The Travel Thread

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enemies/friends
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Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:47 am

Cheers V!

I would have loved to have basically done Ho Chi Minh City up to Hanoi by buses or motorbike but I got over-ruled and made to spend more time in Thailand than I would have liked relaxing on the beaches :lol:

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Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:04 am

Jesus the forum is vietnam mad. I’m in Hanoi as we speak!

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Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:40 am

Tell me everything good, bad and indifferent :lol:

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Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:23 pm

I'm in Hanoi too!

I live here

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Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:29 pm

Free honeymoon digs with Casino!

I have to say, I wish I had more time in Cambodia, I feel I'm going to want to go back there and I haven't even been yet.

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Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:45 am

I’ll probably watch the football somewhere in Hanoi tonight if anyone fancies the oddest boardie meetup ever :lol:
EF, the ball and chain must be getting on your tits at this stage surely?

Casino, have you been to Sapa? What’s the best way to get there and can I DIY it or should i go on tour?

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Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:50 am

Going to New York on Friday for a week, dont want to spend a fortune if possible. Any suggestions welcome, we're staying in Air BNB in the Bronyx

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Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:23 pm

Go eat in Ess-A-Bagel for a snack/brunch/lunch

My mouth is watering just thinking about it

http://www.ess-a-bagel.com/

You can get cream cheese with Oreos in it if you really want

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Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:46 am

Shatners Bassoon wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:45 am
I’ll probably watch the football somewhere in Hanoi tonight if anyone fancies the oddest boardie meetup ever :lol:
EF, the ball and chain must be getting on your tits at this stage surely?

Casino, have you been to Sapa? What’s the best way to get there and can I DIY it or should i go on tour?
Sorry if I've totally missed the posts about it.......but are you traveling about Asia at the minute?

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Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:39 pm

I didn't mention it!

Binned my job and travelling around for the next 2/3 months. Very little planned.

Off to Myanmar tomorrow if anyone's been

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Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:55 pm

Did you secure the next job in advance? I might do something like that soon.
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Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:57 am

Phierstarter wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:55 pm
Did you secure the next job in advance? I might do something like that soon.
Second thoughts, scratch that. Jan/Feb is hiring season an i'm supposed to wait 6 months in a new position before taking any vacations. Summer '18 is already taking a hit :|
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Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:34 pm

enemies/friends wrote:
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:23 pm
Go eat in Ess-A-Bagel for a snack/brunch/lunch

My mouth is watering just thinking about it

http://www.ess-a-bagel.com/

You can get cream cheese with Oreos in it if you really want
Great spot, the missus loved it thanks

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Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:35 am

No problem - I'm looking to make a quick long weekend stop over in NY to watch some baseball next summer and I'm gonna head there every morning for breakfast :lol:

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Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:33 pm

Anyone have recommendations of Ho Chi Minh City accommodation ?

I was there many years ago, but saw very little of the city so I've no idea of the different areas.

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Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:13 pm

can we call this the Vietnam thread??

I'd love to go actually

off to cuba this time next month for a couple of weeks. can't wait.

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Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:34 pm

Just discovered there's a full moon while we're in Thailand... Which means only one thing!

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Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:56 pm

There was one when we there on the honeymoon, I was intersted in heading over for a look (Koh Samui is beside koh phangan) but the wife had no interest. Was talking to a couple the next day who got the boat over and only stayed about an hour or so before coming back, think the music was doing their head in.
I'd have zero interest in the music either but think it would've been worth a look.

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Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:38 am

What sort of music do they have at those?
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Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:17 am

Wiki tells me "the bars on the sunrise beach of Haad Rin town stay open and play music such as psychedelic trance, R&B, drum and bass, house, dance and reggae."

Suppose some of it would be all right, just a matter of finding the spot playing music you like.

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