Chinese vocabulary for traveling to Thailand

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Here is a short story of travel to Thailand in Chinese with some vocabulary, English translation and photos below.  Let me know if you have any questions.

Mandarin Vocabulary for Travel

跟团游 =join into tour group, follow guide
gēn tuán yóu
或 =or
自助游 =travel to a place with yourself or with friends
zìzhù yóu
泰国 =Thailand
海景 =sea sight
hǎi jǐng
地方 =place
机会 =chance
度假 =on vacation
绝对 =absolutely
假期 =vacation
开始 =start
国庆节 =national holidays
仓促 =in hurry
选择 =choose


English translation
I follow to join the tour group when travel to Thailand because vacation started from 1st Oct (Chinese national holidays). But I got the idea to go sightseeing in Thailand on 25th Sep, which is a bit of a hurry, so I chose to join a tour group instead.


After that experience, I will never join a tour group again. Thailand is a country which has great sea views. I will have a vacation there again if I have the chance and I will absolutely choose to tour myself.


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Comment by Thomas Doherty on December 8, 2011 at 7:12pm

At the very end of the story, I see how 自助游 = Zìzhù Yóu = "self tour".  How has it been extended by you to mean tour with others in the "Mandarin Vocabulary for Travel" Section ?  Is it just the lack of plurals that allows the phrase to be self or group tour at the same time.  In the first part of story we used the phrase  跟团游  =  Gēn tuán yóu  =  "With group tour" which I understand.  

Comment by Chinese-Q on June 30, 2011 at 7:59am
我能排到前面么?我很急。wo3 neng2 pai2 dao4 qian2 mian4 me? wo3 hen3 ji2

Usually you will get reply: "No" if you just say this sentence, will be better if you quickly explian why you are so in a hurry

Comment by Brandon on June 30, 2011 at 7:56am

Nice post - I like the vocabulary you included.  I will try to use these this week;

绝对 =absolutely

仓促 =in hurry

If you wanted to move to the front of the airport ticket line how would you say in Chinese something like "Can I cut in line?  I am in a hurry"

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