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Trip to Bangkok

Posted by mgvivek on 21/12/2013 at 05:30

I am travelling to Bangkok, on Jan 10, 2014 and stay for 3 days and then heading to Malaysia. I am a 33 yr old Male traveling alone, looking for cool female to meet up with, please reply to mgvivek@gmail.com ...

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Sangklaburi to Umphang trekking and dirtbike Adventure

Posted by jarunsaksri24 on 25/2/2011 at 11:13

I have read that most people want to know how to get from Sangklaburi to Umphang. Today I have a good news for them. a person who want to trekking trough to the jungle or by truck or dirtbike you can contact me. It is real offroad and Adventure. For more information contact me: jarunsaksri1@gmail.com ...

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Cheap Clothes - Thailand or Cambodia

Posted by PeterW on 26/1/2012 at 12:55

Hello. Currently in Bangkok and was thinking of buying clothes here. I've come out with rubbish clothes so I can throw them away without feeling wastefull and get a load of new stuff. However, is it better to buy clothes in Cambodia (I'm flying there on the 28th)? I don't want to spend cash here and find out a 3 day wait could sort me out for half the price. Any info would be great as I've heard from others that Cambodia is far cheaper than Thailand for things like accomodation and cigs. Cu ...

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Viewed 5,833 times, with 17 replies. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 20/12/2013 at 00:15

KOH LANTA - Long Beach Accommodation High Season

Posted by adammont on 4/12/2013 at 06:11

Hi, I am trying to find accommodation on Koh Lanta in January. We (me and partner) are interested in staying on Long Beach. We would be happy with a simple (clean) bungalow on or near the beach. (Swimming pool would be a bonus) Is it advisable to book somewhere in advance or would we be ok just turning up at the pier and trying to find somewhere?? Bit worried as it is high season. If you have any suggestions on where to stay for around 1000 - 1500 THB per night that would be brilliant. Many ...

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Ko Tarutao and Ko Adang, do I need to book for early December?

Posted by AlexSEAsia on 4/11/2013 at 05:19

Hi everyone My girlfriend and I are planning to stay 3 nights on ko tarutao followed by 3 nights on ko adang from 1-6 December. Does anyone know if we should book the 2 person bungalows or will we be fine just turning up at this time? If we need to book then has anyone had experience using the online reservation system at the national park website? I tried to make a reservation but it requests payment by bank transfer as I am outside Thailand at the moment. Does it really work or is there an ...

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using your atm card in thailand

Posted by thelittlehobo10 on 13/12/2013 at 09:43

Hi, i am irish and travellling to thailand on holidays soon spoke to bank of ireland today as i wanted to check what their fees were for when im abroad they tell me that they have incurred a 100euro limit withdrawl per day for their customers who are visitng thailand as there is alot of fraud out there and scimming of bank cards so i will NOT be able to withdraw more than 100 euro cash per day whilst out there (i can use my card to pay for things, but no more than 100 euro cash can be withdra ...

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Viewed 1,459 times, with 7 replies. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 17/12/2013 at 08:37

weather december 13 krabi

Posted by thelittlehobo10 on 16/12/2013 at 04:55

Hi, is anyone on the andaman coast of thailand at the moment? are the rumours of bad weather true? is it raining alot?? ...

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Affordable Luxury Villa along Andaman Coast, Thailand

Posted by reneejm1 on 14/12/2013 at 20:41

Hi I'm travelling to Thailand in February 2014 and will have a few days at the end of my trip by myself, I'll probably be in Phuket so was hoping to see more of the islands. My friend and I are planning on visiting Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Phangnan and Koh Phi Phi. I was trying to find another island on the Andaman Coast where I could possibly stay in a luxury villa or resort that was rather affordable for two - four nights by myself just for some down time. Note that I'll be backpacki ...

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Viewed 1,104 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 17/12/2013 at 03:43

A good barber in Bangkok?

Posted by ktontour on 16/12/2013 at 08:17

Trivial I know, but in an effort to avoid a skinhead, can anyone advise on a good barbershop in Bangkok? I've been unilaterally warned off it by everyone I've met thus far who's ventured a try.. but I'm 3 months in and starting to resemble Patrick Swayze circa Dirty Dancing... but with none of the rhythm or sex appeal. With sincere thanks ...

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travel buddy

Posted by Natalie11582 on 15/12/2013 at 00:44

Im heading to Thailand Jan 22 and planning to stay for 3 weeks and then head to Cambodia. I am a 31 yr old female traveling solo looking for cool peeps to meet up with. ...

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travel buddy

Posted by ricardo4 on 14/12/2013 at 20:53

Im heading to thailand on 26th january and staying for 3/4 weeks, im going solo but if anyone is going around the same time and want to meet up then send me a msg ...

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Searching for thai food - in thai

Posted by jokhm on 2/2/2009 at 01:52

Hey All I'm about to arrive in thailand, after several hundred days away, and this time, despite it being the 10th time I'm traveling there, I'd like to get my street food done correctly. Can anyone discuss this a bit further, with some thai names (with pronunciation) for these snacks and general foods that I should be expecting to see and look for? I'll mostly in Bangkok, and then further south near koh lanta for much of my two week stay. I'm really hoping that this time I can take proper ...

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Viewed 3,496 times, with 76 replies. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 14/12/2013 at 17:51

Protests in Bangkok today (Monday December 9, 2013)

Posted by somtam2000 on 8/12/2013 at 18:13

Yes the protests are back on following a brief break for the King's Birthday. Common advice is: a) I've you're arriving or departing to Bangkok today by air, allow an extra hour or so to get to the airport. If you're using Suvannabhumi, use the rail link. b) Avoid the protests -- these are not put on for tourists. c) stay informed of developments (news websites etc - some useful links further on) d) Keep in mind that the vast majority of Bangkok (and the country for that matter) are entirely un ...

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Bangkok to Koh Phangan

Posted by adbeats06 on 10/12/2013 at 23:50

Can anyone please tell me the best way to get from BKK to Koh Phangan? Its seems the 2 options are: Fly from BKK to Surat Thani > then bus/ ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Phangan (combo tix available at airport) OR Lomprayah from Bangkok to Ko Phangan I'm conflicted over time vs money vs comfort etc! HELP! If anyone has done this route, I'd love to pick your brain! ...

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Viewed 918 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by somtam2000 on 12/12/2013 at 02:04

cell phone unlock and reset

Posted by yolobkk on 11/12/2013 at 22:49

I lost my phone in Bangkok and I just bought a used UPAD U31 Android phone from a friend and I need to reset it and unlock it and make it able to use my Tmobile service from the U.S. that I have already paid for. Where is the best place in Bangkok (near the BTS) to do this? Also where is the best place to repair a UPAD U31 Android ...

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Ko Phi Phi early morning

Posted by joaquin55555 on 11/12/2013 at 04:04

Hello.. First time in Thailand next week and would love to go to Ko Phi Phi but a bit afraid of mass tourism... But still don't wanna skip this beautiful part of Thailand. Is it possible to book one night on the island and book a longtail in the morning when the sun rises? And do a tour around the island? Would it cost a lot? And you think i can find someone who's willing to pick us up that early? Just wondering... Thx for any tips feedback! Joachim ...

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Viewed 830 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 11/12/2013 at 05:18

Durian used in a spa?

Posted by Durianwriter on 2/12/2013 at 06:21

Just curious, has anyone ever heard of this? Supposedly durian is sometimes used for facials in high end spas in Bangkok. Seems unlikely to me. http://travel.cnn.com/explorations/asias-most-bizarre-spas-and-soaks-545994 ...

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Viewed 827 times, with 13 replies. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 10/12/2013 at 21:38

Another protest question! - Travel to Rambuttri

Posted by foxiebex on 10/12/2013 at 07:23

Hi, Maybe stupidly I decided not to change my hotel from Rambuttri Village so I now have to get there on Thursday. I noticed captainbkk commented on here yesterday that you couldn't get a taxi to KSR area and that the boats were packed. Do you think that this was because of yesterdays march or is this going to be the norm for a while? If anybody is there at the moment who could let me know the score that would be great. Thanks ...

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travelling solo

Posted by gallagr on 9/12/2013 at 09:27

Arrived in Thailand few days ago from Ireland, traveling solo as travel companion had to cancel at short notice. Currently in Chang Mai and having fun but would be great to meet up with some fellow travellers! Im 32 yr old guy, working in financial services and in thailand until 24. Let me know if you'd like to meet up and do some travelling:) Rory ...

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Solo - Thailand/NYE 2012-2013

Posted by Brittxox on 21/7/2012 at 04:04

Hey Guys, I'm heading to thailand over the new year period - I'll be travelling alone and just wanting to know any advise or tips on the best places to go, hostels or hotels where people are actually social so I'm not alone all the time! Yeah anything you think I should know, please tell me! aha xo ...

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