10 Things to Do in Phuket

10 Things to Do in Phuket First thing I have in mind when I thought of Phuket was Boracay (Philippines), since it’s their most popular beach in Thailand.  I did my research before heading there and I have found several things to do in Phuket, and its up to you if you want to find

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Hiring Private Car in Phuket

(Image source: Phuket-Taxi-Meter.com) It was an emergency trip back to Suratthani after a chaotic 2 weeks of trying to secure some documents, I’ve heard some bad news that didn’t get require any second guessing but to fly home.  I landed safely in Phuket and because the arrival was a little late, I have to hire

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Ang Thong National Park – Suratthani, Thailand

  Ang Thong National Park – Located at Suratthani, Thailand is consist of 42 islands with only one inhabited by sea gypsies.  From the island of Koh Samui, it’s an  hour and a half away by slow boat and half an hour by express boat.  We went on a tour paying 1,000 THB with kayaking,

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Do It Your Own – Suratthani City to Donsak Pier

(Donsak Pier) How to Do It Your Own: Suratthani City to Donsak Pier? Living in Suratthani City has its perks, aside from being the mainland to the famous southern islands like Koh Samui, Koh Panggan – Famous for the ‘Full Moom Parties’, and Koh Tao – Famous for a great dive site.  In possession of

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Nice and Cheap Sunday Eats in Suratthani City

(Priceless view from the market) It was an awesome day last Sunday at the Sunday Market in Suratthani City.  A local friend said something about it that is worth checking out for different foods.  We were told that it is only open during weekends (of course, every Sunday) and opens from 5PM- 10PM.  We don’t

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My First Songkran Festival Was Incredible!

(The first attack) Philippines Vs Thailand: Thais Aren’t KJ! Ever since I started backpacking, I’ve been hearing about this awesome festival that Thailand has made the traveling folks talk about.  I know there are tons but Songkran always stands out when getting the most votes for fun and celebration.  I heard it was just splashing

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Thai Visa Update: No More Double Entry!

After a crazy visa run in Penang, Malaysia.  I heard recently that Thai Immigration has ceased the issuance of Double Entry Tourist Visa in all immigration and consulate offices around Thai borders. It was late last year when I had my first visa run to Laos.  I was then planning to do it in Cambodia

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Chaiya Temple Reminds Me of Grand Palace

(The outdoor temple) (Entrance to the cool outdoor temple) After we went to the Dharma Temple, we drove to another big temple which they called “Chaiya Temple”.  The temple is named after the town, Chaiya.  The interior and architecture seems like the exact replica of the Grand Palace less the Reclining Buddha and the Royal

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