The Koh Samui Guide is Read in 96 Countries!

November 12, 2019

The Koh Samui Guide is Read in 96 Countries and U.S. 49 States!

As anyone with a nanny cam will understand – you want to know what your ‘baby’ gets up to. Our baby? Since 2012, it’s been racking up some miles, quite literally zipping from Andorra to Papua New Guinea to the UAE. Out of pure fascination, we occasionally look at where The Koh Samui Guide has been downloaded. Considering we’ve never advertised and put our product on the internet “just to see” – the global interest seven editions later is astonishing.
The Koh Samui Guide: Our Readers
  • 96 countries (roughly half of the UN)
  • 49 U.S. states (no pressure, South Dakota)
  • 8 Australian states and territories

The Koh Samui Guide in 96 countries

The Koh Samui Guide is Read in 96 Countries and U.S. 49 States!

As of today? People in 96 countries have used The Koh Samui Guide. That’s nearly half of the UN! (And three times as many countries as are in NATO).  Some stats...

Monaco, Maldives and Malta!

It’s been read in Monaco – the world’s second smallest country – plus the Maldives and Malta (the ninth and tenth smallest).

Hello, San Marino

At least one of San Marino’s 33,285 residents (the world’s fifth-smallest population) has used The Koh Samui Guide.

Fellow islanders?

Readers in the Aland Islands, Curaçao, Cyprus, Guam, Guernsey, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Jersey, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Réunion Island, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and the UK come – to varying degrees – pre-programmed for island life.

Escape the cold?

The Koh Samui Guide has readers ready to defrost in eight of the world’s ten coldest countries – Kazakhstan, Russia, Canada, the U.S., Iceland, Finland, Estonia and Mongolia.

Furthest from Koh Samui?

As for the most exploratory group of readers – that title goes to our customers in Peru (with those in Chile and Panama tied for second).

The Koh Samui Guide is Read in 96 Countries and U.S. 49 States!

Lima is the furthest city on earth from Koh Samui – 19,590 km (about 12,000 miles, or just over four trips across the United States).

The Koh Samui Guide in 49 U.S. states

The Koh Samui Guide in 49 U.S. states

As for our readers in the States? You’re coast to coast and non-contiguous, too. The Koh Samui Guide has readers in forty-nine states – even the states with the smallest populations like Wyoming, Vermont and Alaska.

Next question … who knows anyone in South Dakota, and don’t they need a vacation?
About the Author

Alex Hammond In 2012, Alex and her brother wrote The Koh Samui Guide they wished they’d had on their first few visits to Thailand. To their (tremendous) surprise, the guide became “a thing” … and it’s been an ongoing labour of love ever since.

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