Category: Islands

Koh Sukorn. The island of the watermelons.

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when I say tropical island? Right: white sand, palm trees, beach front wooden bungalows, bars, reggae music; or, even better, a deserted place and a Robinson Crusoe life style. I had all of these in mind before stepping for the first time on Koh Sukorn. This […]



Koh Hingham. Of Curse!

Koh Hingham is a tiny unsettled island next door to Koh Lipe. None would have ever troubled to visit it unless Mother Nature had not adorned it with precious stones. Precious, indeed, since Gods – precisely the God of Tarutao – put a spell on any guest who would have attempted to take even the […]



Koh Lipe. Sexy Blue.

I was planning to stay for two days on Koh Lipe and I ended up pulling a gigantic effort into finally leaving after four. I have heard of worst cases. Some people arrived for a week and stayed for six months or even six years. This island seems to have a huge magnet buried in […]



Koh Yo. The place where I discovered I am a successful man.

Despite being trapped inbetween two superlatives, this enchanted island, Koh Yo, manages to mind its own business in the most untroubled manner. The first superlative: Songkhla Lake, the largest natural lake in Thailand, covering an area of 1,000 square kilometers. Technically speaking, the lake is not a lake, but a complex of lagoons where the […]