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In search of good weather..?

Posted by eirengal on 4/12/2013 at 00:09

Hi, I'm about to complete a year of travelling and had planned to spend my final week on a beach in the sunshine just chilling out. I'm in Ko Tao at the minute and, as expected, the weather is pretty miserable. It is rainy season though so no surprises. I believe that the weather on the Andaman coast is similar to here, however, and this throws my plans in the air. I had planned to go to krabi/phi phi for the last week of my trip. Does anyone have any recommendations on where to go that is ge ...

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Ranong to Bangkok by private VIP bus

Posted by zlwool on 5/12/2013 at 21:40

Hi all, I was just wondering if anyone had a recommendation of a private bus company from Ranong to Bangkok. Heard some are not so reputable or safe so anyone who has done this and had a good experience with a company, I would love to hear it. Thanks in advance! Zara ...

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Bangkok Tour Companion

Posted by mgvivek on 5/12/2013 at 01:50

Hi, I am very caring, loving, emotional, romantic, simple and down to earth. I am looking for girl who is nice and caring, open minded, don't hesitate to be intimate (you know what i mean, yes definitely sex), and also faithful. i am coming to Bangkok for a short trip between jan 8 to jan 14, 2014. if you are interested to meet please reply with your photographs. We can spend some quality time together to make it memorable for ever. we can know each other, can get into relationship or friendship ...

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Satun (Tammalang pier) ferry to Ko Lipe

Posted by globoglobo on 4/12/2013 at 16:20

Anyone knows if the Satun (Tammalang pier) ferry to Ko Lipe mentioned in Lipe's transport page ( is still going for this high season? Still at 12.30 everyday? Thanks! ...

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Searching for a Travel Buddy

Posted by umar_gcc on 4/12/2013 at 16:31

Hi, I am 40 Male living in Sydney, Australia and doing a P.hd. I will be going to Bangkok in last week of January 2014. Probably January 25. Will spend 2 days in Bangkok, then will go to Kuala lampur by train...stopping a couple of nights on the way.. probably at Hat Yai and Penang.. Will spend 2 nights in Kuala lampur before going to Singapore by train.. Will spend 2 nights in Singapore. This is just a rough plan, dates not fixed at all yet except that i need 2 be back in Sydney on february ...

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Chiang Mai scooter repair or locksmith?

Posted by joeg on 3/12/2013 at 08:43

I am training muay thai in Chiang Mai and bought a second hand scooter with a crappy ignition problem. I have to jiggle it around back and forth for a while before it finally turns on and id like to fix that. Does anyone know of a place near me that I can get this fixed? Its a early 90s Yamaha Belle 100cc if that helps. Im located at Team Quest Gym Address: 114/3 moo.1 T.phadeed (ป่าแดด) A.Muang, Chiangmai 50100 Near Airport Plaza. Thank you for your time. ...

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Issan Travels

Posted by brendannn on 26/11/2013 at 19:15

Me & a mate will be traveling from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani in mid-late December, on our way to the riverside town of Khemmarat. So far we will be spending a couple of days in Khao Yai NP, but we have no other set plans of other places to visit along the way. Does anyone have any suggestions of places to see (or avoid) along the way to Ubon? We'll be travelling by bus mostly. Cheers, Brendan ...

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Solo Travel -Bangkok & Koh Chang - 19th - 26th Dec 2013 - Need Suggestions & Travel Buddy

Posted by DeeC_1010 on 25/11/2013 at 12:10

Hello , I'm planning to travel solo to Bangkok and Koh Chang, in Dec, and have mixed reviews about the accomodation- Price and availability. Most of the budget accommodations can not be booked online and I'm not sure If it's worth taking a risk and going without any booking. I do not mind looking for accommodation once I reach there, but I'm just worried about not getting any. Has anyone been there in the season time, and faced problem with finding budget accommodation? Plus if any onelse is p ...

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'Big Cleaning Day' at Ratchadamnoen

Posted by yippie65 on 4/12/2013 at 01:59

Anti-government protesters together with the general public were cleaning up roads and pavements at Ratchadamnoen rally site on Wednesday morning, in preparation for His Majesty the King's 86th birthday tomorrow, Dec 5. Reports said Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra led dozens of water trucks and garbage trucks to help the public cleaning up the area, where protests against the Yingluck government have been continuous for almost a month. Mops, brooms and cleaning solutions were donated by d ...

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Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe

Posted by globoglobo on 3/12/2013 at 12:11

hey everyone there! we'll be travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe with our 2 yrs old kid in jan 2014, and we are considering the best route to get there. what would you choose for a good balance of cheap/easy/quickness? - train to hat yai, bus to pak bara, ferry to lipe (I've been there before with absolutely no problem, but this time we have a little baby too, so: is hat yai safe? it would be a quick stopover between train and minibus...) - train to padang besar, taxi or minibus to pak ...

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Transport Koh Lanta to Trang Airport

Posted by SebastianX on 2/12/2013 at 01:17

hi there, can somebody tell me if it is possible to get a direct bus shuttle / mini van etc. from koh lanta to trang airport? If yes, how much would it be? thanks for your help! ...

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Yet Another Train Derailment

Posted by Tilapia on 2/12/2013 at 12:57

I've lost count ... ...

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Posted by karibou on 26/11/2013 at 09:41

Does anyone know what's up with the political protests in Bangkok this week? I read two stories in the NYT but can't find anything more traveler-oriented here. Where are the protests being held and how might they affect tourists? Thanks! ...

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Ko Kut to Bangkok

Posted by ebrown12 on 27/11/2013 at 12:57

I will be finishing my SEA trip on Ko Kut and flying out of Bangkok on a Sunday morning. I plan to stay on Ko Kut Friday night and travel to Bangkok on the Saturday, hotel for the night and then airport first thing in the morning. Does anyone see any issues making this trip in a day - i don't want to miss an international flight? ...

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advice for Christmas holidays

Posted by Malakai on 30/11/2013 at 06:32

To escape the cold and wet german winter I just booked me a flight to Bangkok. It's only for two weeks, so after a few days in Bangkok I think I'd prefer just to stay on one island instead of too much travelling around. Anybody got some advice for me? Is it a problem to find reasonable accomodation during Christmas holidays? Right now I have Koh Chang in mind... I have been there before and liked it pretty much at Lonely Beach. (And it is easy to reach from Bangkok...) Came through White Sands ...

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Border Crossing to Cambodia and Visa require

Posted by audrey13 on 1/12/2013 at 02:31

I've been staying with Thai people in Yasothon the last couple of weeks and they want to give me a lift to whichever is the easier crossing so i can get myself to Siem Reap. Apparently there are mini buses from the Cambodian side at Chong Jom? Can anyone tell me if this is correct or will i find myself in a taxi (travelling alone - a bit exxy)... Is Chong Sa Ngam an easier option? Also, I have a 60 day Thai visa. If i leave will i be allowed to re enter on that visa? Cheers. A ...

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Getting from Um Phang to Sangkhlaburi

Posted by itsallaroundyou on 25/10/2006 at 02:03

Hi, Is it possible to go directly from Um Phang to Sangkhlaburi? And if so, how long and how much (approximately) would it take/cost? I'll be in Thailand in December if that makes a difference. Thanks in advance ...

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krabi to bangkok

Posted by ricardo4 on 28/11/2013 at 00:20

Hi, does anyone know if their is a train from krabi to bangkok, i would prefer a sleeper! If so how much and roughly how long would it take? Thanks in advance ...

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Bkk to Kan- late night transport

Posted by lavalette on 28/11/2013 at 10:53

Hi all, I'm arriving in bkk from krabi around 19.30 and tempted to go to Kan for the remainder 3 days of my stay in Thailand. Is there any form of transport that time of the evening? many thanks ...

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ANDAMAN COAST - advice on itinerary & transport

Posted by louzdelaluna on 13/11/2013 at 07:22

Hi! I'll be in Thailand for 15 days in December and would like to head south for some islands-hopping. I have several places in mind but don't know: a) How many to realistically choose for 15 days b) Which ones to choose (the best of course, which are?) c) How to connect them with affordable transportation options My constraints: > Have to leave from & go back to Bangkok for my international flights > Like to change place every 2 days & don't mind multiple bus rides > Want abs ...

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