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#1 carls888

Posted 14 November 2012 - 11:09 AM

Hi we are planning an extended trip for July 2013 and it will begin with around 8 months in Asia.

I am looking for opinions on where you loved and hated and where your must-see's would be.

We are a family with 2 children who will be 6 and 3 by then, but who are well-travelled.

Any information would be great; from cities to hotels/houses, to food, to beaches and beyond.


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#2 unicycle

Posted 14 November 2012 - 11:29 AM

we loved sarawak, kuching in particular. stayed there almost a month.

#3 smithsholidayroad

Posted 15 November 2012 - 12:56 PM

I wish I could be asking this question! wink.gif

Cambodia- Siem reap and perhaps beach area like Kep
Thailand/ krabi:railay chiang Mai
Vietnam/ Hanoi and sapa and halong bay
Indo- Lombok and the gillis
India/ Kerala /goa
Malaysia- Penang, malaka, prehentians

Will you blog too? Hope so!


Edited by TheSmithFamily, 15 November 2012 - 12:57 PM.

#4 PurpleNess

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:14 PM

Vietnam - Phu Quoc, Halong Bay & Ho Chi Min

Cambodia - you must go to Siam Reap, the people are amazing and so are the temples. No a lot of 'free to roam travel in Cambodia though due to the still risk of land mines in more out of the way places but Siam Reap is very safe.

North Sumatra - Lake Toba, stay on Samosir Island.

#5 carls888

Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:46 AM

Thanks guys will add these to our list and look at accommodation too. Any advice for that in these areas?

Bron, yes I will be blogging. Contact me when you are travelling after July 2013 and we can meet somewhere for sure!


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