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Inside Background
When it comes to Ko Samui's architecture, there is one word you will get to...
Last edited: June 22, 2006
Ko Samui has a distinct culture that is the product of it earliest settlers...
Last edited: June 21, 2006
Safety is a major issue when traveling to Thailand. Many people are aware of...
Last edited: November 6, 2013
Ko Samui is believed to have been inhabited 1,500 years ago by fisherman...
Last edited: July 9, 2006
Koh Samui is a small island.  There are many beaches, a few towns. The best...
Last edited: July 26, 2015
Laws and cultural expectations are quite different in Thailand therefore, it is...
Last edited: March 27, 2010
Ko Samui has two seasons, sunny and rainy. The best time to visit the island is...
Last edited: September 13, 2013
For the budget traveller, here are some tips for you. Get a brand new motorbike...
Last edited: February 14, 2013
One of the most common questions asked on the Koh Samui and Thailand forums, is...
Last edited: June 4, 2014
Once upon a time Koh Samui was a back packers haven. However this beatuful...
Last edited: August 25, 2007
  Most nights you will find a market or walking street somewhere. Chaweng...
Last edited: June 24, 2016
 *SOS=Surviving on Samui  Road Safety tips for those coming to Samui, planning...
Last edited: June 17, 2016
It is against the law for women to go topless in Thailand. Smoking in public...
Last edited: January 21, 2013
Weather ,Wind, and Waves    sites for Koh Samui weather forecasts and trends...
Last edited: March 19, 2013
Inside Transportation
There are two ways to arrive onto Samui – flight or ferry.  Samui Airport The...
Last edited: August 12, 2016
There are several different options for transportation to get you to see the...
Last edited: April 22, 2016
Samui has no public transport system.  It's a small islands, so getting aboud...
Last edited: March 11, 2016
There are several different options for transportation to get you to see the...
Last edited: June 15, 2016
If you, like thousands of other tourists visiting Koh Samui, you plan to hire a...
Last edited: June 15, 2016
Inside Things to Do
Expats Party on Koh Samui - every first Friday of the month! Samui Expats Club...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
Although Ko Samui is traditionally known as a backpacker's destination, the...
Last edited: June 17, 2015
Spirit House Village,Chaweng,Koh Samui. Spirit House Village is a...
Last edited: February 25, 2013
 A little off the beaten track but certainly worth a visit is Bar Ice Samui...
Last edited: November 8, 2013
Shopping in Thailand does allow for VAT/duty refunds. The following airports...
Last edited: June 22, 2006
Ko Samui is a diver's haven. The warm, tropical waters and beautiful coral...
Last edited: July 2, 2015
One can get good bargains when shopping for tailor made custom  clothes on...
Last edited: January 27, 2014
Santiburi Samui Country Club is a highlands golf courses that incorporates its...
Last edited: April 13, 2008
  samui shells museum      the  owner  is  62 years old man from spain  living...
Last edited: November 6, 2011
Link to a Webcam in and around Samui   http://www.samuiw...    
Last edited: November 5, 2012
                 ...  Apples Spa Experience Chaweng (Only real accredited Wat...
Last edited: January 20, 2013
    Markets or Walking Street Most evenings from 5pm to 11pm Local Food Stands...
Last edited: July 26, 2015
The most popular question Koh Samui dive instructors get asked is: "When are...
Last edited: January 19, 2010
Koh Samui's leading and most experienced kayaking operator. Explore caves and...
Last edited: October 5, 2008
Chaweng Beach is a beautiful place to stay and the perfect place to party...
Last edited: April 15, 2010
Unspoiled ‘nook’ high up on Samui’s Pom mountain  A park with parrots, goats...
Last edited: January 4, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
Eating on Koh Samui is not going to break the bank! and their is ample choice...
Last edited: January 23, 2015
Rice 
Rice is both an exciting and laid-back restaurant – all in one. Oh, and the...
Last edited: July 13, 2008
 The Three Monkeys Pub & Restaurant is a genuine pub restaurant, combining...
Last edited: November 4, 2008
On the Chaweng beach road there are many restaurants serving International...
Last edited: April 23, 2008
Inside Thailand: For Foreign Visitors
The official currency of Thailand is the Thai BAHT (pronounced - baaht).  One...
Last edited: August 22, 2016
Visitors to Thailand now fly into the new Bangkok airport, named Suvarnabhumi...
Last edited: April 28, 2012
Bangkok EMERGENCY CALLS Tourist Police - 1155, 022815051 Mobile Police - 191...
Last edited: August 18, 2014
The difficulty in trying to learn some Thai from the written English (often...
Last edited: April 1, 2016
Update  27. Dec 2011 - upon arrival at the Phuket airport you will often find...
Last edited: December 27, 2011
Tipping  Tipping is NOT customary in Thailand, there is absolutely NO mandatory...
Last edited: January 8, 2015
Addictive is how most visitors describe Thailand, you just can't help but go...
Last edited: May 1, 2015
In response to some hotel reviews here on Trip Advisor about Thai locations...
Last edited: February 10, 2011
Should you fancy a cross-country driving trip (from North to South or vice...
Last edited: August 12, 2016
What do local Thais see when they see you, a foreign tourist? -  Knowing this...
Last edited: March 11, 2016
    This information was compiled from information provided by Airports of...
Last edited: October 15, 2014
Warning from Tourism Authority of Thailand to online booking for guides and any...
Last edited: February 2, 2017
AIRPORT RAIL LINK The Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link (SARL or ARL for short...
Last edited: October 22, 2016
Overall, Thailand is a safe nation in which to travel.  Physical attacks and...
Last edited: July 8, 2015
Travel insurance is the most significant aspect of international travelling...
Last edited: October 21, 2015
These are the basic rules and procedures: * How do you claim a VAT refund and...
Last edited: March 12, 2012
The World Health Organisation has just upgraded Thailand's Status to the second...
Last edited: October 22, 2015
You have heard about Bangkok's unique shopping culture and now you too want to...
Last edited: March 23, 2015
A private villa offers you, your family and friends a true Thailand experience...
Last edited: March 15, 2016
VICTORY MONUMENT is the geographic center of Bangkok and arguably its most...
Last edited: October 28, 2016
Remember that the rules can change so check the links below 1. Tourist Visa...
Last edited: October 22, 2016