I believe Koh Tao is one of the best and cheapest places to get your open water certificate, so when I was on Koh Tao last summer, I decided to do a open water course. I did my open water course with Roctopus. After some research online and taking with some friends, I believed Roctopus … More Spotlight on: Getting my open water certificate with Roctopus.
During both of my stays on Koh Tao I stayed in Sairee Village. There are plenty of restaurants so it can be a bit difficult to know which ones are ok (like The Brother and Su Chili) and which ones are a very good. I have visited these four in both 2015 and 2016. Tijdens … More Spotlight on: My 4 favorite restaurants in Sairee Village, Koh Tao
Koh Tao is a lovely island in the Gulf of Thailand. It is known for the tons of diveschools that are on the island. I have been to Koh Tao two years in a row and both times I stayed in Sairee Village, which is probably the main backpacker area. The island has great beaches, … More Travel guide: Koh Tao, Thailand
As a backpacker you come in loads of different places. Some you like, some you love, and a few you ‘just do not feel’… Koh Lanta was the last one. Koh Lanta is one of the bigger Thai islands in the Andaman Sea. I went here in 2015 after spending a few days on touristy … More Travelstories: Spending less than 24 hours on Koh Lanta, Thailand.
It is probably not a surprise that I saw this sign on the street on Koh Phi Phi, since this island is known for its party-scene. When I was there in 2015, the island was full of young western backpackers and most of them were partying and drinking loads. Of course there is nothing wrong … More TIPS: How to stay safe while partying (for solo backpackers)