How to go from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan

From one tropical paradise to another, the journey from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan is just a short hop over the sky-blue waters of the Thai Gulf. These islands have risen and risen to become two of Thailand’s most popular holidaying destinations in the last few decades. There’s Samui, with the glistening white sands of … Read more

How to go from Koh Samui to Koh Tao

Named after the sea turtles that swim through the crystal-clear Thai Gulf all around it, Koh Tao is a laid-back alternative to chic Samui and hedonistic Phangan. It’s sat some 67 kilometers to the north of its Chumphon Archipelago compadres, mimicking a desert island with its coconut-strewn beachfronts and hidden coves, not to mention some … Read more

How to go from Bangkok to Koh Samui

How to go from Bangkok to Koh Samui

Oh, Koh Samui – just a mention of the name is enough to conjure images of sugar-white sands, stooping coconut palms, and reggae-bouncing beach bars by the sea. If, like thousands of others, you’re looking to trade the energy of Bangkok for this Thai paradise, be sure to read on. This guide runs through all … Read more

How to go from Krabi to Koh Samui

So, you’re looking to swap west coast for eastern islands? The jungle-topped karst peaks of the Andaman for the boulder-spotted white sands of the Thai Gulf? Look no further than this guide. It runs through all the main ways you can go from Krabi to Koh Samui. It’s a trip that’ll take you through more … Read more

How to go from Surat Thani to Koh Samui

The hop from the mainland city of Surat Thani to the beach-fringed island of Koh Samui is one that thousands of travelers make every year. Most will have their heart set on a well-deserved bout of R&R on one of the most famous paradise isles in Asia, where five-star hotels, deluxe villas, and palm-shaded coves … Read more