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What's there to do in Ko Muk?

Posted by JesseNYC on 28/11/2009 at 06:42

I've heard good things about using Ko Muk as a jumping off point for other islands. What other islands can I get to from Ko Muk? Is it expensive or time-consuming to travel to/from Ko Muk? Starting December 28th, I have around 23 days to see spots in southern Thailand, so here's my itinerary. Does it make sense? Thanks for the help!! Here's what I'm thinking for my itinerary: Ko Phangan - 5 nights Ko Tao - 5 nights Ko Phi Phi - 4 nights Ko Muk - 5 nights ...

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Viewed 2,625 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by idreamofdurian on 28/11/2009 at 10:26


Chiang Rai VS Chiang Dao- which one?

Posted by Karlap on 27/11/2009 at 10:43

Hello all! I am planning a trip to Thailand in March and have 2 days to spend in either Chiang Rai or Chiang Dao. I know that they both have different things to offer but I'd like to hear from anyone who has been to either or both. What do you think of the towns and which would you suggest spending 2 days in? Or would it be good to spend 1 day in each? It is possible for me to extend it to a 3 day stay if you think it would be best. Please give me your opinions! Thanks in advanc ...

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Viewed 2,073 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by Karlap on 27/11/2009 at 12:58

Patara Elephant Farm or Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai??

Posted by mlr on 13/11/2009 at 18:02

Hello Myself and my partner really fancy spending some time at one of the above places while we are in Chiang Mai but can't decide on which one!? Has anyone been to either of these and which would you recommend? And is it best to book in advance online or can it be left until we are in Chiang Mai? They are both (although the park is half the price of the farm!) obviously quite expensive but we have decided to cut out one or two other activities on our trip to make up for this! Many ...

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Viewed 7,418 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by PDX2BKK on 26/11/2009 at 19:56

Anybody looking for some company?

Posted by PDX2BKK on 25/11/2009 at 12:07

Hello out there! I was curious if any of you might be looking for someone to travel with for awhile? I am a twenty four year old man from Portland, Oregon, I have been traveling about SE Asia for about a month now and my trip continues until the end of January. My current travel companions are kind of honey mooning and I feel a bit like a third wheel, so I'm going to take another path and see where it takes me. I am currently in Siem Reap, but I will be returning to Bangkok this weekend and the ...

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Viewed 1,155 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by Lakey on 26/11/2009 at 12:25

full moon party december 2nd

Posted by ffcman on 27/8/2009 at 05:23

my trip to Thailand is limited in days and i can only really spend a few days on ko phang ngan, my trip was initially based on this party, and i am slightly concerned by the mention of possible difficulties finding accommodation for such a short time at this popular time of the month. am i worrying about nothing?...is it only really that busy for new years?....what do you suggest? cheers ...

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Viewed 2,998 times, with 7 replies. Last reply by somtam2000 on 25/11/2009 at 15:23

Bangkok - Koh Samui - Phuket (or Krabi?) - Ko Phi Phi - Bangkok

Posted by SonjaKaisa on 23/11/2009 at 22:06

I'm a Finnish exchange student in Siam University, Bangkok. I've been in Thailand a month now and I'm planing a trip around Christmas and NYE because my mother and sister are flying to see me then and they would love visit the islands of Southern Thailand. I really need help 'cause this is my first time in Thailand and I would like to make the trip as comfortable as possible for my loved ones... So I was planning that we would first fly from BKK to Ko Samui at Sat 26. Dec and spend there co ...

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Viewed 6,366 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by somtam2000 on 24/11/2009 at 07:42

Vaccinations for Thailand

Posted by Travel1221 on 20/11/2009 at 17:12

Hi there. I've been told that it is not necessary to get any vaccinations for Thailand. We are travelling from South Africa, and even though I have had the standard Hep A & B shots which covers me for about 15 years, my boyfriend has not had any.... Please advise. ...

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Viewed 2,224 times, with 8 replies. Last reply by MADMAC on 23/11/2009 at 05:53

Which island ?

Posted by robynb on 16/11/2009 at 08:32

Hope someone can help? Family holiday in Thailand towards end Jan, and the idea is to go from Chiang Mai down south for a beach holiday. Have 3 boys (10,13,15) in tow and so don't want the journey to be a huge mission, but also want to avoid the very touristy islands. However, want more than just a beautiful beach (we're from New Zealand so not at all beach-deprived)- Thai culture, some activities etc - and keep going around in circles as I read all the guides and reports! Have thought of ...

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Viewed 2,207 times, with 11 replies. Last reply by robynb on 23/11/2009 at 03:22

Best Bodysurfing Near Bangkok

Posted by themuths on 19/11/2009 at 12:42

I'm looking for the best (or a reasonably good) beach to bodysurf that's near Bangkok. I'm finishing up my cycling trip and will have a few days in early December, so I don't want to have to travel far to get to the beach. Already spent time at Ko Samet, so currently Ko Chang is the top choice. Is there a particular beach that's the best for body-surfing waves? Or is there a better beach somewhere else entirely? Thanks for the assistance... ...

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Viewed 1,995 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by themuths on 22/11/2009 at 10:59

Accommodation in Kho San Road

Posted by Travel1221 on 8/11/2009 at 15:31

Hi all, When I was last in BKK, I stayed at a very nice guesthouse in Kho San Road called Mom's Guesthouse. Trying to mail them (but with no luck) for our next trip in December. Can anyone please recommend a nice budget guesthouse in Kho San Road in the region of about 400 THB per night for a double. ...

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Viewed 1,649 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by oscarcat on 22/11/2009 at 01:35

Long Term Luggage storage in Bangkok

Posted by Stancy on 20/11/2009 at 05:01

Hi I will be travelling SEA for 2 months and have some excess baggage that i cant throw away bt dont want to backpack around with and tips on somewhere cheap i can store a bag in Bangkok (airports and train stations seem to be on the expensive side) ...

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Viewed 9,277 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by chriswotton on 21/11/2009 at 23:33

Bangkok???

Posted by Kiah on 18/11/2009 at 00:10

Can anyone suggest a good area to stay in Bangkok. I'm currently looking at hotels but overwhelmed by the size of the city. Want to stay in quiet a central location with good public transport links and in a mid range hotel. Any suggestions would be most welcome! ...

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Viewed 1,765 times, with 7 replies. Last reply by chriswotton on 21/11/2009 at 21:54

Ko Samet Adventures

Posted by husqvarna on 10/11/2009 at 08:36

I will be in Thailand in January and plan on spending a few days on Ko Samet. 3 nights or 4 nights better?? I am rather adventurous, how about kayaking and deep sea fishing? Thanks ...

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Viewed 4,627 times, with 8 replies. Last reply by chriswotton on 21/11/2009 at 21:47

Urgent Thailand visa query - in Trat and ready to go

Posted by lozza1978 on 21/11/2009 at 11:36

Hi Everyone I arrived in thailand via Dubai and received a 30 day stamp in my passport, 3 days later I flew to Cambodia to meet a friend and give him a letter containing money from his parents. I flew back into Thailand and received another 30 day stamp. However my 30 days are nearly up and im in Trat right now wanting to go to Phnom Penh and apply for a tourist visa. I was under the impression I could do this, but I have just been speaking to some travellers and they say I wi ...

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Viewed 2,624 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by lozza1978 on 21/11/2009 at 11:44

Is £2000 enough?

Posted by alllondonuk on 20/11/2009 at 06:41

Can anyone help? I leave on Sunday, have barely £2000 and was going to slum it all the way through Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Doing as much as i can. It's all been a last minute thing and very rushed but i am worried about money. Any tips and ideas? Ta ...

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Viewed 1,817 times, with 7 replies. Last reply by exacto on 21/11/2009 at 08:25

Khao Sok solo on a budget

Posted by damo on 18/11/2009 at 22:04

Khao Sok looks amazing and I would definitely love to visit while I'm in the area. Only problem it seems to be aimed more towards families and tourists with prices to match. It would be way out of my budget to go with say Limestone Lake tours. Is there any way to do this on the cheap? I don't mind roughing it, walking a lot or anything like that. ...

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Viewed 2,435 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by damo on 20/11/2009 at 15:17

From Ao Nang to Ko Lanta...

Posted by themudblood on 19/11/2009 at 15:30

Hey guys, Can anyone pls advise me on the following: a. The best and cheapest way to get to Ko Lanta from Ao Nang? b. Is it possible to do a day-trip to Ko Lanta? If yes, what are the highlights? Thank you vm! themudblood, my ...

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Viewed 3,521 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by themudblood on 20/11/2009 at 14:58

cavelodge - Mae Hong Son

Posted by miked on 18/11/2009 at 16:00

Hi, My partner and I are thinking of spending 5 days here http://www.cavelodge.com/ from 22nd Dec to 27th - Were thinking about do a trek and some kayaking. Was wondering if any one has been and think this is a good idea. We are in Thailand for only 3 weeks and thought we would do this after 2 days in Chang Mai before heading down to Southern Thailand for a few days on the beaches. Cheers ...

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Viewed 2,115 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by boleslav on 20/11/2009 at 08:14

Getting to Chiang Mai airport from Pai

Posted by rose51 on 18/11/2009 at 15:10

Hi we have to get to Chiang Mai airport from Pai in two weeks time. The flight leaves from Chiang Mai at 12.30 to meet a connecting flight at Bangkok to Krabi (we booked before the direct Chiang Mai to Phuket fights became available much to our annoyance). I'm told a mini bus takes about 3.5 hours to get to Chiang Mai and may drop off other passengers at different locations making the journey longer. We do not have the budget to fly from Pai to Chiang Mai and I think all Nok air fli ...

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Viewed 3,284 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by rose51 on 19/11/2009 at 23:23

festival's in thailand & maleysia ?

Posted by Hadi on 24/10/2009 at 19:06

let's know something about festival's in thailand & maleysia i know thailand has a rain festival i'v been there .. it's wet and beautiful ...

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Viewed 1,243 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by somtam2000 on 19/11/2009 at 16:49


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