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Phoning Abroad - To take a cell or not

Posted by Louise73 on 8/3/2006 at 21:42

My backpack is ready there's only one decision left! Should I take my cell phone and buy a Thai SIM card? I don't know whether it's worth it but a lot of people have suggested for me to do this (prob. because I'm a solo female traveller). Calls abroad using a Thai SIM card - are they very expensive? Thanks ...

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Best Area of Bangkok

Posted by DannyJ on 6/3/2006 at 01:54

Hey people, hope everyones happy today! I've been doing a bit of research myself but would like some personal opinions from others. Which area of Bangkok would you recommend for a first timer in Bangkok? I was wanting to check out the main spots i.e. Grand Palace, Jim Thompson's etc. but also do alot of people watching and just generally get a 'feel' for Bangkok. Hopefully by the time i arrive (September) i will have got my tongue around a small amount of Thai so wouldn't mind staying in a ve ...

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Boat to Ayutthaya?

Posted by booradley on 7/3/2006 at 03:40

Does anyone know if there are boat trips to Ayutthaya from Bangkok, day trip or otherwise? ...

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day trip from Chiang Mai - Lamphun

Posted by ajlmus on 28/2/2006 at 23:19

A nice day trip from Chiang Mai is Lamphun; nice town not yet affected by tourism. It's a 30 min on the "blue bus" from Chiang Mai. I was able to see the city museum, visit a couple of wats, and had a cold beer at the quiet Ta Nang Bar & Grill (across the street from the east gate) in one afternoon. Next time, I'm going to spend less time in Chiang Mai and take more day trips like this out of town. ...

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Nancy Chandler Chiang Mai

Posted by skinnylatte on 4/2/2006 at 12:19

Anyone know where I can get a copy of nancy chandler chiang mai? I'm going to be leaving soon so I don't think I want to order it online. Is there a bookstore or something? I'm going to be staying at Pagoda Inn. ...

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Train travel - Bangkok-Chiang Mai

Posted by rayc101 on 23/2/2006 at 05:17

Hello I understand that there are 3 types of train running the Bangkok-Chiang Mai route, Rapid, Express and Special Express. The Rapids are the slowest and take 15 hrs, whilst the others travel at night and take 10-12 hrs. Only the Rapids travel during the day, but tourists seem to prefer the night trains. I want to see the countryside on my journey. Are the Rapids really bad as suggested, or am I missing something fundamental? Thanks, Rayc101 ...

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travelling alone

Posted by sofie on 27/2/2006 at 18:25

I am planning a 4 week trip to thailand during August, am very excited as I am doing it alone, I am sure I will meet people along the way but is there anywhere specific that is a good place to go if you are alone? Am thinking of travelling from Bangkok down to the south and hitting the beaches, anywhere that needs avoiding at that time of year due to weather? Thanks for any advice you can give. ...

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is it high season next month in Chiang Mai?

Posted by waterwater on 27/2/2006 at 09:20

I'm going to Chinag Mai on 9th March, and I'm thinking of getting a room only at arrival. Is it easy to do that this time in March? Thanks. ...

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From Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang by air + weather in June

Posted by PKK on 25/2/2006 at 00:54

Is this possible or not?? www gives a bit contradictive info about this. Is the Lao Airlines the only carrier at the moment when Thai Air has closed their operations on that route?? Another issue as well; I will be traveling in Thailand + Laos on June. What the weather will be like. My intention is to spend first two weeks in norhtern part of Thailand and visit Laos too. Last two weeks in islands but don't know yet where due to monsoon season. My thoughts at the moment: Koh Chang and Koh ...

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a fan room or an A/C room?

Posted by waterwater on 24/2/2006 at 14:57

Hi, is it cool at night in Chiang Mai? I'm wondering if a fan room is ok or not. Thanks. ...

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Where to stay in Khao Sok National Park

Posted by leslie on 24/2/2006 at 05:00

Has anyone out there any info on Khao Sok NP? All suggestions about where to go, activities etc. would be really helpful. Thanks. ...

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Hotel near Bangkok airport

Posted by iwillfly525 on 16/2/2006 at 10:20

Hi. We will arrive at the Bangkok airport late at night and we have an early morning flight to Loas. If we want to get any sleep at all, we are going to have to stay someplace close by. I have always stayed on Khao San Road before and that was what I was planning on doing until I found out that there is only 7 hours in between when we arrive and leave (plus we will have to allow time for customs and be there early for check-in). Can anyone recommend a good place? Is it safe to just stay at ...

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Bangkok airport at night

Posted by peter on 22/1/2006 at 18:24

I arrive in Bangkok late at night, am I better to wait until the morning and go intothe city in daytime, or is night ok? ...

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Any budget lodging in Cha Am beach near Hua Hin area?

Posted by George45 on 9/2/2006 at 10:35

I'm planning to visit Cha Am beach near Hua Hin area a couple hours south of Bangkok, and I'm wondering if any one out there can recomend a good budget lodging spot in the area. Any info would be great, and please include the price per day in bhat if you know of a place. Thanks. George ...

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Bangkok Airways Travelpass

Posted by cecile on 7/2/2006 at 23:19

Hello, Is it true that it is not possible to buy the Bangkok Airways Discovery Pass once in Thailand? ...

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Ao Thong Nai Pan / Dolphin

Posted by cecile on 3/2/2006 at 01:36

Hi, I looked everywhere on google for a e-mail or phone number for Dolphin bungalows on Ao Thong Nai Pan, but there is nothing (except very good comments!) If anybody could give me their contact ..? Cheers ...

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koh phangan / hat khom again

Posted by cecile on 30/1/2006 at 23:12

Hi, My previous post didn't work ... So, I will arrive in KPG on feb 16 and I would like to stay around Chahoklum to avoid FMP crowd and be able to move around the island with public transports. Hat Khom sounds nice, but the post on Travelfish is from 2004... Did somebody stayed there lately and can recommand a nice place to stay. I'm a women traveling solo and I'm looking for somewhere cosy (I mean charm, not air con!) with a nice atmosphere, friendly people and good food. Are songthews going ...

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Reliable trekking companies for Chang Mai

Posted by westphd on 28/1/2006 at 21:07

I am taking my family, 2 adults and two kids 6 and 8) in April to Chang Mai and have heard so many horrible expierences on three day treks - does anyone have company they can recommend? ...

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Thailand FAQ

Posted by somtam2000 on 22/1/2006 at 16:40

Answers you can find on Travelfish: What is a good guesthouse in Bangkok What is a good guesthouse in Chiang Mai What's a good beach on Ko Pha Ngan? What's a good beach on Ko Samui? What is the best island in Thailand? Is far southern Thailand safe? Some points to consider when planning a trek in Thailand Answers to commonly asked questions on the messageboard: Luggage storage at Bangkok airport Looking for a good massage in Bangkok? Outside links - transport Planes (Do ...

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Miss you Thailand !

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