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Well, we are finally in the last stages of shoring up our itinerary for the trip, thanks to everyone's help. Then, I receive this email from a friend who travels a lot and, in fact, recently went to Vietnam. travelerstoday.com/articles/3029/20120913/my…

Comments? We still plan on going.

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1. Re: Thailand

Yes, it clearly happens.

Of course the risk has to be weighed up against the number of visitors to Thailand and Vietnam that have a terrific vacation and travel experience.

None of these poisoning stories should put people off visiting.

Edited: 24 September 2012, 00:20
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2. Re: Thailand

Unfortunately things happen everywhere, wouldn't let it put you off.

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3. Re: Thailand

I read about this on the Vietnam form a few days ago and although it is very disturbing, especially as they don't know why these poor girls died it wouldn't put me off visiting Asia.

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4. Re: Thailand

Tourists die in the US and Europe too from this kind of thing, whether deliberate or accidental. Its scary which ever country it happens in. This story sounds like a 'slow news day' as its a compilation of old news.

Edited: 24 September 2012, 08:14
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