The Phi Phi Islands are one of the most popular destinations in the province of Krabi. These islands are easily reached from Phuket and is composed of a group of six islands with the largest being Koh Phi Phi Don and Koh Phi Phi Leh. To many, this place was popularized by Alex Garland’s novel and the movie, The Beach.Boasting of many palm-fringed white sandy beaches, the Phi Phi Islands are frequented by many for its stunning seascape and picture-perfect beaches. Naturally, over the course of the last few years, the tourism industry has brought about a wide variety of accommodations to stay at. To help you narrow down your choice, here is our list of the best places to stay in Koh Phi Phi for Hotels & Hostels.View Contents1 Best Budget Places to Stay in Phi Phi Island1.1 Freedom Hostel @ Phi Phi1.2 Paradise Dorm Room1.3 Ibiza House Phi Phi1.4 Top-Rated Hostels in Phi Phi | Hostelworld2 Best Mid Range Places to Stay in Phi Phi Island2.1 Papaya Phi Phi Resort2.2 … [Read more...] about Best Places to Stay in the Phi Phi Islands, Thailand
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Located off the border of Phuket is Koh Yao Noi, a tiny island in the middle of the Andaman Sea and one of Thailand’s last remaining hidden gems. Before venturing over to Thailand a couple of weeks ago, Koh Yao Noi wasn’t on my travel itinerary. Initially, Mr O’T and I had planned on basing ourselves in Krabi and island hopping around popular islands such as Maya Bay, James Bond Island and the Phi Phi Islands. At the last minute however, and after speaking with a few locals, who scrunched their faces up every time we recited our proposed itinerary, we changed our travel path. Why do you want to go somewhere that everyone goes to? It’s too crowded now, too many boats was the response we kept getting over and over again. They had a fair point….why did we want to go somewhere that everyone goes to? So there began our research into a change in itinerary, to discover smaller and less well known islands in the province. Last … [Read more...] about Koh Yao Noi – One of Thailand’s Last Remaining Hidden Gems!
Tun Mustapha Marine Park, the largest conservation area in Malaysia. Photo easyvoyage.co.uk Sunrise warms a cool autumn morning at the Thai Hai Stilt House Preservation & Ecological Tourism Village in the northern province of Thai Nguyen. Sunlight sparkles through the green trees while birds twitter in the branches. Wrapping a scarf around her head, Truong Thi Thuong of the Tay ethnic group carries a bamboo pole to the village well. She joins other women on the way to the only clean water source running down the mountains. “Collecting water early in the morning is a task for the women, along with other domestic work,” she told Việt Nam News. “Men in our village do heavier tasks like farming, building houses and brewing wine. After completing her home chores, Thuong works for the tourism site where she lives. Thuong’s family is among about 100 households of other ethnic groups who have settled in the area. They have joined forces to turn the bare … [Read more...] about Food and friendship draw foreign visitors