Thailand Travel

How To Get to Koh Lipe

Content last updated – November 2016 – please contact me  if you have an update!  I first saw Koh Lipe from the window of the ferry from Langkawi, Malaysia.  I haven’t often entered a country by sea. In fact when I thought about the last time was when  I got on the wrong boat out…

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Chaweng Beach Hotels and Accommodation

I written before about Chaweng Beach – Koh Samui’s most famous beach before. And yes its a beautiful beach. Which is why the picture below may shock you. Its one of the main beach access points for Chaweng – and yes the Beach Road area, is an ugly mess. Power lines are strung everywhere, footpaths…

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Koh Samui’s Chaweng Beach Guide

Driving into Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui’s most famous beach, for the first time, I wasn’t, to be honest, that impressed. I’d been told over and over that Koh Samui was so much nicer than Phuket, which we’d just left, but to be honest I wasn’t that sure.  Koh Samui is basically a fairly circular island…

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Weather in Phuket, Thailand

Content last updated – November 2016 – please contact me  if you have an update!  Let’s face it if you are planning a beach holiday in Phuket – the weather is pretty important. Most of us do not want to be dodging showers on the beach, or worse, tropical downpours! Phuket does have a wet…

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Koh Lipe Beach – Working on the beach NOT

I’ve used a version of this photo for a while as my “gravatar” around the Internets. It was taken outside our 800B resort on Koh Lipe in southern Thailand. Its a bit of a joke.  You’ve heard of the dream – working anywhere, living anywhere? Well Koh Lipe is not the place to indulge it.…

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