Happy New Year!!

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Happy New Year everyone!! Hope you had a brilliant time and saw the new year in with style. I received my blog stats for the year on the 1st January and realised I only wrote 14 blog posts in 2013, …

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Christmas on Koh Samui

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I’ve always loved Christmas. It’s tradition in my family to all get together on 1st December, have a few drinks and put up the tree and decorations. We play Christmas carols and generally do our best to get into the …

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This is Thailand

Thailand is not known for being the most organised country in the world and this coupled with their motto ‘mai pen rai‘ which loosely translates to ‘no problem‘, ‘never mind‘ or ‘don’t worry‘ means that most foreigners are left seething …

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Rainy season in Thailand

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When you think of Koh Samui, what do you think of? White sand, blue seas, swaying palm trees, cocktails, sunshine, tanning on the beach? Well, MOST of the time, it is like that, yes. But here in Thailand, we have …

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What is Loy Krathong in Thailand?

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Loy Krathong (sometimes written as Loi Krathong) is a festival celebrated annually in Thailand, and in some parts of Myanmar (Burma) and Laos. It is sometimes nicknamed the ‘festival of lights’ and if you google it and check out the …

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