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Manila to Koh Samui- HOW?

Posted by LorenaYoga on 21/2/2014 at 23:46

Hi. I need to get to Koh Samui on March 29. I want to book a flight now. Which is nearer and more convenient going to Koh Samui, through Bangkok or Phuket? There is no direct flight from Manila. Also, can you recommend an economy airline going to koh Samui? Thank you! ...

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finding someone to buy and sent a package to europe

Posted by catweazle on 22/2/2014 at 10:20

hey, i have heard of a website, that connects people who want to buy something in a foreign country and the people, who are currently in this foreign country. so u sent the order and the money to them or the website and they go shopping and bringing it to the post office for a little fee. has anyone heard of this website or service? Thx in advance ...

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Bangkok to Siem Reap in Taxi

Posted by chicken_adobo on 19/2/2014 at 00:32

There's 3 of us traveling form Bangkok to Siem Reap in a couple of weeks, probably March 3rd or 4th, and we are looking into renting a taxi instead of taking a bus. Somehow, my travel partners' research say it's not much more expensive per person to take this route, but we're buying convenience this way, since we can stop or not stop anytime along way, and it's less time consuming in a way. We're looking for ONE more person if anybody's interested, so let me know so we can start finalizing ...

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Bangkok, Chang Mai, Koh Lanta and Krabi help please!

Posted by boxerboo on 19/2/2014 at 16:09

Hi Myself and hubby are heading to Thailand for 13 nights on the 26th March. We travelled to Krabi in 2011 but didn't get to do any tours due to the worst floods in over 40 years resulting in 11 days torrential rain on our two week trip:(. So we plan to travel back to Krabi to see everything we missed. We haven't booked anything but flights to BK so far, am thinking of the following, anyone have any thoughts, good or bad?? Fly from BK to Chang Mai for 3 nights, looking at Shangri La. Want ...

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Which Gulf Island In June

Posted by moellercl on 20/2/2014 at 20:22

My 17 YO daughter and I are going to Thailand for almost a month in June 2014. The first week we would like to go to an island. We both love to swim, sunbathe, snorkel, hike some, and really need some help deciding which island or islands to visit. We have about a week. So far I have been leaning towards, Koh TAo, Koh Chang, Koh Samui or Koh Phangan (but it will be FMP) I am not interested in the party scene at all. We like to eat out and shop a little and explore some. We may fly there from Ban ...

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Farmer protesters on their way to Suvarnabhumi Airport

Posted by DLuek on 20/2/2014 at 21:20

It looks like the angry rice farmer contingent is on its way to Suvarnabhumi today. According to the Bangkok Post, a leader "insisted that the farmers have no intention of seizing the airport, but admitted that passengers might have some difficulty getting there." That means the access roads might be overrun by tractors, trucks and a few thousands farmers by this afternoon. Definitely a good day to take the Airport Rail Link. Here's the article: ...

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Traveling on my own at end of year

Posted by John83 on 20/2/2014 at 15:02

Hello everyone I was hopeing if people could help me. I will be traveling around Thailand on my own at the end of the year and I was wanting help. I want to spend about a month in Thailand. Want to experience culture and enjoy myself to. Was hoping people could give me tips on what route to take? What is better night busses or trains? Also want to spend time with elephants if possible.. Thanks for any help. John ...

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Fitness/Wellness/Yoga/Bootcamp (21-28 days)

Posted by luckyjupiter on 13/2/2014 at 08:06

Hi there, I am desperately looking for a 21-28 day wellness or fitness program to overcome some very difficult few years .All I seem to come across are detox programs which are not suitable as I am looking to Gain healthy weight and get fit. I found one called PhuketFit and am waiting to hear back from them but it looks like they might be fully booked. Criteria: * Holistic approach to wellness/fitness (don't mind a mild detox, but goal is to GAIN weight and build core strength. I would be con ...

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request info about Khao Pilai/Natai and Khao Lak

Posted by zaupa on 19/2/2014 at 22:17

Hi guys, i would like to travel to Khao Pilai/ Natai and go also in Khao Lak. I need to know how can i move there? I don't want to rent car. A friend will pick me up in Phuket airport and he will go with me until Khao Pilai. Is it easy to rent a motorcycle there just to travel around to Pilai and Natai? If i want to move from Pilai/ Natai to Khao Lak, what can i do? Are there public bus or pick up trucks that pass there? Or do i have to go to Kokloi town? And how far (about how many km) fr ...

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Quad Biking

Posted by buttonbridge on 19/2/2014 at 04:31

Very sad to see the latest developements in Thailand but hopefully it will still be OK for my 14 day trip starting next Thursday. I have planned a bit of a trek around which includeds Bangkok, Pattaya, Chiang Mai and Krabi (Ao Nang). Does anyone have advice on a decent company for Quad Biking in any of those places? Would look for an interesting trip as well as an opportunity to 'have a blast' I have looked at Trip Advisor but nothing was conclusively good. Some friends and I found a small Qu ...

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Viewed 871 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by Tilapia on 19/2/2014 at 21:15

Island Advice, mid May.

Posted by Ahleckz on 18/2/2014 at 12:30

My girlfriend and I are landing in Bangkok on the 7th of May for 5 months. She really wants to go to the beaches first so we'll make our way down to the islands down south. Probably going to fly as it's only 1200bhat to Phuket! However, I'm not sure where to go. Because of the weather I'm assuming that Koh Samui would have the better weather for splashing in the sea/diving/laying on the beach. But Phi Phi/Phuket seems more interesting. What are we looking for? Diving, snorkeling, beautiful beac ...

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From Natai Beach to Khao Lak

Posted by zaupa on 19/2/2014 at 05:29

Hi everybody, there's someone can suggest me how reach Khao Lak from Natai Beach? Thanks a lot ...

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Viewed 1,140 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by somtam2000 on 19/2/2014 at 06:56

3 weeks in Thailand - Advice

Posted by ben05 on 17/2/2014 at 05:43

Hi everyone, I'm looking for some advice. I'm off to Bangkok in Augustfor 3 weeks. I am planning a week going round the islands in the south. Thatleaves me with 2 weeks left to explore. I have narrowed it down to a couple ofoptions "“ I would just like peoples advice on which one they think isbetter/any issues I may have/am I trying to do too much. Option 1 "“ From Bangkok head to Chaing Mai to go jungle trekking.Then head back down to Bangkok through the ancient capi ...

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Stay safe in Bangkok today

Posted by DLuek on 17/2/2014 at 23:54

Some pretty serious clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police taking place right now in the vicinity of Ratchadamnoen Avenue. Khao San Road is still safe but tear gas is in the air as close as Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall. The whole of Ratchadamnoen is best avoided. Also a tense situation at the Ministry of Interior, not far from the Grand Palace. If you're in the Old City, you're best off sticking close to KSR and/or the river, or taking the express boat down to Chinatown a ...

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Viewed 1,209 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by SBE on 18/2/2014 at 05:45

Arrived in Bangkok today!

Posted by Quickstix on 12/2/2014 at 23:38

Hi guys! Just arrived in Bangkok today and would be great if anyone was around and fancie a drink or something. 22yo solo male traveller. Hopefully hear from you soon! ...

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Viewed 1,278 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by MADMAC on 18/2/2014 at 02:09

Packrafting Thailand?

Posted by tikchikak on 17/2/2014 at 23:44

Hello, I was thinking of going to Laos, but was wondering if Thailand has any good rivers to float. I'm looking for a 7-14 day trip. Any info on good rivers with great sights? Is May a bad time to go for water levels? Thank you very much! ...

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Adaman Coast

Posted by tmurray on 17/2/2014 at 22:51

Hi, I am planning a trip to Thailand starting in late March/early April. I would love to start off my trip by exploring some of the islands on the Northern Adaman coast. In the research I have done so far, I have read that the weather on the Adaman coast can start getting rough in April. Do you think its still worth checking out this area in April? I am planning on checking out Ko Surin islands, Ko chang, Khao Sok National Park. I am looking for a more active and outdoorsy experience and woul ...

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Viewed 829 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 17/2/2014 at 23:10

Wearing Red in Thailand - Cambodia - Vietnam

Posted by SoloGirls on 15/2/2014 at 21:31

So I'm packing for my trip and it has come to my attention that I have a lot of red clothing. Most of which I can easily avoid bringing. But I'm looking to bring a longer pair of shorts for temples and whatnot and I only have 2 pairs that are longer. One are so bulky and heavy, I just don't want to bring them. They would take up so much space and be really hot. The other are red board shorts. So they are really light. But they are most definitely red. Is this a concern? I won't be going ...

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Viewed 6,162 times, with 23 replies. Last reply by buttonbridge on 17/2/2014 at 14:50

Cell Phones in Bangkok

Posted by mreiss on 8/9/2012 at 23:41

Can anyone recommend a place to buy cell phones in Bangkok where they speak English? It's not so much the cell phone itself, as getting the SIM card and the right plan. Thanks. ...

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Viewed 6,233 times, with 6 replies. Last reply by buttonbridge on 17/2/2014 at 08:19

First trip to Thailand...Thoughts?

Posted by BAMAnug on 16/2/2014 at 16:05

Hello all. Just booked my flight into Thailand for a two week vacation. Will be backpacking alone. I've done the backpacking thing in Europe several times, first time going to SE Asia. Here is my itinerary, any and all advice would be much appreciated. Land in Bangkok on June 28. June 28-July 1---Bangkok and Pattaya. Just explore, try and take in the big things. July 1-July 5----Chiang Mai (flying from Bangkok). Plan on volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park, as well as doing some sort ...

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