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Chiang Rai trekking

Posted by Canadia on 2/6/2015 at 10:00

Hello all, Just wondering if anyone has any recent recommendations for reputable, reliable, and reasonably priced trekking companies/operations for Chiang Rai? I'm travelling solo and hoping to join a group of people to see some scenery. Cheers! ...

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Hellfire Pass

Posted by decco on 23/5/2015 at 07:55

Hi All I have been doing a lot of research but cant seem to find anywhere advertised to stay for a night in Nam Tok. I was hoping to catch the train over Kwai river and then spend the night in Nam Tok so as I could walk Hellfire Pass the following day before heading back to Bangkok. I am hoping some one here might be able to give me an idea if this is possible or will I have to make my way back to Kanchanaburi and then get back to Hellfire Pass the following day? If this is the case, what i ...

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Mukdahan has fastest internet in Thailand

Posted by DLuek on 21/5/2015 at 08:16

Mukdahan apparently has the fastest net in the Kingdom. While Bangkok struggles with just 18.1 megabits per second, people in Muk are whizzing at 32.19 mbps -- faster than the average speed in the UK and twice the speed of Australia. Thought a certain member might be interested: http://www.bangkokpost.com/tech/local-news/568859/thailand-internet-8th-fastest-in-asia ...

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No trains from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi until around August 1, 2015

Posted by DLuek on 30/5/2015 at 22:18

A head's up for anyone looking to take the train up to Kan over the next couple of months: http://www.bangkokpost.com/travel/in-thailand/577415/kanchanaburi-rail-line-closing-for-upgrade ...

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Baan Barefeet Naturist resort in Bangkok

Posted by vivid2 on 21/5/2015 at 23:28

Spent an amazing 2 days at Baan Barefeet Naturist resort in Bangkok. What an amazing stay it was. The place is so quiet, beautifully conceived with the right amount of space both outside and inside for one to enjoy naturism. The highlight is the common balcony on the upper floor which allows guests to enjoy naturism outside their rooms and also to interact with other guests . The setting of the pool with the jacuzzi is amazing and the artificial lawn is also good as it has the right amount of sp ...

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Driving from Chiang Rai

Posted by brisbone87 on 26/5/2015 at 09:40

Hi,my fiance and I have hired a car for Thursday to drive from Chiang Rai to Mae Salong for a night...we just want to know where else is worth visiting/staying after Mae Salong? We were considering the Chiang Mai loop but seeing as though we just arrived in Chiang Rai via Chiang Mai,we kind of want to avoid back tracking if we can! Any help appreciated,thanks! ...

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Viewed 1,006 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by brisbone87 on 27/5/2015 at 20:49

Kanchanaburi - renting a car - good or bad idea?

Posted by Surefolly on 8/8/2014 at 18:12

I was thinking about renting a car in Kanchanaburi so my family and I can drive ourselves around to see the sites. Wondering if anyone has had experience or advice. I was thinking it would be easier than depending on buses and tours. Thank you. ...

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One way Ticket/ 3-4 months SEA/ HELP :)

Posted by Alicia3 on 26/5/2015 at 23:10

Hello! I am a 25 year old Solo Female FIRST time Backpacker! WAHOO! I have a one way ticket to Chiang Mai on July 1st. Coming from the States. Tentatively I am interested in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, possibly Malaysia. I am traveling until my funds run out and then flying home (leaving money at access from plane ticket home). I am trying to read and research a lot but its so much information that does not directly answer my questions, Or leads me to new ideas haha. So heres the plan; I ...

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Viewed 1,053 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by Alicia3 on 27/5/2015 at 13:56

Question about flight from Chiang

Posted by alexizfresh on 21/5/2015 at 19:33

Planning on traveling in November. Currently researching flights . The plan for right now is to go from Miami>BKK> Chiang Mai . My question is this: when purchasing plane ticket, is it better to buy the ticket Miami to Chiang Mai ticket? Or...do I just buy Miami to Chiang Mai and then fly domestic airlines from BKK to Chiang Mai. It appears to be less expensive to do the second option. However, I'm worried about losing luggage/ having to switch airports, etc. Should I just bite the bullet ...

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Viewed 1,870 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by Gogomobile on 26/5/2015 at 19:32

Nan Whitewater Rafting

Posted by Gogomobile on 26/5/2015 at 06:57

Do they start July 1? Ive read they start tours in July but not sure of exact dates. Is June too early? What about whitewater trips from CM? ...

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Tha Kha to beach?

Posted by Debra on 23/5/2015 at 12:03

I am in village of Tha Kha, near Amphawa. I want to move on to beach with nice swimming. Can anyone advise me closest options and transport? I came unprepared and communication is big challenge. ...

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Viewed 1,124 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by DLuek on 23/5/2015 at 21:36

Video impressions of Thailand

Posted by asiantraveler on 3/5/2015 at 03:42

When I'm on holiday in Thailand besides making pictures I also try to shoot some videos. Most of the time these are just impressions of a few minutes maximum. I like to share some of these videos on this forum. Some videos will be of tourist places and therefore familiar for most people, other movies a bit less. Let's start with a video of a small village just outside of Khorat. Driving around with the scooter you get a good impression in just a few hours. http://youtu.be/e0_jxgf3Nlc ...

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Selling my Thai registered car purchased on finance

Posted by scoopybombam on 20/5/2015 at 20:02

Hi guys I purchased a car in Thailand on finance. It is in my partners name but we have separated. I now no longer want the car and need to sell it. How do I go about selling it with my expartners permission? ...

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Viewed 1,279 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by scoopybombam on 23/5/2015 at 02:58

From HAT YAO to KRABI coast...where to stop??

Posted by clodee on 21/5/2015 at 03:17

Hello everybody, I am going from HAT YAO to KRABI by local buses, I need your suggestions on places where I can stop, easily reachable by bus. I am looking for quiet places, local villages, great nature...no party please!! Thanks ...

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Secluded Islands in Thailand - possible?

Posted by maiken09 on 18/5/2015 at 06:25

Hi everyone I would really be gratefull if someone can answer this post! My boyfriend and I would like to go to Thailand in Christmas and new year 2015 and would like to go to a Island without lots of tourist and party. - is that possible in this time of the year? Im imagining a secluded Island without lots of resort and restaurants - just with beaches and clear water I have been to Thailand 3 times before (backpacking) - but in the summertime, without too many tourist. I have been on Phiphi, ...

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19 y/o travelling to SE Asia, questions!

Posted by benjturner95 on 5/1/2015 at 17:20

I'm 19 and I've never travelled alone before. I'm going to travel in April/May this year and I'm just looking for some feedback on my plan... I understand that tours are frowned upon by some, but I wouldn't feel comfortable just arriving in a foreign land with no plan so I'm pretty set on doing a 15 day STA tour of Cambodia and Vietnam. The main reason being to meet some people and get a foothold in south-east Asia. Has anyone done a tour like this? After the tour I would really like to spend ...

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Viewed 1,696 times, with 8 replies. Last reply by Tilapia on 20/5/2015 at 21:12

Kantang or Hat Yao to KOH LIBONG?

Posted by clodee on 20/5/2015 at 03:14

Hi! I am planning how to go KOH LIBONG next august. I will arrive from the north by train and I can: A. stop in TRANG, go to Hat Yao and take a boat to the island B. stop in KANTANG and take a boat to the island I can't find on internet if there are boats from Kantang, can anyone help me? Besides, I read that many ferries are not running in wet season between the islands, but from the coast to Koh Libong there should be no problem, right? THANKSSSSSS ...

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Ang Thong Marine Park

Posted by claireybell on 11/7/2012 at 11:52

Hi all! My boyfriend and I are going to Thailand this September for 3 weeks. We would like to explore Ang Thong Marine Park. We were thinking of 3 days/ 2 Nights staying on Wua Talap. We would like to go from Koh Phangan, stay 2 nights in Wua Talap, and possibly get a boat back to Koh Samui. I am just wondering if anyone has done this? Or if this is even possible? I'm thinking that we might have to return to Phangan on the way back. Any advice would be greatly appreciated Thanks! ...

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Hostel/guest house websites?

Posted by wizardsbeard on 18/5/2015 at 21:25

Hi. So I know there's an easy resonse to this question, I.e. Just look, but hopefully someone will get my point.... Do most budget range hostels etc in Thailand have their own websites to book through? My search results bring up so many pages of 3rd party booking sites and I prefer to book direct through the place if poss. Have done a few searches for places I've seen on trip advisor etc And not been able to find some I liked the look of.... I don't have a set timeline so I might be contacting p ...

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Viewed 1,069 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by DLuek on 18/5/2015 at 22:06

Time to clear customs in Bangkok and catch domestic flight?

Posted by dfrank24 on 17/5/2015 at 17:30

Hi All, I am looking into international flights into BKK, with connections to Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai. How much time does one typically require to collect checked luggage, clear immigration, and make their way to the gate? I should have a boarding pass, so there won't be a need to stop at a transfer desk. Is a 2 hour layover sufficient in the middle of the afternoon? Thanks! ...

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