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From Koh Tao to Perhentian Kecil

So, after leaving the amazing Koh Tao I headed on the night boat to the mainland and Khao Sok National Park. I managed to sneak away from the island without having to say bye to anyone which made it easier, I got on the boat expecting a floating hostel, instead it was rather two floors with thin mattresses with two rather questionable bathrooms. 1,916 more words


Walking for a Mission.

Spotted this monk in Hat Yai Junction train station while I was waiting for my train back to Malaysia.


From Chiang Mai to Singapore by train

From Chiang Mai to Singapore by train

Sooo, in another one of my flashes of brilliance and cost cutting moments, I decided that the cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Bali was to travel by rail (4 trains, 3 days & nights) to Singapore, then fly out from there to Bali. 1,424 more words

Hat Yai

Hat Yai (frequently spelled Had Yai) is the largest city in southern Thailand, located near the border of Malaysia and populated by nearly 800,000 Thais. Hat Yai is located in Songkhla Province and, while not the provincial capital, is home to The Prince of Songkhla University, making it Southern Thailand’s educational center as well as the south’s heart of transportation, commerce, and tourism.Among other things, Hat Yai is renowned for its outstanding seafood, which is served in various styles thanks to Hat Yai’s diverse population of Chinese, Malays, and Thais. 171 more words

Hat Yai

Menjelajah (sebagian) Daratan Asia #2 (habis)

Begitu turun di stasiun Hat Yai, Thailand, yang saya pikirkan adalah stasiun ini mirip sekali seperti stasiun Wonokromo di Surabaya beberapa tahun yang lalu. Hehehe. Sebab, di negara berkembang unggulan di Asia seperti Thailand, rupanya masih membiarkan para pedagangan asongan dengan gerobaknya masuk dan berjualan di dalam stasiun. 802 more words

Top ten hidden temples of Hat Yai

Despite the ongoing violence in Thailand’s deep south it is still possible to find plenty of peaceful spots to relax.  Whether you are a spiritual tourist looking for an escape from city or one of many that find themselves stopping over in transit, why not get out and see more than the four walls of your hostel room?  1,393 more words


Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur by train on the Jungle (is massive) Line.

This post is not a ripping yarn. It’s a reflection on a short trip that might be useful to anyone heading the same way. For travel details that are not in the text check the WOOF Guide at the bottom of this page. 3,028 more words