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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 - 9 answers

Best way to book a ticket to Southeast Asia

A number of questions about planning a longish trip in Southeast Asia [more inside]
posted by You Can't Tip a Buick on Oct 12, 2013 - 9 answers

Decent introductions to Laotian history?

Can anyone recommend a good book on the history of Laos? I've tried searching on Amazon but most of the titles I see there seem to focus on America's unfortunate colonial misadventure in Southeast Asia and the CIA's secret war in Laos. While I understand the market imperatives that might lead to such a focus, I'd like to get a broader history than that. The book I am looking will : [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on May 11, 2013 - 5 answers

Young adult books about or starring characters from Laos?

[Book Filter] Does anyone have recommendations of books that are either about Laos, or starring characters that are Laotian? [more inside]
posted by ruhroh on Feb 25, 2013 - 7 answers

Help me plan a 3 month trip to Southeast Asia: Thailand,Laos,Vietnam,Cambodia, and Malaysia

I will be backpacking in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Malaysia, so any tips and advice would be greatly appreciated. [more inside]
posted by Trinergy on Dec 30, 2012 - 9 answers

Planning a Ramble Around South-East Asia

Having completed my research in Malaysia early, I find myself with two weeks to travel in South-East Asia. Where should I go? I have many options and not enough time to plan. Please guide me! [more inside]
posted by reren on Jul 19, 2012 - 14 answers

Southeast Asia travel suggestions

Southeast Asia travel advice desired. Where should two vegetarians who speak English go for a 5 day vacation in mid December? [more inside]
posted by holyrood on Apr 21, 2012 - 7 answers

Where was I in Vietnam or Laos?

Five years ago, while either in Vietnam or Laos (memory is hazy), I was taken out to a remote working Buddhist monastery. We went by taxi and walked into the monastery at night. I managed to snap this picture before we went in. Can anyone tell me where I was?
posted by vacapinta on Mar 30, 2012 - 7 answers

Buddhist way to honor a friend's death in Laos?

I'm in Luang Prabang, Laos right now and tomorrow is the one month anniversary of a friend's death. I would like to go to the temple and do something, but I'm not sure what the custom is. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by hazyspring on Jan 4, 2012 - 3 answers

Where to spend 18 days in Southeast Asia

We've got 18 days in Southeast Asia - where should we go? [more inside]
posted by JPD on Nov 7, 2011 - 16 answers

Be my tour guide guide, please!

Help me find the laid-back path to Laos & Cambodia around Songkrang! [more inside]
posted by hampanda on Mar 21, 2011 - 7 answers

Should I go to SE Asia this summer or is it too rainy?

I want to travel this summer - in the "backpacking" sense - and I'd love advice on where to go. I'm leaning towards ~6-7 weeks in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Burma..but I'm worried about the rainy season. Should I go somewhere else? How many countries should I hit? Any other advice? [more inside]
posted by User7 on Feb 17, 2011 - 14 answers

APN? What? I did that.

How do I set up an iphone to use 3g data from Laotel? [more inside]
posted by pompomtom on Feb 14, 2011 - 0 answers

Asthma medicine in Asia: are there restrictions on import, and is it easily purchased?

I take Clenil Modulite (Beclometasone dipropionate, a daily steroid) and Ventolin (Salbutamol, as needed) for my asthma, in inhaler form. I'm visiting Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Japan, Russia and Mongolia in the course of a backpacking trip starting next month. I want to take these medicines with me, but am finding it hard to find info about restricted drugs in these countries. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by Kirn on Jan 23, 2011 - 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

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

Pet Placement Resource Needed in Laos

What pet adoption placement and/or listing resources exist in Laos, for a found stray kitten? [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jun 30, 2010 - 8 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

Help me refine my trip to SE Asia.

I'm planning a trip to SE Asia for one month. When is the best time to go? How much is it realistic for me to do? Definitely would like to go to Laos and Cambodia. Possibly Vietnam. [more inside]
posted by hazyspring on Jun 20, 2009 - 7 answers

Where can I get Lao Beer quick?

Where can I get Beer Lao in or around Raleigh NC in the next 24 hours? [more inside]
posted by DetonatedManiac on Jan 30, 2009 - 7 answers

What should I do in Beihai, China?

What would you recommend seeing and doing around Beihai in China? [more inside]
posted by jmmpangaea on Dec 3, 2008 - 1 answer

One Week In Southeast Asia

Where would I have the most fun for one week -- Cambodia? Viet Nam? Or Laos? [more inside]
posted by bardic on Nov 5, 2008 - 12 answers

Vietnam: 196x, The VC are creating trouble in Vinh Binh . . . How do I get there?

Following up from this question, are there any good historical Atlases of Vietnam? Indochina? The Vietnam War? South Vietnam? [more inside]
posted by MasonDixon on Oct 14, 2008 - 3 answers

Opening a Guesthouse in Cambodia = Newhart + The Beach?

My wife and I want to drop our corporate lives in New York and open a guesthouse in Cambodia for backpackers. Anyone have any experience with this or other crackpot plans? [more inside]
posted by pokeydonut on Jul 22, 2008 - 18 answers

A book about Indochina, to make my mother happy.

My mom wants a book on French Indochina, and I'd like to find a good one for her. Preferably non-fiction, but good fiction with some insight into history and culture would work, too. The exact historical time range is flexible, but she's mostly interested in the area pre-Vietnam War.
posted by bookish on Apr 30, 2008 - 9 answers

southeast asia itinerary help

Which city/cities should I cross off my south east asia itinerary? [more inside]
posted by nyu2 on Mar 5, 2008 - 13 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

Planning a trip to Asia - help!

Please help me plan a trip to Asia (Thailand, China, and points in between). [more inside]
posted by gottabefunky on Oct 27, 2005 - 13 answers

How can I make money while traveling for a year?

Through rather fortuitous circumstances, it seems I have about a year and a half to do nothing but travel. How can I make money while doing this? [the inside is filled with more] [more inside]
posted by borkingchikapa on Jan 30, 2005 - 16 answers

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