Tags » Ko Samui

Ko Samui

Ko Samui, one of Thailand’s largest islands in the Gulf of Thailand, & one-hour by flight from Bangkok, is known for its palm-fringed beaches, circling coconut groves and dense, mountainous rain forest. 446 more words


Thai Massage: Benevolent Torture

Here’s my confession: My trip to Thailand last week actually marked my second visit to the country. And the first time I went, I didn’t get a Thai massage. 1,029 more words


Beaten up by a small Thai lady

On our final day in Koh Samui both Claire and I were the victims of a violent assault. But don’t worry (Nan), we hadn’t bumped into some heavy handed street gang, we just went for a Thai massage. 389 more words


Songkran soakings in Samui

Forget fireworks off of the London Eye, the competition for best New Year celebrations is over and its a comprehensive victory for the Thais.

After a very long day traveling from Koh Lanta to Samui on Tuesday we were hoping the following day’s Songkran celebrations would make it worth it. 343 more words


Volunteering & exploring in Thailand.

During the summer of 2015, I spent a month in Thailand travelling the country and volunteering teaching English to primary school children with friends. This was such an incredible opportunity and learning experience that took a lot of planning but was totally worth it in the end! 1,879 more words