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Forum: California
Dec 29, 14, 9:05 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 10,911
Posted By jfh1107

The last poster summed it up very well, and I...

The last poster summed it up very well, and I agree. I think you will be somewhat underwhelmed by Joshua Tree NP considering the other places you'll be traveling to first. That's not necessarily a...
Forum: Thailand
Nov 20, 14, 2:51 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,886
Posted By jfh1107

A taxi from the airport to central Bangkok is...

A taxi from the airport to central Bangkok is only about $12-18. Well worth it after a long flight and first time arrival in a strange country.
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 23, 14, 3:07 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 11,435
Posted By jfh1107

Thank you!! I never get tired of visiting...

Thank you!!
I never get tired of visiting Thailand and your amazing photos remind me why.
Forum: Asia
Sep 3, 14, 1:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By jfh1107

If you can afford it, it would be so much easier...

If you can afford it, it would be so much easier to hire a driver. More comfortable and convenient too.
Forum: Los Angeles
Aug 26, 14, 3:37 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,884
Posted By jfh1107

I would stay in Santa Monica. Take a day trip to...

I would stay in Santa Monica. Take a day trip to Santa Barbara, one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Includes all of your "likes."
Skip San Diego, it's just too much driving to do both...
Forum: Thailand
Aug 1, 14, 2:24 pm
Replies: 580
Views: 96,762
Posted By jfh1107

At that time of year, in those locations, and...

At that time of year, in those locations, and given that you seem somewhat flexible in terms of your accommodations,I think it's fine to wait. Bangkok and Chiang Mai are large cities with many many...
Forum: Thailand
Jul 20, 14, 7:09 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 5,440
Posted By jfh1107

Although I haven't personally stayed there, Baan...

Although I haven't personally stayed there, Baan Orapin is highly recommended on many other travel sites.
http://www.baanorapin.com
Forum: Thailand
Jul 18, 14, 1:53 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 5,440
Posted By jfh1107

3-4 days will give you a good introduction. There...

3-4 days will give you a good introduction. There are so many hotels of all varieties in Chiang Mai. What's your price range?
Forum: Asia
Jul 6, 14, 3:06 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,724
Posted By jfh1107

This site was very helpful to me when I visited...

This site was very helpful to me when I visited last year:
http://www.penang-traveltips.com
Forum: Thailand
Dec 18, 13, 7:06 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By jfh1107

Chiang Mai is a very interesting and walkable...

Chiang Mai is a very interesting and walkable city. Assuming it's your first time there and only for 3 nights I would lean towards suggesting you stay in the city. It's still possible to have a very...
Forum: Asia
Oct 11, 13, 3:58 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By jfh1107

There's nothing really "exotic" about most...

There's nothing really "exotic" about most Thailand beaches. Lots of tourists. Thailand (Bangkok-Chiang Mai) plus 2-3 days at Angkor would be a great first-time trip!
Forum: Asia
Oct 7, 13, 4:20 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,930
Posted By jfh1107

Well I do hope you like airports because you'll...

Well I do hope you like airports because you'll be spending 5 of your 12 days at them. The flights may be only an hour, but travel time from city to airport can be up to an hour or more each way...
Forum: Thailand
Aug 6, 13, 2:11 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 5,182
Posted By jfh1107

Agree that Centara Grand fits all of your...

Agree that Centara Grand fits all of your requirements. Certainly not the most luxurious hotel in Bangkok but it's very nice. Check reviews and photos.
Forum: Thailand
Aug 5, 13, 3:06 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,168
Posted By jfh1107

As someone who has been to all of those places...

As someone who has been to all of those places multiple times, I think it's a great itinerary. Bangkok and Chiang Mai are very different from one another, so you will get a nice introduction to...
Jul 1, 13, 2:00 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,782
Posted By jfh1107

For those who have been to Gay Days before, just...

For those who have been to Gay Days before, just how crazy and crowded does the park get? Especially on that Saturday, which is when we may be going.
Forum: Los Angeles
May 20, 13, 2:18 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,252
Posted By jfh1107

Melrose between Fairfax and La Brea

Melrose between Fairfax and La Brea
Forum: Asia
Apr 22, 13, 4:13 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By jfh1107

Thailand is a great location for a first-time...

Thailand is a great location for a first-time visitor - it's an "exotic" feeling destination but also has a very good tourist infrastructure. Many will tell you to stay in one place for the entire...
Forum: Thailand
Mar 25, 13, 2:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,621
Posted By jfh1107

I don't think that the Ibis Riverside is in a...

I don't think that the Ibis Riverside is in a very convenient location.
Take a look at Bossotel (http://www.bossotelinn.com/home.html), although not literally on the river, is about a block away and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 8, 13, 4:55 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,981
Posted By jfh1107

The airline is SQ, where the flight attendant...

The airline is SQ, where the flight attendant worked for almost 20 years.
(He is a friend of a friend, although I am not agreeing with or endorsing any of his comments).
Forum: Thailand
Jan 4, 13, 4:20 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 15,143
Posted By jfh1107

Baan Kanom Thai It's in the strip mall with...

Baan Kanom Thai
It's in the strip mall with several Thai restaurants on Hollywood and Hobart. There's another one around the corner on Sunset but I don't know the name.
Dec 15, 12, 6:35 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,306
Posted By jfh1107

Oh I should add that when I go to modify my...

Oh I should add that when I go to modify my reservation online, there are no preferred seats available. Yet if I do another dummy booking SIN-LAX on that date, they do show as available. It's very...
Dec 15, 12, 6:33 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,306
Posted By jfh1107

Help getting preferred economy seat on SQ12

Yesterday I made a change to the date of my return flight LAX-SIN-LAX using the 800 number (I was not able to make the change online or I would have done so). It's SQ12 SIN-LAX via Narita. Before...
Forum: Asia
Jun 13, 12, 2:51 pm
Replies: 395
Views: 58,218
Posted By jfh1107

In Penang: G Hotel on Gurney Drive or Yeng Keng...

In Penang:
G Hotel on Gurney Drive or Yeng Keng Boutique hotel right in the heart of Georgetown. Georgetown is MUCH more interesting and a great area to stay.
Jun 12, 12, 10:45 am
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By jfh1107

Thank you for the comments and suggestions. ...

Thank you for the comments and suggestions.

The flights are on 2 separate tickets. I've flown TG/SQ previously and had no problems with bags being transferred between the two airlines.
Jun 11, 12, 2:32 am
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By jfh1107

Tight Connection - is this possible?

DPS-BKK
TG 432
dep 4.20pm
arr 7.30pm

BKK-SIN
SQ 981
dep 9.00pm
arr 12.25am
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