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Nong Khai to Chiang Khan bus

Posted by 12388a on 28/2/2017 at 19:41

Took the bus from Nong Khai to Chiang Khan today. This journey is done in 3 parts. First caught an old but clean green bus at 7:30am from Nong Khai bus station to another bus station which I arrived at around 11:35 am along a scenic Mekong river. Then caught a large songthaw (large public taxi style car) to Ban Trad around 1.5 hours away which left around 11:50am. These 2 parts of the journey cost 120 baht for both.From Ban Trad cross to the other side of the road from where you were dro ...

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Haircut in Thailand

Posted by simonmobiledisco on 2/2/2009 at 19:14

I am about to leave to go travelling in asia and could do with a haircut so i'm nice and cool and no horrible tan lines when i get it cut again Now i don't expect it to be like in London, but I would like to remain resonable attractive (got to the best i can with my locks) have people had experiences with getting a hair cut, was there any comminication issues? Would saying, give me a local look be style suicide? ...

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Central and Northern Thailand

Posted by tnem1 on 26/1/2017 at 19:11

Hello there, My girlfriend and I are planning a trip to Southeast Asia in August and I'd greatly appreciate some help concerning our plans north of Bangkok. Here are our parameters: -We have about three weeks, starting from Bangkok and ending with a flight from Chiang Mai to Hanoi. -Generally, we would like a relaxed pace of travel, but would love to hear what people think is realistic. -I am experienced traveller and we have a decent budget (mostly midrange hotels). -I am obsessed with f ...

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Link between Koh Lanta a Phi Phi

Posted by peppe on 16/2/2017 at 04:23

Hello, I'd like to go from Koh Lanta to Phi Phi in the morning (I know there is a boat departing at 8:00) but is the last boat going from Phi Phi to Koh Lanta at 15:30??? Is there another link solution in order to stay much longer in Phi Phi (without sleep there)?? Furthermore, each link I have checked (krabi, phi phi, lanta...) doesn't leave after 15:30... no boat runs after this time? is it forbidden? Thank you very much. ...

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Hat Lek - Cham Yeam Border Crossing Open?

Posted by mklema on 3/5/2015 at 08:20

Hello, In a few weeks I'm planning to cross into Koh Kong, Cambodia from Trat, Thailand via the Hat Lek - Cham Yeam Border Crossing. However, according to Google Maps the Thailand Border Crossing Checkpoint at Hat Lek is "permanently closed." (See map here). This seems strange to me and I can't find any information on the internet about the border crossing being closed. Has anyone crossed through this checkpoint recently? Any news about whether it's open or not? Thanks!!! ...

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Thai Toilets

Posted by mattocmd on 17/10/2007 at 13:35

Hello, I am currently in northern Thailand and I have a problem. I am afraid to take a shit in the Thai toilets and my girlfriend is mad because of my skids..... Someone please give me advice!! ...

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Last drinks at Cheap Charlie's......, when ?

Posted by sandyfreckle on 20/2/2017 at 05:58

If it has not already stopped trading..., can anyone tell me when Cheap Charlie's on Suk soi 11 is due to serve it's last drinks ? Regards Dr. Freckle ...

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boat/ship from bangkok to vietnam

Posted by ricardo4 on 9/3/2013 at 20:46

Is it possible to go from bangkok to vietnam direct via boat/ship? Any information would be a great help! Thank you! ...

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Treking at ko phi Phi AnTreK is hard ?

Posted by Andy25thom on 15/2/2017 at 11:23

Hi. I have book the Antrek phi phi at ko phi phi thailand but I never trek before. I don't now if it's hard Trek or not. The guy when we book online say everybody will finish if you do the first Part of the trek. Somebody have do this first part already? My friend really want do this one because they se many good review of them but I am not the treking guy. I hope I will finish lol I will tell you in one month but if someone know ? Thanks you. ...

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Ko Bulon accommodation

Posted by Bilbo1 on 14/2/2017 at 09:59

Hi, I’ll be heading to Bulon early March and was wondering ifanyone can recommend a good place to stay? I’m looking for something basic,clean and safe close to a nice beach for up to 1500 THB max with twin beds. I’ve already checked out Pansand Resort website but that starts at 1700 Baht. Also, would it be necessary to book ahead or is it safe enough for that time of year to just turn up as I’ve heard that tourism in Thailand is down this year? Cheers, Bilbo. ...

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RIP Gill Daley, co-founder of the Soi Dog Foundation

Posted by somtam2000 on 13/2/2017 at 01:57

We've just learned of the passing of Gill Daley, the English co-founder of the Soi Dog Foundation on Phuket . She was just 58. The Phuket News has a good obituary up for her and you can read our coverage of the foundation here. The official site is here. Over the years the foundation has saved thousands of animals and inspired both locals and foreigners alike to volunteer, assist, donate and even adopt animals in need. RIP Gill ...

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Ideas for 1 month in Isaan and North Thailand?

Posted by Kmcgregor1 on 30/1/2017 at 05:41

Hi there I will be in Thailand from the end of March (arrival either 30/31st into Bangkok) for 1 month and would like to visit some areas in Isaan and head north to Chiang Mai (my friends will be there 11th-18th April so i would like to see them on one of those dates. I was wondering what the best route would be for exploring Isaan over 12/14 days whilst heading up to Chiang Mai? I'm interested in temples, nature, walking, maybe couple of days in a city. Once in North Thailand I'd like to v ...

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Getting from Si Satchanalai to Lampang

Posted by Sknew on 9/2/2017 at 23:11

Can someone tell me how I get from Si Satchanalai to Lampang? Do I rejoin the bus that dropped me off from Sukhothai? Or are there songthaeows (sp) from somewhere? I don't know why I forgot to ask this question in the planning stage. I'm learning how, after all my travel experiences, Thailand manages to bewilder me. I need to travel tomorrow (Saturday)! ...

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Avoid this bus from Bangkok to Kampaeng Phet

Posted by Sknew on 7/2/2017 at 00:13

The 12:30p bus waited for 45 min past departure so far, apparently to fill more seats? There may be a way to embed a photo of the company, but I don't know it. I am beginning to think that I should just have rented a car. ...

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Visa Extension - How far in advance?

Posted by altmtl on 7/2/2017 at 07:32

Hello, I am a Canadian citizen with a single entry (2 month) visa, which I would like to extend for one month. I entered Thailand Jan.10th & would like to extend it on Feb. 15th - Is this possible? In Krabi? Thank You ...

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Trat airport to Ko Kut - transport & route?

Posted by JeremyH on 7/2/2017 at 23:23

Hi there, Been a few years since I last visited Ko Chang & some of the nearby islands. This May 17 I'm heading to Ko Kut . Are there direct boats to Ko Kut from Trat or do I have to get one from Ko Chang? Any recent knowledge/advice most welcome. Thanks, JeremyH. ...

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Viewed 334 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by DLuek on 8/2/2017 at 07:56

I have no idea how to sum this up.. haha read me.

Posted by Purplehayes on 6/2/2017 at 04:01

Hi there! I arrive in Bangkok on the 13th at 3:30pm and I will be starting my PADI course at 4:30pm the next day. My question is: Where should I stay for the first night? The way I see it there are 3 options which I have listed below. I am curious as to whether it is worth going to Bangkok for the afternoon/evening? I will return to Bangkok so there will be other opportunities. Should I go straight to Samui and spend 1 night there? I won't be back except to alight. Or just spend the night near ...

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Ko Tarutao accommodation and onward travel

Posted by Bilbo1 on 2/2/2017 at 08:50

Hi fellow travellers, I'm planning to travel from Ao Nang to Ko Tarutao on Friday February 24th for a couple of nights and was wondering if I need to book accommodation at Ao Phante Malaka beforehand or is it safe to just turn up? Also, I want to travel onward to Ko Lipe so is it possible to buy a ticket on Tarutao or do I need to buy one before getting there? Thanks in advance for any advice! Bilbo ...

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Thai railways on line booking

Posted by amnicoll on 30/1/2017 at 05:25

As from 1st Feb you can book train tickets on line at www.railway.co.th or www.thairailwayticket.com 2-60 days in advance ...

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Visiting Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai area

Posted by Sknew on 31/1/2017 at 19:37

Hi all. I planned a day trip to see, finally, Doi Suthep. But the costs of transportation seem to vary widely depending on the source. I'd prefer to hire a taxi with A/C for half a day. I'd use this for Wat Buak Krok Luang, Wat Suan Dok, and then Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Ratchawarawihan (the main attraction). Where can I negotiate this deal, and what would be fair? I really dislike songtaews, they tend to give me headaches and take forever. Note I will start this trip from Lampang. Woul ...

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