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    Re: Keep safe while travelling

    WoW! so much valuable advice....leaving next week for Thailand and we're so looking forward to it...will heed most of the above advice. THANKS!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thecat169 View Post
    WoW! so much valuable advice....leaving next week for Thailand and we're so looking forward to it...will heed most of the above advice. THANKS!!
    Don't forget to take your formal shirt, trousers & tie, you don't want to look like a tourist, That's the best disguise, great advise from betti, I'm going to use that one next time I travel.

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    Re: Keep safe while travelling

    I think she is trying to keep people from looking like the typical tourist slob. Idiots show up in Bangkok, wearing an orange wig, slap shoes and a beep nose, then complain when they are treated like clowns!

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    Re: Keep safe while travelling

    Quote Originally Posted by curtisbud View Post
    Really a useful Tips. Yes always wear comfortable, relaxing clothes and shoes.
    Yes you don't want to spoil your holiday with a blister on your foot, from ill fitting shoes.

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    Re: Keep safe while travelling

    Quote Originally Posted by curtisbud View Post
    Really a useful Tips. Yes always wear comfortable, relaxing clothes and shoes.
    Quote Originally Posted by paul_au View Post
    Yes you don't want to spoil your holiday with a blister on your foot, from ill fitting shoes.
    OMG is this what the forums have come to. I mean really????
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    Re: Keep safe while travelling

    Quote Originally Posted by guava View Post
    OMG is this what the forums have come to. I mean really????
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    Please don’t overlook the importance of good fitting shoes Mr. guava.....
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    Re: Keep safe while travelling

    Quote Originally Posted by guava View Post
    OMG is this what the forums have come to. I mean really????
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    Yes, really Guava!!

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    Re: Keep safe while travelling

    Don't be stupid! Act accordingly as if you were in a dangerous place in any big city. Smile, walk away fast and avoid tourist locations. Do the research and do not get taken by criminals. Use common sense. If you don't know, read this blog and avoid all these problems. Set yourself up in a way that if you are robbed, they can only get a small amount. Tland can be wonderful and most dangerous at the same time if you look farung. Once again, don't be stupid.

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    Re: Keep safe while travelling

    I don't really think asking people not to be stupid will be taken in well by most individuals (including myself, for example). People come here asking for advice because they just hope to know more than what they already know, and that's that - not scolding :(
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    Re: Keep safe while travelling

    Quote Originally Posted by FrannyD View Post
    Thanks for the great advice. I am planning to travel alone to Thailand
    Your welcome.

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