Krabi is one of my favorite places in southern Thailand. There are all the magnificent islands with the most prominent being Koh Phi Phi and one of the best kept secrets being Koh Krok. Then there is Koh Lanta, a beautiful and laid back island that’s great to relax for a few days. Ao Nang …
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Krabi is one of the most popular regions in all of Thailand, and the two most visited places in this region are Krabi Town and Ao Nang. If you travel from Bangkok to Krabi you are likely arriving at the airport, which is 13.5km northeast of Krabi Town. Now you have two options: You can …
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Yesterday on Valentine’s Day my girlfriend and I wanted to go somewhere for a day trip, and since we didn’t want to do our usual Old-Town-Khaosan tour and see something new, we decided to check out Bang Krachao which is known (or marketed) as the “Green Lung of Bangkok“. And it’s actually an island! Bang …
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Koh Phi Phi is probably the most beautiful archipelago in Thailand. If you decide to travel Southern Thailand, you should not miss visiting there – even if it gets more and more crowded with backpackers, young and middle aged couples and also more and more senior travelers or couples spending their honeymoon in the big resorts …
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Krabi is a true paradise for beach lovers and Railay is one of the most famous and most popular beaches in the region, second only to Ao Nang. I have already written a guide on the top 7 beaches in Krabi, and of course Railay is included there but what I have not yet talked …
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Did you know that Koh Lanta is the second largest island in Thailand (after Phuket)? Yes, it’s larger than more famous places like Koh Chang or even Koh Samui, yet still not nearly as much visited. But okay, there is a reason for that: The beaches are rather average and there aren’t huge waterfalls like on …
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If you have ever been to some islands in this country then you probably know this scenario: You just took a ferry for an hour or two, checked in at your hotel and the first thing you do is to take a look at the beach. Then it often turns out that the nicest beach on …
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Koh Lanta Highlights

Last updated: December 20th, 2016 | in Islands | Koh Lanta | Krabi | Southern Thailand | Traveling

Koh Lanta is one of those islands in Thailand that people don’t really know what to expect from it. Sure I’m talking about first time visitors who have already visited places like Koh Samui or Koh Chang and are then curious to discover more of the “authentic Thailand” away from the mass tourism. Koh Lanta, …
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If you have just landed at Chiang Mai Airport then you probably want to get to the town center as quick as possible, to check into your hotel and go for a nice hand job massage right away or take it easy first and explore some of the nicest temples in town. The airport in …
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There couldn’t be a better place to start a trip around Isaan than Nong Khai that’s right up on the border to Laos. The laid back town on the Mekong Riverbank has quite a lot of charm and you might even end up staying longer than planned when you fall in love with the scenic …
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Nong Khai Highlights

Last updated: September 1st, 2016 | in Isaan | Nong Khai | Traveling

What’s your imagination of a perfect holiday in some off-the-beaten-track Isaan province? Plenty of activities to do and attractions to see during the day? Cheap and authentic local cuisine? Nice places to have a beer at night and maybe find some nice female company? Friendly and calm local people? And all that without being anything like touristic …
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