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I have been living in Bangkok and central Thailand for the last two years and have never ventured into Esan and think its time to check it out.

I have a few questions and if anyone could answer all/any of them I would be forever in their debt.

* I was planning to visit Roi-et and Si Sa Ket as I have heard they are the most friendly in Thailand, is this true?

*Where else is worth a visit?

*I will be travelling alone and can speak a fair bit of Thai but can't speak a word of the Esan dialect. Will this be a problem?

*Any nightlife in Esan?

*anything else I need to think about?

Thanks in advance!!!!

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After Bangkok the nightlife in Isaan is going to seem very quiet and limited,even cities like Udon don't have that much of a nightlife.I would say viiting Isaan is more of a cultural thing as you have the Laos and Khymer influences near the borders.

In general conversation the locals speak Laos but all understand Central Thai.

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I have been living in Bangkok and central Thailand for the last two years and have never ventured into Esan and think its time to check it out.

I have a few questions and if anyone could answer all/any of them I would be forever in their debt.

* I was planning to visit Roi-et and Si Sa Ket as I have heard they are the most friendly in Thailand, is this true?

All Issanites are friendly folks.

*Where else is worth a visit?

Depends on your interests... if it's scenery then you should visit Loei on the Loas border... beautiful country.  If your interests lead towards nightlife, stick to the big cities like Korat and Khon Kaen.

*I will be travelling alone and can speak a fair bit of Thai but can't speak a word of the Esan dialect. Will this be a problem?

No problem at all... all Thais speak Thai!  The Isaan/Lao dialect is usually used solely in the smaller villages... all city folk will speak Thai. If you can get by in central Thailand with your knowledge of the language then Isaan will not be a problem either.

*Any nightlife in Esan?

Plenty in the larger cities... none in the villages. Khon Kaen has quite a few really good pubs with live music.  I don't know if you'll find any go-go bars though.

*anything else I need to think about?

Nope... go and enjoy. :o

Thanks in advance!!!!

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I have been living in Bangkok and central Thailand for the last two years and have never ventured into Esan and think its time to check it out.

I have a few questions and if anyone could answer all/any of them I would be forever in their debt.

* I was planning to visit Roi-et and Si Sa Ket as I have heard they are the most friendly in Thailand, is this true?

*Where else is worth a visit?

*I will be travelling alone and can speak a fair bit of Thai but can't speak a word of the Esan dialect. Will this be a problem?

*Any nightlife in Esan?

*anything else I need to think about?

Thanks in advance!!!!

Come to Surin.....................................we'll have 28 isaan psycho's then.

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I have been living in Bangkok and central Thailand for the last two years and have never ventured into Esan and think its time to check it out.

I have a few questions and if anyone could answer all/any of them I would be forever in their debt.

* I was planning to visit Roi-et and Si Sa Ket as I have heard they are the most friendly in Thailand, is this true?

*Where else is worth a visit?

*I will be travelling alone and can speak a fair bit of Thai but can't speak a word of the Esan dialect. Will this be a problem?

*Any nightlife in Esan?

*anything else I need to think about?

Thanks in advance!!!!

Come to Surin.....................................we'll have 28 isaan psycho's then.

Tourist info :o ???

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I recommend Buriram and Surin - very friendly folks and good nightlife (The Square in Buriram with Speed Nightclub plus Woodstock & Vine Blues Rock Cafe in Buriram and The Bamboo Bar in Buriram). Soi Kola in Surin is good aswell and actually has a gogo bar - Hard Rock Bar. There is also a good farang bar in Surin Bus Station called The Farang Connection.

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I recommend Buriram and Surin - very friendly folks and good nightlife (The Square in Buriram with Speed Nightclub plus Woodstock & Vine Blues Rock Cafe in Buriram and The Bamboo Bar in Buriram). Soi Kola in Surin is good aswell and actually has a gogo bar - Hard Rock Bar. There is also a good farang bar in Surin Bus Station called The Farang Connection.

Everyone scared of mentioning Ubon and Mukdaharn lots to do ,Ubon nightlife has always been great and the fishing in September and october is out of this world forget marlinin Queensland try Giant Catfish in Muk!! :o Nignoy

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I've been to Isaan, Isan, Isarn and Issaan, but never Esan.

<deleted> is it? I can't find it on my many maps.

udon (Spilling Perlice) :o

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I have been living in Bangkok and central Thailand for the last two years and have never ventured into Esan and think its time to check it out.

I have a few questions and if anyone could answer all/any of them I would be forever in their debt.

* I was planning to visit Roi-et and Si Sa Ket as I have heard they are the most friendly in Thailand, is this true?

I just came back from the outback of Sri sa ket, i love the people overthere, the are very nice and friendly

*Where else is worth a visit?

Wat khao pra wihan, on the border with Cambodia.

I have seen beautyfull spots and places, but al the time brought there by family Song teaw. So I think you will find some diffelculties, to travel arround.

*I will be travelling alone and can speak a fair bit of Thai but can't speak a word of the Esan dialect. Will this be a problem?

English can be a problem, even in Sri sa ket city, but They al understand Thai

*Any nightlife in Esan?

I don't know about SSK city, i heard there are a few massage parlours, and a few bars/clubs???

*anything else I need to think about?

There are no taxi in SSK, only the sam-lor, and a few motorcycle taxi's,a few song-teaws, but they are basicly used to bring the locals from there villages to SSK and bank, aswell students to school

There is in case of medical assistants (hopefully for you not to need) there is a hospital, and a small clinic (wunderfull staff and a dokter who speak good English)

If there is more you like to know just drop me a message.

Kh. Case

Thanks in advance!!!!

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I recommend Buriram and Surin - very friendly folks and good nightlife (The Square in Buriram with Speed Nightclub plus Woodstock & Vine Blues Rock Cafe in Buriram and The Bamboo Bar in Buriram). Soi Kola in Surin is good aswell and actually has a gogo bar - Hard Rock Bar. There is also a good farang bar in Surin Bus Station called The Farang Connection.

Everyone scared of mentioning Ubon and Mukdaharn lots to do ,Ubon nightlife has always been great and the fishing in September and october is out of this world forget marlinin Queensland try Giant Catfish in Muk!! :D Nignoy

Night life in Ubon great? where, been living there 8yrs, havent found any... :o

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The great thing about Isaan is the people and the culture.

Not really the place for wild nightlife. :o

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The great thing about Isaan is the people and the culture.

Not really the place for wild nightlife. :D

Well , I have had some of the wildest nights of my life in Kalasin and Kohn Kaen.

And that's in comparison to nights out on London/LA/New York/HK/Bangkok etc.....

It all boils down to who/what/where you know , and of course your ability to have a great time.

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I recommend Buriram and Surin - very friendly folks and good nightlife (The Square in Buriram with Speed Nightclub plus Woodstock & Vine Blues Rock Cafe in Buriram and The Bamboo Bar in Buriram). Soi Kola in Surin is good aswell and actually has a gogo bar - Hard Rock Bar. There is also a good farang bar in Surin Bus Station called The Farang Connection.

Everyone scared of mentioning Ubon and Mukdaharn lots to do ,Ubon nightlife has always been great and the fishing in September and october is out of this world forget marlinin Queensland try Giant Catfish in Muk!! :D Nignoy

Night life in Ubon great? where, been living there 8yrs, havent found any... :o

hae not been there for 2 years but cannot imagine things getting worse they were improving when we left, but will see for myself next week when we move, :D nignoy

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I recommend Buriram and Surin - very friendly folks and good nightlife (The Square in Buriram with Speed Nightclub plus Woodstock & Vine Blues Rock Cafe in Buriram and The Bamboo Bar in Buriram). Soi Kola in Surin is good aswell and actually has a gogo bar - Hard Rock Bar. There is also a good farang bar in Surin Bus Station called The Farang Connection.

Everyone scared of mentioning Ubon and Mukdaharn lots to do ,Ubon nightlife has always been great and the fishing in September and october is out of this world forget marlinin Queensland try Giant Catfish in Muk!! :D Nignoy

Night life in Ubon great? where, been living there 8yrs, havent found any... :o

hae not been there for 2 years but cannot imagine things getting worse they were improving when we left, but will see for myself next week when we move, :D nignoy

You moving to Ubon? town area or where? mail me pv Im collecting info abt all farangs who are living surraunding areas in Ubon and maybe some day we can get people together maybe BBQ and beer

-Marco-

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I've been to Isaan, Isan, Isarn and Issaan, but never Esan.

<deleted> is it? I can't find it on my many maps.

udon (Spilling Perlice) :o

I have also seen E-Sarn, on the front of a government building.

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