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What is Krabi weather like at the end of June?

Posted by rayste01 on 16/6/2009 at 09:37

We are thinking of going to Krabi from Chiang Mai for a few days between June 25-29 to visit Railey beach, Ko Phi Phi, etc. Being monsoon season around Krabi, wondering if we should go straight to the islands around Ko Samui side directly from Chiang Mai and skip Krabi all together? We have June 25th to July 4th to explore beaches. Suggestions? We are looking to spend the bulk of our time in Ko Tao. ...

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Viewed 11,654 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by tezza on 17/6/2009 at 12:06


Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Posted by grndhouse on 27/5/2009 at 08:24

Traveling to SE Asia Sept - Dec and want to catch the vege fest in Phuket. Anyone been? Experiences? Advice? Anything would be great. Thanks! And as much as i use this site planning our trip i feel like i will owe you royalties when we return! ...

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Viewed 1,651 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by Tilapia on 16/6/2009 at 03:31

Ko Chang,Ko Mak etc in July

Posted by lm_w on 14/6/2009 at 02:44

Hi, Is the end of July a good time to go to Ko Chang and the islands around it?? :) ...

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Viewed 4,586 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by khunwilko on 15/6/2009 at 12:39

Irish couple traveling around aisia

Posted by Roadkill on 10/6/2009 at 20:03

Hey we are an Irish couple late 20's and we are going to travel around south east asia around november we have never backpacked before and have a budget total of 5000 euro or 7000 us $ how long can we make our money last and if anyone has any advise on any topic to do with cheap traveling through this part of the world Thanks Donal & Sandra ...

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Viewed 1,283 times, with 8 replies. Last reply by MADMAC on 15/6/2009 at 01:15

from BKK international airport to khao san raod by bus

Posted by blenaerts on 9/6/2009 at 04:59

hi fellow travellers, I arrive in BKK on June 18 09.10 am. I would likte to take the bus to khao san road. 1) where is the busstop at the airport ? 2 what bus do I need to take (nr?) ? many thanks and hope to see some of you there ps: i'm a couchsurfer (couchsurfing.com), so maybe some of you feel the urge to contact me! cs name ( BOBTJE ) greetings, Bob ...

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Erawan museum and ancient city in Bangkok?

Posted by xontros on 11/6/2009 at 00:43

I would like to know if Erawan museum and the ancient city are worth a visit. I have 4 days in Bangkok and they both look pretty impressive from the pictures. Also, how can i get there without booking an expensive tour? ...

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Viewed 1,541 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by xontros on 13/6/2009 at 05:54

Trekking in Northern Thailand.

Posted by humpdawg on 20/5/2009 at 07:01

Just wondering has anyone got advice about trekking in Northern Thailand. Should I book a trek from Chiang Mai or would somewhere like Pai, Chiang Rai,Mae Sot or Mae Hong Son be better? Any recommended tour operators? ...

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Viewed 2,917 times, with 5 replies. Last reply by humpdawg on 12/6/2009 at 16:43

Southern Andaman Islands in late November

Posted by kraver_alex on 11/6/2009 at 21:35

Hello one and all Me and my girlfriend are flying into Kuala Lumpur on the 15th November and after a few days in KL, maybe even just the one if it's raining big time, we'll be making our way into Thailand. We were thinking about stopping at one of the Southern Andaman Islands around this time (not sure which one yet...), and my question is: is it likely that we will encounter some rain here around this time? If so, then we'll probably skip the island and carry on heading up to Bangkok. C ...

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Viewed 2,640 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by tezza on 12/6/2009 at 11:37

Ko Samui to Ko Phangan after 4:30pm??

Posted by zzcobraz on 10/6/2009 at 21:38

I'm flying in to Ko Samui on Sunday but my flight doesn't arrive until 7pm and I'm trying to get to Ko Phangan that night to meet my friend. It looks like the last ferry leaves at 4:30pm. Does anyone know if boats run after that time or if you can hire a boat or anything? Thanks!! ...

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Viewed 4,493 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by tezza on 11/6/2009 at 12:58

sangkhla buri accomodation

Posted by annacmyk on 10/6/2009 at 21:43

hello all i have looked at all the accomodation on the site and other sites in this area, but they all seem to have big problems like ghastly food, loud noise of cleanliness. does anybody have any other place that is about thb1500 and clean and lovely and not jammed up at christmas.the place needs to have a website so i can see what i am paying for. thanks ...

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Viewed 1,419 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by Thaiman on 11/6/2009 at 03:36

Need Travel Advice!!! Please Help Me Out If You Can!

Posted by tmcclin1 on 9/6/2009 at 05:26

Hey everyone, New poster, pls forgive me if i make any forum faux pas. I'd like to, if possible, travel from the Southern tip of Thailand, Singapore or Kuala Lampur, to North Eastern Australia, by as budget means possible without being in serious danger of getting myself killed. If anyone has done this, or knows of a way, can you give me some advice? Keep Smiling, Tom ...

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Viewed 944 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by BruceMoon on 10/6/2009 at 04:49

Avoid far southern Thailand due to safety concerns?

Posted by DLuek on 4/12/2008 at 09:59

Greetings, My girlfriend and I (we're US Citizens) are planning a trip to SE Asia from Feb. 1 to May 15. Originally we were planning on flying in and out of Bangkok and going from Thailand (south) - Cambodia - Vietnam - Laos - Thailand (north/central). After the recent airport closures in Bangkok, we looked into other options (I know BKK is up and running again but I fear protesters may return at some point). The option I've been leaning against is to fly in and out of Saigon. The o ...

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Viewed 6,518 times, with 16 replies. Last reply by DShearer86 on 10/6/2009 at 04:46

First time travelling to Thailand - goind for 6 months- starting in Bangkok!

Posted by Kitty78 on 11/7/2008 at 00:42

Hi Everyone! I'm going to be backpacking solo around Thailand for 6 months starting in Bangkok, October 2008. I have a few questions! :) 1) I have a friend who recommended Orchid House on Soi Rambutrii Road, in Bangkok, and I am just wondering if anyone else has had any experience staying there- ie: was the staff friendly? were the rooms clean? do you advise trying to book ahead for a room for early October? i'll be arriving in town late at night and am wondering if it will be difficult to g ...

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Viewed 15,193 times, with 44 replies. Last reply by MADMAC on 10/6/2009 at 01:15

thailand travel budget six weeks

Posted by cross83 on 27/5/2009 at 04:17

Hi all i am just trying to work out a good budget to stick to and need some help please? Bangkok -> 2/3 nights Southern Thai islands/koh phi phi --> Had Yai (town on the border wih Malaysia) --> Penang --> Kuala Lumpur --> Singapore thanks ...

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Viewed 10,823 times, with 11 replies. Last reply by MADMAC on 10/6/2009 at 00:47

Thailand to Yunnan (China) border crossing - anyone with experience?

Posted by BruceMoon on 9/6/2009 at 09:23

I posted this on "Visas and border crossings", but with no reply. Maybe someone with Thailand experience might know. Message: Hi I'm planning a trip from Chiang Mai in Thailand to Yunnan in China. I understand there is a passenger boat from Chiang Sean in Thailand to Jinghong in China. Has anyone any details on this trip: * ie times, prices, etc., * the border crossing requirements (eg. visa on arrival to China for an Australian, or is it necessary to pre-purchase), and ...

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Viewed 7,214 times, with 5 replies. Last reply by dageshi on 9/6/2009 at 17:59

best backbacking beachs

Posted by fergi_99 on 9/6/2009 at 12:06

hey guys, im planning a trip to thailand laos malaysia and singapore in either june/july or november/december next year. i hear that Koh Phi Phi has become to touristy and im looking for a more undiscovered area. something like Koh Phi Phi used to be. any ideas apreciated. thanks ...

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Viewed 1,001 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by BruceMoon on 9/6/2009 at 14:10

Drinking laws!

Posted by scarletina on 23/3/2009 at 07:10

Hiya! Just wondering about the underage drinking laws in thailand, i'm off there by myself and i'm only eighteen and I just learned the drinking age is actually twenty, so was curious to see how strict things are over there, whether I could actually get away with getting into the bars and stuff. I'm off there anyways in two weeks, boozing or no boozing! But yeah, any info would be much appreciated. Cheers. ...

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Viewed 6,899 times, with 5 replies. Last reply by dageshi on 9/6/2009 at 13:52

Ko Phangan Advice

Posted by mweldon on 8/6/2009 at 23:55

Hi, My wife and I (both 28) will be heading to Ko Phangan mid July for 6 nights. We are looking for a little bit of excitement and adventure, but also some quiet/relaxation, snorkelling, perhaps some mountain trekking, etc. Looking for something mid-range, perhaps with pool, etc. We will be arriving in Thong Sala late the first night (9 pm). How easy will it be to find transport to nearby beaches at that time? We are thinking perhaps the first 2 nights in Had Yao west, and then make ...

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Viewed 1,481 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by tezza on 9/6/2009 at 13:35

Guesthouse for family of 4

Posted by pia2am on 8/6/2009 at 19:56

Hi We are a family, kids aged 5 and 8, planning a rtw trip that includes Thailand. I have read many of he guesthouse review here on travefish but most only have double rooms. Can you recommend a nice, family- and budget friendly guesthouse with 3 to 4 beds ($25-35] in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Khao Sok national Park, Ko Lanta and Ko Lipe? Thanks in advance Pia ...

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Viewed 1,682 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by BruceMoon on 9/6/2009 at 07:29

Where, what , when and how much?

Posted by catmanscoop on 26/5/2009 at 03:20

Hi All, I'm new to this posting game so please forgive me as i may be a little bit vague. I'm going to Ko Samui in July for a wedding to be a bridesmaid however after this we have around 2 wks to explore Thailand but I just don't know where to start and what is feasable to do in that time frame, we definitely want to visit Koh Phi Phi and hopefully see a Full Moon party, but this falls back at the end of our trip so would mean heading back aound to the East side. Any must see places or ...

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Viewed 1,622 times, with 7 replies. Last reply by MADMAC on 9/6/2009 at 03:52


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