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Need places to stay pn Ko Lipe and Ko Bulon

Posted by ovaciksarah on 26/9/2008 at 19:07

My son and I want to stay on these islands for approx 1 week each, need somewhere we can dive, snorkel etc but some night life, and not too expensive, was thinking of Pooh,s bungalows, anyone been ...

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Viewed 5,230 times, with 6 replies. Last reply by ovaciksarah on 29/9/2008 at 18:40

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New Year on Koh Chang

Posted by lauraandmark on 26/9/2008 at 15:50

Hi, I'm more than likely going to be on Koh Chang for New Years eve but probably arriving on the 30th December - Will all accomodation be pretty much booked, will i still get a budget room? Has anyone been on Koh Chang for xmas/new year that could maybe give us some info. Any help would be really appreciated. Thanks ...

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Horseback Riding

Posted by Punchestown on 16/9/2008 at 18:09

So we're hoping to some elephant trekking, but I also read somewhere that several islands have horseback riding on the beach... I'm pretty sensitive to things about animal care, and I'd be sad to show up at a place with skinny unkept horses... Can anyone recommend anywhere to ride in Ko Samui or Ko Lanta? (or even Krabi or somewhere close that we could just do a day trip for) Thanks! ...

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Viewed 1,689 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by khunwilko on 29/9/2008 at 10:14

Wonderful farm near Hua Hin to experience life close to nature

Posted by Invia on 20/9/2008 at 20:53

Hi there, it must have been some kind of great luck, that I found this really non-touristic place while travelling south through Thailand. It’s a little farm in the middle of beautiful green hills, 50 km west of Hua Hin, where the holidays I spent here gave me such a very different experience that I ever had at any other place I’ve been travelling to before. A young Thai couple, Wat and Chabaa, is caring about this place with all their heart, turning this land into something like paradi ...

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Viewed 3,167 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by khunwilko on 29/9/2008 at 09:33

Travel agents Chiang Mai

Posted by jerim on 25/9/2008 at 20:40

Is it straight forward booking internal flights for Laos/ Vietnam through a travel agent in CM? I've tried Lao airlines site, but got no where, same with vietnam airlines. ...

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Viewed 2,289 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by sirhalberd on 28/9/2008 at 20:40

Hotel advice in Bangkok?

Posted by ramayer on 22/2/2008 at 00:55

Hi all, visiting Thailand for the first time in a few weeks and want to book a hotel in Bangkok before we arrive so we can acclimatize and have a few comfortable nights before heading up north and down to the islands. I have come across these hotels that look to be in our budget and in a decent location, can anyone who knows these hotels give us some advice/review on them? or recommend other hotels in Bangkok? Mango Lagoon Place Sawadee Bangkok Inn Sawasdee Khaosan Inn Thanks! ...

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Viewed 7,338 times, with 9 replies. Last reply by Waso on 27/9/2008 at 17:00

Getting to thai islands from siahnoukville

Posted by josh4321 on 22/9/2008 at 01:59

Hey just wanted to know if anyone knows the best and quickest way to get from sihanoukville in cambodia to the thai islands preferably koh phangan. Is it possible to go by boat?? ...

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3 weeks with my gf...1st time in Thailand!

Posted by scootorama on 24/8/2008 at 04:33

I am leaving on Dec 17th and returning Jan 7th. My gf and I have been throughout Mexico, but never into Asia. (I am 20, she is 19, Canadian) We are more interested in shopping in BK, and then heading south towards beaches, massages, relaxation, and great food. We enjoy the odd club, but are not big partiers. I realise this is peak season, so I want to stay out of the biggest party and tourist areas. Staying in beach cottages (any I should book ahead?), a 20minute taxi or bus ride out of ...

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Viewed 2,925 times, with 15 replies. Last reply by travelrock on 25/9/2008 at 09:14

Islands - late sept to mid october

Posted by YellowVanDan on 17/9/2008 at 18:12

Hi all Just found this site whilst looking for info on where to go in thailand at the end of the month and found this fantastic site! So, my girlfriend are off to thailand for 2 weeks and we fly out to Bangkok on the 26th. After spending a couple of nights there plan to go to one or two of the islands for the remainder of the holiday and are unsure of where to go. I've been to krabi briefly before and spent 5 days or so on Phi Phi the year before the tsunami but other than that I haven't b ...

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Viewed 4,448 times, with 8 replies. Last reply by tezza on 24/9/2008 at 19:03

Southern Thailand in November

Posted by TBone on 23/9/2008 at 20:46

I plan to visit Koh Tao & Koh Pha Ngan then across to Krabi, Koh Lanta & Koh Lipe in November, after looking at the travelfish weather map Im a bit concerned its going to be absolutely pissing with rain, Im not a scuba diver however would like to do some snorkelling and generally lazing around beaches, am I better of heading over Pattaya, Trat, Koh Chang way? ...

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Travel from Trang to Phuket

Posted by katchakeepah on 23/9/2008 at 02:54

I will am trying to plan a trip in January an am thinking about visiting Trang. I found a flight from Bangkok to Trang, but I can not find a flight from Trang to Phuket. Any suggestions? train? ferry? ...

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Viewed 7,927 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by tezza on 24/9/2008 at 18:49

Need HELP finding rooms in Koh Samui in late Dec!!

Posted by clb76 on 21/9/2008 at 23:51

Hi! I am traveling through Thailand late Dec - Jan. This is my first time in Thailand! Very excited but starting to worry it might be difficult to get a room this time of year! I am starting in Bangkok, then Chiang Mia, then hopefully to Koh Samui and then Back to Bangkok for NYE. I am having a difficult time finding a room in Koh Samui! I will be there Dec 26-29 and most places are telling me I need a 7-day minimum. A couple of questions: 1. Which part of the island is best for a solo ...

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Viewed 1,479 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by cactusjoe on 22/9/2008 at 10:54

Nan boat races

Posted by mic59 on 21/9/2008 at 15:19

Can someone tell me when the Nong Khai boat races are? I would like to see them before going onto Nong Khai for the Dragon festival. ...

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Viewed 1,312 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by mic59 on 21/9/2008 at 15:22

Thailand, Cambodia, Laos in October 2008

Posted by Harpreetie on 19/9/2008 at 14:47

Hi guys, I am planning my trip to Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos in early October 2008. I will be flying into Bangkok and then traveling within the region from there. My question is related to budget as well as how much time i need to do justice to each place. I was originally thinking of 6 weeks...starting Oct. 6/7 through Nov. 20th and I think that should be sufficient time...in which case, I want to know what route to travel...is it better to go north first and then end up on the be ...

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Viewed 2,030 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by mic59 on 19/9/2008 at 16:40

Thailand Re-Entry

Posted by rsthomas on 17/9/2008 at 17:30

Hello, I am currently in Vietnam and plan to fly from Hanoi to Bangkok on the 25th of September. I didn't get to see all the places I wanted to in Thailand in August, so I extended my trip so I can go back and do the islands. Do you know if I can just re-enter the country or if there is some sort of re-entry visa that needs to be purchased. Thanks for the advice:) ...

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Viewed 1,975 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by Lother on 17/9/2008 at 19:44

Dinner Cruise on Chao Phraya, Bangkok

Posted by ahxian on 8/9/2008 at 23:25

I'm interested in going on a dinner cruise on Chao Phraya. However I found numerous sites offering bookings for the cruises. This site seems the cheapest http://www.hotelthailand.com/thailand-activities/cruise/bangkok.html Is it reliable? Also, these 3 cruises seems about the same: Grand Pearl Dinner Cruise, Chaophraya Cruise Dinner, and Chao Phraya Princess Dinner Cruise. Which is recommended? Thanks. ...

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Viewed 8,589 times, with 9 replies. Last reply by idreamofdurian on 16/9/2008 at 21:08

Koh Lanta and Or Koh Lipe

Posted by JustineB on 16/7/2008 at 03:23

Hi there - has anyone stayed at Costa Lanta on Klong Dao Beach? What is the beach like and is it close enough to dip into some bars etc - we don't want to be marooned on a resort, and as long as we can take a bike and dip in and out of some action. Just trying to get a feel for the Island as a whole - we have also heard that Koh Lipe is a great Island - it all gets a bit confusing as to which one to stay/head for? ...

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Viewed 2,620 times, with 15 replies. Last reply by aonangmike on 16/9/2008 at 18:43

Help for start of December in South Thailand

Posted by Brad900 on 9/9/2008 at 22:09

I am digging through all of the data here, reading my guidebook, and trying my best to find an itinerary. It is a bit overwhelming! So ask for all of your patience with me if these are dumb questions of I have missed the previously posted answers... Here are some details about me and my trip: I am in my 30's- meaning I don't want to hear the thump of the Bass all night ;) I will be traveling alone. I would prefer to be within "striking distance" of as much as possible. I don't want the ba ...

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Viewed 2,124 times, with 11 replies. Last reply by aonangmike on 16/9/2008 at 18:34

tell me where to go!

Posted by bananapunk on 7/9/2008 at 18:14

I'm very puzzled right now. I'm arriving in Kuala Lumpur on the 17th of october and from there I want to take a flight to some nice paradise island for 2 weeks. Now, there's the WEATHER factor. What island is the driest in this season? I was going to go to Kho Phangan, but after reading weather forecast i have doubts :|. Every website says something different. Does the rain season mean it will be raining or overcast most of the day, or just for an hour or two? So far my best picks are : ...

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Viewed 1,969 times, with 5 replies. Last reply by mlcastela on 16/9/2008 at 16:03

landing in Bangkok then getting next plane

Posted by bobjim on 12/9/2008 at 17:43

Hi I am landing in Bagkok at 19.00 in the evening and all the flights that interest me to Chang Rai and Laos leave at around 20.00 in the evening. Is there any chance of catching one of these flights or is 1 hour way to short.. any info would be appriciated.. really do not want to have to spend a night in bangkok then have to go back to airport trainstation the next day ...

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