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Travelling on own in thailand jan 2013

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1. Posted by ShaneH (Budding Member 7 posts) 4y

Hi all I'm going backpacking on my own for the first time ever on jan 11th for 17 days starting in patong and hopefully finishing at full moon party on 26th before I fly back on 28th just wondering if anyone can give me any advice as thing to see or do along the looking at stopping in patong for three days just to find my feet then moving on to Phuket town for maybe couple of days.Sail to koi phi phi for couple days then krabi and the try to get to koh samui if there is anyone who could give advice that would be great or even meet up for beer would be fantastic.Look forward to any replies.

[ Edit: Edited on 04-Jan-2013, at 01:01 by ShaneH ]

2. Posted by Hutchins33 (Budding Member 4 posts) 4y


I'm backpacking for my first time too, I'm in Thailand already on my 4th day.
Your plans kind of match mine so would be happy to explore together?

I can't offer much advice as I'm after all the answers you are probably looking for too!

Let me know!

3. Posted by MsBuster (Budding Member 6 posts) 4y

Hey guys!

Im also travelling solo, will be staying in Koh Samui for 7 nights and hoping to go over to the Full moon party on Jan 26th. Travelling to Laos and Cambodia in Feb/Mar.
Get in touch if you fancy meeting up!

4. Posted by ShaneH (Budding Member 7 posts) 4y

Hi Diane when are you arriving in thailand and where are you starting from I'm on my way there now and will be in patong 12,13,14 message me back let me know where you are and we could arrange hook up.

5. Posted by MsBuster (Budding Member 6 posts) 4y

Hey Shane,

Im starting in Kuala Lumpur so only arriving into Koh Samui on 25 Jan. Defo up for hooking up if you are going to be there then.

Enjoy Patong!

6. Posted by ShaneH (Budding Member 7 posts) 4y

I ll be in sumai on twent fifth also but thinking to travel to travel to full moon party next day are you going there what's Cambodia like patong in Phuket is mental

7. Posted by MsBuster (Budding Member 6 posts) 4y

Yeah defo going to go to the Full Moon, was thinking of booking one of the vip speedboats to go over. Are you staying in Koh Samui or on Koh Phangan?

Cambodia is amazing, loved Siem Reap and Angkor Watt, so much to see and do and so cheap, looking forward to visiting Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville and Koh Rong and finishing up back in Siem Reap.

Ive never been to Phuket but it hopefully one day i will get there! Hows the weather at the mo?

8. Posted by ShaneH (Budding Member 7 posts) 4y

It's red hot no rain,patong is a crazy town glad it's my last night here to be honest cause its destroying me lol met a bar owner called Vincent from Chelsea and he took me round all these crazy places got in at 7am lol as I write this I'm in bed destroyed lol.Gonna stop in sumai I think cause might have to fly from there on twenty seventh back to Phuket to get my flight home on twenty eighth

9. Posted by MsBuster (Budding Member 6 posts) 4y

Oh dear, hope your hangover isnt too bad, lol.

Where are you off to next?