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    • gaolei's Profile Photo

      King's Burial

      Bangkok Jan 23, 2017 at 3:26 PM

      I was told that the king is about to be buried or cremated this or next week. Is this true? I also heard everyone must wear dark, black, clothes to show respect to the king? So how far is this going? I am sure we will need to dress appropriately at the grand palace, but the travel tour leader that we talked to by phone said respectful clothes are required throughout Thailand. In the past, tourist areas were exempt from this. What places are covered by this? Thanks!

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      any ide from pattaya to this island koh kham

      Pattaya Jan 31, 2017 at 1:53 AM

      any ide from from pattaya pier to koh kham island ? google.com.ph/maps/dir/patta...

      thank you

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      any ide from pattaya to this island koh kham

      Pattaya Jan 31, 2017 at 1:53 AM

      any ide from from pattaya pier to koh kham island ? google.com.ph/maps/dir/patta...

      thank you

      5 Answers Feb 3, 2017 at 8:35 AM
    • gaolei's Profile Photo

      King's Burial

      Bangkok Jan 23, 2017 at 3:26 PM

      I was told that the king is about to be buried or cremated this or next week. Is this true? I also heard everyone must wear dark, black, clothes to show respect to the king? So how far is this going? I am sure we will need to dress appropriately at the grand palace, but the travel tour leader that we talked to by phone said respectful clothes are required throughout Thailand. In the past, tourist areas were exempt from this. What places are covered by this? Thanks!

      2 Answers Jan 31, 2017 at 4:15 PM
    • Accomodation and location

      Bangkok Dec 27, 2016 at 1:59 PM

      I am going to bangkok in august for the first time and would like some advice on places to stay and best areas for shopping and nearest to traind etc. do not want luxury stay .

      14 Answers Jan 15, 2017 at 2:10 PM
    • Where to change money safely (+ good rates if possible) in Bangkok?

      Bangkok Dec 22, 2016 at 2:32 AM

      Hello,

      I will visit Bangkok next month, and I'm a bit afraid of all the money exchange related scams. What are some money changers in Bangkok who are trustworthy and offer good rates?

      Thank you!

      15 Answers Jan 11, 2017 at 3:36 AM
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      Solo traveler- looking for friends

      Bangkok Dec 21, 2016 at 11:38 PM

      Hello, I am planning to visit Bangkok for Songkran 2017 (April 13-16) and I will be traveling alone.. Are there any locals on here that live there or will be there around that time that could possibly show me around?

      4 Answers Dec 30, 2016 at 9:20 AM
    • Seeking for Private driver tour

      Bangkok Dec 18, 2016 at 10:27 PM

      Hello
      I am planing to visit Bangkok Damnoen saduak floating market and Maeklong Railway train market in February so I am looking for tour guide that is not soooo expensive. If you have any contact please share with me.

      Tnx

      8 Answers Dec 20, 2016 at 12:47 AM
    • First time to Bangkok!

      Bangkok Dec 10, 2016 at 1:17 PM

      I'm going to Bangkok in January for the first time and I will be travelling alone.
      I'm meeting a Thai women whom I have been talking with online for about 4-5 months..

      Staying on sukhumvit rd.

      I am am asking for advice on where to go and what to look out for?
      Thank you for any replies!

      13 Answers Dec 12, 2016 at 11:15 PM
    • Where is this market place?

      Bangkok Nov 6, 2016 at 2:51 AM

      I am looking for the location of a food market in or near Bangkok that is set up on a railway track & when the train comes the vendors just move their wares out of the way while it passes.
      Thankyou.

      10 Answers Dec 3, 2016 at 12:46 AM
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      December 25th and 26th only to explore!

      Bangkok Oct 31, 2016 at 10:06 AM

      I arrive in Bangkok late Christmas Eve, and have to organise a flight to reach my next destination- Koh Samui, on the 27th. Not much time in Bangkok. What would you suggest I do to maximise my Bangkok opportunities? I will be staying in Lumpini.
      All advice much appreciated!

      Off to attempt to book my internal flight now! X

      8 Answers Nov 8, 2016 at 6:57 AM
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      I urgently need a jewellers in Bangkok that can cut my ring off as my finger is swollen

      Bangkok Oct 20, 2016 at 10:43 AM

      Has anyone got any suggestions please on where I should go? Thanks

      14 Answers Dec 3, 2016 at 12:45 AM
    • Are there more backpackers in Sukhumvit area or Khao san? Any bar crawls Bangkok?

      Bangkok Oct 13, 2016 at 2:03 AM

      Hi guys,

      I've booked a flight to Bangkok mid Jan 2017 to start a 3 month long trip to SE Asia visiting Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.

      It's my first time backpacking and I am travelling alone. I have been searching the internet for Facebook groups and forums where I can meet other backpackers to chat with before I leave. What is the best way to meet other backpackers in Bangkok? I can't really afford a planned tour with the big companies and would prefer my freedom. What are the best bars / hostels to meet other backpackers in Bangkok who are solo? Are there more backpackers in Sukhumvit area or Khao san? Is there any bar crawls I go on to get chatting to people? I've came across a website introbackpacking.com which offers inductions in Bangkok but to meet people on the go..

      Thank in advance for any help :-))
      Adam

      10 Answers Nov 22, 2016 at 9:45 PM
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      SHORT TERM RENTAL NEAR WAT PHO LOCATION

      Bangkok Sep 30, 2016 at 9:33 AM

      Hello, we just posted an enquiry on VT, as we are in search for two and a half month apartment/condominium "STUDIO TYPE" with small kitchenette, something to do simple cooking.
      we will need the apt. or condominium from December 25, 2016 until about last week of February 2016. We will be taking intensive Thai Classes at Wat Pho.

      Thank you and hope someone out there can give us great lead how to find economical yet decent place to rent.

      Thank You!!

      3 Answers Oct 2, 2016 at 8:06 AM
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      Asking for contacts

      Bangkok Sep 25, 2016 at 10:48 PM

      What's the contacts for 'Thai Noodles and Food' restaurants at Sunarnabhumi Aitport?
      Many Thanks
      Pyae Sone

      4 Answers Nov 8, 2016 at 6:58 AM
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      Alcazar Show

      Pattaya Sep 25, 2016 at 9:07 AM

      what is the best timing of Alcazar show?

      3 Answers Sep 25, 2016 at 6:33 PM
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      Alcazar Show

      Pattaya Sep 25, 2016 at 9:02 AM

      what is the best timing of Alcazar show?

      1 Answer Sep 25, 2016 at 10:08 AM
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      6-days to play

      Bangkok Sep 25, 2016 at 5:11 AM

      We're a ~40-ish couple, I've traveled a lot around the globe. I've never been outside of the airport in Thailand. We have 6 full days in Bangkok (maybe 5 1/2 since we arrive very late and need some rest after 3 flights from US). I've checked many of the major travel sites (TA, LP, T&L, VisitThailand, etc), the forums here, the itinerary page here, etc. I've found a few recommended must-do's: Ayutthya, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Grand Palace, reclining Buddha/Wat Pho, floating market, Chinatown, Patpong or Suan Luum Night Bazar, and we want to do a 1/2 day cooking school (I see a lot of recommendations on this too). Now it's time to start to put it all together - an itinerary with places to stay, transportation, etc. I want to come up with a general itinerary (even restaurants though we will work with HappyCow on this as we'll both be eating vegetarian). I saw "HOT! HOT! HOT! This was BANGKOK!" - Bangkok by balhannah and I'm even more inspired to plan this better than my previous trips to other places. The trip is about 10 days away (I booked just a few days ago). We love to have local experiences when/where possible rather than just tourist stuff but I realize our time is short in Bangkok. Our trip is in early October so I believe it's not bad as far as weather is concerned.

      First, from the airport, do you recommend taxi, Uber, train?
      Next, what parts of the city should I look at for hotels? I will figure out the hotel from there as my searching is complex with various variables. However, I welcome recommendations.
      Is tuk tuk/train the best way to travel around the city?
      Day 1 (Thursday) should be something light and easy since we arrive at midnight the night before.
      Day 2 (Friday) - Buddha?
      Day 3 (Saturday) - weekend market?
      Day 4 (Sunday) - other weekend market (floating?)
      Day 5 (Monday) - cooking class +
      Day 6 (Tuesday) -
      Day 7 - go home :( ...to airport via Uber?

      I know there's a lot here. I welcome any and all thoughts including a single tip all the way through suggested itineraries. I'm grateful for your time - thank you.

      11 Answers Dec 4, 2016 at 4:40 PM
    • 5th December festivity in Bangkok - Open?

      Bangkok Sep 22, 2016 at 8:22 AM

      Good evening,
      We are visiting Bangkok on 5th December that seems to be a festivity day in Bangkok. It would be our first time so we ara a bit lose. We are going to stay there only 3 days so could anybody tell us if temples and shopping centers are open on 5th December? If not, perhaps we have to change our planning bacause only 2 days....
      Thank you. Best regards.

      11 Answers Dec 5, 2016 at 12:43 AM
    • planning a trip to Thiland with my wife

      Bangkok Sep 17, 2016 at 11:13 PM

      We are into a trip to Bangkok , Pattaya as couple in late fourties into spicing up in life style .would like to know like wise couples .or the right bars clubs for couples with no restrictions . Any one to give us some advise.

      4 Answers Oct 5, 2016 at 7:22 PM
    • Collect luggage - Visa required?

      Bangkok Sep 13, 2016 at 12:27 PM

      I will be travelling from Manila to Bangkok and at Bangkok Suvarnabhoomi airport, I need to take Qatar Airways to go to Bahrain. How can I collect my luggage and re-check-in. Do I need a visa and do I need to pay any tax.

      6 Answers Sep 13, 2016 at 6:29 PM
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      Transfer between BKK and DMK

      Bangkok Sep 10, 2016 at 12:19 PM

      Would I have enough time to transfer between airports if my flight into BKK lands at 05:45 and my flight out of DMK is at 10:50. I know that deplaning, the queues at immigration are a lottery as I have flown into BKK on numerous occasions, it is really the transfer that I need advice on as I've not done this part before.

      Many thanks,

      Clare

      7 Answers Sep 11, 2016 at 1:33 PM
    • fridz's Profile Photo

      first time in Bangkok

      Bangkok Sep 3, 2016 at 5:22 AM

      Hi guys! Would like to ask for your help/suggestion... we'll be going to Bangkok this November 4days, any suggestions on places to visit and must see and also hotel? I heard the shopping area is in Pratunam....

      I really appreciate any advice you can give. thank you!

      11 Answers Oct 5, 2016 at 7:25 PM
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      Stay & Travel

      Bangkok Aug 30, 2016 at 5:30 AM

      Am going to Bangkok on 14th- 16th Nov with a group of 9 members. I will be visiting Grand Palace, China town, Chao Phraya River. Please suggest any other places that I could include.
      Also I would like to know suggestions for stay, either hotels or apartments and in which area please.

      Thanks Guys.

      13 Answers Sep 19, 2016 at 9:08 AM
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      Short Term Rental in Bangkok

      Bangkok Aug 27, 2016 at 3:51 AM

      Hello Friends

      My wife and I are planning to go to Thailand in Nov 2016 for 2 months.
      I was looking at short term rentals and came across a range of rental quotes.
      We want a 2 BR condo or apartment in a locality with easy access to transportation
      We are not looking for deluxe cottages, but something clean & wholesome, with amenities
      In a complex called Metro Park, I saw a 2 BR unit for about 30,000 Bahts a month
      I dont know if the price is right or if Pasi-Jaroen District of Bangkok is Pricey
      What is a reasonable rent for 1-2 BR apartment, with Kitchen, Gym, WiFi, Laundry etc
      Which are some of the moderate sections of Bangkok that are well connected
      I prefer to live in areas that has local flavor but which offers all modern amenities
      Thanks in advance for your suggestions and help

      Regards
      Krishna

      9 Answers Sep 5, 2016 at 4:21 PM
    • Safety for tourist

      Pattaya Aug 24, 2016 at 9:37 PM

      Hi I will be in Pattaya next week, wondering how's everything there and are tourist really tense right now?

      7 Answers Aug 25, 2016 at 7:33 AM
    • safe and balcony hotel

      Bangkok Aug 8, 2016 at 12:11 PM

      Does any one know of a cheapish hotel roughly half way between nana and soi cowboy with balcony, safe box in room
      thanks Richard

      6 Answers Aug 9, 2016 at 5:59 AM
    • MXiii-G Android Tv box

      Bangkok Aug 5, 2016 at 2:46 AM

      Would you please let me know, what is the price of MXIII-G Tv box in Bangkok.

      7 Answers Aug 6, 2016 at 9:20 AM
    • neshayz21's Profile Photo

      transportation and accomodation

      Bangkok Jul 24, 2016 at 3:54 AM

      i will be going to bangkok on 5th of september.need suggestion on where to stay either in silom or in sukhumvit.Will arrive at don muang and need to know mode of transport to get to either places

      10 Answers Dec 20, 2016 at 2:02 AM
    • currency exchange

      Bangkok Jul 23, 2016 at 11:23 AM

      I know that getting thai baht in thailand is the better choice, than getting it from our home country, I will be exchange HKD, do all the booths or bank accept them, more popular ones are the GBP or the USD are readily accepted, not sure about HKD.

       

       

      Thanks

       

      39 Answers Sep 6, 2016 at 5:15 AM
    • using a baht bus to travel around pattaya as guide

      Pattaya Jul 21, 2016 at 9:50 AM

      what is the possiblity of waving a baht bus in pattaya and using it as a half to full days guide to take you around places.
      If this is possible, what will the cost be, or will anything from 2000THB to 3000THB be enough, I will also cover the cost of food and other minor cost for the driver.

      these are the places to visit, if I can fit it within a day.

      crocodile farm
      underwater world
      four season floating market.

      also If I want to visit the Nong Nooch Tropical Garden & Cultural Village in another day, how much will this normally cost with a baht bus, or will it be cheaper to go by taxi or a motorbike taxi.

      I am opened to suggestions.

      Thanks

      12 Answers Aug 13, 2016 at 10:05 AM
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      Bangkok weather in March, April or May?

      Bangkok Jul 21, 2016 at 7:44 AM

      Hi, due to a restrictive calendar, the only time we're able to visit Bangkok is during the high humidity/heat months of March, April, or May. :-/ Could you give me some tips on how those of you who have traveled there at this time coped with the humidity? Itinerary suggestions for early AM and PMs. We're looking at hotels along the river to access the water taxis to sites, etc. I'm coming from Arizona which reaches 119 degrees at times in the summer and is steady over 110 for weeks on end but; thankfully, it's a dry heat! We're looking to visit the usual sites within Bangkok, relax a bit/soak in the culture, and visit Angkor Wat, Cambodia for a few days, as well. Thank you, fellow travelers!

      10 Answers Jan 9, 2017 at 5:20 PM