The Trat province has so much to offer. There is the island paradise of Koh Chang with lots of quiet and unspoiled neighbor islands like Koh Mak & Koh Kood and even the fairly small province capital has its own charm that makes travelers stay longer than they’re planning to. You can find my post about the best …
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Nightlife & Thai Girls in Trat

Last updated: February 5th, 2016 | in Central Thailand | Nightlife | Thai Girls | Trat

While Trat isn’t of the most exciting towns in Thailand, there are quite a few reasons why a lot of people (including me) traveling to or from the Koh Chang Archipelago still spend more time than they plan to in the province capital of the same name. I have already written about the best things …
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Trat Highlights

Last updated: February 5th, 2016 | in Central Thailand | Trat | Traveling

You might think of Trat as an ordinary province capital town with a few nice temples, cheap market shopping and a low pace of life. While this is true, there is a lot more to central Thailand’s eastern-most province that made me stay more than just one night while on my way to and from …
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You don’t go to Koh Kood for long and hard partying but rather for experiencing one of Thailand’s last unspoilt islands. With a population of only about 2,000 people, this is actually the district (amphoe) with the lowest population of the country. This means the infrastructure here is more than basic, there is no public …
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The Koh Chang Archipelago is a true island hopping paradise. There are 54 islands in total and while there are enough things to do in Koh Chang alone for a couple of weeks or more, I’m glad that I have taken the ferry to explore two of the less developed islands last month: Koh Mak …
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Koh Chang has a lot more to offer than beautiful beaches and tropical rainforest. The nightlife on Thailand’s second largest island is wild, diverse and thriving. There isn’t anything to do on the island’s quiet and unspectacular east coast (apart from some remote five star resorts), so if you are out exploring this part of …
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Yesterday I visited Nakhon Pathom, one of Bangkok’s neighbour provinces 64km west of the capital. It wasn’t just for checking off another one of Thailand’s 76 provinces but this town is interesting for two reasons: Nakhon Pathom is claimed to be the country’s oldest settlement. The town’s name derives from the Pali „Nagara Pathama“ which …
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There are places in Thailand that are best explored with your own vehicle. Koh Chang, Thailand’s second largest island, is such a place. Even though there are frequent songthaew (pick-up taxi) services along the popular west coast, it’s not just a lot more fun but also easier to discover the most beautiful beaches, viewpoints and …
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Koh Chang has so much to offer and obviously world class beaches is one of the main attractions on Thailand’s second largest island. They are characterized by shallow, crystal clear and gentle water rather than rough and strong waves. Since more than 80 percent of the island is covered by dense rainforest and several hundred …
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Koh Chang Highlights

Last updated: August 23rd, 2017 | in Central Thailand | Islands | Koh Chang | Trat | Traveling

Koh Chang is Thailand’s second largest island (after Phuket). How often I was told by backpackers how developed it was by now and that it lost a lot of its charm and laid back character compared to five or ten years ago. They complained that especially on White Sand Beach, the island’s most developed beach, it’s terrible …
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Last Sunday I was finally able to visit another well kept secret in Thailand, a place I always wondered how it looks like since it really isn’t a tourist destination at all: Pom Phrachun in the province of Samut Prakan, about 40 km south of Bangkok. Here is where the Chao Phraya River flows into …
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