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Koh Phangan is awesome. There’s the famous full-moon party, the golden beaches and turquoise blue waters, breathtaking views at the Secret Mountain, tall palm trees and lush jungle, and a bunch more other things to see and do. And guess what? Koh Phangan is pretty damn safe. Granted, road safety is questionable (especially around the time of the full-moon party)....
Koh Tao has been a popular backpacking destination for many years. Travelers from all over the world come to visit the small island, and it’s not difficult to see why: beautiful beaches, panoramic views, incredible food, and undersea diving. It’s a paradise. But as the saying goes, there is often trouble in paradise. Which is why you’re probably asking, “Well,...
Hengistbury Head Beach is a south-facing beach that separates Poole and Christchurch bay. The beach is a sand and pebbled beach, with striking clay and ironstone cliffs. Hengistbury head is both a scenic and historic attraction that incorporates various habitats and supports a huge selection of wildlife and plants. The beach provides plenty of panoramic views – the Heathland, Christchurch...
EVERYONE WANTS TO RIDE ELEPHANTS IN KOH PHANGAN. INCLUDING ME. THAT WAS UNTIL I DISCOVERED THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT THIS POPULAR TOURIST ACTIVITY. Just think how amazing it would be to sit on top of an enormous 10-foot-tall, 5-ton animal while navigating your way through a thick, deep and tropical jungle. That is the image of what many tourists imagine when...
If you’ve ever visited Thailand, then you have probably noticed the large number of stray dogs that are wandering the streets. Sadly, most of the stray dogs in Thailand have a very short and unpleasant existence. Usually alone and unwanted, fending for themselves in the streets while struggling with road traffic, unkind humans, illnesses and lack of food. Although...
The beautiful Gili islands are located off the north-west coast of Lombok and consist of three small islands: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. Boasting white-powdery sand beaches and clear turquoise waters, it’s no surprise that the Gilis are one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia. Explore the islands on a bicycle, soak up the sun on one of...
To make a living whilst travelling the world is a dream for many people, but what stops that dream from becoming a reality?    Money? Responsibilities?  Work?  Fear? I am going to share with you my personal journey to how I became a digital nomad, and how it is possible to become a full time traveller and make a living from absolutely anywhere in...
Koh Phangan is home to a bounty of luscious palm trees and exotic beaches, boasting stunning views as far as the eye can see. Trying to pick a single beach on the island can be difficult as there are many beaches to take into consideration.  Whether you are looking for beach bars and parties, or a secluded and peaceful beach...
The Secret Mountain is one of Koh Phangan’s best-hidden secrets. If you’re seeking a place with breathtaking views, chilled music, and friendly and helpful staff, then this is the ideal place for you to swim, unwind, and enjoy some of arguably the most magnificent views in Koh Phangan. The Secret Mountain also hosts a highly satisfying restaurant that serves both local...
Welcome to our Koh Phangan Guide 2020! Koh Phangan is Thailand’s fifth biggest island, located in the southeast just 12km north of Koh Samui. The paradise island is notorious amongst backpackers for its extremely popular full moon parties which take place every month on Haad Rin Beach. Koh Phangan is home to over 12,000 residents; however, during the Full Moon period...