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Having heard of the island from many of my friends living in Phuket, I finally had a chance to visit it. Actually if it wasn’t for my boyfriend who prepared this trip as a Christmas and birthday present for me, I wouldn’t have realized why I have not come until only now. This island truly… Continue reading The Koh Lanta Experience (Part 1)
Less crowd means more privacy and more quality time! Since I knew I was going to be living here in Phuket much longer than normal travelers do, I spent my first year visiting the beaches that I only heard from my Thai friends.
If transportation in Phuket is something you are concerned about, here are important information you need to know about renting a vehicle, road manners and other tips essential to your driving experience especially for first time Thailand visitors.
I understand that once you have planned your trip to Phuket or anywhere in Thailand, you could get too excited that you want to do all there is in the "what to do" lists you see online.
I am from the Philippines, a country with 7,100 islands. And out of these, 4,327 of them are still unnamed. Although it is not to be compared to Thailand's only 1,430 islands but most of these hundreds of islands are easily accessible by land and boat. While the thousands of islands in the Philippines would be reached by either only land, only plane, only boat or a mix of the three.
Since the world has become really small, more and more travelers these days have been trying to stay off the beaten track, off the tour groups, and off the commercialized places. Now we travel smarter and try not to fall into the all too common tourist traps that you can find everywhere.