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The Two Sides of Koh Phangan: Full Moon Party To Couples Retreat

Maybe you’ve heard of the island of Koh Phangan in Thailand? No? How about the full moon party. It’s likely you’ve heard about this party of epic proportions. There’s also more to the island, which Trudy and I discovered as we visited well outside of the full moon party madness. I thought I would write an article about both experiences and the island itself, as I’ve seen it in very...

Ko Tao: Secret Island Paradise No More?

This is a guest post brought to you by Mark over at My Funky Travel, it’s nice to read about Ko Tao and the Thai islands from another travel blogger – we loved Ko Tao (except for Trudy bursting her ear-drum diving), but all the islands have their pros and cons. Read on! Southern Thailand’s beautiful islands have grown a reputation as the ultimate beach paradise. However their ever increasing popularity...

Fire Spinning: Twirling Fury In Haad Rin, Koh Phangan

Famous for its fire spinning, Haad Rin beach at night explodes into a launchpad for furious fire twirlers eager to strut their stuff. You may know of Haad Rin Beach in Kho Phangan due to the infamous full moon party. I’ve been to one before, and whilst an epic experience it’s a post in itself so I won’t derail my own thread of thought here. This time around we were visiting Haad Rin at a quieter...

Fun In Ao Nang, Krabi: Sand, Sunsets & Monkeys

You might be thinking, where the diggety is Ao Nang? Well, it’s right here… We thought it would be cool to do more of a “live” blog post, we’re currently here in Ao Nang and it’s the 4th of March, 2013. I’m enjoying some air conditioning as we wanted to do some blogging through the hottest part of the day before hitting the beach again. I’m eating bits of dried mango...

How To Get A Taxi In Bangkok – Basic Tips

A quick little guide on how to get a taxi in Bangkok. Bangkok is a huge city, and taxis are everywhere. Pink ones, yellow and green ones and blue ones will streak past you on an exceptionally regular basis. Image Credit We’ve been in Bangkok for four days now, and have caught a few taxis all around the place. Why taxis? Well, because if you follow these tips they are actually a completely reasonable and...

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