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Old 02-02-2008, 10:17 AM   #2651
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Re: Thailand returns

Im at Suv airport now, arrived 5 hours early DOH! I managed to connect with my laptop to 'THAInetwork'. There are no WIFI signs anywhere so I don't know if it is dodgy for me to do that or not, anyone know?

I have now 0 baht left and 0 available funds having just had airport dinner so I budgeted for this trip perfectly! Here for 25 days and spent about 30k baht.
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Old 02-03-2008, 02:16 AM   #2652
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Re: Thailand returns

themandude: if you're having problems finding a cheap direct flight from Vancouver, looking into cheap flights from Seattle or LA. Thai flies direct from LAX and from what I hear is pretty nice. Northwest, Continental, a host of other airlines fly from Seattle and the prices can be good. Then just wait for a cheap fare on Horizon or get someone to give you a lift to SeaTac?

I use www.kayak.com to compare prices.
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Old 02-04-2008, 12:37 PM   #2653
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someone tell me of the weed situation in phuket...besides the obvious legal views
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Old 02-06-2008, 12:07 AM   #2654
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thehabit,

I don't smoke but from what I saw it's not so hard to find. I won't name any places on the web, but just ask when you get in town or send me a p.m. Usually Rasta/Reggae bars are a good place to go.

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Old 02-07-2008, 03:09 PM   #2655
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Re: Thailand returns

hey guys, me and fletcher19 have just got to bangkok today. Do any of you guys want to meet up for a few drinks over the next couple of days? We'ere going to be at o'riellys in patpong(?) on saturday and weve got nothing planned but grinding tomorrow. has anyone got any suggestions of what area/bars to visit?We're in bangkok for 5 more days, then phucket.

thanks in advance, and drop us a pm or whatever if u want to party asap haha
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Old 02-08-2008, 12:28 AM   #2656
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Re: Thailand returns

Probably slightly off topic, but where can you meet thai girls in the states ?
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Old 02-08-2008, 01:33 AM   #2657
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try any local thai restaurant or supermarket
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Old 02-08-2008, 04:18 PM   #2658
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try any local thai restaurant or supermarket
Can you just ask a cute thai waitress to go out on a date you think ? What will she think of this ?
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Old 02-09-2008, 04:04 AM   #2659
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Can you just ask a cute thai waitress to go out on a date you think ? What will she think of this ?
ummm...yes, you can. Then you can even ask her what she thinks/thought of it although it's probably best not to care what she thinks of you doing whatever you feel like doing.

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Old 02-12-2008, 06:17 PM   #2660
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Re: Thailand returns

Help request:

I've traveled almost everywhere in Thailand and the hardest thing to find is a fast reliable internet connection in a hotel.

I am willing to ship $ for quality information.

I am looking for hotels with fast & reliable internet in the range of 1000 to 2600 baht per night in the following areas:

1) Bangkok
2) Chiang Mai/North
3) Phuket/Samui/South Thailand
4) Pattaya/Samet/Koh Chang area

Best replies get rewarded. Will ship $20 on Stars for hotel(s) that I end visiting. Post here or PM.
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Old 02-12-2008, 06:23 PM   #2661
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Help request:

I've traveled almost everywhere in Thailand and the hardest thing to find is a fast reliable internet connection in a hotel.

I am willing to ship $ for quality information.

I am looking for hotels with fast & reliable internet in the range of 1000 to 2600 baht per night in the following areas:

1) Bangkok
2) Chiang Mai/North
3) Phuket/Samui/South Thailand
4) Pattaya/Samet/Koh Chang area

Best replies get rewarded. Will ship $20 on Stars for hotel(s) that I end visiting. Post here or PM.

I stayed somewhere on Khao Son Road which had Wi-fi for 150 baht for the duration of your stay for use in your room. very fast and reliable, didnt disconnect at all, the wireless hub things are on each floor. i forgot what its called but have the hotel card somewhere at home so can let u know in a couple of days.
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Old 02-12-2008, 07:18 PM   #2662
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Re: Thailand returns

going the yorkshire inn in phuket tomorrow and apparently that has very fast wifi.

you may want to check this out http://www.stickmanbangkok.com/wifi/...ternetWiFi.htm
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Old 02-13-2008, 04:13 AM   #2663
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I stayed somewhere on Khao Son Road which had Wi-fi for 150 baht for the duration of your stay for use in your room. very fast and reliable, didnt disconnect at all, the wireless hub things are on each floor. i forgot what its called but have the hotel card somewhere at home so can let u know in a couple of days.


anyone who can afford 3000baht a night will never even go close to khao san for even a minute
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Old 02-17-2008, 03:23 AM   #2664
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hmm can anyone repost the link to real estate website for phuket and its surrounding(houses)
Acuterealty doesnt have anything.

I remember there was a link that had a million nice houses for rent
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Old 02-17-2008, 03:49 AM   #2665
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these are the best 3 from my experience

http://www.siamrealestate.com/
http://www.houseinphuket.com/houses/LTR/
http://www.rentthaihome.com/?lang=en
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Old 02-17-2008, 03:52 AM   #2666
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Thanks a lot.
Are those price usualy negociable for 3-5thousand if you take long enough?
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Old 02-17-2008, 05:17 AM   #2667
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should be since we are towards the end of the high season
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Old 02-17-2008, 06:39 AM   #2668
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http://www.houseinphuket.com/houses/LTR/a0421/
gonna call in monday for that
pretty cute house lots of potential.. just need 5k less.. which would go for a motorcycle

pool 4 kid = awesome
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Old 02-17-2008, 07:39 AM   #2669
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Giga and I are on Koh Samaui right now and are heading to the full moon party on the 22nd. I might head to Koh Tao to scuba dive as well. If anybody is in the area, shoot me a PM and I'll send my phone number.

or here is giga's number xxxxxxxxx

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Old 02-17-2008, 07:48 PM   #2670
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pool 4 kid = awesome
Pools are awesome if you have a kid who's older and can swim. Think about the whole drowning safety thing.

Cool place though.
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Old 02-19-2008, 10:20 AM   #2671
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Hi I want to plan a trip on my own to thailand in August for about 1-2weeks. My plan is to stay at one (not to expensive but comfertable)hotel (suggestions? also should I book in advance?). I really want to visit those tempels in Wat pho I believe its called. I was wondering if you have some good tips for me regarding a hotel or places I should visit. I also want to relax some days on beaches there. And maiby meet up with some of you guys(?). Regarding transporation, im not that good in geograffically organizing myself so I guess taxis are perfect, although I do have a motorlicence(got it here in holland it takes pretty much lessons to get one so I know how to handle one) I think its a hassle to bring my motorclothing(lots of weight) with me or I guess you can rent a outfit there. awell if someone has some tips im still orientating what I want.
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Old 02-19-2008, 04:00 PM   #2672
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re: tipping,

i will usually just round it up, so ill give 100 baht for an 86 baht taxi fare, or 50 baht for a 43 baht taxi fare, or 400 baht for a 365 baht fare. i feel bad for those guys. many of them sleep in their cabs to save as much money as they can before going back to their home province. i am usually more generous to the guys with shrines on their windshield or who have good taste in morlam music and don't harass us about Thaskin being God.
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Old 02-19-2008, 11:01 PM   #2673
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im traveling down to thailand for a 1-2 month stay or so. im gonna start out w/ taking my scuba diving certification (open water), any suggestions for good scuba diving? ive scuba dived a cpl times before
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Old 02-20-2008, 03:26 AM   #2674
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Hey all, i take airplane tomorrow for bangkok

Some other friends join the party, and we will be around 5 friends (French).

i would like to thanks everyone for this post, this post make me move there, this post did help us a LOT.

thx you again everyone !


PS : if you can read some french, you'r welcome there : (blog)

http://projet-t.over-blog.com/

YAAY !!!
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Old 02-20-2008, 04:27 AM   #2675
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bonne chance a votre groupe
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