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Beach/Island Resort 3-4 hours from Bangkok.

Posted by lynchqu2 on 13/3/2014 at 09:06

Hi, So my gf and I are arriving in Bangkok in late July. It is her birthday in April, so as part of her birthday present I want to get her a 1-2 night stay for both of us in an island/beach resort while we are in Thailand. So I am looking for information on any resorts within 3-4 hours of bangkok that you would recommend. Im hoping to pay between 50-100 English pound per night. I would really appreciate your help on this issue as Im struggling here as I have no prior experience of Thailand....T ...

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Surely not again?!! Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

Posted by Sparts on 19/3/2014 at 12:14

Good afternoon everyone. I realise this question has been asked a dozen times, but not for a while now. I don't see any harm in me posting this again as the other threads look a little out of date or haven't been aded to in a while. So,...we arrive into Suvarnabhumi Airport around 1pm for an overnight stay. Out flight is at 9am the following day. As we'll be travelling with a toddler we probably don't need the hassle of travelling into the city for only one night. So then, airport hotel recomme ...

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Bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong

Posted by ACattrall on 19/3/2014 at 02:31

Hi there I'll be arriving in Chiang Mai on 23rd March at 17:00, and im heading to Luang Prabang on next day (24th March). Does anyone know the following? 1) If there is any bus running from Chiang Mai (CM) to Chiang Khong (CK) after 6pm??? 2) As I checked from the web there is a early morning bus running from CM to CK at 0800am, is it still correct??? Coz some web said that the bus is leavinig at 13:00?? 3) If i catch the bus at 08:00 on 24th March to CK, is it possible for me to catch another ...

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Posted by Scotsman79 on 23/3/2013 at 22:25

I am currently planning my itinerary for a few weeks in Thailand in November, and as part of my holidays I would like include some trekking. While Chiang Mai seems to very popluar for trekking (and enjoyed my 1 1/2 day stay there last year) for some reason Umphang got my attention. I was thinking heading from Sukhothai to Mae Sot, and then to Umphang, where I would like to do a two or three day trekking, covering the Tee Lor Su waterfall and stay in one of the villages, and spend one or tw ...

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Phang Nga onwards travel

Posted by jonster1 on 6/3/2014 at 08:25

Hi I'm trying to squeeze as much as possible into my 2 week trip to Thailand and so wanted a bit of advice on onwards travel from Phang Nga Town, which Googling hasn't provided. I'm staying over in Phang Nga town and then planning a trip around the bay the following day. However, I'm then planning on travelling on to Koh Phangan. My question is whether it will be possible to reach Koh Phangan if setting of early afternoon from Phang Nga (my guess is no), and if not, where would be the best pla ...

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Deaths of Quebec women in Thailand may have been caused by pesticide

Posted by somtam2000 on 13/3/2014 at 20:27

Interesting following up on the death of two backpackers on Ko Phi Phi in 2012. Seems pesticides may have been the true cause of their death. "The most likely explanation is the acute intoxication and it is intoxication from the chemical that belong to the pesticide group,-Dr. Pasakron Akarasewi, with Thailand's Ministry of Health, told the CBC/Radio-Canada investigation." Full story here ...

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Por Ta Hin Chang Market in Chumphon

Posted by Durianwriter on 10/3/2014 at 00:17

Anyone ever been there? What's there? TAT recommended it to me, but I can't find any information about it online. Might be spelled "Bhor Tor Hin Chang Market. Thanks! ...

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Soi bongkot

Posted by boaby on 8/3/2014 at 21:49

Hi I'm looking for pattaya sports clinic. Apparently in soi bongkot. Where is it ? Ta Boaby ...

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one for the experts

Posted by eastwest on 4/3/2014 at 05:25

Starting next week I'll have to spend 2-3 weeks in Thailand waiting for my new passport. Some of this time I'll spend in BKK to catch up with friends but where to go for the remaining 7-10 days? I've been many times to Thailand and have seen all the major sites. I'm looking for a single place in Thailand to kick back and read some books. No interest in beach, nor backpacker/ tourist atmosphere, nor extensive travelling (apart from getting there and some day excursions). I'm looking for a place ...

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First Days - Bangkok Chiang Mai

Posted by saramac on 2/8/2013 at 23:29

Hi everyone. I'm arriving in Bangkok early in the morning on August 16, and while I have a loose idea about what my plans are (I will be in the region from August 16 through September 11), after reading so much on this forum, I've decided that (contrary to my overly-planning ways), I am going to try my best to wing it a bit and see what happens! 33 year old female, just quit my job, first time really traveling alone, not a party animal. Am I out of my mind?! This is going to be AMAZING. So, he ...

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Mae Khlang Luang + Northern Loop

Posted by marianaamc on 6/3/2014 at 06:09

Has anyone ever visit? Looks very beautiful but don't see many people talking about it. This is what I found: Looks nice for a night stay. Does anyone recommend doing a loop in northern thailand by rental car? Will be travelling in late july and I'm worried about safety in the winding wet roads. Also think it mi ...

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Viewed 1,136 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by LeonardCohen1 on 6/3/2014 at 19:07

June start 3/4 months Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore- Help please!!

Posted by JayeAC on 15/5/2013 at 07:38

Hi Everyone, I'm planning the above trip and whilst I've got ideas of places to see, things to do etc I'm not sure what order I should complete my trip in. This is what I had in mind: Fly to Bangkok Northern Thailand Cross the border in to Laos Through Laos to Vietnam Through Vietnam and down in to Cambodia Cross the border back in to Thailand Southern Thailand Finally Singapore The above is only a very brief guide of the places and whilst i have a basic idea of time id like to spend in each ...

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TV Documentary in Thailand

Posted by ThaiDocuTS on 5/3/2014 at 01:12

Are you travelling to Bangkok this month? Or are you already here and soon to make your way home? Then an exciting new TV show wants to hear from you! We're making an observational documentary, based in Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport, and following young travellers as they arrive in the country, either for work, education or a holiday, and see them off as they leave for home. We'd also love to hear from people already here in Thailand - do you have a story to tell about your experiences in pla ...

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Bangkok ---> Ayuttaya day trip

Posted by sarah6969pink on 3/3/2014 at 17:40

Hi All, Just putting some final touches to my honeymoon itinerary - I am looking to do a day trip to Ayuttaya and come back to Bangkok by boat. Am happy to get train (or mini bus) to Ayuttaya myself and then catch a boat back but not sure if this is possible/easy to do? I've been looking at organised day trips which seem reasonable and there seem to be two main boat companies - black pearl and river sun cruise - can anyone let me know which is the better option? thanks ...

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Padang Besar to Pak Bara (via Wang Kelian border crossing)

Posted by globoglobo on 23/11/2013 at 07:48

Hello everyone! Has anyone done the said itinerary, and crossed from Malaysia into Thailand via the Wang Kelian border crossing? We would be arriving in Padang Besar by train: are there buses to the border? Are there buses when in Thailand that take you to Pak Bara? How much does it cost aproximately? If anyone has info about this, please let us know. Thanks!! Andrea ...

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Questions for first trip to Bangkok for 4 days

Posted by shanladams82 on 1/3/2014 at 21:53

Hello, I have been reading the material and threads on this forum and there are a few questions that I have. When looking for a hotel to book, are there any areas/streets in Bangkok that we do not want to stay at? Our flight will come in at 12:15am and at the end of the trip our flight leaves at 5:30am. Would it be better to just stay at the airport until dawn and then go into town as opposed to booking a hotel for Monday night and not showing up until 1am or later? Do most hotels allow late ...

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5 Weeks Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam??I

Posted by megwag90 on 24/2/2014 at 20:35

First trip to SE Asia. Is it possible to do Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam is 5 weeks? ...

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Looking for a travel buddy to/around Krabi/Phi Phi/Railay...April 1st-?

Posted by Travelguy76 on 3/3/2014 at 01:06

Hiya! My name's Brent, and I'm a teacher up here in Chiang Mai. Summer break is coming up, and I'm just looking for someone to travel around the Krabi area with at the beginning of April. Ideally, I'd like to head to koh phi phi, Railay beach, maybe some diving, drinking, dancing, and whatever else. I'm a super laid back guy, originally from Los Angeles, and I'm usually always open to spontaneous changes in itinerary when the occasion calls for it It's always more fun to share a ...

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Planning a trip to thailand?

Posted by robemeen on 2/3/2014 at 10:18

arriving in bangkok on the 14th of sept and have to be back for the 26th for my flight home other then that i can go anywhere, any suggestions for what to do while there, i know sept is rainy but how bad is it and will there be any chance for beach visits and water activities, that sort of thing ...

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BANGKOK APRIL 12-21 2014

Posted by Immrmagic on 26/2/2014 at 22:25

Hi I'm Scott and I'm a 45 year old New Yorker and I'm traveling solo to Bangkok Thailand on April 12th to Aril 21st 2014. I'm staying on Sukhumvit 11 in Bangkok in a very nice hotel. I'm looking for anyone that will be there the same time as myself. Let's have a drink. I have absolutely no plans as of this very second only because I just booked it last night. I'm sure I will do alot of research and have some what of an itinerary. Please write back if interested in meeting up. Scott ...

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