Phuket Island is located on the west coast of Thailand, in the Andaman Sea and it is Thailand’s largest island. The well known tourist beaches, such as the Patong Beach, Karon or Kata Beach, have developed since the mid-80s, from mostly small fishing villages, to veritable tourist cities. Phuket is also the place in Thailan […]
Krabi is a province in southern Thailand with an area of about 47000 km². The landscape is probably the most spectacular in Thailand. Famous places like the Phi Phi Islands, Koh Lanta, Ao Nang and Railay Beach belong to the province of Krabi. Most of the expats stay either in or near Krabi Town or […]
The Thai resort of Pattaya is located on the eastern west coast of Thailand and is only about 120 km away from Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. To get there you can just fly with one of the many inexpensive offers for around 600 € from Europe to Bangkok and after another 2 hours bus ride you are already at your destination.
Koh Samui is Thailand’s third largest island and is located on the central east coast, in the Gulf of Thailand. This is where I started my very own Thailand experience in February 1990. Before tourism started on the island in the early nineties, the local people lived from fishing and coconut plantation. Since then, the […]