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A forum for discussing travel both to Southeast Asia and beyond. Good, useful information for those planning (or returning from) a trip to anywhere in Asia and Australasia.

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Destinations: Southeast Asia

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Brunei
105 posts, -6 replies

Brunei - Trip Planning
By floriankappel on 12 Oct 2016

Burma
792 posts, 1,577 replies

Drinking water
By koolaukid on 19 Sep 2019

Cambodia
2,534 posts, 7,790 replies

Seim Riep to Pakse (LAOS) by Bus
By amnicoll on 8 Nov 2019

Indonesia
1,791 posts, 2,786 replies

Getting around on Flores
By u2tool on 1 Nov 2019

Laos
2,348 posts, 9,588 replies

Vang Vieng too noisy?
By telmi on 10 Nov 2019

Malaysia
877 posts, 1,740 replies

Malaysia trip
By fervenza on 18 Oct 2019

Philippines
407 posts, 891 replies

Philippines Guides
By somtam2000 on 15 Mar 2019

Singapore
359 posts, 489 replies

5 days in Singapore
By antoniamitchell on 5 Oct 2017

Southeast Asia
2,634 posts, 7,401 replies

Carbon offsets
By gecktrek on 10 Aug 2019

Timor-Leste
12 posts, 13 replies

Anyone ever been here?
By Woutervanderslu on 1 Aug 2017

Thailand
8,621 posts, 32,975 replies

from Bangkok to Lipe by bus / van
By amnicoll on 14 Nov 2019

Vietnam
5,305 posts, 12,065 replies

Help for rookies! Hanoi vs Saigon in Dec
By antoniamitchell on 13 Nov 2019

Visas and border crossings
875 posts, 2,181 replies

Vietnam E-Visa
By somtam2000 on 22 Oct 2018

Trip reports
445 posts, 995 replies

GILI LAYER OVERVIEW
By tezza on 5 Jul 2019

Travel videos
187 posts, 125 replies

Thailand 2017 - so much wow!
By jeetsandcarmen on 8 Jan 2018


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Destinations: East Asia

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China
63 posts, 207 replies

Visa needed for 48 hour stay in Shanghai
By jimby on 11 Jan 2019

Hong Kong
26 posts, 45 replies

Is there any Hong Kong Tourism Guide ?
By asterso2000 on 11 Sep 2017

Japan
47 posts, 115 replies

Itinerary Help
By zhuang on 26 Aug 2018

Macau
5 posts, 1 replies

Wedding
By aryavritindia on 15 Jun 2017

North Korea
25 posts, 25 replies

If I were gonna do a tour in North Korea...
By daniel969 on 23 Jul 2015

South Korea
19 posts, 25 replies

Roaming wifi in Korea
By oncetwice on 27 Jun 2017

Taiwan
12 posts, 13 replies

Taiwan itinerary advice - 12 full days
By gecktrek on 4 Jul 2019

Tibet
12 posts, 1 replies

Mt Everest Base Camp hike
By cardkleener on 31 Oct 2019

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Before you leave

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Companions
1227 posts, 3261 replies

Looking for a travel mate
By sandyfreckle on 4 Mar 2018

Gear and equipment
281 posts, 1,044 replies

Question for older travelers with backpacks
By antoniamitchell on 28 May 2019

Health and safety
259 posts, 1,039 replies

Immunization records required to enter?
By exacto on 29 Oct 2019

Insurance
165 posts, 400 replies

Travel Health Insurance for over 65 years of age ? ?
By Cronin on 16 Dec 2018

Finance and money
307 posts, 1,001 replies

Food and drink budget
By suhasj123 on 23 Mar 2018

Travel technology
183 posts, 327 replies

Travel with Drone
By somtam2000 on 5 Jan 2018

Travel with kids
95 posts, 149 replies

3 weeks in Cambodia/Laos with 7 year old- does our plan look OK?
By FoundVagabond on 12 Aug 2017

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More still

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Culture and politics
104 posts, 1087 replies

Dressing as a tourist.
By myjimmy on 27 Jun 2017

Idle banter
357 posts, 2,562 replies

The Year That Was
By tezza on 31 Dec 2018

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On the road

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Cycling in Asia
102 posts, 278 replies

One Month Cycling through SE Asia: Best Route Advice!
By DonRuperta on 27 May 2017

Motorbiking in Asia
492 posts, 893 replies

Buying tuk tuk in Vietnam / road trip through SOA
By jorowa on 12 May 2019

Scuba diving in Asia
91 posts, 234 replies

Diving/snorkeling with sharks in August
By Aehui777 on 23 Apr 2017

Volunteering in Asia
119 posts, 301 replies

volunteering in Vietnam
By idex on 26 Apr 2016

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Language

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Thai language
26 posts, 61 replies

Telling the Time in Thailand
By daniel969 on 23 Jul 2015

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New listings

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Cambodia additions
398 posts, 353 replies

Trekking in Mondulkiri
By AnnMarieHall on 6 Sep 2017

Laos additions
187 posts, 185 replies

Traditional Hemp Fabric Hmong Shop, Luang Prabang
By Sampan on 16 Jan 2018

Malaysia additions
55 posts, 12 replies

Dorms KL 2 Backpacker Hostel
By dormskl2 on 11 Apr 2017

Singapore additions
48 posts, 0 replies

Biking Singapore Cycling Tours
By ulas1907 on 7 Nov 2015

Thailand additions
685 posts, 464 replies

Water quality
By corihiggins on 11 Mar 2019

Vietnam additions
541 posts, 205 replies

Đông Vui Food Court, Mui Ne
By ChrisOwen on 6 May 2018

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Travelfish

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About us
472 posts, 1464 replies

Are you interested in being interviewed by Travelfish?
By lindy0419 on 11 Mar 2019

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