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10 days in Phuket: Where Should I go?

Posted by Ingrids on 14/11/2009 at 21:50

Hello! I'm going to Phuket by myself on 18th Nov. I'll be there for 10 days. What are the best places (beaches/Islands) that I should go? I like nightlife and nature (landscapes, snorkelling...). Thank you!! Ingrid ...

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HELP!! Ko Samui now -? November

Posted by Ingrids on 10/11/2009 at 21:58

Hello!! I`m in Saigon going to Bangkok tomorrow to takethe train to Surat Thani and then Ko Samui. I'm afraid about the weather. Is somebody going there? Or does somebody knows about the weather in the moment? Because is it is so bad I will go to Pucket... Thank you!!!! Ingrid ...

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Ko Lantab beaches at low tide?

Posted by carlyb on 11/11/2009 at 23:18

Hello Can anyone recommend at beach on ko lanta that is swimmable/not rocky at low tide? Thanks C. ...

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Thailand Visa Question - hope someone can help!

Posted by geo85 on 12/11/2009 at 23:41

Hi guys, I just need some clarity on the Thai visa situation. Me and the girlfriend are headin Hong Kong to Bangkok 5 Feb, and planning to head north (Chang Mai) onto Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, then back to Thailand to do the islands on route south. Now I know as it stands that there's no need for a visa if we're only going to be in the country for 30 days; we anticipate we'll be in Thailand (at the most) for 2 or 3 weeks before we head to Laos. My question is, what's the sitation for gettin ...

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HOTEL IN KOH SAMUI HELP PLS

Posted by rc on 14/11/2009 at 02:47

hi there has anyone stayed at the Muang Samui Spa and Resort ??/ if so what is it like regard to standard proximity to the beach hearing mixed reviews regarding standard of the beach .. any help pls cheers ...

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Want a suit in Bangkok, but only two days so need it to be posted to me. Recommended shops?

Posted by Jozudave on 6/11/2009 at 11:45

I'm going to be in Bangkok this weekend (Sat and Sun only) and would like to get a couple of suits and some shirts made for me. I had a look at the other threads about suits in the forum but I would like a recommendation on a shop or two that are good of course, but who will also mail your suits to your home country (the UK in my case). I had this done in Vietnam a while back so I presume it can be done in Thailand too. Naturally I'm looking for a place with really good quality tailored suit ...

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Where to stay at Phuket for budget traveler from 21 - 26 Dec?

Posted by gameson on 12/11/2009 at 07:14

I am reading lonely planet and I am thinking of staying at Capricorn Village, but I searched here and results returned nothing. Is Capricorn Village any good? ...

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phuket or krabi help

Posted by rc on 12/11/2009 at 03:10

pls help: trying to plan a 5night trip going to Phi Phi, Phang Nga bay, Similan Island - 1.is a day trip to each place enough ?? 2. easier to reach from Krabi or Phuket ? 3. also is it worth hiring a car for some of the day trips or public transport? 4. if its easier to hire a car are the roads ok ? well sign posted ? what would you recommend ??? pls help .. also I will be travelling end of April cheers x ...

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Learning to dive in Thailand - where?

Posted by damo on 10/11/2009 at 00:28

Hi, I've decided to learn how to dive while I'm visiting Thailand this December. I had previously not planned to visit any islands or anywhere south of Bangkok, so now I have a fairly big change to my itinerary. I've read that Koh Tao would be a bad place to aim for at this time of year due to the weather, so I'm thinking of either Koh Chang or somewhere on the Andaman coast. Does anyone have any advice? I suppose I'll want to hang around for a few extra days on the beach. I'm not into h ...

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Sri Racha

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/11/2009 at 13:49

Just a quick note that we've added another small destination into the site, Sri Racha in Chonburi province. It's best known as being home to an explosive spicy sauce and also for the offshore island of Ko Si Chang. If you're looking for a small off the beaten trail spot just an hour our of Bangkok, you may want to add it to your shortlist. Enjoy! ...

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Trang islands advice?

Posted by Sampan on 7/11/2009 at 17:21

Happy trails everyone! I'm currently on Ko Jum (having a absolutely wonderful time..:), and was thinking of going south towards Trang town by the end of next week, and from there further to any of the Trang islands for a few days. Does anyone have any suggestions which island to go to for descent "backpacker budget" accommodation were there's also good snorkeling? Any suggestion is highly appreciated. // ...

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Funny motorcycle experience in BKK

Posted by MADMAC on 9/11/2009 at 11:16

I hoped a motorcycle taxi with one of the taxis drivers I play Thai chess with when in Bangkok. The driver didn't know where I wanted to go so as a joke I offered to drive. He asked if I had a license. Sure. I showed it to him and he said "you drive". So I drove the motorcycle and he was the passenger on the back. Can't tell you how many people were staring saying to themselves "what's wrong with this picture?" ...

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URGENT - Any recommendations for accommodation in Pai?

Posted by nathandjen on 5/7/2009 at 18:21

Any recommendations for cheap accommodation in pai? Looking for riverside bungalows, cheap i.e. 200 B or under. Any suggestions of nice places or places with a nice vibe? Can't find anyone around who has been recently and with it being low season we just want someone who knows the best places to stay! P.S. We go in the Morning! Cheers Nath and Jen ...

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Pls Help --- KRABI or PHUKET excursions ??

Posted by rc on 11/11/2009 at 04:10

pls help: trying to plan a 5night trip going to Phi Phi, Phang Nga bay, Similan Island - 1.is a day trip to each place enough ?? 2. easier to reach from Krabi or Phuket ? 3. also is it worth hiring a car for some of the day trips or public transport? 4. if its easier to hire a car are the roads ok ? well sign posted ? what would you recommend ??? pls help .. also I will be travelling end of April cheers x ...

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Phuket airport to Koh Ngai

Posted by jodie6104 on 9/11/2009 at 21:06

I have from a Fri to Fri to spend andaman island hopping. I have seen a really cheap flight from chiang mai ( where i will be flying from)to Phuket but ideally I want to go straight to Koh Ngai. Is there a way to travel from Phuket to Koh Ngai quickly? Or is it worth just splashing the extra cash to fly to trang ? many thanks ...

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khao lak or koh samui ---- PLS HELP

Posted by rc on 10/11/2009 at 02:34

want to spend 5 nights of the last part of hols either in khao lak or koh samui ?? not sure where to book . We are going to be in phuket for 5 nights beforehand and want the last 5 days to relax ....where would u recommend ?/ ...

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weather in april- may

Posted by rc on 10/11/2009 at 02:28

hi can anyone let me know if going to thailand in apri- may is advisable or will it be the start of the monsoon ??? ...

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reservation Nakhon hotel

Posted by lenjac on 9/11/2009 at 19:44

How do I make reservation for Nakhon Hotel in Nakhorn Shri Thammarat? Do I need a confirmation of the hotel? ...

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River Kwai Jungle Rafts

Posted by mlr on 7/11/2009 at 06:47

Hi everyone! We have got 3 nights booked at the River Kwai Jungle Rafts at the end of November and i was wondering if anyone had stayed there before and if so how easy is it to get to and from the rafts to explore the Kanchanaburi area and what sort of costs will it entail? Thanks in advance! ...

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Accomodation in Chiangmai

Posted by Tapsiful on 7/11/2009 at 23:00

Hi there, I need accommodation in Muang Chiangmai for two months with fast internet connection but I don't want to spend lot of cash for a hotel room. Basically any kind of raunchy room would do, the only important thing is the internet connection. Could somebody suggest me where I should look for this kind of rooms/flats? Or is there any reliable 3G network provider in Chiangmai that provides broadband wireless internet for which foreigners can subscribe? Thanks ...

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