Category: Islands

Koh Lipe. Thailand’s most famous secret island.

I hate to be the one who says a place is not what it used to be. I hear this on a regular basis from foreigners who have been living in Thailand for 20 years as well as from those whoțve only been here six months. Disapproving of change shows one’s superiority regarding residence; it […]



The Conrad Koh Samui. Dress code: birthday suit.

The land of the eighty pools I strongly advise you to check-in with a therapist before booking a room at The Conrad Koh Samui. Your feelings need to be clear about this experience. Because if you love each other the clothes will fall heavy on the floor as soon as you step in the room […]



Le Meridien Koh Samui. The Feng Shui Pendulum.

Three words that changed my childhood. When I was kid I used to act on a set of superstitions which all my friends shared as well. For example, if I stepped on one of my colleague’s foot I had to let him step back on mine immediately to avoid death in my family. Also, while […]



Accommodation on Koh Kradan

Despite its fragile ecosystem, which normally would not be able to bear too much infrastructure, Koh Kadran offers quite a few accommodation options for different tastes and budgets. Kradan Beach Resort – a series of bungalows lined up on the beach, 20 meters from the liquid turquoise of the Andaman Sea. Pretty clean. Lowest price: […]



Tham Morakot. The Emerald Cave and the Terracotta Soldiers.

The boatman put on a life jacket, bit the flashlight between his teeth and jumped in the water. – YOU, come! I obediently followed him. We were about to swim at 80 meters below the sea level, through complete darkness, in order to reach Tham Morakot – The Emerald Cave, on Koh Mook, a few miles away from Koh Kradan.  Tham Morakot. Before. The tide was at its highest level, and the underground ceiling was low enough to make it hard for me not to hit it. The strong currents were pushing me out, towards the open […]