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Help with itenerary

Posted by Adele1991 on 18/4/2016 at 08:00

We have choose exactly where we want to go but just trying to sort the best way to do it. Starting off in Kl,Langkawi,koh lipe,krabi,chaing mai,bangkok,laos,siem reap,sihanoukville,phone penh,ho chi Minh,danang,hue,hanoi,hong kong,borneo,boracay What would be the best order to fit it in ...

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Six Week South-East Asia Trip: Advice

Posted by cj2294 on 5/4/2016 at 18:28

Hello, I have a six-week trip planned with my girlfriend from 23 May until 4 July, starting and finishing in Bangkok. Were both in our early twenties, although not into the whole party scene, more interested in seeing some wildlife, temples, and key sites. I feel like I have done a fair bit of research, however, this is both our first 'extended' (more than a week) trip and neither of us has been to Asia before. I have drawn together my first plan and would welcome any comments/opinions. My mai ...

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One place for 3-4months. seclusion with access to civilization. working on self, Help me choose plz

Posted by wkistler on 11/4/2016 at 06:15

I see a lot of requests for extensive itineraries for folks looking to see it all in a month. This one is different. I'm seeking some solace for a few months to work on myself, read, meditate and become a better human, and leave wherever I go better than how I found it, in whatever way is allowed by my Visa. I could do this in the States, or anywhere really. But it's also an opportunity to see a part of the world and a culture I've never experienced before. For many of us these opportunities ...

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6 month itinerary traveling with 1.5 year old

Posted by ekze on 11/4/2016 at 02:32

Hi, Some family ( I with my wife and son ( he will be around 1.5 years old at a time) plan to take a longer vacation and spend approx. half a year in SE Asia. By now plan is to start at the end of this year no specific date set will see when the cheapest plane tickets show up But I would appreciate some advice on what you would suggest and how would you split this time. At the beginning we thought to make 1 month per country - Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Philippines. But ...

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Itinerary help please - which way to go

Posted by JennyRose on 4/4/2016 at 05:19

So, after a 2 week holiday in Thailand in Feb I well and truly caught the Asia travel bug, got home, quit my job and am about to embark on my first solo backpacking trip! I'm trying not to plan much as I want to be free and play it by ear but I'm also thinking it might be good to have a rough idea of a plan... so, here are my thoughts, any advice greatly received I fly into Bangkok mid April and that's all I have planned, my first question is will I have problems getting in if I've not booked ...

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Bus Surat-thani to Malaysia

Posted by RitaJardim on 30/3/2016 at 03:19

Hello everyone! I'm gonna be in Ko Pagnan in April and I have a booking that can't be cancelled and a visa that can't be extended so I need to find the quickest way to go to Malaysia. I already know all the train info but I can't find anything about buses or minivans. Can you help me with this? Thank you! ...

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Route advice for 3 weeks in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia

Posted by locadotte on 25/3/2016 at 12:44

Hi all, We are a family with 2 children (age 5 and 10 years).We are looking to spend 3 weeks in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia in June. We enjoy small towns over big cities and ethical interactions with nature and wildlife. Our budget is mid range and we are willing to take short flights to save time. We are experienced travellers in the Asian region having travelled extensively in the past 7 months. This is a very broad question but what route should we take and where should we go? I realiz ...

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Viewed 1,498 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by locadotte on 30/3/2016 at 02:09

tefl courses

Posted by mrbozo on 12/1/2013 at 21:01

i am looking at doing a tefl course later in the year and was wondering if anyone can advise me on how to go about this..is there any information packs i can get hold of regarding the course..if anyone has done a course i wld love to know more about it...im in sydney...i want to hear from people who have actually done the course and have taught in asia..thanks and cheers...steve .. ...

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4 Weeks in SE Asia

Posted by SoCalDude on 9/3/2016 at 00:03

Hi, I'm planning on traveling to SE Asia with a few friends for roughly 4 weeks (Mid-May --> Mid-June) and wanted some advice. We are most interested in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, but understand that four countries will be too much ground to cover. What is a recommended itinerary for 4 weeks in that region, with no particular preference on country or type of experience? Also, is this sample itinerary too ambitious for our time frame? Thanks! Bangkok to Siem Reap, Cambodia to Ph ...

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Solo Backpacking

Posted by GRAEMEMCS1 on 17/3/2016 at 18:15

Hi everyone. I am planning my first solo trip to the region and was looking to start this in September for 4 months. Was looking to do Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and down to Indonesia. However, I have concerns about the weather at this time of year. Should I postpone until October? Has anyone started this type of route in September and was it fine? ...

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8 Weeks in Southeast Asia itinerary

Posted by Ian15 on 11/9/2015 at 10:21

Hi everyone, I'm planning to travel to Southeast Asia nextyear (probably May, June and July) for 8 weeks. I have put together a roughitinerary for the trip below. The only dates which will be fixed are thearrival and departure from Bangkok, everything else I intend to be flexiblewith and book transport and accommodation as I go along. Any thoughts / advice on the itinerary below would begreatly appreciated. I'm looking to experience the culture, spend some time trekking/cycling,bea ...

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5 Weeks in SEA - itinerary help

Posted by marianna28 on 2/3/2016 at 09:47

Hello there, We are planning to be in SEA 15 March - 20 April and aiming to visit: Singapore 3 days, Vietnam 10 days, Cambodia 5 days, Myanmar 10 days, 2 days Bangkok and the rest on some Malaysian islands and back to Singapore to catch our return flight. Could you please give us an advice on itinerary and perhaps suggested route to do everything? Thank you in advance for any recomendations. Best, Marianna ...

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Itinerary Help - 4 months in SEA - Am I doing too much?

Posted by mgreaves on 25/2/2016 at 06:53

I am after some feedback, I think I am trying to see too much but just thought I would get peoples opinions before I decide to start cutting out countries. Basically me and my partner are going travelling for 12 months, the current very rough plan is 3-4 months in South East Asia, 1-2 months New Zealand and the rest in Australia. I am trying to plan the SEA element at the moment, this may look too precise with dates but I am just doing it purely so I have a start and end and to help me think a ...

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where should we go?

Posted by alicelil603 on 10/2/2016 at 07:09

Me and my boyfriend are wanting to go travelling for 5 weeks in june/july this year, yet we are unsure of where would be better to visit either, cambodia and vietnam or Indonesia/singapore? I have always wanted to go to cambodia and Vietnam but some have said the weather may put us off? where in Indonesia it will be very good weather. We are unsure where is best for two 21 year olds wanting to travel to see things and experience culture, relax and the perhaps cheaper option? I cant decide where ...

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Viewed 1,480 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by amnicoll on 26/2/2016 at 06:23

2 months Cambodia-Vietnam-Malaysia itinerary

Posted by Mikeys on 18/2/2016 at 17:04

Hi can somebody please suggest a good route for these countries. I will be flying into Bangkok on the 17th of March and have approximately 2 months to see the best of what these countries have to offer. Not too much partying more culture and food. No outward ticket booked as yet. Thanks in advance ...

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Viewed 1,106 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by Captain_Bob on 21/2/2016 at 06:07

Best option to tour various countries??

Posted by traveling_tKay on 31/10/2015 at 17:22

Allo and thank you in advance! My friend and I will be traveling/backpacking in south east Asia for approximately 45 days. We will be there from March 1st through early April. I've traveled quite a bit; however, this will be my first time in Asia (yay!). I am so excited and we've been researching sites we want to visit, towns, tourism, food, etc. I am on happy ~ brain overload of information. I'm glad we have the time to plan accordingly to ensure we maximize our trip to experience as much as p ...

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Viewed 1,472 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by adrianlopez on 19/2/2016 at 02:45

Itinerary suggestions: 2 months solo in SE Asia during April/May

Posted by ebove on 21/12/2015 at 08:05

I'm currently an English teacher in northeast Thailand and am beginning to plan for a (roughly) 2 month backpacking trip beginning April 1 when I am done teaching. I'm having a really hard time narrowing down where I'd like to go and would really appreciate any help with itinerary and route planning I can get! At this point, I am mostly planning on traveling solo. Because I'll be alone, I'd love to go to places where I will have the opportunity to meet other travelers; however, I'm not a big pa ...

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Itinerary help- Where should I after Vientiane, Laos (cheaply)?

Posted by PathXO on 4/1/2016 at 20:20

I already covered Bangkok and the North of Thailand, and I'd prefer to leave the islands for later. I came from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng, and then to Vientiane where I'm stumped. My original plan was going to Hanoi, but I believe I have to fly into Vietnam since I'm Canadian and that's a rule for the Visa on Arrival (can you confirm that?). Seems silly that I can't cross the Laos land border since I have all the time in the world. I guess my other option is into Cambodia- can that be ...

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Viewed 1,223 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by adrianlopez on 18/2/2016 at 01:15

3 weeks in Thailand 1 week in Bali - IDEAS!!!

Posted by Jinx1 on 18/1/2016 at 08:39

Hi there! What a great site this is. I am a 'virgin' traveller... to South East Asia anyway! March 2017 - planning stages now, myself and 3 other girls are heading to Thailand. We have a few things we 'must' do... we have to fly into Bangkok, (airmiles) we also want to go to Northern TL - (Chiang Mai) to attend the ENP there. We have friends that live in Phuket, so that is a must... problem being, 3 of us can go for a month, 1 can only go for 3 weeks. We also have a gal that wants to go to ...

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Viewed 1,555 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by adrianlopez on 17/2/2016 at 22:53

Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia in 19 Days?

Posted by Torncalfguy on 1/2/2016 at 22:48

My wife, teenage daughter, and I are planning a trip for almost 3 weeks from late June to early July. Any and all feedback on our general itinerary would be appreciated. As you'll see from the planned itinerary, we currently anticipate going to all three countries via considerable air travel to save time. We've purchased tickets arriving in Chiang Mai (via Washington DC/Toronto/Hong Kong) on a Monday, flying out of Phnom Penh late on a Saturday night nearly t ...

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