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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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Learning Thai

Posted by DannyJ on 2/5/2006 at 00:02

Hey guys, me again! I am trying (note the word 'trying') to learn some basic thai before my trip later this year, am using the brilliant learningthai.com website as a starter tool. I was thinking that when i'm in Thailand i might take a thai language class of some sort? It's just what kind of class and when?? At the moment my plan is to spend a couple of days in Bangkok when i arrive but then i'm heading down to Koh Phangan for a couple of weeks, maybe longer, of pre-arranged thaiboxing trainin ...

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Things to do - Phuket/Phi-Phi from an expert.

Posted by vikumar on 30/4/2006 at 20:12

Hi, Firstly - this website rocks! I am planning to spend 4 days around phuket including phi-phi in mid June 06. Can anyone recommend good half, full or 2-day activities and would I have to book that online prior to arrival over there? Is it advisable to hire a scooter/bike to travel around phuket considering I am neither reckless nor careless. I am travelling with a friend from Samui and would are interested in outdoor activities like elephant treks, snorkelling etc. I still haven’ ...

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Mango Lagoon Place - Bangkok

Posted by Louise73 on 4/4/2006 at 12:58

Does anyone have an updated number for Mango Lagoon Place in BK. The number listed in LP and on Travelfish is unavailable (02281 4783). I'm in Vietnam at the moment so no directory inquiry to ask. Thanks! ...

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A week in Koh Tao

Posted by slave2dafunk on 27/4/2006 at 18:22

I live in Chiang Mai and am going down to Koh Tao for a week of holiday. I've been before and stayed at Laem Thian resort, but just for a few days. Looking for something different this time. Was thinking about staying at Sai Thong Resort. Anyone know anything about that? Also any recommendations of awesome beaches/snorkelling spots to check out (asthma and very little money, so no diving!). Also we were thinking about going to Ang Thong Marine Park. I've heard there is a place to stay there ...

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somewhere in bangkok

Posted by irishguy on 27/4/2006 at 00:29

hey looking for any suggestions of places to stay in bangkok, just there for 3days in June, ANY IDEAS?? cheers ...

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How would you get from Koh Samui to Phi Phi?

Posted by Alison24 on 25/4/2006 at 22:50

Hi, What's the best way from Samui to Phi Phi please??? Thanks!! ...

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Koh Samui Airport - Mae Nam Beach

Posted by woody on 27/4/2006 at 00:36

Quick question ! Does anybody know what the going rate is from the airport in Koh Samui to Mae Nam Beach. ...

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thailand.......help!

Posted by sophia on 23/3/2006 at 12:34

i'm going to thailand for about 7 weeks at the end of june and i have no idea what to do! i'm not sure where to avoid because of the change in weather, not sure what places i HAVE to go to etc etc. i am going with my boyfriend and a budget of around 170,000 bht - the idea is to have a really relaxing time and to stay at some gorgeous places that aren't too wrecked by tourism.i bought a lonely planet but its not really as helpful as i would like...any advice form you guys would be greatly appreci ...

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Best Day Trips from Mai Khao

Posted by erobertshaw on 24/4/2006 at 19:48

Hi there, Three of my friends and I are staying in a hotel in the Mai Khao section of Phuket for a week in August and I was wondering what some great day trips would be? I love kayaking and snorkelling and my sister loves diving...any island area we shoukld hit? Any out of the ordinary day trips inland? It's my first time there and I'd like to feel all aspects of the culture during my time in that area. Thanks! ...

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Sangkhlaburi / Three Pagodas Pass border crossing

Posted by dnuts on 22/4/2006 at 00:51

I've read that you can cross here into Myanmar for the day as a good way to renew your Thai visa. Is this still available to do or are there any other similar options in that area? ...

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Thailand to Vietnam

Posted by torrie_amy on 21/4/2006 at 23:25

Hi, I just barely joined this site and its amazing so far! My girlfriend and I are planning on taking a trip to Thailand through Vietnam and my question doesn't really concern traveling, but i dont know where else to ask so if this is offtopic, i apologize. I have a pretty good sized tattoo of Ganesha on my forearm (visible in other words) and I was wondering how the cultures felt about religious figures being tattooed on people. I really do not want to offend anyone, and i was just wonder ...

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Planning a trip in November is this a bad time?

Posted by JAP on 20/4/2006 at 20:09

Hi there. We're meeting some friends from Australia in Bangkok, will be spending 2nights and days in Bangkok then dont know.... After looking at various sites I notice that the southern islands will be wet, (I think) and after looking at the Eastern islands Ko Kut etc, they don't look as beautiful and breathtaking, (is that just the pics ive been viewing)? Haven't concidered travelling to the North! And after looking at your message board and site im really confused as where and what to ...

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accomodation to Full moon Part...

Posted by swedreamer on 18/4/2006 at 01:04

hi there I am going to the Full Moon Party in Nov and Dec...and i am wondering if I should arrive to Ko Phangang some days before ? Or can I just come the same day and still find accomodation? Thanks for tips! Oh..And can i leave valueable things at the bugalows or is it to unsafe? ...

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