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Accommodation, Ko Tao

Posted by lozza1978 on 13/8/2009 at 23:17

Hello Our trips is fast approaching and were now creating an itinerary of what we want to do, We've been using travelfish accommodation, to locate hotels in Thailand and Laos, but we cannot locate any hotels on the Island of Ko Tao , were looking for backpacker type places, bungalows/beech huts Have we missed the accommodation link for Ko Tao on travelfish?, and could anyone recommend places to stay?. Thanks for reading my post. lozza1978 & friends ...

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Need Help Planning A Trip

Posted by dbar1982 on 14/8/2009 at 01:35

My friends and I (8 guys total) are planning on going to Thailand from December 26th - January 3rd. We've heard all about some great places, but we don't where to start. Does anyone know a travel agent/agency that might help us plan the trip? What are some of places we have to visit (keep in mind we are all single guys age 26-28)? Thanks! ...

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Koh phi pho

Posted by phili on 12/8/2009 at 21:35

hello :) planning on spending ten nights in phi phi in december, was just wondering if we were too stay in one accommodation the whole time would we be able to see all of phi phi? Or does it require up and leaving from one accommodation to another? the place we are looking at at the moment is in phak nam bay? Any tips much appreciated ...

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Ko Pha Ngan full moon party

Posted by halongbay07 on 13/8/2009 at 01:44

im planning on heading to Ko Pha Ngan for the full moon party and having never been to one before i just wanted to knowhow good they are? and what the best ways to travel there from bangkok are? also any hotel recommendations would be great as well! ...

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Bangkok - 12 Wat in 1 day

Posted by Jon_Mak_Mak on 12/8/2009 at 19:42

Im trying to find info on something about going to 12 (might be less/more) Wat's in Bangkok in 1 day. At each Wat you pray for a certain thing depending on the Wat. Anyone got any idea, I found the info on a Thai persons blog last year but google hasn't returned anything. JMM ...

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Recommended Restaurant- G.K. Restaurant, Bang Saphan

Posted by hmichels on 12/8/2009 at 13:15

A very nice, friendly, little restaurant seving very good home made food. Nuang, the owner, used herbs and flowers picked from the garden to colour and produce some very delicious meals. Situated opposite Lola's bungalows we ate here every mealtime for five days. We were given lots of extra tasty snacks and a free ride into town! ...

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3 weeks in thailand and cambodja

Posted by syna on 6/8/2009 at 21:27

Hi all. I've been planing my trip, with my girlfriend, to Thailand and Cambodja. I've read a lot in travelfish (thaks a lot ;)) and now i've made my itinerary and wanted some help to see what you think about it. I arrive Bangkok 16th august at night and leave bangkok again in 3 september. I was thinking doing this: 17 - bangkok 18 - bangkok - Phnom phen (plane) 19 - Phnom phen 20 - Phnom phen - Siem Reap (bus) 21 - Angkor 22 - Angkor 23 - Siem Reap - Phnom phen (bus)- Bangkok (plan ...

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Flight from Bangkok to Surat Thani??

Posted by mlr on 9/8/2009 at 17:06

Hey!! Just wondering if anyone thinks we will be making the right move by flying to Surat Thani and then the bus/boat combo to Ko Tao opposed to getting the Lomprayah buffet ticket from Bangkok? We can get a flight with Air Asia that leaves Bangkok at 11.25 and gets to Surat Thani at 12.35. From what i can work out it then takes approx 1 hour 30 mins to get to the ferry pier and approx 3 hrs to get to Ko Tao by the fast ferry? Or would we be best starting at Ko Samui for the 1st ...

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One month itinerary - Thailand/Laos/Cambodia - Help Please

Posted by naaz on 7/8/2009 at 19:45

Hi there, on tuesday I am travelling to Bangkok and have made a fairly packed itinerary and was wondering if anyone could let me know how reasonable it is? day 1-2 Bangkok day 3-6 Chiang Mai (flight from bkk to chiang mai already booked) day 7-8 Pai day 9- Travel to Chiang Khong day 10-speedboat to Luang Prabang day 11 - Luang Prabang day 12-14 Vang Vieng. Travel to Vientaine on 14th night. day 15- Train from Vientaine (Nong Khai) to Ayuthaya day 16 - Ayuthaya day ...

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Rafting in Pai

Posted by Noggins on 8/8/2009 at 20:58

Can anyone recommend a good rafting company in Pai for 1 day tours? Thanks ...

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Viewed 1,732 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by BruceMoon on 9/8/2009 at 18:15

buying new glasses in Bangkok

Posted by Pjotra on 8/8/2009 at 01:43

Hi There! Is there anybody who has expirience with buying glasses in Bangkok? I mean, do they make them on the spot, i.e. some hrs. service, and what prices to expect? (I think about buying some new pairs in titanium, not designer-glasses) ...

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Viewed 4,468 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by swag on 9/8/2009 at 07:58

Aircon or fan room?

Posted by pia2am on 26/7/2009 at 23:49

Hi I´m planning my 2 month in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. Do we, a family of 4, need an aircon room or is a fanroom OK in southern Thailand and islands? Thanks Pia ...

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Viewed 4,000 times, with 16 replies. Last reply by Jon_Mak_Mak on 9/8/2009 at 00:17

Scams - Bangkok +

Posted by BruceMoon on 8/8/2009 at 07:04

There is a recent post here about money loss, and contributors have pointed to KSR as a scam area. For those that may seek to 'educate' themselves on scams that occur in Bangkok, go look here. The site also deals with other scam places: all over Thailand, the airport, and with Thai 'girls'. As is oft said: a fool and his money are soon parted. So, here's your opportunity to educate yourself further. Cheers ...

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2nd opinion for the 1st part of my travel itinerary please!!

Posted by Lakey on 31/7/2009 at 19:15

Hello everyone Can I just say what a great site. As a first time solo backpacker reading this site has given me some excellent advice and also put some of the old nervous to rest! In terms of my travel I am not restricted by time at all and want to see as much as I can for the reasonable budget I have. I plan on seeing Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia & Malasyia but as this is the first time I have planned anything like this I would appreciate your advice on the first part. Plan ...

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Making accomodation bookings

Posted by Dannyboy79 on 4/8/2009 at 18:52

Hi, My fiance and I are are planning to travel around SEA for about 3 months from January onwards. How important is it to book accommodation in advance? I'm thinking of booking a hotel in Bangkok and leaving the rest open. Am I setting myself up for days of wondering around looking for a place to sleep? Thanks for your replies! ...

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Help! How do I optimize my trip?

Posted by jbrukh on 5/8/2009 at 12:29

I have 18 days, flying into Bangkok, and at the end of the 18th day, I have to be back in Bangkok. I was hoping to split the trip into three parts: (a) Bangkok and nearby towns, (b) Cambodia, and (c) some islands. For (a), I would like to see Bangkok, and some of: Kanchanaburi, Sangkhlaburi, Ayutthaya, Nakhon Pathom via buses. For (b), I would like to fly to Phnom Penh, bus to Siem Riep, and bus back to Thailand overland. For (c), I was thinking Krabi and nearby Koh Phi Phi, wit ...

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Viewed 1,652 times, with 31 replies. Last reply by Jon_Mak_Mak on 7/8/2009 at 16:34

Another drug user loses freedom, lucky to stay alive

Posted by BruceMoon on 5/8/2009 at 17:07

An Australian drug user/mule (idiot!!!) has been sentenced to life imprisonment for a drug crime. As reported in The Australian (url=,25197,25886849-12377,00.html]here, the idiot pleady guilty to exchange the death penalty for life imprisonment. Drugs!!! - they may be a headspin, but there are consequences... Cheers ...

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BKK to SR 8/11/09 by train/taxi/anyone else to share??

Posted by ideb on 3/8/2009 at 02:47

will be going to siem reap for first time traveling alone..gonna try the train would be nice to meet up with like travelers for help and safety etc. ...

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Lamphu House or Rambuttri Village Inn

Posted by amz155 on 13/12/2006 at 04:43

Trying to decide between Rambuttri Village Inn and Lamphu House. Both seem to get great reviews. Rambuttri has a pool but Lamphu seems to have gotten better reviews. Quoted 570 Baht for Lamphu and 700 Baht for Rambuttri. Any insight? Suggestions? ...

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Arriving in Bangkok at midnight

Posted by drudogg on 1/8/2009 at 06:05

I'm arriving at Bangkok airport at midnight. I'll probably be done with customs around 1am and will catch a cab to the Khao San area. Any tips on late night arrivals at the airport and catching a cab? I've read the FAQ about it already here, but was wondering whether anyone had any additional tips. ...

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