South East Asian Persuasions

The following is a general list of the things we wish we had known while travelling through South East Asia… ¬†T.A.T. (Tourism Authority of Thailand) Lots of tuk-tuk drivers¬†around Bangkok may well start boasting to you¬†about this oh-so¬†grand organisation called the TAT. They will¬†excitedly explain how the TAT is there to support you, the poor … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan: Pharty-ngan!

Koh Phangan¬†has one thing it’s known for… – The FULL MOON Party. It’s a¬†M_A_S_S_I_V_E¬†night out, so big that it has world-wide acclamation & people actually travel half the globe just for this one night of mayhem. The party is held on the beach at Haad¬†Rai & is attended by 8-10,000 people every month. Unfortunately, or … Continue reading

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Koh Samui: Sun Soaking

Our boat arrived in Samui¬†mid afternoon & after consultation¬†we¬†again chose the second busiest area, Lamai¬†beach. After checking in to our new beach bungalow not quite on the beach, but an ocean view all the same… over a construction site!… we hit the beach before the sun set on another day.What was a problem however was … Continue reading

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Off-roading in Koh Tao

Our original departure point to reach Koh Tao was Krabi… BUT due to our visa cock-up we had to go via Burma / Myanmar… whatever it’s called!… & then head to Chumphon¬†to catch a boat out to the island. We FINALLY reached Chumphon¬†15 hours, 2 buses, a boat, a country, a pickup truck & a … Continue reading

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Swimming with SHARKS

We’ve been lazy bums island hopping for the last month enjoying some of the best beaches the world has to offer. It’s getting hard to¬†remember the number of jaw-dropping sunsets we’ve seen, or the number of¬†bays¬†where we snorkeled¬†with¬†vibrantly colored¬†fish amongst beautiful corrals, or all the outrageous ¬†fire-dancing parties on the beach every night. Everything¬†begins to … Continue reading

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