Offbeat: Nakhon Si Thammarat

On the east coast of southern Thailand lies the town of Nakhon Si Thammarat. It is one of the oldest cities around and offers the usual mix of temples, beaches and a national park. Yet for some reason it sees few tourists and that made it even more interesting for me. This morning I took […]

Rai Leh

Between Krabi and Ao Nang is a peninsula commonly referred to as Rai Leh and commonly described as a mighty fine piece of beach. The whole peninsula is cut off the mainland by a series of rocks/mountains that make any road impossible and boats the only way of access. From Krabi the boat costs a […]

Market Food

I started my day early with a visit to the local market. They have a speciality here that I wanted to try (Kaow Yum, rice with herbs) and apparently it’s more of a breakfast dish. The market is located centrally in town and just a short drive from where I’m staying. After making my way […]

Krabi: How does it compare

For most tourists and travellers, Krabi is just a stop-over on the way to the islands or surrounding beaches. The town itself doesn’t have much of a beach (a small stretch of sand near the river) and thus is lacking what tourists are looking for in this area. The touristy part of town seems to […]

Going to Krabi

After more than two splendid weeks, it was time to say goodbye to Malaysia. The country is a fierce contender for a top spot on my list of favourite countries. It is easy to travel in but is significantly less touristy than Thailand (at least concerning western tourists). The locals have been open and friendly […]

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