Songkran Thai New Year 2018 Get ready Koh Samui Songkran is drawing near. Thailand celebrates the new year in the month of April. The festivities are from the 13th to the 16th April 2018. In some parts of Thailand, the celebrations continue for a week. Koh Samui is at its busiest time with tourists pouring…

Big Buddha Pier Located in Bang Rak north of Koh Samui is the Big Buddha Pier. The pier is the gateway for the ferries to the island of Koh Phangan for the full moon parties. The Koh Samui Boutique Airport is 10 mins from the Big Buddha Pier in Bang Rak. The private Petchara Pier…

Elephant Tourism Koh Samui For years in Koh Samui, elephant tourism has been popular. There are numerous companies offering elephant trekking tours in the jungles. The elephant tourism trade is changing and sanctuaries are becoming ever more popular across Thailand. Koh Samui now has its first sanctuary an alternative to the elephant trekking. Without prejudice,…

Thailand Holiday Calendar 2018 The Thailand holiday season of 2017 is over and it is time to think about your next tropical vacation. To avoid the busy Thailand holidays the Thai Visa News has produced a helpful calendar with the public holidays. The calendar is available to download from the Thai Visa website. The public…

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