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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Trat Highlights

Last updated: March 14th, 2020 | 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 are probably reading this post because you’re curious which places in Bangkok are most worth celebrating New Year’s Eve at and especially the countdown at midnight. I’ve just spent my third 31st December in Thailand’s capital and think it’s time to give you an overview how things are going on this day. The first thing …
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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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Yesterday I visited Nakhon Pathom, one of Bangkok’s neighbor provinces, 64km west of the capital. It wasn’t just for checking off another one of Thailand’s 77 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 third 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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3 Best Beaches on Koh Chang

Last updated: March 7th, 2020 | in Central Thailand | Koh Chang | Trat | Traveling

Koh Chang has so much to offer and obviously world class beaches are one of the main attractions on Thailand’s third 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: March 7th, 2020 | in Central Thailand | Islands | Koh Chang | Trat | Traveling

Koh Chang is Thailand’s third largest island (after Phuket and Samui). 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 …
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