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You've met the perfect Thai woman. You're dizzy with joy as her exotic world swirls around you. You've heard so many horror stories, but your heart tells you that she's for real. You want to understand her mysterious ways, and you wish she could understand yours.

Now, there's help. Thailand Fever is an astonishing, one-of-a-kind, Thai–-English bilingual exposé of the cultural secrets that are the key to a smooth Thai–Western relationship.

Whether you met in a bar, in a university, or at work, and whether you met last night or decades ago, Thailand Fever covers your issues:

Trusting Each Other Sex It's My Money! The Parents The Dowry
Privacy Independence Saving Face Living in "Paradise"

Thailand Fever is the must-have relationship guidebook which lets each of you finally express complex issues by just pointing across the page! Everything in the book is in both English and Thai, on facing pages:

See for yourself in detail: Click here to look at the first 35 pages of the book, including the Table of Contents and the first two chapters.

See what the critics have to say about Thailand Fever, including such renowned figures as veteran columnist Bernard Trink of The Bangkok Post and prolific author James Eckardt of The Nation.

This book will save you both pain and money. It's available now!

258 pages.
6” x 8.5”

Dutch and German Translations

We also offer a Dutch Translation, available now.

Our German Translation is currently out of print.

Where to Buy Thailand Fever

If you are in Thailand: You can find our book immediately at Asia Books, Bookazine, and Kinokunia locations throughout Thailand, B2S locations in Central malls around Thailand, and Asia Books racks found at Thailand's major airports.

If you are outside Thailand: Our book is now available from and we have authorized Amazon to make it shippable across the world from all of Amazon's locations.

About the Authors

Vitida Vasant is the pen-name of Supatra Chowchuvech. She received her BA in Architecture from Chulalongkorn University, her MA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania, and her MA in Counseling Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. She moved to California in 1981 and frequently returns to her homeland. After a divorce from her first American husband, she raised her now-grown daughter as a single mom. She has since remarried, to a Jewish American of Finnish descent. Supatra teaches Thai language and culture at University of California at Berkeley, and is a certified Thai interpreter, contracting for legal, medical, and social service clients. Since 2006, she has offered relationship coaching to couples and families of mixed (East-West) culture. More information on her services is available here.

Chris Pirazzi has been traveling in Thailand and Southeast Asia since 1999. He currently lives in Mae Hong Son province. He has chronicled Thai culture extensively and he co-developed the Thai–English software dictionary from Paiboon Publishing. His multi-year relationship with a Thai woman, and his contact with other Westerners in Thailand and students of the Thai language in the United States, have provided a broad view of the cross-cultural problems faced by Thai–Western romantic couples. He received a BSE from Princeton University.

About the Publisher

The latest printing of Thailand Fever is distributed throughout Thailand at Asia Books, Bookazine, and Kinokunia stores and will soon be available internationally.

For any questions or comments, please contact us.

Paiboon PublishingPrevious printings of Thailand Fever came from Paiboon Publishing, the world's leading producer of Thai and Lao language learning materials, including the famous Thai for Beginners and the Speak Like a Thai series. There's even an audio companion to the learning books and a guide to pronunciation. For more information on Paiboon Publishing products, see

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