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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
104 posts, -5 replies

Brunei - Trip Planning
By floriankappel on 12 Oct 2016

Burma
768 posts, 1,577 replies

Should tourists still visit Burma?
By somtam2000 on 14 Mar 2018

Cambodia
2,473 posts, 7,792 replies

Planning route
By somtam2000 on 8 Apr 2018

Indonesia
1,708 posts, 2,806 replies

Sideman, Bali
By somtam2000 on 24 May 2018

Laos
2,292 posts, 9,588 replies

Hill tribe reference book recommendation?
By telmi on 16 Apr 2018

Malaysia
841 posts, 1,740 replies

Mount Kinabalu
By dfrank24 on 4 May 2018

Philippines
403 posts, 891 replies

Accommodation in Manila
By Masushan on 30 Mar 2018

Singapore
359 posts, 489 replies

5 days in Singapore
By antoniamitchell on 5 Oct 2017

Southeast Asia
2,574 posts, 7,404 replies

Scooter from Danang to Siem Reap
By gecktrek on 16 May 2018

Timor-Leste
12 posts, 13 replies

Anyone ever been here?
By Woutervanderslu on 1 Aug 2017

Thailand
8,429 posts, 32,983 replies

hotels in Ayutthaya
By somtam2000 on 24 May 2018

Vietnam
5,184 posts, 12,075 replies

Checking Baggage through to Hanoi Airport - Safe?
By amnicoll on 27 Apr 2018

Visas and border crossings
864 posts, 2,181 replies

Border crossings Thailand to Burma E-Visa
By muzzaf on 31 Oct 2017

Trip reports
430 posts, 995 replies

Grand adventure in Gran Canaria
By Inigo21 on 11 Aug 2017

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
58 posts, 207 replies

Visa needed for 48 hour stay in Shanghai
By ConnieCaouette on 8 Jan 2018

Hong Kong
26 posts, 45 replies

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

Japan
46 posts, 115 replies

JR pass: 7 or 14 days? Itinerary set
By gecktrek on 19 Sep 2017

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
10 posts, 13 replies

10 hour layover in Taipei. What to do?
By gecktrek on 3 Apr 2018

Tibet
3 posts, 1 replies

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

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Before you leave

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Companions
1226 posts, 3262 replies

Looking for a travel mate
By sandyfreckle on 4 Mar 2018

Gear and equipment
272 posts, 1,046 replies

Pacsafe Bag Protectors- Worth Purchasing?
By suhasj123 on 21 Mar 2018

Health and safety
253 posts, 1,039 replies

Dengue Fever in Malaysia
By wanderer143 on 15 Feb 2018

Insurance
159 posts, 403 replies

Reliable travel insurance company for US resident
By wanderer143 on 12 Dec 2017

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

Cameras and travel photography
82 posts, 299 replies

Photo sharing sites
By braylor on 22 Nov 2016

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
352 posts, 2,562 replies

The first trip...
By gecktrek on 10 Dec 2017

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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
489 posts, 893 replies

HCMC to Hanoi.
By Landylordy on 15 Jan 2017

Scuba diving in Asia
91 posts, 234 replies

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

Volunteering in Asia
117 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
683 posts, 464 replies

Horizons Restaurant, The Sale, Nakhon Si Thammarat
By Horizons on 1 Jan 2018

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
429 posts, 1466 replies

Some site wonkiness, sorry
By somtam2000 on 20 May 2018

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