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October Itinerary Help

Posted by fergal28 on 23/7/2015 at 14:29

Hey Guys I ambeginning to realise what a great tool this site can be to help with my planning.So having thought about things a bit more. I have some kind of route in my headbut it may not be workable. Again any suggestions would be massively appreciated.I have created a kind of Loop of destinationsand have dropped the fishing idea for now a bit pointless trying to plan a triparound it. So I arrivein Bangkok 5thOct and leave 23rd Oct. This is all only a rough Kind of Itinerary.I still have a lo ...

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Planning a 2-week trip to Thailand in Mid-August

Posted by KamaL on 4/7/2015 at 10:17

Hello everyone! My wife and I are planning a trip to Thailand in mid-August. We are celebrating our 1st year wedding anniversary, and I'm planning it to be a "second honeymoon". I'm planning to be there in Mid August (most probably 9-22), the trip will begin and end in Bangkok. I know it's not a lot of time, that's why I'm planning to be as efficient as possible. I'll be using flights to move from one place to another to save time. My main interests: - We don't like crowded cities, we ...

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need food / special meal recommendations in Pattaya

Posted by TopTravelFoods on 14/7/2015 at 16:55

Dear friends, I am a writer of an online foodblog, and I will be travelling to Pattaya soon. For my blog, I am doing some research about delicious and/or special dishes in Pattaya. So that when I arrive, I know already which dishes in which restaurants or street vendors, I should definitely try. Let me introduce my blog first: as I said, I am writer of a foodblog. The foodblog mainly caters to travellers/tourists and expats. It focuses on specific dishes in specific restaurants or street v ...

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Posted by travelshite on 18/6/2015 at 23:00

Just a warning to you all, i did found myself into trouble because this shite of a website not only it's providing false information (which just looked as someone having fun to putting others into this kind of clearly false informations), but what it make it even worse, it's that after contacting the administrators of and getting their useless automated reply, they don't only didn't correct the errors, but didn't even bother to get in touch to know what was going on, these people ...

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30 day or 15 day visa on arrival overland from Malaysia?

Posted by Legacy88 on 21/7/2015 at 23:23

I'm currently in Penang and hoping to cross overland into Thailand in the next few days. I'm from the U.S. and everything I've read online says that I should get a 30 day visa on arrival no matter if I enter Thailand overland or via air, yet when I called the consulate in Penang I was told I would only get a 15 day visa overland. Has anyone from the U.S. (or any other G7 country) done this crossing recently? What should I expect? Thanks! ...

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New Year in Bangkok 2015/2016

Posted by Kader on 21/7/2015 at 07:48

Hey! I am going to Bangkok at the end of December 2015. So I will spend New Year in Bangkok. My friend and myself want to have a great party! Wehre should we go and celebrate? We like the idea of celebrating on a rooftop bar. Do you have some ideas and tips for us? Do we have do book tickets or sth else? Best regards Nicolas ...

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Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai

Posted by Gogomobile on 14/7/2015 at 19:32

Looking for feedback on this plan. Fly into Khon Kaen then hire a car for 2 weeks. Khon Kaen 2 nights Nong Khai 2 nights Loei 3 nights. Might do 1 night on the Mekong and rest in town or np resort. Phitsanulok 1 night. Nan 3 nights Lampang 3 nights Drive Chiang Mai airport finish Along the way visit as many waterfalls, ruins, caves etc as possible. ...

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October Itinerary Help Please

Posted by fergal28 on 19/7/2015 at 13:22

Hey Guys I Booked My First trip away On My Own To Thailand from October 5th-23rd. Shocking considering I am 27 Still Quite Nervous from the Craziness I've heard that is Bangkok and the Scams etc. I have all the negatives Blown up massively in my mind. Sounds odd considering I'm going to Thailand but Not much of a beach Person (Sitting down and Chilling out all day)I'm very curious to visit Thailand don't get me wrong but more for meeting the people and hopefully see s ...

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Do I need transit visa for Thailand-help please?

Posted by ieskinja on 18/7/2015 at 16:11

Sorry, My itinerary is: Bangkok-then to Laos-then to Cambodia-back to Bangkok-home. So I obtained tourist 2-entry visa for Thailand from Thai consulate in my home country, that's all ok. But, in order to move from Laos (Luang Prabang) to Cambodia (P.Penh), I book a flight, which is connecting flight LP-via Bangkok-PP. It is the same airline company, with few hours between flights (1. flight LP-BKK/2. flight BKK-PP). If anyone knows, please, do I need to take another, i.e. transition visa to c ...

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Koh phangan to Penang

Posted by Pokol on 18/7/2015 at 07:37

hi! I wanna go from Koh Phangan to Penang but I'm a bit confused. I guess I'd have to get a ferry to Surathani and from there bus to Hat Yai and then cross the border?i wonder if there are combined tickets I can get and if I can get them in Koh Phangan. Also, is there anyway I can do the trip overnight? Thank you! ...

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Road Conditions - Savannahkhet to Mae Sot - Highway 12?

Posted by carlosmm4 on 13/7/2015 at 21:09

I am interested to know about the road conditions to cross Thailand plan is to start at Savannahkhet border in Laos and Cross Thailand to border with Myanmar at Mae sot i an not sure but from the maps i think the road we would be following would be Highway 12 is the road ok to travel in a mini bus or is the road at times of the year (example in monsoon season) not able to be travelled by mini bus and only able to be travelled with a 4wd jeep or motorbike ...

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is there any loop as beautiful as mae hong son loop in north thailand

Posted by emto on 12/7/2015 at 07:45

hi we did the mae hong son loop in december 2014 and we loved it . now we are going back to do another loop in mid october . we loved the mountain sceneres on the mae hong son loop do you think we get disappointed to do another route this year ? thanks in advance Edit this post ...

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Travel from Chiangmai to Siem Reap. Help!

Posted by ander112 on 5/7/2015 at 19:02

Hi, my sister and I will be leaving Chiangmai to siem reap in about a week, and we were wondering the best and safest way to get there. We're worried about the number of horror stories associated with overland travel to siem reap from Chiangmai and were wondering if anyone had reputable suggestions or insight on the subject. Flying is the last resort. We have found a flight for $104 on air Asia which seems expensive. And another option of ours was to buy to separate tickets for the same day. ...

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Driving another loop in Northern Thailand

Posted by Dutchgirl on 14/6/2014 at 06:42

Hi all, Our first time in Thailand we drove 5 days the Mae Hong Son Loop (Doi Inthanon, Mae Chaem, Mae Hong Son, Soppong, Chiang Mai ) We liked it so much that the second time we did another loop for 8 days (Phayao, Phu Langka, Phu Chi Fa, Chang Khong, Mae Sai, Mae Salong, Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai) In Feb 2015 we're planning our third trip and wonder where we will go this time. We definitely go to Chiang Mai and want to do another 6 or 7 day loop. Maybe something like Mae Sariang, Mae Sot, ...

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Don Muang airport to Ayutthaya after midnight

Posted by aik_yong2002 on 9/7/2015 at 22:24

I will be arrived at Don Muang airport around midnight, wonder what is the cheapest way to get to Ayutthaya ? I checked that the last train service to Ayutthaya is around 11++pm which I can't make it. Is there any bus or minivan that still running at that time? If I have to take a taxi, roughly how much the fare to Ayutthaya? Thanks ...

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Hotel reviews

Posted by Gogomobile on 9/7/2015 at 20:06

I wonder how many negative reviews get rejected. Posted one 3 days ago on a booking site and still not appeared. The hotel won some best accomodation award from that site. Looks dodgy. The rooms werent terrible but far from high rating which the site claimed and the questions were vague and a score out of 10 is created by them not the reviewer. ...

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Tiger Temple

Posted by emmyb on 4/8/2006 at 07:16

I have dreamed of visiting the Tiger Temple in the Kanchanaburi province of Thailand ever since seeing a segment about it on a travel show. I will finally be heading off to Thailand in November, however the most recent Lonely Planet guide advises against going to the Tiger Temple. I was wondering if anyone had been there recently and what your impressions were? Also does anyone know of any alternative close encounter Tiger experiences in Thailand? Thanks ...

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Solo travel to Thai

Posted by Ossha on 24/4/2015 at 16:03

Heey everyone, Somewhere mid june I'm going alone to Thailand for I think 2 weeks. Route's probably gonna be Bangkok --> Ayutthaya --> Bangkok (for the plane) --> Chiang Mai (not sure yet) -->Lampang --> Phrae. Since I'm traveling solo I was curious if some people here got some similar plans as me and would like to meet up for a day or so. This is also my first time traveling alone, I'm a bit nervous about it, so any tips are welcome! Also been chatting and skyping for 2 mon ...

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3 months travel in Thailand

Posted by anchorfuture on 30/6/2015 at 00:09

hi friends! I'll be traveling to Thailand for 3 months starting beginning of August to explore smaller beaches and small cities along the route. I have already travelled to bigger/famous beaches/cities in the recent years so I wish to avoid those. Any suggestions regarding places and accomodation , I shall appreciate. ...

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trying to do too much?

Posted by alexizfresh on 2/7/2015 at 17:14

preliminary itinerary looks like such: 11/16 (monday)flight (depart MIA @ 6 AM) 11/17 (tuesday)fight/ arrive in BKK @ 11 PM 11/18 (wednesday)bkk 11/19 ( thursday)bkk 11/20 (friday)bkk / fly to chiang mai (Arrive in chiang mia) 11/21 (saturday)chiang mai 11/22 (sunday)chiang mai 11/23 (monday)leave chiang mai fly to southern islands 11/24 (tuesday)southern island 11/25 (wednesday)southern island 11/26 (thursday)southern island 11/27(friday)southern island 11/28 (saturday)southern island 11/29 (s ...

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