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Where to go for October holidays?

Postby Cecile29 » Fri, 28 Jun 2013 3:14 pm

Hi,

Was wondering if anyone can recommend where to go for October holidays (2nd week of October) pls?
We were thinking Koh Samui or Bali. We know Phuket is the wrong choice for oct holidays but koh Samui is much better meaning no rain from that side.
Ditto for Bali.
Any other recommendations?

Cheers!

Cecile

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Re: Where to go for October holidays?

Postby Michael X » Fri, 12 Jul 2013 8:02 am

Cecile29 wrote:Hi,

Was wondering if anyone can recommend where to go for October holidays (2nd week of October) pls?
We were thinking Koh Samui or Bali. We know Phuket is the wrong choice for oct holidays but koh Samui is much better meaning no rain from that side.
Ditto for Bali.
Any other recommendations?

Cheers!

Cecile


I am a huge fan of Bali, but if you are looking for something new, why not check out some of the more remote islands of Indonesia. Some really incredible things to see there. There are too many to list here, but my recommendation is the island of Flores. Absolutely beautiful. Can hop on a short flight there from Bali. Remote and relaxed.

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Postby Lampard67 » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 9:55 am

I'm planning to travel to South Korea in first week of October. What will be the temperature during this period? In the range of about 24 deg celcisus?

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Postby Michael X » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 1:42 pm

Lampard67 wrote:I'm planning to travel to South Korea in first week of October. What will be the temperature during this period? In the range of about 24 deg celcisus?


the tempature will be perfect, neither hot nor cold. pants or shorts, jacket or t-shirt. enjoy!

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Postby Lampard67 » Mon, 05 Aug 2013 4:13 pm

Good to hear that the temperature will be confortable. Any chance that I can see the red colour of Autumn for the trees and plants during this period?

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Postby martincymru » Mon, 05 Aug 2013 8:46 pm

Dont take this the wrong way but such a dumb question

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Re: Where to go for October holidays?

Postby Maask » Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:35 pm

Cecile29 wrote:Hi,

Was wondering if anyone can recommend where to go for October holidays (2nd week of October) pls?
We were thinking Koh Samui or Bali. We know Phuket is the wrong choice for oct holidays but koh Samui is much better meaning no rain from that side.
Ditto for Bali.
Any other recommendations?

Cheers!

Cecile


Depends on what you want out of your holiday. Bali's beaches are not that great., but I love Bali for the shopping, variety of restaurants, massages and the friendly hospitality from the Balinese people. It's a place you can just relax and rejuvenate during the day and party at night. Definitely go if you love food. There are many fantastic restaurants.

I would recommend for you to stay in Seminyak. I feel its the more trendy part of bali. There are many beautiful villas with private pools for you to choose from. And you are also close to the action - bars and restaurants are within walking distance. I recommend Nuris BBQ ribs and home made pastas and pizzas at Tratorrio. Zappas bar has a great band you can dance to whilst getting sloshed on cocktails. :)

Rent a scooter. This is the best way to get around and explore kuta, legian and nusa dua. Rent a car and go to Ubud - rice paddies, monkey temple and enjoy some suckling pig...yummy!

You can also do diving,snorkelling and other water activities from Nusa Dua or Tulamben.

I hope you will love Bali as much as we do. We've been a few times over the years and been all around Bali.

Cheers,
M

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Postby Girl_Next_Door » Tue, 13 Aug 2013 4:12 pm

I just got back from Bali over the long weekend. We stayed in Lembongan, which is a small island away from Bali. I would highly recommend the place, if you are looking for a great surfing beach, diving and chilled place. It is definitely not a party island, if that is what you are looking for.

Between Phuket & Samui, I would definitely go for Samui at a heartbeat. Phuket is getting more expensive and the higher prices does not comes with a better quality. Was in Phuket last month and had dinner (just starter, main and 1 glass of cocktail) set us back about S$200. Unfortunately, the food was not tasty, hence we decided to skip dessert.

For Oct, I am thinking of Japan myself, though I haven't booked anything yet. I heard the autumn is beautiful in Kyoto.


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