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How are things in Thailand?

I'm considering a trip to Thailand in January. If you're currently living in Thailand or have visited recently, can you give me a sense of the political climate now? [more inside]
posted by Mender on Sep 28, 2014 - 6 answers

same trip but different

How should I spend my week alone in Thailand (or nearby)? [more inside]
posted by changeling on Apr 18, 2014 - 7 answers

SE Asia Tips for Solo Lady?

I'm a solo female traveler with 3 weeks free in Dec/Jan. Thinking of checking out SE Asia - maybe Laos + Cambodia. Do you have other suggestions? [more inside]
posted by Solon and Thanks on Oct 13, 2013 - 10 answers

Thailand Travel Pros: Bangkok, Samui, PhiPhi. Is Angkor too much?

Traveling with an international travel newbie...is Angkor Wat too much to add to a Thailand itinerary that already includes Bangkok, Samui, and Phuket / PhiPhi? Timeframe: 2 weeks. Also...think more hot-stone massages and less hostels this time around... [more inside]
posted by jnnla on Sep 17, 2013 - 12 answers

Is unstructured travel in northern Thailand during high season feasible?

My days of tramping around Thailand are long over so I must turn to Ask MeFi for help. Friends from the Czech Republic want to visit northern Thailand for two or three weeks sometime between this coming December and February next year. They do not speak Thai. It will be low cost holiday, no luxury hotels, no expensive restaurants. They want cheap hostels or tenting, bus or bicycle travel, partake of rural life and culture in the north, eat food from the markets, and perhaps some forest trekking. They are looking forward to an impromptu type of holiday with little planned itinerary. Is this type of trip even feasible during Thailand’s tourist high season? Has anyone undertaken such an unstructured adventure? Was it what you hoped? What downsides did you encounter? Any advice I can pass along would be very much appreciated.
posted by thaivagabond on Jul 8, 2013 - 8 answers

Fiji/New Zealand/Malaysia/Thailand/Nepal suggestravaganza

Please help us create itinerary bullet points for a massive trip to Fiji, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia! [more inside]
posted by Riki tiki on Jun 23, 2013 - 9 answers

Gift ideas for friends traveling to Africa and Thailand this summer

I have several good friends who will be traveling abroad this summer to work with elephants in Thailand and wildlife in Zimbabwe. I wanted to get them each something that would be thoughtful, useful or fun, especially in a foreign land. I have never traveled abroad, so I am having a hard time deciding what is needed or wanted when one is in Thailand or Africa. So, I am looking for something small and not terribly expensive. What would you have wanted on your trip to Thailand and/or Africa?
posted by Seppaku on May 4, 2013 - 11 answers

Bangkok to Ko Mak — Make it happen!

Bangkok to Ko Mak and back again: Help me solve an impending travel conundrum in Thailand (Transit nerds and Thai-speaking timetable readers welcome!) [more inside]
posted by klangklangston on Dec 12, 2012 - 5 answers

Finding a last-minute hotel in Phuket/Thailand

Our hotel reservation for the week of New Year's Eve in Phuket, Thailand just got cancelled... #argh! Where would you look for mid-to-high-end hotels with prices that are still reasonable, one month away from the busiest time of the year in Thailand? [more inside]
posted by meso on Nov 27, 2012 - 6 answers

Trip to SE Asia in winter, but where and for how long! Please help!

The boyfriend and I are trying to plan a trip to SE Asia From Xmas Day to the first week of January. We are looking to fly to Bangkok or Singapore and then taking a train to the other, stopping at Kuala Lumpur and Penang on the way. Suggestions and tips on what to do, whether this is feasible or a good idea in that time of year would be greatly appreciated! We know there won't be enough time to do everything but aren't sure how much time to allocate to each city. We're open to any and all recommendations!
posted by picarosado on Jun 19, 2012 - 12 answers

chiang mai to Krabi: what flights options?? air asia to phuket? discover with Thai airways? other?

Thailand travel planning: trying to get from chiang mai to krabi to Denapasar,Bali as effectively as possible. So far I found these options: use Air Asia to phuket from chiang mai and take a cab for a couple hours to krabi. (to and and back) Use discover thailand fares from thai airways, but they dont have direct flight to krabi, so travel takes like almost the entire day :( Suggestions? travel time would be cnx to krabi 02/22 and krabi to bali 02/25.
posted by kirikara on Jan 1, 2012 - 3 answers

Backpacking trip planning advice.

Help with planning a backpacking trip covering Asia->SE Asia. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by melizabeth on Nov 15, 2011 - 10 answers

Cheap(ish) fares to Bangkok over Christmas?

Did we miss the magic window for buying affordable tickets to Thailand? We'd be flying out of NYC around December 22nd and arriving back after the New Year. [more inside]
posted by Hwaet on Oct 25, 2011 - 7 answers

What to do in a far-away emergency?

I'm thinking of going backpacking with a couple of friends in Southeast Asia for two weeks, and using a GPS tracker with an alert function. Only trouble is, who should I alert, and what could they do? [more inside]
posted by edbyford on Oct 15, 2011 - 7 answers

What are family-friendly destinations in Thailand accessible by train?

What are family-friendly destinations in Thailand accessible by train? [more inside]
posted by snarfois on Sep 19, 2011 - 5 answers

Traving to Thailand and Malaysia for ten days

Ten days in Thailand and Malaysia. I need ideas of what to do, where to go and where to stay. I know ten days for two countries is short but that is all I have. I love adventure and I also love to kick back and relax. I will be leaving from Montreal. [more inside]
posted by alshain on Aug 14, 2011 - 15 answers

Help me find where to stay in Bangkok?

I have 2 nights and 3 partial days in Bangkok before meeting up with family to head to Koh Samui. Where should I stay? [more inside]
posted by BorgLove on Jul 5, 2011 - 10 answers

Help us time our trip to Asia?

WeatherFilter: Help us time our trip! Online resources I've seen haven't been consistent about the weather in Beijing, Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Phuket in late October/early November. Will we be OK? [more inside]
posted by unionsquarepark on Jul 4, 2011 - 5 answers

What are you recommendations for group travel in Thailand?

Group travel recommendations in Thailand? [more inside]
posted by msk1985 on Mar 20, 2011 - 1 answer

Heading to Thailand - Business etiquette or customs and things to do

I am going to be traveling to Thailand to on business for an a while and need advice on business etiquette and also fun things to do and the best places to see. I know there are guidebooks and yet I really enjoy off the beaten track scenes and local color. Should I be worried about safety as an American? This seems silly but bear with me, I just found out today and am trying to digest this....
posted by sfts2 on Dec 17, 2010 - 5 answers

Do my visa plans for Asia make sense? Thoughts and advice greatly appreciated.

Do my visa plans for Asia make sense? Thoughts and advice greatly appreciated. [more inside]
posted by Kirn on Dec 12, 2010 - 11 answers

What do I need to do before booking the first flight of a 5-month backpacking trip?

I'm about to book a flight from the UK to Bangkok (flying late Feb) to start a backpacking trip. I've got a recently renewed passport and funds for travel. I haven't got a flight back (not using a RTW ticket), travel insurance, VISAs, vaccinations or anything else yet. I want to book the flight so that it's real and happening, but is there anything else I really need to do FIRST? [more inside]
posted by Kirn on Nov 6, 2010 - 13 answers

Gift for someone moving to Thailand?

What's a good gift for a dear friend moving from the United States to Thailand? [more inside]
posted by Cailifetsipe on Oct 12, 2010 - 9 answers

One night in bangkok...then what?

Where to visit with an extra week (or just short of) in Southeast Asia? [more inside]
posted by gyroscope on Sep 8, 2010 - 12 answers

Help me plan my awesome Southeast Asia journey

What is the best time of year to travel in Southeast Asia? [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Aug 30, 2010 - 15 answers

Where should I travel in Asia and the wider world between February and August 2011?

Where should I travel in Asia and the wider world between February and August 2011? Should I travel there and then at all? I'm trying to plan a round-the-world trip and am finding it very difficult. Apologies for my rambling question - I could really do with your help. [more inside]
posted by Kirn on Aug 14, 2010 - 13 answers

Is Bangkok safe again?

After the political unrest in the recent months, how's the situation in Thailand in general, and Bangkok in particular nowadays? Also, if yes, advices on the places to go and things to visit for a first timer to the country. [more inside]
posted by joewandy on Jun 27, 2010 - 7 answers

Tri-Band Cellphone in Thailand

Headed to Thailand with my unlocked tri-band LG Neon (850/1800/1900 MHz). How much coverage will I get, and does it matter what prepaid SIM card I buy? [more inside]
posted by _Silky_ on Jun 18, 2010 - 3 answers

Where to go for my high-tech sabbatical

Help me find the perfect international destination for my high-tech sabbatical [more inside]
posted by superboy422 on Mar 24, 2010 - 13 answers

Low-cost Joburg

Which low-cost airline has the best fares from Bangkok to Johannesburg around Late June / early July? [more inside]
posted by simplesharps on Mar 8, 2010 - 7 answers

Should I travel to Southeast Asia in the rainy season?

If I'm planning a trip to Southeast Asia in late September/early October, should I be concerned about the weather? [more inside]
posted by josh.ev9 on Jan 30, 2010 - 4 answers

Going on a round the world trip. Am I starting out right?

[TravelFilter] I'm leaving the country next week, with no return ticket. I'll be starting off in Thailand (Bangkok), with a basic itinerary including other countries in Southeast Asia, Australia, and (eventually) Europe. I feel mostly prepared. But I'm curious as to what I'm forgetting? Your help is appreciated. [more inside]
posted by sacrifix on Dec 10, 2009 - 45 answers

Thai beaches?

Thailand beaches in November: Krabi or Phuket or Ko Samui? [more inside]
posted by smackfu on Oct 13, 2009 - 14 answers

Questions from Thailand

Tips for a trip to Thailand in August: Full Moon Party, Climbing in Krabi, Visiting Angkor Wat, Tailor in Bangkok. [more inside]
posted by vegetableagony on Jul 29, 2009 - 11 answers

Help me figure out what to do in Thailand.

I'm going to be in Thailand for a week with my brother. Need advice on where I should go and what I should do. In the very early stages of researching. [more inside]
posted by hazyspring on May 8, 2009 - 18 answers

Bangkok stay, recomendations.

Wheres somewhere great and cheap to stay for a couple of days at the beginning and ending of ten days in Bangkok, Thailand? [more inside]
posted by Neonshock on Jan 5, 2009 - 7 answers

Help me travel SE Asia as cheaply and amazingly as possible, please

So I'm going to be going over to SE Asia for the first time in a couple weeks and I'd love some advice on where to go and what to do... [more inside]
posted by saul wright on Dec 15, 2008 - 11 answers

Travel Packages to Thailand?

I'm planning a trip to Thailand in January. Airfare prices can be steep so I'm looking for a package deal. [more inside]
posted by natteringnabob on Sep 10, 2008 - 3 answers

How do I get around Thailand and Laos?

I am wondering if I could get some advice with specific transportation and itinerary information for a first-time trip to Thailand and Laos this December. [more inside]
posted by slopepheasant on Sep 3, 2008 - 2 answers

Should I travel to Japan or Thailand in January?

Should I spend two weeks in January in Japan or Thailand? [more inside]
posted by Dasein on Aug 28, 2008 - 12 answers

Thailand or bust

I want to go to Thailand. I have a lot of airline miles. Alas, I can't find an award ticket to Thailand for November or December at all. OTOH I can get to Singapore and pay to fly onward. Is Singapore a good choice or is there somewhere better?
posted by smackfu on Jul 9, 2008 - 10 answers

Looking for a classical guitar in Bangkok

Where can I buy a classical guitar in Bangkok? [more inside]
posted by ageispolis on May 10, 2008 - 2 answers

Semester in SEA.

A friend wants to spend 3 or 4 months in South East Asia. His budget is US $3000 (including transportation). Is this enough money, if he stays in mid-range guesthouses? He is a writer, and is wondering if bringing his laptop is a good idea. He's been to China before, but is completely unfamiliar with South East Asia, and hasn't traveled extensively in the past. Any itinerary ideas would be appreciated.
posted by jne1813 on Jan 14, 2008 - 13 answers

Make me want to go to Asia.

Make me want to go to Asia. [more inside]
posted by djstig on Sep 3, 2007 - 22 answers

Looking for paradise in Thailand

Traveling to Thailand, but we don't want to relive "The Beach." [more inside]
posted by Brittanie on Aug 15, 2007 - 17 answers

Bangkok logding suggestions?

Places to stay in Bangkok, and cool things to do there... [more inside]
posted by altcountryman on Jul 26, 2007 - 17 answers

Don't let me miss the boomerang exhibition!

Help me not miss anything on my "once in a lifetime" trip through southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand! [more inside]
posted by antifuse on Mar 28, 2007 - 25 answers

Going to Thailand and could use a travel partner and some advice.

I'm going to Thailand for about a month. I could really use some tips, resources etc.. anything would help, and if you're in Thailand and want to meet up I'll buy you a beer. [more inside]
posted by monkeycool on Nov 12, 2006 - 11 answers

Winter in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia in January + February: too cold/rainy? [more inside]
posted by cgs on Sep 18, 2006 - 5 answers

Backpacker Nirvana?

Know any good travelling websites? Most specifically for backpacking in Asia... [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on May 29, 2006 - 14 answers

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