• 14 Best Scuba Diving Destinations In The World

     

    Who is not dreaming about diving in Maldives? Or what about a liveaboard in Raja Ampat. Some of the most amazing scuba diving destinations in the world that I have been to, but I never dove there. Why not? Long lasting ear problems are keeping me out of the water now for almost 4 years.

  • 15 Things To Do In Koh Tao in 2021

     

    Of course scuba diving will always be the main tourist drag simply because it is one of the cheapest places in the world to get your PADI. But there are more things to do in Koh Tao besides scuba diving! Since I have spent so much time in this little paradise I will reveal the list of the coolest Koh Tao things to do according to ‘locals’.

    With the help of one of my friends who is still living in Koh Tao this article is updated in March 2021.

  • 4 Amazing Thailand Itineraries for 2 Weeks

     

    Planning your trip to Thailand for 2 weeks? Unfortunately there are so many cool places to visit in Thailand and to see the most of the country I would suggest a 4 weeks itinerary around Thailand. That said it is understandable that not everyone has the time and money to travel to Thailand for 4 weeks.

    It is hard to come up with the ultimate 14 days itinerary for Thailand and therefore I created 4 different itineraries so you can choose the one you prefer most!

  • 5 Island Hopping Itineraries for Thailand in 2021

    Looking for the best way to travel around the islands in Thailand? I got you covered with 5 different itineraries around the country to see the best islands. In this Thailand travel blog you will find island hopping itineraries from Phuket, island hopping itineraries around Krabi and around Koh Samui. Find 1-week Thailand island hopping itineraries as well as 2-week Thailand island hopping itineraries!

    Keep on reading for a special itinerary... island hopping from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok! :)

  • A Bar Guide Plus Best Restaurants In Koh Tao

     

    You only have a couple days on the island and don't know where to go out in Koh Tao? With this complete restaurant and bar guide for Koh Tao I will give you some insider tips for when you travel to Thailand. I have lived on Koh Tao for 6 months and visited 5 times, and I know most places by now. You are spoilt for choice with upscale dining, local Thai cuisine, party places, live music and of course beach lounge bars, most of them all clustered around Sairee Beach.

  • Bamboo Huts Koh Tao Review

     

    Looking for amazing places to stay in Koh Tao? Somewhere to fully enjoy your holiday and relax with your partner? Want to unwind from stressful corporate life on one of the best islands to visit in Thailand? Then Bamboo Huts Koh Tao might be something for you! The isolated Bamboo Huts Resort is one of the best places to stay in Koh Tao. Start your stress free holiday here. Located on the rocks of the southwest coast of the island all bungalows have a prima oceanfront location with magnificent ocean views. Because every bungalow is facing west great sunsets are guaranteed. 

  • Best Islands To Visit In Thailand

    Island hopping Thailand is probably one of the most popular holiday packages in Asia for young people. Everyone once heard stories about the Full Moon party, crazy nights in Koh Phi Phi or the early mornings in Phuket. But it is not only about partying, there are way more things to do in Thailand than just getting drunk. Let me show you the best islands in to travel in this amazing country. Im sure you will find the right one in this list.

  • Best Koh Tao Hiking Trails & Viewpoints in 2021

    The time that this little island was solely a diving paradise is long gone! Just like any other tourist destinations in Thailand, Koh Tao is getting more popular each year. Many tourists and travelers finding its way to this tiny little nirvana in the Gulf of Thailand. Traveling to Koh Tao is popular than ever before and there are numerous things to do besides diving. Hiking in Koh Tao is fabulous and with so many cool viewpoints it is one of the reasons tourists visit Koh Tao.

  • Best Places To Stay In Koh Tao in 2021

    Things are changing! Where the island has always been a divers paradise, more and more travelers make the trip to Koh Tao just to enjoy their holiday. Diving still is big business and there are more than 100 dive schools in Koh Tao. An increasing amount of people island hopping in Thailand come to experience the laid-back vibe, to snorkel in the stunning remote bays, drive a scooter around and Koh Tao, party on the beach, experience the amazing hiking trails or just chill out and watch incredible sunsets.

    But what are the best places to stay in Koh Tao and where on the island should you book your hotel or hostel. What about private villas and Airbnb's? You can find it all here in this complete guide about where to stay in Koh Tao!

  • Best way from Bangkok to Koh Tao

    In the last couple years I have visited Koh Tao many times and even lived there for a while and it is great you guys are all asking me for Koh Tao tips. More than happy to help you enjoying this island as much as I did. Regarding transportation I will explain you how to get to Koh Tao in the most convenient way. There is no airport on the tiny hilly island so it's actually it is pretty straightforward since there is only one way: taking a boat to Koh Tao. But of course there are many routes to get from Bangkok to Koh Tao. When traveling to Thailand make sure you include this little paradise to your island hopping itinerary.

  • Koh Tao Murders: Is Koh Tao Safe in 2021?

     

    Unfortunately another tragic accident occurred on Koh Tao in January 2018 with a British traveller was found death in a hotel pool. There are a lot of rumors going around but no one really knows what happened. Fact is that they found another dead body, one of the many tourist deaths in Thailand per year.

    Koh Tao was already struggling with a very bad reputation after the Koh Tao murders in September 2014 when a British couple was killed and left behind on Sairee Beach. From then on Ko Tao was nicknamed the murder island.

    Will Koh Tao ever be able to get rid of that negative image?

  • Koh Tao or Koh Samui Holiday? Comparison!

     

    Although I just had 5 amazing days in Koh Samui I can’t wait to go home! Yes, this is how I feel when I am boarding a boat to Koh Tao. Right now I am on the Lompraya high-speed ferry that takes me from Koh Samui to Koh Tao in 2 hours. Price? $17! It was my 6th time visiting Koh Samui, I really like it, but what I learned in 3 days Samui? I really adore Koh Tao, by far my favorite island to visit in Thailand. 

  • The Place Koh Tao Review

     

    Why do you think people on Tripadvisor chose this as the most romantic hotel in the world 2015? No explanation needed, right? This picture above says it all! I was looking for the best Koh Tao hotels and I wanted to find some spots on the island that were not really well known to the big audience. At least that is what I thought. But winning a Tripadvisor award made me think I was too late. Still The Place Koh Tao is not a mass tourism destination and II was happy I got the chance to review this Koh Tao Boutique hotel. 

  • Ultimate Guide for Island Hopping Thailand in 2021

     

    Island hopping Thailand is probably the most popular first big trip for young travelers and I can totally understand why! Traveling to Thailand is hot again after the global pandemic! Some may say the islands are overcrowded and the authentic Thai lifestyle is gone. I am the last one to deny this as Thailand tourism changed a lot over the years. But hey... I am just as much guilty as I have visited Thailand almost 20 times.

    Island hopping in Thailand never gets boring and is always something to look forward to. The uncomplicated and laid-back vibe is something hard to explain, but it makes me book a Thailand holiday over and over.

  • Where To Rent A Motorbike In Koh Tao (+Tips Not To Get Scammed)

    Renting a motorbike in Koh Tao is a must if you want to the best tourist spots on Koh Tao. Though at the same time this island is very infamous for its motorbike scams. So what to do? Miss the cool spots? Or take a leap of faith and go for it? In this Thailand travel blog I will point you out to a motorbike rental in Koh Tao with scratch insurance and explain why it is hard to drive around the island. For more general tips for renting a motorbike in Thailand click on this link.