Koh Samui located in the Gulf of Thailand is the Thailands second largest island. The island is very well known for its crafts and coconut grows as well as 5-star resorts and exquisite spas. Koh Samui is also a mid-point for people travelling to Koh Tao for diving and Koh Pha Ngan for its world famous full moon parties. The island features 12 meters tall statue of Big Buddha located on a small semi-island connected to Koh Samui. Most travellers come to Koh Samui for relaxation and beautiful beaches or stop here for a few days before they continue to other remote islands. There are several boat tours, ATV adventures and jungle trekking experiences available in the isle that will introduce you to the authentic Thai culture and traditions.
When it comes to anything connected with animals and their treatment in non-wild conditions, I become very picky and meticulous. When I was looking for a topic for my next blog post, I thought that elephant trekking as one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand might work out into a nice article with … Continue reading “Thai Elephant trekking. Not!”
Happy New Year! Yes, it’s April and I mean what I say. As Thai Buddhists celebrate the New Year, the Land of Smiles turns into a water-splashing crowd. Official Thai New Year’ Day is 13 April every year, but the celebrations normally start on the 12th and don’t stop until the 16th. And that’s when … Continue reading “5 tips on how to survive and actually enjoy Songkran”