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Solo travel to Thailand, anyone in the same boat?

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1. Posted by ashley66 (Budding Member 11 posts) 12y

Hi all..i am a 25 yr old female from Canada. I will be travelling to Thailand for 2 months in June-Aug on my own. I also plan to go to Cambodia and maybe vietnam as well. Wondering if anyone has the same idea, wants to travel together or meet up?

you can contact me at as well

Happy travels to everyone!

2. Posted by JimRL (Full Member 38 posts) 12y

I am doing the same thing solo but from arpil to beginning of june.
I guess its really easy to meet people over there doing the same thing.

3. Posted by ashley66 (Budding Member 11 posts) 12y

Im hoping its pretty easy!

4. Posted by JimRL (Full Member 38 posts) 12y

find a cheap guesthouse and most people there will be in the same boat. where you heading to from Bangkok? I think i`ll get the train down south near Ko Samui. Find my feet before heading back north into cambodia and vietnam.

5. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 12y

Hi Ashley,

i'm doing the same trip later on in the year. I'm 25 as well and, like you, hoping that there are going to be lots of other friendly travellers out there!


6. Posted by amytet (Budding Member 6 posts) 12y

Hey. I'm planning on going to Thailand for the first time, alone, around mid-april, very scared, but want to do something with my gap year as have been working the whole time so far. I hope there are lots of other loners at the guesthouses I go to.

7. Posted by sureshs (Budding Member 6 posts) 12y

thailand isn't dangerous !

8. Posted by scachuuu (Inactive 3 posts) 12y


I actually went to Thailand last year for 2 months. I am going back in April of this year for another month, until late May. I love it there. I am going alone, at this point. Last year, I went with a friend who was born there, so it was quite easy for me. Unfortunately, this time is different.

If you need a travel partner or even any advice, contact me. I might be of some help. Otherwise, I hope you all have fun. And good luck!


9. Posted by Marty 6 (Full Member 45 posts) 12y


Im leaving for Bangkok tomorrow- if anyone is about then drop me a personal message!


10. Posted by robertson (Full Member 53 posts) 12y

Just wanted to say... I went to Thailand for the first time 2 years ago and was FREAKED out about travelling on my own. What a laugh. You'll understand when you get there, it's the easiest place I've ever been. As long as you have vocal cords you will meet people and I don't think there was ever a moment I was even on my own.

Head to KSR in BK and start socializing, and have fun! Some of the people I met on that first trip are my really good friends now, and it gave me the courage to go to other places (Cambodia, Malaysia) which were not AS easy.