Travel Blogs from Koh Samui, Thailand

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Arrived in Thailand, Bo Phut, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Arrived in Thailand

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... to Tanee Villas where I have checked into a rather nice (and very new looking) bungalow for 200B a night. So there you have it - from the busy metropolis of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia to a quiet beach on Koh Samui in Thailand - in about forty four ...

The Beach, Bangkok, Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

The Beach

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... back up though Lamai town which was a typical tourist town filled with restaurants and tailor shops. 5,000 expats live in Koh Samui and a huge majority are Western men living with their Thai girlfriends so many of the restaurants were Western including a ...

Island Hopping in Thailand, Koh Samui, Koh Phan Ngan, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Island Hopping in Thailand

A travel blog entry by edamame

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... . Well, we haven't really done anything since Egypt to deserve another beach vacation, but we got one anyways! Coming into Thailand by overnight train, we also had to take an overnight boat from the mainland to the islands in the Gulf of Thailand ...

The Enema Within, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

The Enema Within

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... for nature to take its course, with laxative tea having no effect. We'll keep you updated on (bowel) movements. Two weeks on Koh Samui and we were well and truly ready to head for the quieter, less developed island of Ko Lanta off the west coast of ...

Oh nuts!, Koh Phan-Gan, Thailand travel blog

Oh nuts!

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... not that hard & tomorrow will be gorgeous, so don't laugh too hard). Both had mixed feelings about staying in Haad Rinn on Koh Phan-Gan because of it's reputation as being really touristy, crowded & dirty. Well it is all those things but only a little ...

Lazy Days, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Lazy Days

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... Time for some beach and nightlife now though, as I've just been too tired for the past week, and so to Chaeweng Beach, Koh Samui's premier beach. In a word, dissapointing - nice enough beach, and very long, but very thin, and very busy. Main ...

More teaching and Bull Riding, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

More teaching and Bull Riding

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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Another week and life is not the most exciting to talk about. More and more grammar, phonics (agggghh). Rode the bull again on Friday night down at solos, and got 41 seconds, next week, I'll try and get the picture. in my teaching practice this week, got ...

A week of rest, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

A week of rest

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... , take care of e-mails, etc. On the 29th we booked a day trip to a marine national park, it was a group of islands nearby Koh Samui. First we got to Kayak around the bends of one island with the guide pointing out some plants and birds and telling us a ...

Just the two of us!, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Just the two of us!

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... kidding, old friend on Koh Tao, and more diving. Miss everyone, apart from the bastards that support Liverpool. 1 finger firmly raised. Samui is gone, but not forgotten. Hope your scars are healing mark. Pictures to be uploaded in the near ish ...

WAT A LOT OF BHUDDAS !, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

WAT A LOT OF BHUDDAS !

A travel blog entry by mandyandnick

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... finally convince us that the weather was not actually going to improve and so we went back to Ao Nang and bought tickets to take us to Koh Samui (an island on the East coast). The perceived widom being that if it is wet on the East coast it will be dry on ...

Hippo takes over the world (well Asia anyway), Koh Pha-ngan, Thailand travel blog

Hippo takes over the world (well Asia anyway)

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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Whilst we have been sunbathing and sightseeing in Singapore and Thailand we thought that Hippo had been sitting at the bungalow watching our stuff and sleeping, maybe even nipping out now and then but we didn't realise he would be starting his own little ...

Chapter 42:

Chapter 42: "All these places feel like home..."

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... it's ever buried deeply). Bonus points if you can name the tune! I'm now on the beautiful tropical island of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailand, and this entry should be (relatively) short for two reasons: A) internet is expensive here, and B) I'm ...

Funky moped, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Funky moped

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... along the beach front I had seen pretty much all there was on Bo Phut so I rented a moped to see a bit more of Thailand's third largest island. At 150B for 24 hours rental this is the cheapest and most practical way to get around as there are no ...

Final Leg, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Final Leg

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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One more week on the island, and finished all my teaching practices, with an A and an A-, which I'm really pleased about, just the final grammar exam on Tuesday to worry about. Kate will be here on Tuesday, which is something to look forward to, and then ...

Your life is a sham when you're in Koh Pha Ngan, Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand travel blog

Your life is a sham when you're in Koh Pha Ngan

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... day back in Bangkok. Though I wasn't overly pleased, it allowed me to get a glimpse of Songkram, the New Year celebrated in Thailand, Cambodia and Lao. I was on Khao San Rd, the epicenter of the festivities in Bangkok. The celebration is a huge, three day ...

Reunited, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Reunited

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... calls. Got our final grades on Thursday, a low A mark for me, pretty happy about it. Plans are changing constantly, but Samui has really sapped my money, so need to get somewhere cheaper in the near future. Hair cut yesterday, poker night last night, ...

Price Hikes and lonesome nights, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Price Hikes and lonesome nights

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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Lonely, i travel across to Bangkok, and then down on a 16 hour bus and boat ride to Koh Samui. The bus was only half full, which allowed me to stretch out, and get a pretty good night sleep. That was after 3 of the worst films of all time, transporter 2, ...

Panic, sweat and joy!, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Panic, sweat and joy!

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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A week of the course has passed, and I've settled into a life on Koh Samui. My hut is a sweat box, with a dodgy fan, for studying and preparing for lessons, it's a no go. On Monday morning I met the rest of our class, there are seven of us in total, 4 ...

I'm a teacher?, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

I'm a teacher?

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... last, went to see some drum and bass in the green mango (big party place, and many lady bars if that's your thing) area of Koh Sumui. The place gets packed, the gut djing was from full cycle, and I got blisters on my feet, couldn't walk the next day, and ...

To Samui with My Big Brother, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

To Samui with My Big Brother

A travel blog entry by dane

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... , who cares.  That's how it is. So I met my brother at the airport at midnight, and we had a flight scheduled to Koh Samui at 7 a.m. the next day.  Still, since we had a hotel room (Lindsey was staying in Bangkok to let us have some brotherly ...

Stuck in Thailand? Why leave?, Koh's Samui and Tao, Thailand travel blog

Stuck in Thailand? Why leave?

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... bit of site seeing to be had. Poor Don and Jo had to lay by the pool and read. Boohoo Koh Tao, a 2 hour boat ride from Koh Samui, is a world apart. Being just hard enough to get to discourage tour groups, it is a paradise found. Sairee Beach borders a ...

Massage and not much else, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Massage and not much else

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... , health care, food, and other such very exciting things. We decided to start with the health bit and booked into a health spa on Koh Samui, in actual fact it was the one featured on the TV that Richard Blackwood, Kim Wilde and co visited. On offer to ...

Koh samui we flew from chiang mai to ..., Koh Samui and Koh Phangan, Thailand travel blog

Koh samui we flew from chiang mai to ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... accomodation has risen, but so have the prices. We settled for O.P. Bungalow's fixed price 700 Baht ($17) with A/C. Highlights of Koh Samui: - Reggae Pub We followed the sounds of Bob Marley to "The Reggae Pub", a huge nightclub with open air ...

Island Paradise, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by cherry

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Well it's been almost 3 weeks of fun in the sun and it ain't letting up just yet. Our "deluxe" bungalow at Samui Island Resort didn't quite turn out as expected but the fact that the place is right on the beach, has a pool and is in the quieter part of ...

Total Knock out!!, koh samui, Thailand travel blog

Total Knock out!!

A travel blog entry by kris

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Koh Samui - Complete Relaxation, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Koh Samui - Complete Relaxation

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... Koh Samui and were sorry to have to leave after our four night stay which seemed to go really quickly. Having arrived at Koh Samui airport at around 11am, we were whisked straight through the various pre-boarding stations, but just had time to notice ...

Sand, sick, cold showers and no electricity, Koh Pha Ngan / Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Sand, sick, cold showers and no electricity

A travel blog entry by froglin81

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... to our resort. It probably sounds like good timing that it started to rain once we were in the taxi, but most taxis in Thailand are kind of open backed trucks which they squash as many people as possible into. We had 9 backpacks plus 9 smaller rucksacks ...

Post New Year R & R, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Post New Year R & R

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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After the new year craziness of Koh Phangan, I decided to head to the the island next door...Koh Samui...to relax, rent a motorbike, and have a look around.  All my friends have returned to Phuket so I am on my own again which is ...

Long bus journeys and bad weather, Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand travel blog

Long bus journeys and bad weather

A travel blog entry by froglin81

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... but then were told we had to wait till 8am for another bus to come and get us to take us to the ferry. We eventually got to Koh Pha Ngan around 12:30 but I suppose you cant really complain for 400B. We were told that the main area of the island, Had Rin ...

Full Moon Party, Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand travel blog

Full Moon Party

A travel blog entry by froglin81

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Thursday 11th September... Went on a boat trip around the island yesterday. Well, it was supposed to be around the island but we didnt get very far cos the weather was so bad! We wet first to a waterfall in a national park which was nice. Most ...

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