Category Archive: THAILAND

Thailand – My 5 Favorite Places

Thailand – My 5 Favorite Places I haven’t written much about Thailand on LashWorldTour, which is exceedingly ironic because Thailand has been the single most significant country of my entire world travels. For starters, I kicked off my life-long world trip in Bangkok. I thoroughly explored that vast & intriguing city before setting off on …

Continue reading »

Travel Tips: Overdeveloped Beaches and Islands to Avoid in SE Asia

Koh Bulon beach

Travel Tips: Overdeveloped Beaches and Islands to Avoid in SE Asia My idea of a great tropical island or beach is one that is ‘au naturale’. When I head to a beach I want to be completely surrounded by nature: sky, clouds, sun, sea, sand and trees. I want to hear nothing but wind in …

Continue reading »

Travel Misadventure: Case of the Kitten Eating Python Snake

Travel Misadventure: Case of the Kitten Eating Python Snake I was abruptly awakened in the middle of the night by my cat frantically jumping on me, running circles on the bed and dashing about the bungalow. Wearily I struggled from a sound sleep and asked her what was wrong. She never replied, just continued her …

Continue reading »

PHOTO GALLERY: Pictures of Sunsets and Sunrises in Southern Thailand

PHOTO GALLERY: Pictures of Sunsets and Sunrises in Southern Thailand In March and April, 2013, I enjoyed island hopping through the small tropical islands of Southern Thailand’s Trang & Satun Provinces. I often woke at dawn in order to marvel at nature’s beautiful day greetings – amazing colors  and cloud patterns slowly transforming until a …

Continue reading »

Guide to Tropical Islands of Trang Province – Thailand

Guide to Tropical Islands of Trang Province – Thailand  Trang Province lies in southern Thailand along the Andaman Sea on Thailand’s west coast. Trang is directly south of Krabi Province (think Koh Phi Phi or Koh Lanta) and north of Satun Province, Thailand’s southernmost province. Like all of Thailand’s southern provinces, Trang’s interior is mountainous …

Continue reading »

Trang Thailand – A ‘Real Thai’ Town

sunset - Koh Ngai - Trang Province

Trang Thailand – A ‘Real Thai’ Town  Trang Province lies in southern Thailand along the Andaman Sea on Thailand’s west coast. Trang is situated directly south of Krabi Province (think Koh Phi Phi or Koh Lanta) and north of Satun Province, Thailand’s southernmost province. Like all of Thailand’s southern provinces, Trang’s interior is mountainous with …

Continue reading »

Travel Tale: That Wonderful Thai Train Experience

Travel Tale: That Wonderful Thai Train Experience I’ve always loved taking Thailand’s trains. Then again, I love taking trains just about anywhere. There’s something about the rhythmic swaying motion, the clanketey-clanking sound of the train on the rails and the occasional horn blasts that I find very relaxing and pleasurable. What’s more, with train travel …

Continue reading »

Travel Tips: 10 Great Thai Products I Swear By

Travel Tips: 10 Great Thai Products I Swear By Since 1998 I’ve been in and out of Thailand so many times I can’t even count them any more. From 1998 to 2004, Bangkok was my ‘home base’ as I traveled around SE Asia and beyond. I’ve cycled southern Thailand’s entire east and west coasts as …

Continue reading »

My Visit to a Tropical Paradise Island: Koh Bulon – Thailand

My Visit to a Tropical Paradise Island: Koh Bulon – Thailand I arrived at Koh Bulon by speedboat on a rough, wind-tossed sea one afternoon in early April. The wind had been blowing fiercely for three days, bullying the normally tranquil Andaman Sea into a wild tumble of 2-meter swells rolling every which way, crashing …

Continue reading »

Koh Adang & the Other Islands of Koh Tarutao National Park – Thailand

Koh Adang & the Other Islands of Koh Tarutao National Park – Thailand  Koh Adang is the second largest island in Koh Tarutao National Park, after the park’s namesake, Koh Tarutao. The 52 islands within the national park are located in Satun Province, the southernmost state in Thailand on the Andaman coast. Like Tarutao Island, …

Continue reading »

Older posts «