Fisherman’s Village History Bophut The Fisherman’s Village history is a rich and colourful one steeped in Chinese and Thai culture. The village is located in the north of Koh Samui. Bophut is one of the oldest areas in Koh Samui. Steeped in Chinese and Thai culture the history of Samui dates back to the 17th Century.…

Talking Thai The Thai language is a tonal language from the Ka-Tai languages. Talking Thai is achievable although it is complicated language to learn. There are five tones to Talking Thai, monotone, low falling, high and rising tones. On vacation in Koh Samui, we all try Talking Thai even if it is just hello and…

Songkran Thai New Year 2017 Get ready Koh Samui Songkran is drawing near. Thailand celebrates the new year in the month of April. The festivities are 13th to 15th April but in some parts of Thailand, the celebrations continue for a week. Koh Samui is at its busiest time with tourists pouring to the island…

Temple Visits Koh Samui Visiting a temple in Koh Samui is part of the Samui experience. The temples offering an insight into Thai culture and history. Temples are the hub of the local communities who visit daily. Buddhism is the predominant religion in Thailand. Tourists are welcome to visit the temples and take photographs. Have…