Google has spoken! By a wide margin, these were your favourite posts of 2019. (Planning ahead for 2020? Don’t miss the 2020 Koh Samui events calendar – hot off the press). Enjoy!
Strange but true … I packed so badly for my first trip to Thailand that my failure inspired this entire website and, later, The Koh Samui Guide.
‘What to wear in Thailand’ is answered with 2 quick questions. What’s appropriate in a modest country? And, what clothes suit Thailand’s hot, humid climate? It’s easy! Use this What to Wear in Thailand guide and the Thai dress code won’t be a problem.
Are you coming to Thailand with the glum knowledge that you’re a walking mosquito magnet?
Mosquitoes in Thailand are a big question if you’re new to the tropics or coming with children. Protecting yourself is easy, once you know a few local tricks (and what to bring with you).
Whether you’re coming to Thailand for a never-leave-the-resort beach vacation, city-sightseeing or a top-to-bottom exploration – at most, you need to pack just five pairs of shoes to wear in Thailand.
We’ve had that melt-down in front of an empty suitcase, too. Find out exactly what to pack for Thailand to quell the panic and make your departure as easy as possible. Ready? Go!
Oh, you lucky pups. The female half of our duo shares the best things to buy in Thailand. Here’s a l-o-n-g list of ways to spend your money in Thailand. Ready? Wallets out!
Exactly what you need to know about Koh Samui’s weather, rain, clouds and climate– easily find out when is the best time for you to visit Koh Samui, using averages, anecdote … and at least two Jurassic Park references.
The hard part’s done – you’re finally off what might have been a very long plane ride to Thailand. Now it’s just a zippy flight of an hour or so to Koh Samui, Phuket, Krabi or Chiang Mai. Your vacation is so close you can touch it! While the flight transfer process at BKK couldn’t be easier, the unknown can be daunting – especially when half your brain has disappeared with jet-lag.
Good news: you’ll love this list whether you’re the laziest person alive, or an over-active member of the CrossFit cult.
New country, new customs – so many ways you can embarrass yourself and others. So what are the most obvious do’s and don’ts in Thailand?