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which beach/island?

Posted by VeganAlex on 17/5/2006 at 06:20

I finally got my tickets to Bangkok! I'll be there the whole of septmber and 1st week of october and most of the time I´ll be travelling through northern thailand and laos. But I definately want to spend a few days laying on a hammock on the beach before I get back to madrid. I don't know how long I'll be at the beach because I don't know how long I'll be travelling around N Thailand and Laos, but I suppose I'll end up having one week. I narrowed my options down to three. Krabi (and around), Ko ...

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Electric adapters!

Posted by kguinn on 17/5/2006 at 04:20

I'm leaving for BKK tomorrow (!) so this is a pretty last minute question... I have a charger for my digital camera battery, and the charger is rated up to 240 V, so I think I only need an outlet adapter thing for thailand and most of the rest of SEA, as opposed to some transformer deal, right? Just confirming that... And second, should I buy the adaptor here (in Vancouver) or are they fairly easy to find in Bangkok? I'm pretty certain I'll be able to find just about anything I might want, an ...

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Clearing customs at BKK airport

Posted by marianwarren on 16/5/2006 at 06:08

Hi Am looking for approximate time to clear customs as I want to book an ongoing flight to Chiang Mai. I believe it is cheaper to advance book than to walk on, also some flights (NokAir) have varying prices according to time of flight. Any guesstimates will be gratefully accepted. Kind Regards Marian ...

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the 'bangkok to singapore' route, then...

Posted by catisfaction on 16/5/2006 at 00:10

Hi there! Myself and my boyfriend are in the process of planning our summer; 60 days (start of July 06 until September 06) in Southeast Asia. I've bought my flight tickets, but thats about it really... I was wondering if anyone has any advice on which route would be good to take and cheap ways to travel? We're flying to Bangkok, heading towards Singapore, via Surat Thani, but thats about all I know so far... then possibly on to Bali / Lombok, and Borneo, or possibly the Phil ...

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car travel

Posted by meandher on 10/5/2006 at 13:51

I understand that public is efficient and readily available, and from a few posts here and other forums that car hire is an alternative option, as I am from Oz driving on the correct side of the road is not an issue and I have driven in Malaysia and Singapore, but wondered if it is possible and feasible to progressively hire a car with driver even if a taxi from one location to another. Plan to use Trains/buses progressively Bangkok to Chiang Mai, then fly to Udon Thani or go to Nong Khai via L ...

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Off the beaten path

Posted by Sunny5049 on 11/5/2006 at 11:56

How do we find the more secluded areas in phuket that are off the beaten path? ...

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Chiang Mai to Chiang Kong/Huay Xai

Posted by simeone_8 on 11/5/2006 at 21:59

Would anyone be able to tell me how long it takes by road from Chiang Mai to the border crossing with Laos at Chiang Khong/Huay Xai. Is approx 7 hrs about right?? I'm trying desperately to see if i can fit in the gibbon experience into a 3 weeks whistle stop tour. Can it be done in a day and do ferries cross the river run into the evening as i think we'll need to stay in Huay Xai for the night and then go onto the gibbon experience in the mornin and then onto Luang Prabang. Any help appreciate ...

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how far Soppong is from Chang Mai

Posted by woody on 13/5/2006 at 02:38

Hi Was just wondering how far Soppong is from Chang Mai? And would it be posable to hire a driver to take us there from Chang Mai? Would like to be able to do the journey so i could enjoy the countryside and be able stop when I wanted to take some pictures. Cheers for any info ...

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Mini Cost - New Guesthouse in Chiang Mai Old City

Posted by daydreamer on 12/5/2006 at 20:36

Does anyone know about the new guesthouse in Chiang Mai called "Mini Cost"? I understand that it's just inside Tha Pae Gate behind the Montri Hotel. Anyone stay there yet, or have an e-mail address to reserve a room? Thanks. ...

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Does the train get booked out ?

Posted by Lecker on 11/5/2006 at 14:14

Hi I've been reading your suggestions on the train theme and I got some questions please. - does the train get booked out? (i've heard that you have to book more than 2 days in advance) ? That travel connexion site why do they ask me how much it is, dont I want them to tell me. Do they just reserve it or do you buy them . Is the 1st class AC adjustable? And do ferrys and buses leave at 4 am in the morning? I guess I could go on and on . but that is just my main thing so thanks ...

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Wild Orchid Hostel

Posted by kmoco7 on 11/5/2006 at 22:53

I used Travelfish to e-mail Wild Orchid Villa Hostel, but it was returned undeliverable to their account. Do they have a new e-mail account? Is there another way to make a resrevation? kmoco7@yahoo.com ...

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Traveling Costs

Posted by Sunny5049 on 11/5/2006 at 10:56

How much can we expect to spend for 2 weeks in thailand for travel guides, elephant trecks, trips to national parks, those sort of things? ...

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islands near bangkok?

Posted by hycoscine on 5/5/2006 at 16:09

i'm ariving in bangkok 4 days before my friend, and i wanna spend that time on an island, not too far away from bangkok. i've tried to find an island that is not too touristy, but it seems impossible! i want beautiful beaches, but it would be nice if there were something more to see and do besides hanging out on the beach. also, it's a monday too thursday in june i'm gonna be there. i've been to koh chang(3 years ago) and i really liked it, but it's a bit too far away i think. especially ...

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Thailand advise but with a small twist

Posted by koan05 on 17/3/2006 at 07:19

Hi, I'm from the US and I will most likely go to Thailand this Decemeber '06 - January '07 with a Thai lady friend whom I met here in the US (she was born and raised in Chiang Mai though). I've also been to Thailand myself but during the spring. I imagine that Christmas/NYE/January are very busy and expensive days to be in Thailand. Luckily we will not need a hotel in CM. However we both would like to go to Krabi area after CM. My questions are: 1) How far in advance would you advise w ...

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Chang Mai

Posted by woody on 5/5/2006 at 00:12

So finally off next week.. A few questions regarding Chang Mai Is it cheaper to book hotels over the Internet or when I get there Should I bring my hiking boots for hikes in and around Chang Mai Cheers.. ...

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Thai House Inn Guest House

Posted by doveman on 5/5/2006 at 22:00

Hello This place is run by a Britton and his Thai wife. On Sukhumvit between soi 5 and 7. He is quoting 700 baht. The website isn't really specific on accomodations. Anyone able to give me any color on the place? ...

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UDON THANI BUS STATION TO AIRPORT

Posted by BUCKSBLOKE35 on 29/4/2006 at 10:10

HI COULD ANYONE LET ME KNOW HOW TO GET FROM THE BUS STATION TO THE AIRPORT.HOW MUCH SHOULD IT COST.TRAVELLING FROM LAOS TOMORROW AND HAVE NO THAI GUIDE BOOK,DONT WANNA GET RIPPED OFF AS I'LL HAVE NO IDEA OF WHAT IS A FAIR PRICE CHEERS TONY ...

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Chang Mai Tours

Posted by Amitsanghvi100 on 22/4/2006 at 22:56

Thinking of doing a tour for about 4 days from Chang Mai taking in Mae Hong Son and Pai. Ideally finishing in Chang Rai, but ok if it finishes back in Chang Rai) that encompasses the trekking (i.e. Elephant Rides, Waterfall trip and Rafting). Does such a tour exist and is it fairly easily to sort out from one of the hostels/agents in Chang Mai? Any recommendations on such a tour? Thanks. ...

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Bangkok Int. Airport to Poipet / Aranyaprathet Border

Posted by airfaze on 3/5/2006 at 00:56

hey guys, what is the best way to get to the Poipet / Aranyaprathet Border from Bangkok Int. Airport? taxi? How long is the journey? I'll be arriving at about 9pm, Bangkok and will be setting off to Siem Reap from there. I've read that the first bus from Northern Bus Termina to Aranyaprathet is at 3am? thanks alot! ...

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Anybody know of any great guest houses in Phi Phi and Krabi?

Posted by MarcuzNYC on 3/5/2006 at 01:02

I'm looking for places for under $10 USD per night that are clean. Ideally, with private bath/shower. AC would probably be asking too much. Any 'insider' tips on cool beach spots would be great too. Thanks, Marcus ...

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