Living It Up on Ko Samui

You want an island paradise? There are many in Thailand, and Ko Samui is one of the best options.


From Bangkok to Ko Samui

When you think of Thailand, its beaches are probably among the top things you want to visit. There are two island groups that are the most popular: the Andaman coast islands (among which are Phuket, Krabi and Ko Phi Phi) and the Gulf coast islands (Ko Samui, Ko Phangan, Ko Tao).

Bangkok: How to Get Around

I’ve mentioned before how David and I are such a great team when traveling. One reason for this is that we complement each other, for instance, when it comes to getting around. I have no sense of direction. I can’t tell east from west, north from south. It was a considerable achievement for me when,…

Bangkok: A Food Diary

Of the many places we have been around the world, Thailand is possibly the best so far when it comes to food. It always shocks me when I lose weight after a trip, particularly one like this where I ate everything in sight. I was in fact so busy just eating stuff that I apparently didn’t…

24 Hours in Isla Mujeres

I spent last weekend, quite unexpectedly, in Cancun. Specifically, for 24 hours, I was in Isla Mujeres. Here’s how it happened: my boss told my team on Friday that one of us needed to go to Cancun for work the next week. Someone from our team had been working remotely with the team there, but for…