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 third 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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Celebrating Christmas in Bangkok

Last updated: March 8th, 2020 | in Bangkok | Living

Merry Christmas everyone! Sùk Sǎn Wan Krít Mâat (สุขสันต์วันคริสต์มาส)!  It’s my fourth Christmas here in Bangkok and I thought I’d give you some general info about how Christmas is celebrated here and what you can do if you are visiting the city during this time of the year. If you have been living in Thailand …
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Rutnin: The Best English Eye Hospital in Bangkok

Last updated: March 8th, 2020 | in Bangkok | Living

I just got back from Rutnin Eye Hospital, the city’s one and only private hospital that is specializing exclusively on Ophthalmology, the medical and surgical care of eyes. I went there because for the past four days my left eye has been red all the time, or to be more precise the veins are red …
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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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