I totally agree. However, the Location History option on your Google account which links to Google maps is fantastic. Many people don’t enable this GPS feature which is very helpful in such circumstances. This is easier to do with an Android based phone and a bit trickier to set up and use in a iPhone.
With iPhones and iPads (IOS devices) there is a built in system called Significant Locations. The default for this is OFF and needs to be turned on. This again can help you find your way back if lost
All of the above use GPS just make sure you have a full battery before going out trekking!
As it appears to be an illegal act to import vape devices, is it illegal to own a vaper if it was bought onlne from a Thai shop, with (obviously) proof of purchase?
The whole issue has more holes in it than Thai boats.
A former Royal Thai Navy (RTN) officer is seeking justice after he was wrongly branded a child rapist by his ex-girlfriend and her daughter and jailed for eight years on the trumped-up charge. The daughter recently revealed the truth because she alleges she is being abused by her mother. She wants her mother to face …
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Yes, that’s Thailand for you. The clever part is that most tourists have no idea. They think it’s all Land of Smiles. Exotic food. Beautiful women. Sun kissed beaches and a party every night. Which of course is all true. But there is a significant darker side to Thailand that remains well below the radar, until it’s too late.
What you describe should happen is of course totally correct. The fact it doesn’t, shows just how serious successive governments see police corruption. It’s the same with motoring offences. Just look at the pathetic excuse for the recent penalty points system introduced. It’s all window dressing and facade building to fool international pressure groups and foreign governments. The problem is, it also fools the majority of nearly 40million tourists every year.
Another tragic death involving a bike.
I always carry a copy of my passport and an emergency contact number for people in Thailand who know me and a family member back in the U.K. it’s helpful if stopped by police or in an accident. Ultimately it’s kind to your family should the worst happen and you end up like this poor soul. I also ensure I have insurance and a copy of the policy details are left with a family member back home. All seems obvious to me, but I guess some people just don’t give a fu*k