for our most amazing country!
However, despite the grainy front-page photos from such eminent visits, sometimes cultural surprises result in some embarrassing blunders for our foreign guests. So we've decided to laugh at the mishaps of others when they step onto our humid turf. Why? Because we can! Here are three of the best.
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