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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
72 posts, 14 replies

Brunei - Trip Planning
By floriankappel on 12 Oct 2016

Burma
668 posts, 1,590 replies

Myanmar & Thingyan (Burmese Water Festival) - Yes or No?
By ryanvvalencia on 19 Feb 2017

Cambodia
2,339 posts, 7,818 replies

Border crossing Laos to Stung Treng. Safety?
By somtam2000 on 20 Feb 2017

Indonesia
1,378 posts, 2,839 replies

Three weeks in Bali/Lombok. What do you think?
By somtam2000 on 22 Feb 2017

Laos
2,143 posts, 9,600 replies

Travel warning for travel between Kasi and Luang Prabang in Laos
By janusz0 on 22 Feb 2017

Malaysia
760 posts, 1,759 replies

Kuah town, Langkawi
By somtam2000 on 15 Feb 2017

Philippines
346 posts, 907 replies

Discrimination on Tripadvisor?
By juandelacruz102 on 13 Feb 2017

Singapore
320 posts, 502 replies

Schedule, ticket, passes ,transportation in singapore
By TerroirTravel on 27 Jan 2017

Southeast Asia
2,356 posts, 7,421 replies

Advice sought on establishing a permanent travel base in SE Asia
By exacto on 22 Feb 2017

Timor-Leste
9 posts, 14 replies

Timor-Leste & Atauro
By Danila on 17 Oct 2016

Thailand
7,924 posts, 33,029 replies

Haircut in Thailand
By somtam2000 on 22 Feb 2017

Vietnam
4,767 posts, 12,219 replies

DIY DMZ Tour
By SoManyMiles on 22 Feb 2017

Visas and border crossings
816 posts, 2,189 replies

Kep to Can Tho travel advice
By Skgregory on 15 Feb 2017

Trip reports
413 posts, 1,002 replies

Advice Itinerary 2 months: Thailand, Laos & Cambodia
By mitchorteg1 on 20 Jan 2017

Travel videos
158 posts, 134 replies

Climbing Doi Luang Chiang Dao - Thailand's 3rd Highest Mountain
By NickHope on 12 Feb 2017


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Destinations: East Asia

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Hong Kong
69 posts, -2 replies

4 days hong kong Dec 16-20 2015
By EmelyBryan on 24 Feb 2016

Japan
92 posts, 33 replies

Prepaid SIM in Narita?
By sherryhuang0818 on 16 Feb 2017

Macau
4 posts, 1 replies

Wedding
By KristyC on 16 Mar 2014

North Korea
25 posts, 25 replies

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

South Korea
33 posts, -2 replies

The most secured border in the world
By christazy on 21 Nov 2016

Taiwan
38 posts, -11 replies

3 months in Taiwan - I'm here already
By AnaHernandez on 4 Dec 2016

Tibet
6 posts, -1 replies

Travel companions needed - British passport holders
By JLam on 26 Jul 2014

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Destinations: South Asia

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Bangladesh
27 posts, 1 replies

Overnight travel
By gecktrek on 3 Jan 2016

Bhutan
7 posts, -5 replies
India
345 posts, -24 replies

Best month to travel in India
By dchinmay on 22 Feb 2017

Maldives
6 posts, 0 replies

Maldives Guests House Whale Shark Inn
By whalesharkinn on 2 Feb 2016

Nepal
34 posts, -1 replies

less populated treks
By lizziedixey on 18 Oct 2016

Pakistan
18 posts, 12 replies

Add Nanga Parbat to your wishlist
By saadanwar on 16 Feb 2016

Sri Lanka
54 posts, -11 replies

New and Awesome Place
By SamathaNimal on 7 Feb 2017

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Destinations: Australasia

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Australia
55 posts, 25 replies

Where can I rent a pocket wifi in AU?
By elaineala on 11 May 2016

New Zealand
46 posts, 9 replies

Weather?
By Trary on 1 Aug 2015

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Before you leave

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Books
129 posts, 243 replies

Review: Crazy Rich Asians
By somtam2000 on 19 Feb 2017

Companions
1,215 posts, 3,266 replies

Mature Australian male traveller looking for S/E Asian travel buddy(s).
By sandyfreckle on 8 Feb 2017

Gear and equipment
257 posts, 1,052 replies

Backpack
By gecktrek on 13 Aug 2016

Health and safety
235 posts, 1,045 replies

Chronic Incurable Pain Medication
By thomastetting on 20 Jan 2017

Insurance
140 posts, 406 replies

Travel insurance and riding motorcycles
By SalGoesToVietnam on 17 Feb 2017

Finance and money
296 posts, 1,002 replies

Do I need US Cash in Bali/Lombok?
By mzungu on 26 Oct 2016

Travel technology
168 posts, 332 replies

Has anyone booked in Agoda.com?
By laurencegoldman on 20 Feb 2017

Cameras and travel photography
82 posts, 299 replies

Photo sharing sites
By braylor on 22 Nov 2016

Travel with kids
83 posts, 153 replies

Vacations with kids
By Waxick on 19 Aug 2016

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More still

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Culture and politics
101 posts, 1089 replies

Dressing as a tourist.
By Bxmas on 29 Sep 2016

Idle banter
320 posts, 2,568 replies

Backpacking in one's 40s or 50s
By sandyfreckle on 9 Feb 2017

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On the road

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Cycling in Asia
94 posts, 283 replies

Cycle tour in West Java: possible routes?
By skinnybiker on 8 Nov 2016

Motorbiking in Asia
485 posts, 897 replies

HCMC to Hanoi.
By Landylordy on 15 Jan 2017

Scuba diving in Asia
86 posts, 237 replies

Malaysia Diving
By somtam2000 on 31 Oct 2016

Volunteering in Asia
116 posts, 302 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
389 posts, 356 replies

Suns of Beaches - New hostel on Koh Rong
By jsparrow on 20 Sep 2016

Indonesia additions
62 posts, 3 replies

New Place in West Java near Cimaja
By bikerswaroeng on 7 Jun 2016

Laos additions
185 posts, 185 replies

Taxi / private car Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
By SoManyMiles on 14 Aug 2016

Malaysia additions
52 posts, 14 replies

The best place for batik painting in Kuala Lumpur
By lafreddy on 18 Aug 2015

Singapore additions
41 posts, 3 replies

Great World Serviced Apartments
By emily123 on 4 Aug 2016

Thailand additions
674 posts, 466 replies

New hostel in Phitsanulok.
By exacto on 9 Nov 2016

Vietnam additions
522 posts, 217 replies

Viridian Hostel, Da Lat, Vietnam
By WinLe on 28 Dec 2016

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Travelfish

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About us
409 posts, 1472 replies

Software upgrade , any bugs please post here
By somtam2000 on 21 Feb 2017

iPhone Apps
42 posts, 44 replies

Trip planning app
By busylizzy on 29 Oct 2015

Travelfish Guides
83 posts, 96 replies

DAT PHU Homestay in Phu Yen - central of Vietnam
By luyennguyen on 11 Aug 2016

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