Media Resources for Thailand

If someone from Iceland, Ghana, or Oman were to visit you in the States, wouldn’t you want them to understand some things about your culture before they arrived?

From popular culture, movies, YouTube videos, articles, blog posts, and travel guides, we can derive culture, cultural context and clues. We encourage you to do this as you prepare to visit someone else’s home country! Here’s a list of resources that may help you understand your host culture and ease the transition between home and host countries:

Local Information:

Check out blogs from CISabroad students in Thailand here!

Local News Resources:

The Bangkok Post
The Nation

Recommended Books/Guides:

Lonely Planet

CIA World Factbook

Smart Phone Apps:

The World’s 50 Best Travel Apps – Time Out Travel

Language Resources:

Google translate
Mango Languages
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