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Where to Honeymoon for a few days followed by a year of backpacking?

Posted by jenniemcmartin on 24/6/2008 at 12:32

My husband and I are going to backpack SE Asia, India, & Europe over the next year, so we're clearly on a budget, but would like to spend a few days, maybe on Koh Samet or Koh Chang, honeymooning in a nice, but budget concious resort.
We'd like to spend our few days in a nicer guesthouse then we plan to be in throughout the remainder of the year, but we have to really keep in mind how much we spend.
Any suggestions?

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Posted by somtam2000 on 25/6/2008 at 07:22 admin

On Ko Chang, somewhere that springs to mind is Baan Rim Nam. You can also read more about it on their website

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Posted by mikethediver on 26/6/2008 at 11:37

Having just visited Koh Chang I don't believe it offers much in the way of budget accommodation. The available cheapo rooms (250 Baht) I would not stay in but found nice clean bungalows for 500 a night after beating him down from 650 (it is the low season now). I don't think you can bater much in the 'high season'.

Think about Kanachanaburi (River kwai) very nice, We are stay on the river side for 200 a night and floating air con bungalows are availabe at 300-400.

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Posted by paulspad2002 on 10/7/2008 at 01:15

ko samet nice phi phi has great sunsets...but the rains are there now so expect some stormy nights although still very beautiful watching them form over the sea.....

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