Thailand is a monarchy country and explorers must show respect to the royal family. International tourists are advised to wear proper clothing while visiting places of religious importance otherwise chances of denied entry are many. Some places like King’s Palace might allow you to hire proper clothing which however is heavy and hot sarong-type. So it’s advisable to better dress-up appropriately.
Visitors are allowed to wear shoes around the compound of the Buddhist temple but shoes are prohibited inside the chapel.
Idols of Buddha in any condition are sacred. You must pay respect to the idols anywhere in Thailand. Women must not touch Buddhist Monks as they are forbidden to be touched by women.
There are many flights to Thailand from UK so travellers will hardly face problems getting tickets on both direct and indirect flights.
Holiday makers must not point their feet to any object or people in Thailand which is a considered a gesture of disregard. Ensure that you remove your shoes before entering someone’s home.
Thailand’s political environment is volatile which has resulted in political turbulences in the past. Tourists are advised to stay off demonstrations and political gatherings that may turn violent.