Discuss and Discover Thailand Guide with Friends 4 Thailand . com is the official website of the Friends4Thailand Facebook group – one of the largest and most active Thailand related Facebook groups, dedicated in bringing together people around the world to discuss and discover Thailand – The Land of Smiles. Discuss and discover Thailand guide with like minded friends.

This website is about Thailand from the people who love the country. Everything found on this website is a sharing of our experiences of Thailand, its people and its culture. We welcome those who live in Thailand, are looking to visit Thailand on holiday or simply those who wish to learn more about our beautiful country.

Friends4Thailand has been designed for users to browse and learn new information about Thailand but it is also a gateway for users to share Thailand through their own eyes. We encourage users to submit photos and events.

We also have a great business directory where you can find information about different Thailand based companies in English. We want to let people know what and where certain products and services can be found throughout Thailand. Ever tried a yummy food or drink that just does not taste the same anywhere else? Tell us where we can find it!

Our focus is to bring people from various regions of Thailand together to tell each other what their little corner of the Earth is like. We encourage respect, tolerance and harmony among all of our users and will not allow the posting of any content that is offensive. Thailand is a one-of-a-kind experience and so many of us have been so lucky to live the life while we are also welcoming to those who are interested in learning more.

Latest blog posts

Where the Faithful Worship Among the Tourists

JUST before midnight, the monks were still arriving. Dressed in long, flowing white robes, they resembled fireflies as they rode through the darkness on their motorbikes, descending on the towering temple at the heart of the Cao Dai holy land in southern Vietnam. Many were attending their fourth service of the day. Removing his sandals […]

Cheaper healthcare outside US.

Why is Healthcare So Much Cheaper Outside the U.S.? A recent survey reported that a single day in a hospital in the U.S. costs, on average, $1,514 (up to as much as $12,537), while in France it costs $853. An appendectomy in the U.S.—including physician and hospital bills—costs $8,156 on average (up to as much […]

Thailand diseases and dangers.

There are diseases and other health issues to watch out for if you are visiting or living in Thailand. Yes Thailand has malaria in some places but personally I have never had preventative injections before visiting and touch wood have not had any serious disease in the 26 years of visiting Thailand. I have family […]

Mae Kuan Im Goddess of mercy

Kwan Yin (Mae Kuan Im) The Goddess of Mercy In the past ten years, the Kwan Yin or (Mae/Mother) Kuan Im cult has become more popular among Thai people. There are now many more Kuan Yin images both inside and outside Theravada temples in Thailand. Many temples also have a “Welcome” sign related to the […]

The history and evolution of Traditional Thai massage.

“Thai massage” or “Thai yoga massage” is an ancient healing system combining acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic principles, and assisted yoga postures. In the Thai language it is usually called nuat phaen thai (Thai: นวดแผนไทย; lit. “Thai-style massage”) or nuat phaen boran (Thai: นวดแผนugfgoโบราณ, IPA: [nûət pʰɛ̌ːn boːraːn]; lit. “ancient-style massage”), though its formal name is nuat thai […]