Useful Links

 

Visa/Foreign entry to Thailand
                 
U.S. Department of State Official Travel Site:
                       
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1765.html
                               Types of visas:
                       
http://www.thailandguru.com/infra-visa.html
                               Entry into Thailand:
                       
http://www.thailandguru.com/housing-moving-travel.html

 Time and weather
                
 World time:  Bangkok
                       
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=28

                           Weather:
                      
 http://www.thailandguru.com/infra-weather.html
                                         http://www.bangkokbob.net/weather.htm

 Health and safety issues

                       http://www.cdc.gov/travel/

                                        http://travel.state.gov/travel/tips/health/health_1185.html

                                        http://www.thailandguru.com/home-health.html

 Money matters

                               Practical advice on money exchange and credit
                       cards:

                                        http://www.bangkokbob.net/money.htm

           Banks:

                    Bank of Thailand:
                                                        
http://www.bot.or.th/bothomepage/index/index_e.asp

                                               Bangkok Bank:
                                                        
http://www.bangkokbank.com/Bangkok+Bank/Main.htm

                                               Kasikorn (Thai Farmers) Bank: 
                                             
http://kasikornbank.com/GlobalHome/EN/homepage.html

 Bouncing around Bangkok

                  Maps: Excellent interactive map of the city:

                                 http://www.into-asia.com/bangkok/maps/

               Districts:

                                 http://www.into-asia.com/bangkok/districts/

               Markets:

                                 http://www.into-asia.com/bangkok/markets/

                     Sightseeing:

                                http://www.into-asia.com/bangkok/attractions/

                          Shopping:

                                http://www.into-asia.com/bangkok/shopping/

                 Shopping and VAT tax:

                               http://www.bangkokbob.net/shopping.htm#shopping%20map