Updates to The Koh Samui Guide [Kindle edition]
October 14, 2016: In remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej
The King of Thailand has passed away. RIP and remembrance to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. We offer our sincere condolences to the people of Thailand. It has been announced that the nation is in an official mourning period. We do not currently have details how this will affect Koh Samui travel, but imagine the mood in the coming weeks to be very sombre. Your respect and sympathies to Thai people will be appreciated and we will update with more details as we have them. In the short term, please see The Bangkok Post for updates.
August, 2016: Bangkok Airways and transferring flights – Annoying new policy
In a baffling move for an airline that just won World’s Best Regional Airline – Bangkok Airways has changed their baggage transfer policy for passengers travelling on (A) more than one airline on (B) more than one ticket. [See Full Details of Policy Change + How to Arrange Your Transfer]
August, 2016: Samui Pink Elephant Water Park
A mother has reported an accident that involved her son at Samui Pink Elephant Water Park. While the child was luckily okay, we now strongly caution parents about lacking safety features at this park. [See Full Details at Samui Times + TripAdvisor]