If you’re from the pasty shores of the UK, or even feel like you are a regular worshipper of the sun, you’ll get caught out in Thailand. Trust me. I have had locals recoil in shock from my lobster legs. The sun is powerful when you’re sunbathing, potentially searing if you’re on or in the sea, and can be blisteringly torrid if you involve a long day’s drinking. Which you probably will. Which everyone does.

Firstly, how do you prevent sunburn?

Secondly, how do you treat sunburn?

Remember, if it is this bad, seriously consider some medical attention at a local or clinic.