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Back to Thailand For A Moment – Chiang Mai

My decision to fly from Bangkok to Yangon meant that I would be missing a bit of time in Thailand. Although I really would love to have had much more time to explore central Thailand, the best way for me to stay on schedule was to fly directly from Yangon to Chiang Mai, skipping the …

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Patong Beach, Phuket – Thailand’s Racy Side

Escaping Ko Phi Phi got me away from the trashy frat-boy beach parties, but landed me squarely in the epicenter of Southern Thailand’s Entertainment and Sex industry. I had made it to Patong Beach, Phuket. Much like Phi Phi, Patong Beach certainly didn’t strike me as “my scene” by any measure. However, it was certainly …

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Ko Panyi – Thailand’s Floating Muslim Fishing and Football Village

After being blindsided by an island full of trashy, drunk partygoers (and on a completely separate note, meeting now-good-friend Peach) in Koh Phi Phi, and getting sick and overloaded in Phuket, I had to get away from the crowds – so I set off for the secluded, floating fishing village of Ko Panyi. View Larger …

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Koh Phi Phi: Into the Tourist Beach Party Vortex

Tonsai was a paradise for me, and I was very sad to leave. However, in the spirit of continuous travel and exploration, I decide to move on, and head north through the Thai islands to the Thai party central island of Koh Phi Phi Don. PP (as the locals write it) lies in the Andaman …

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Tonsai Beach, Thailand – Climbers Paradise

As soon as I finished up my brief intro to Thailand in Koh Lanta, I immediately hopped on a boat and sped over to the climbers mecca of Thailand, Railay/Tonsai Beach. The Railay beach area is made of three different bays, with the beach in each bay having a unique character. West Railay is the …

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Hello Thailand! First stop, Koh Lanta

Antarctica, New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and now, the country I’ve certainly been looking forward to for long enough, Thailand. My first entry into Thailand was via Koh Lanta, on the Southwestern coast. This smallish island is a new-ish vacation destination, and as such, still has the laid back thai island vibe. Koh Lanta …

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