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Medication: Citalopram advice

Posted by schweltzer on 10/4/2014 at 06:39

Hello, I need to know if citalopram (known by various other brand names eg Cipramil/Celexa/Etc) is available with a prescription in Thailand. If noone knows or has experience of this does anyone know of a reliable resource I can check in with. Thanks for the help Dave ...

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Thailand island in July/August HELP

Posted by Esusino on 8/4/2014 at 13:41

Hi all we need some advice regarding Thailand in July/August We will spend 4 weeks in SE Asia, so far we planned: - 5 days Siem Rep - 6 days in northern Thailand (Mae hong Son loop) + cooking course The big question comes now: - where shall we head to spend approx 5 days relaxing/diving on an Island? (for us quitter is better) We were thinking of Phi Phi because the diving seems better but the weather could be bad there...Otherwise we might consider Ko Tao. Any suggestions? Which other ni ...

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Seeking good tailor in Patong!

Posted by peader14 on 9/4/2014 at 08:15

Hi All, I'm new to travelfish so please be kind. I'm going to be arriving in Patong, Phuket in June and I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the local tailors. I've been to Patong before but never purchased a suit so I'm looking for advice on a good tailor that is not expensive. The reviews on the net are mixed so I would like to hear directly from someone with first hand experience. I will be using Patong as my base to do some Island hopping so I won't be on the Island all the t ...

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Thailand Island in Late July

Posted by mrhesed on 8/4/2014 at 20:24

Hi everyone! I'm doing my first ever solo trip overseas, lookin for some adventure, just for 4 days. thinking of just heading over to islands in thailand, krabi province! After lookin up some review, there are so many on it about the island and resort/hostel what to do etc. my budget around 400-450USD What would you guys would have done if you were me? Thanks Regards Hesed ...

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Mountain resort lipe

Posted by LeonardCohen1 on 7/4/2014 at 20:41

Does anyone know if there are some decent restaurants within 500m of this resort? Or is the resort restaurant itself good for food? How far are the deluxe garden bungalows from the beach and how steep is the walk? If one.books a snorkelling trip do u have to walk to another part of the island to join.the boat? Do think 4 nights is enough to see the nearby islands or would u recommend a week stay? ...

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Thailand Islands/Beaches

Posted by Jacqueline16 on 3/4/2014 at 19:34

Hi Guys, I'm heading to Thailand/Laos in May and was hoping to get some advice on the second half of my trip. I fly into Phuket on the 14th May and will have 8 nights to spend on the islands before flying to Bangkok (hopefully from Koh Samui) on the 22nd) I was originally thinking of spending 3 nights on Phi Phi Island and then 5 nights at Koh Samui but the more I look into it the more I think there might be a better island to see. I want somewhere with a beautiful beach and a lively (but n ...

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Trek with Chiang Dao Nest

Posted by Dorotich on 12/3/2014 at 13:21

We are planning to visit the Chiang Mai region this July. Since we love doing overnight backpacking trips here in Canada, we thought we should see what is available in Thailand. We are considering booking an over-night trek with Chiang Dao Nest and would love to hear from others who have experience with them. Thanks. ...

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First time backpacker

Posted by rossm18 on 6/4/2014 at 12:22

I am at the very early stages if planing a 3 week trip in thailand in 2015...was wandering if it would be possible to do few days tracking in Chiang Rai, visit Angkor wat (I know it's not in Thailand before any1 corrects me) and would also like to visit a few islands in the south...would this be too much for a 3 week trip, would appreciate any help and what would be the best order to do this in? Cheers ...

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Thong Nai Pan

Posted by Saranne44 on 26/3/2014 at 14:25

Hello, I will be staying on ko pha-ngan during August this year and was looking at staying in either Thong Nai Pan Yai or Thong Nai Pan Noi. We don't want to stay in a fancy resort but a beach hut with warm water and air con. Any recommendations as to where to stay? Which is the livelier of the two places? Also how long does if take to get to the full moon party from this destination? Many thanks, Saranne x ...

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Ko Sumai Island Hopping + Boutique Hoitels?

Posted by cgamon on 3/4/2014 at 11:00

Hello, We are a young couple arriving in Ko Sumai airport on June 6 and departing June 14th. We are looking to spend the 7 days island hopping but are not sure of the best way to plan it. Do we pick one hotel and make short 1-2 night trips, and leave our luggage at the main hotel? Which islands would you recommend if we need to narrow it down? We are looking for a beautiful beaches, jungles, marine life, some culture (I know the islands are not really the place for it), street markets, and m ...

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Viewed 1,456 times, with 5 replies. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 4/4/2014 at 19:42

Cool Down in Ayutthaya

Posted by Architeuthis on 2/4/2014 at 09:28

Hello All. I´m planning a 4 week trip to Thailand from december to january 2014/2015. On this trip I´m going to stay in Ayutthaya for a couple of days. I´ve been here before and found the city sometimes even hotter than Bangkok. For a cool down I only found two dingy pools at some hotels a little outside the center. So, does anyone know of some other good spots to cool down and take a swim? Maybe some river a little outside the city? Thanks in advance Andreas ...

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Backpacker accommodation all gone? confused.

Posted by SamJames on 14/3/2014 at 02:30

I used Travelfish way back when, I think at the time you only covered Thailand then, mebbe 8 years ago. now I've saved up for another trip. Before anything else congrats on expansion to loads more of South East Asia. Very nice. Great for readers and I guess great for you too. Nice. BUT, where is the budget accommodation gone? Im flying into Bangkok and when I looked at your Khaosan section it seems a lot more slim than it used to be. Theres more words given to stylish places over those that a ...

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5 Day Gap: Should I Just Go With the Flow?

Posted by simonesa on 30/3/2014 at 23:09

So, I will be spending a month in Thailand during the upcoming low season. I am somewhat of a planner, so I have mapped out an itinerary that takes me to all my major interest points. However, I have five days, including days spent traveling, that are completely left open. I plan to fly into Bangkok and jump on the night train the following evening to head to Ko Pha Ngan for a few nights. From there I will spend a few nights relaxing on Ko Samui . After that, I wanted to visit Ko Lipe or ...

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honeymoon in Thailand

Posted by tbaggz on 1/2/2014 at 18:00

Any suggestions on honeymooning in Thailand end of July to mid august ? 3 or so weeks ? ...

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Do I need a new visa?

Posted by piglet44 on 31/3/2014 at 02:31

Hey everyone.. we are going to travel through Thailand from BKK up to Chiang Rai and over the border to Laos. Do we need to get a new visa for Thailand if we cross back again on our way back to Hong Kong? We will spend about a week in Thailand and about 4 weeks or so in Lao. Thanks ...

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Viewed 1,143 times, with 8 replies. Last reply by piglet44 on 1/4/2014 at 19:11

phuket to Nakhon Si Thammarat

Posted by boxee on 28/11/2008 at 13:28

does anyone know if there is a bus service or mini vans running from phuket to Nakhon Si Thammarat if so where do u get them from thanks for your help danny ...

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Viewed 6,017 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 31/3/2014 at 19:41

Itinerary advice, weather in August and things to do

Posted by Saranne44 on 29/3/2014 at 08:25

Hello, I am travelling to Thailand from the 8th August - 22nd with my partner. We are both 28 and are looking for a taste of Thai culture, as well as time to relax and sip on a few buckets . This is my plan at the moment (obviously I am limited due to time constraints): 9th Aug - arrive in Bangkok early hours of the morning and fly straight to Koh Samui 10th - 14th explore gulf islands 15th fly to chiang Mai - jungle trekking etc. 20th return to Bangkok and explore before flying to India on ...

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Viewed 1,496 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by LHenderson on 29/3/2014 at 20:45

First time solo traveler (getting nervous!)

Posted by denisey123 on 27/3/2014 at 15:31

Hi all, Im a 23 year old female travelling to bangkok in april alone and have absolutely no plan. I have 5 months to travel thailand, laos, cambodia, vietnam or anywhere else the wind can take me! If anyone could give me some tips on where to stay when I land in Bangkok and the best route to take thereafter it would be much appreciated. I have never been to se asia before so the nerves are kicking in now! Thanks ...

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Internet Koh Tao

Posted by gux on 28/3/2014 at 06:12

Hi - I'm thinking about moving to Koh Tao for one year. I'm working for a newsagency and should have regular, fast and solid internet access. Is that possible on Koh Tao? Appreciate any comment and/or tipps very much! ...

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Viewed 750 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by DLuek on 28/3/2014 at 09:28

Ao Nang or Krabi or Railay

Posted by kriskeogh on 23/11/2011 at 01:25

Can I have some thoughts and opinions of people that have stayed in Ao Nang as what i'm reading about it isn't ticking any boxes for us. The wife wants to stay in or around Krabi area as the last stop off on our honeymoon and we would have 5 nights there. However the last thing is want is a Thai Benidorm, somewhere cheesy, tacky and people harrassing you on the street. I'd personally rather stay in Krabi town but is this worthwhile or stay on Railay Beach (west?) but there is only a few h ...

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