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Itinerary suggestions for south thailand and the islands

Posted by mc600 on 22/3/2011 at 19:08

Hi I am planning on spending 19 days in south thailand and the islands next month and would be grateful if anyone could suggest itineraries / places to visit. Looking to do some partying, diving, general sightseeing etc Thanks ...

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Thailand for Christmas

Posted by Morganj24 on 16/11/2014 at 14:43

Next year I'm planning on being in Thailand for Christmas. Can anyone recommend an island/beach to while away the festive season? ...

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Koh Phi Phi to Krabi

Posted by swati8 on 20/11/2014 at 03:27

I need to get Krabi from Phi Phi, to catch a 1:30 PM flight on 1st Jan. Would this be possible? Is there a 9AM ferry from Phi Phi, I havent been able to find a link to book this online. Considering it's high season, is it advisable to book it online or can I book this in Phi Phi? Any help on this would be great. ...

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South of Thailand islands/itinerary

Posted by wheresjess on 26/11/2014 at 19:29

Hello I will be in the south of thailand for 7 nights from 29th Dec to 5th January. I am going with a friend and it is our first time in this part of Thailand. We like water activites, beach. diving, snorkeling. I want to see a mix of parties scene and the untouched scenic beaches. We fly into Krabi, then thinking of going to Koh Phi Phi for nye, then Phuket, since we fly out of there. We were thinking 2 nights in each area. I have one extra night to spare, u think i should do koh phi phi or ...

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Seabreeze Resort Koh Phangan

Posted by lisagm100 on 19/11/2014 at 05:35

Hi Guys.....has anyone stayed in this resort please? I will be in Koh Phangan in April for the Full Moon Party and booked accomodation at this resort but have read mixed reviews about it.....some very good and others quite now I'm a bit concerned. I'm still in time to cancel and maybe (hopefully) find alternate lodging however would be good to hear first hand experiences if any. ...

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3 weeks on the Andaman coast

Posted by Frenk82 on 24/11/2014 at 10:09

Me and my girlfriend (32 & 29 years old) are going toThailand for 3 weeks. We leave on 8 December. For us this is purely a holiday and not a backpacking trip to see as much as possible. We are planning to stay at the Andaman coast, as I never have been to this part of Thailand before. We fly in on Bangkok, stay there for 2 nights and then fly out to the southwest of Thailand. We would like to stay in 4/5 places for 3/4 days in each place. I don't want to spend too much time on travell ...

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Hotel Selection

Posted by traveler_t on 24/11/2014 at 11:55

I will stay in Phuket for a week. Is there a hotel in a walking distance to the main action (Bangla?) but with a relaxing pool and with direct access to the beach? If not I will split my stay to two hotels. Which area should I look for a hotel in a walking distance to the action but still able to get some sleep? And in which area will I find a relaxing hotel with a big pool and direct access to a quiet beach? ...

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Thailand mid-December

Posted by traveler_t on 22/11/2014 at 11:27

Hi I continue to plan my mid-December Thailand one-week vacation. I want the first half to be active (bicycle/kayaking, nightlife, boxing/lady boy shows) and the second half more relaxed (good hotel, large pool, on the beach line). Initially I planned for Samui + Ko Pha Ngan but some say that in mid-December the weather can be a factor in those areas (is it true?). Now I consider some combination of Bangkok or Phuket and a quiet island. I believe Bangkok will have the best shows/nightlife. ...

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One week in Thailand

Posted by traveler_t on 21/11/2014 at 18:45

Hi I am traveling to Thailand for a week in December. Which destination should I choose? I am looking for the following: - relax near the pool / beach of a high scale hotel - sport activities (kayaking, bicycle, jet ski). In a safe place, with a low risk of scams. - good massages - see a boxing / lady boy / cabaret show - vegetarian options (easy to explain no fish / shrimp) - shopping fashion with good prices Can I find one destination with all that? If not maybe Bangkok + two islands? I on ...

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2 Weeks in Thailand from 11th-24th Dec

Posted by Adventurous on 22/11/2014 at 09:17

I am planning to have a 2-week visit of Thailand from North to south. Who has the same plan? ...

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Walking from Chiang Mai to Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

Posted by caminosantiago on 17/10/2014 at 23:57

Hi! Yesterday I walked from Chiang Mai town center to Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep. 30km there and back combined. I wrote a short blog post of my walk if anyone is interested in this route: Peace and love! Nev ...

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Tailor made suits!!!

Posted by Marney_47 on 3/6/2008 at 13:05

Hi fishers!!! Im off round southeast asia for 2 months and i fly out of bangkok home for the uk on the 22nd of december just before christmas... So aswell as gearing up on pressies for everyone i was wanting to pick up a couple of suits for a family wedding coming up aswell as my new career i start in january. Instead of jumping at the gun and just saying yes to the first guy who asks me on the street, does anyone have any recommendations, or a particular area i can go to get a nicly made ...

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Getting clothes made in Bangkok

Posted by somtam2000 on 17/11/2006 at 08:29

Conde Nast has an excellent feature on getting clothes made in Bangkok -- and it's well worth a read. Full story is here If you've had clothes made in Bangkok and have a recommendation (or somewhere to be avoided) please feel free to add it to this thread -- no adverts please! ...

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Where to stay in Bangkok? Need guest friendly hotel.

Posted by bobrik131 on 14/11/2014 at 04:48

I'm off for 1 week in the end of december on the New Year holiday. Looking for a mid range hotel. All answers much appreciated. ...

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Chiang Mai to Sukhotai

Posted by Cheyenne on 15/11/2014 at 05:51

I want to get to Sukhothai , is the bus the best way or is there a train to take? I'm currently in Pai and they do not offer a bus that far. I'm assuming I must go back to Chiang Mai. I'd like to go to Ayyuthaya after Sukhothai and then into Bangkok if anyone has any advice on that as well... Thanks, Chey ...

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Bangkok shirt tailoring advice?

Posted by carelesswhisker on 15/8/2012 at 13:43

Hi folks. I'm new to this forum but have been reading, and spreading the word about travelfish since my first Seasia trip in 2007. I'll be in BKK sometime this month and was wondering if anyone had good experiences with suit / shirt-makers? I've read countless reviews about the high end, westerner owned shops but I'm looking for something a little cheaper, a little more local. On my last trip I used Sarto Di Moda on Sukhumvit. They did a really nice job and charged me about 1200 Baht per shirt ...

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First time Thailand, Itenary for 23-24 days ... North, South, Bangkok

Posted by Aryx on 17/10/2014 at 09:07

Hi, ll be going to Thailand somewhere at the end of January and be staying there for 23-24 days... landing in Bangkok ... I want to visit north ( Chiang Mai for sure but dunno where else to go there... ), do some quality trekking and adventure.. and secondly spend some time on at least 2 southern islands... i was thinking Ko Samui and Ko Pha Ngan (one for relaxation, swimming, beautifull scenery and not to crowded; other for some partying and having fun...)... but still not sure which.. ...

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Thailand/Vietnam travel advice 20 days, help!

Posted by bbroche on 8/11/2014 at 23:58

First travelfish post! Going to Thailand and potentially Vietnam for a 23 day trip December 27 - January 18th (20 days on the ground) and am looking for some advice on itinerary. As someone who's travelled quite a bit (mostly in Europe, South America and a bit in Asia) and want to strike a good balance between not trying to do too much and hitting some real gems. My wife and I have been talking about doing this trip for quite some time and finally went for it when we found some cheap tickets ...

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online bus tickets - did someone book it before by mobile phone?

Posted by GuideLion on 6/3/2014 at 01:10

I came across the website of and saw they have all the bus routes and schedules in there. Youu can even buy a ticket with your phone. Do you know if the schedules are accurate and did someone have experience with it? I installed the app on my iPhone and it looks really useful. ...

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Surin Elephant Festival 14.-16. November 2014

Posted by Juljitschka on 12/11/2014 at 17:59

Dear all, I'd like to see the Elephant Festival in Surin from 14th to 16th Nov. I'd very much appreciate any advice on the following questions: 1. Is it a free festival that mostly takes place on the streets of Surin? Or do I have to buy tickets? If so, could I still get some on location or may they already be sold out since I'm a bit late?! (-: 2. Could you recommend any cheap place to stay in Surin; I don't mind staying in a dorm? 3. What' the best way to reach Surinam from Laos? I could ...

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