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Travel buddies ! Thailand - (arrive October 25th)

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1. Posted by SarahRamsay7 (Budding Member 8 posts) 5y

Hey all !

21year old female arriving I'm Bangkok 25th October ... Plan to stay for 3 nights then make my way south, phuket, koh Phi Phi, Krabi, Ko Toa, Koh Pagnan etc. Leave 19th November - would love company !!

Reply here or find me on Facebook with a very posey modelling shot of me with a blonde Mohawk..( Sarah Ramsay )


2. Posted by CheersT (Travel Guru 2488 posts) 5y

Hiya Sarah,

Don't sweat the, "must arrange travel buddies for Thailand" scenario. Arranging travel buddies in advance for Thailand is completely unnecessary. Here's why:

Thailand is arguably the easiest/simplest "foreign" country on the entire Planet Earth for a solo western backpacker. Since you're following the usual Gringo Trail and hitting the usual Guide Book highlights you're going to find it absolutely JAM-PACKED with countless other backpackers EXACTLY like you. It's the perfect destination for a first time traveller who needs to build a little confidence.

Once you're in Bangkok it will be super easy to meet countless other travellers face-to-face and hook up with some compatible buddies - much better (in my opinion) than trying to pre-arrange stuff with strangers on the Internet.
Relax... have fun...


3. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3742 posts) 5y

I agree with Terry - head to either the Soi Rambuttri area or Khao San Road to hook up with other travellers. Both areas are full of cheap places to eat, drink and sleep so you shouldn't have a problem meeting people.

4. Posted by SarahRamsay7 (Budding Member 8 posts) 5y

Thanks guys ... I was just testing waters as it would be nice to know I have someone to meet! I know I'll bump into people for sure once I arrive ! Just all very daunting!!! X

5. Posted by Frey201 (Budding Member 69 posts) 5y

Hi Sarah im heading out on my own on Tuesday so will arrive soon after u. Let me know if u wanna meet up,


6. Posted by homew (Budding Member 2 posts) 5y

hi sara ,

I will arrive at Bangkok on 1 NOV in the morning. Then I will fly to Phucket to stay there fo few days . let me know if you going to meet.

7. Posted by LaurenJ (Budding Member 52 posts) 5y

Hiya, I've got a flight booked for tomorrow night, landing in Bangkok on the 1st, heading to Ko Samui on the 2nd, heading onto FMP on the 10th. Please let me know if you want to meet, I don't fancy doing it all alone! x is my profile on fb, all welcome to add me x