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Bangkok to Southern Islands

Posted by TheGoose on 5/2/2009 at 18:49

Hi, I was just wondering, what would be the best island to head to first from Bangkok? In terns of cost and journey length. I can't afford flights so will be travelling over ground on public transport. I also intend to do a spot of island hopping whilst down there. Thanks ...

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The Lima Place Hotel

Posted by thelimaplace on 9/2/2009 at 17:02

Dear Madam or Sir I am the marketing staff of The Lima Place Hotel in Ayutthaya. I would like to be listed our hotel on your site. Could you please suggest us how to do it? Our hotel information as below. Name : The Lima Place Hotel Web : E-mail : Price : 400-700 baht No. : 75 rooms & 1 function room Tel : 66 35 801808 Fax : 66 35 801800 Your reply would be much appreciated. Thank you very much with best regards, Suwimon Atsawathammarat ...

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can you get canned spinach in thailand?

Posted by redrob on 14/1/2009 at 22:21

can you get canned spinach in thailand? hi everyone. i know its a strange question but i've got ulcerative colitis which affects my bowel and eating canned spinach really seems to help. do they sell it in shops/supermarkets? any help is much appreciated ...

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Where are the best islands?

Posted by katematuska on 27/1/2009 at 11:03

I am planning to travel through sth thailand for two weeks and have Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao in mind then doing island day trips from these islands, is this the way to go, will i find some UBELEIVABLE beaches from these spots!!! ...

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Will I melt?

Posted by mrnoxious on 4/2/2009 at 23:25

Hi, I've been browsing through the Travelfish site for a few weeks now and have to say, wow, so much useful info. We have booked flights to Thailand in May for our honeymoon. We are aiming to spend a week or two in the North, Chiang Mai for a bit of trekking and then a week or two on the beach, probably Ko Samui or nearby islands. (With a small amount of time in Bangkok as it's our first visit to Thailand) I am a very fair skinned person that is particularly susceptible to burning when ...

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romantic island getaway?

Posted by somebodyelse on 30/1/2009 at 22:35

hi folks, am looking for a romantic long weekend beach getaway from singapore and thought the thai islands looked the best bet. not looking for the party scene but more of secluded hut on the beach etc kinda thing. any recommendations? hopefully more towards the budget/flashpacker range on the price scale. thank you! ...

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Which Southern Island

Posted by Dogarama on 25/9/2008 at 20:05

I am visiting Thailand in late November and have been searching for an ideal island destination for late in the trip, following visits to Bangkok, Cambodia and Laos. We are looking for something very relaxing, not overly touristy, with some beautiful scenery, perhaps a "diamond in the rough." We were looking at Samui/Tao/Phangan and were leaning toward the latter. Is the weather in issue in late November? Should we be considering another area (Krabi or elsewhere)? If weather is suitabl ...

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Koh Phangan, Koh Lant and Krabi

Posted by katematuska on 5/2/2009 at 07:30

Thinking of the ebst way to travel to these places and if this is a good combination? ...

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thailand beaches in june

Posted by kimcrossley on 5/2/2009 at 08:42

We're planning to revisit Bangkok, then a southern island, in late June...possibly Phuket since we haven't been back post-tsunami. I've been reading that many of the Phuket beaches are "unswimmable" that time of year. Is there a better island for us to visit where the beach would be nice in June? We did Krabi in June '04 and were very disappointed - water was 'muddy' and waves were unmanageable. We'd like to avoid that this time. ...

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Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan

Posted by LeeF on 3/2/2009 at 09:15

Hey, Im planning a trip to Thailand around July/August time. The main point of the trip is to attend the Full Moon Party in August but we will be travelling around before and after! Im just wondering if anyone has any advice on Phuket, Koh Samui, at this time of year, busy? not too wet? I know its not peak season but will it still be lively? Anyone else travelling to the Full Moon Party in August? ...

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LHR - BKK - Krabi - time for connecting flight? Advice please!

Posted by katieandryan on 5/2/2009 at 04:38

Hello I'm looking for some advice on getting a same-day connecting flight out of Bangkok.... My partner and I have 2 weeks coming up in Thailand. We're spending our first 5 days on Ko Lanta and are just booking up our internal flights to get to Krabi for the ferry there. We land in Suvarnabhumi at 06.55 in the morning after a connection in Abu Dhabi. We then want to fly to Krabi at 13.50 from Don Muang airport (Option A) Is 6 hours enough time to get our bags and get on the connecti ...

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Chiang Mai - Cooking Classes

Posted by chocolatemonkee on 19/1/2009 at 08:36

Hey Everyone, I'm looking for some suggestions on whom to use for cooking classes while in Chiang Mai. Who have you used, what was the cost and what did the course include. ...

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Chiang Rai - trekking with children?

Posted by Solaris on 31/1/2009 at 11:19

We are a family of 4, children aged 8 and 11, who want to go trekking in Chiang Rai. We would much prefer a trek suitable for children (pace and distance) and with the possibility of doing/learning things on the way, eg. building a bamboo hut, catching fish, rafting, cooking with bamboo utensils. Any recommendations will be highly appreciated :-) ...

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Visa or plane ticket first?

Posted by cubedweller on 3/2/2009 at 23:23

I'll be in Thailand (and possibly the surrounding countries) for about 2 months starting in March. I've yet to buy my plane ticket but was going to do so soon. My dilema is, with only given a 30 day visa on arrival, I will need to apply for a 90-day multiple entry tourist visa (just in case I decide to leave and travel without having to worry about the 15 day pass) before setting off. Should I just go ahead and buy the plane ticket and then head to the Thai Consulate in order to arrange my V ...

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Nana House - Cha am.

Posted by Jon_Mak_Mak on 2/2/2009 at 05:36

Hi again! :) This is another hotel im looking at. I've seen this one listed on here and want to know if the location is good or not for us. We will have a young baby with us so want to stay somewhere right init so we don't always have to travel. It seems to be quite far up one end of the beach. Has anyone stayed here and is trasport from the hotel to the main part of Cha am a problem or not? Ta, Ant. ...

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Shambara or Refill now

Posted by simonmobiledisco on 3/2/2009 at 23:55

I am arriving in Bangkok for the first time on Friday. What would be the best start for a novice solo traveller. Looking somewhere where I can mingle with people and find some people to go out with and am planning to go to the Muay Thai as well. I am planning on being in BK for 3 days then heading south. ...

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Kaenchan Hotel - Cha am.

Posted by Jon_Mak_Mak on 2/2/2009 at 05:32

Hello fishers. Has anyone stayed in this hotel? Its right in front of the beach at cham am. I can't find it on the travelfish listings but have found other sites with info. It looks pretty good for the price but I want to see if anyone can personally recommend it or not, or maybe youve seen it and know about the location? Thanks, Ant. ...

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Bamboo saxophones

Posted by pythagnz on 4/2/2009 at 06:42

Does anybody know if it is possible to buy a bamboo saxophone in Chiang Mai (they have recorder fingering)? And if so, where? Thanks. ...

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Free WIFI hotspots in Bangkok

Posted by eleven on 4/2/2009 at 13:53

I found this site while I was bouncing around in Bangkok with my laptop and its the best list of free wifi I've seen yet. Just thought I would pass it along..§ion=SE+Asia ...

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Visa extenssions in Thailand

Posted by vvish on 1/2/2009 at 13:35

Hi, Is it possible to get an extensionfor the 15-day free Visa issued at a land border crossing? If yes, where can i do it and how much would it cost? Thanks, Vita ...

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