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19 year old female looking for a travel buddy all over SE asia in april!

  • scl

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    10th February, 2010
    Posts: 10

    Hello! I am a 19 year old Canadian female who plans to go to SE asia in April. I was thinking start in Indonesia or philipines, then head all the way up through vietnam/cambodia/laos/thailand/malaysia/singapore and end up in India. Maybe 5 months or so? I dont really have a plan yet, havnt book flights yet - going to do it last minute.

    Yeah, Then coming back down to Australia till december, then going back home.

    I am currently in Australia, arrived in January, and was in NZ a month before that. Im travelling with a friend from back home but she doesnt have enough money to go to asia... maybe she will work down in aus while i go to asia and she'll meet up.

    But i definately dont want to go to asia myself!

    feel free to contact me! my email is


    #1 Posted: 10/2/2010 - 18:29

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    If you don't do anything stupid or funky, it's actually reasonably safe to travel here on your own. I would rather travel on my own than with someone I met on the net.

    #2 Posted: 10/2/2010 - 20:02

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    I have to agree with Mac.

    When I visited Thailand last year I'd arranged to meet a friend in Bangkok a week after my arrival. I'd expected to spend that week mooching around feeling a bit lonely but, au contraire, I quickly found my footing & met some really good people. As it turned out my friend & I had very different travel tastes (partying vs chilling out), we parted ways & each continued our trip with different groups of ppl we'd met on the road. In hindsight, I wouldn't hesitate a second going to SEA solo - you just gotta remember that there are tons of other travellers in your same boat.

    Take care!

    #3 Posted: 18/2/2010 - 02:47

  • johnroger

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    I will be getting into Vietnam in early June and plan to try and see Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, and Cambodia before I head home around the end of August. Nothing really set in stone, just trying to have the most enjoyable summer I can.

    I'm a 23 y/o male graduate student in Hawaii. Looking to get a nice mix of the typical tourist traps and tours, get off the beaten path a little, and definitely party quite a bit.

    I'm probably in a similar situation... everyone telling me now to worry because it will be a breeze meeting people, but it sure would be nice to have some people to meet up with.

    Take care.

    #4 Posted: 25/3/2010 - 16:33

  • Jbarry

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    11th March, 2010
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    I'm Jason and I'm leaving Chicago tomorrow morning (April 6th) to fly into Bangkok. I'm 34 and was planning on backpacking through Thailand and a bit of Cambodia for the next couple weeks. I was thinking of taking a train to Ankor Wat and then coming back to Thailand to go to Ko Samuei and Ko Phi Ngan as well Chaing Mai. If your interested in travelling a bit together, it's always more fun to share the adventure. I will check the message board whenever I can and maybe we can meet up. I'm ariving in Bangkok the night of the 7th.

    #5 Posted: 6/4/2010 - 03:37

  • aishamc

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    16th April, 2010
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    I am an 18 year-old American female and I'm also looking for a travel companion. I am living in Thailand and will be traveling to Cambodia around the 30th of April to renew my visa. I was planning on taking a two day stop in Angkor and possibly Phnom Penh. I thought about going down to Lazy Beach (here is the link: I speak Thai fluently, if that makes you any more inclined to travel with me.

    #6 Posted: 16/4/2010 - 17:42

  • jthomps

    Joined Travelfish
    14th April, 2010
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    Hey there,

    A Canadian named Jordan here traveling SEA for about 2 months starting in April. Likely going to do Vancouver->Hong Kong->BKK->North Thailand->Laos->Cambodia->BKK->South Thailand->BKK->Shanghai.

    May be meeting up with a few fellow Canadians from back home enroute, you're free to join us if you'd like.


    #7 Posted: 17/4/2010 - 11:34

  • nishantk

    Joined Travelfish
    26th October, 2010
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    it is always saner to go on travel on one's own...finding buddies on net isn't a bad proposition, however there are difficulties some times...

    Be careful especially considering the prevailing scenario...

    #8 Posted: 28/10/2010 - 20:15

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