My Experience Renting a Moto on Koh Lanta

Before I arrived on Koh Lanta in southern Thailand, I didn’t really know what to expect of the place.  Many of the outdated guidebooks that I had read referred to Koh Lanta as a bohemian, frontier-like island with minimal development and few tourists. This picture of true exoticness with jungle-fringed beaches seemed overly enticing. [...]

By | 2017-09-25T14:46:40+00:00 November 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Let Lanta Old Town Charm You

When I heard about Lanta Old Town being one of the must-sees on Koh Lanta Island, I was a little skeptical.  Much of the architecture on the island that I had seen at that point was modern and made of cement, so  I was not expecting the Old Town to be anything but very [...]

By | 2017-09-25T14:54:37+00:00 October 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Top Hotels on Koh Lanta

If you are planning on visiting Koh Lanta then this article is intended to provide you with an unbiased overview of the top hotels, resorts and budget options on the Island.  We have spent considerable time on Koh Lanta, and one thing is for certain: if you want convenient access to Lanta’s nicest beaches, [...]

By | 2017-09-25T14:57:55+00:00 October 5th, 2015|0 Comments

How to Get to Long Beach Koh Phi Phi

Amidst the rapid development and building of hotels and resorts, the white sandy beaches of Koh Phi Phi remain to be the top draw on the island. Each one of the beaches on the main island of Koh Phi Phi Don has adopted its own vibe and character. Ao Lo Dalam is the preferred [...]

By | 2017-09-25T14:59:29+00:00 October 4th, 2015|0 Comments

10 Things to Do on Koh Lanta, Thailand

Although it is the ‘more laidback version’ of a Southern Thai isle; Koh Lanta has the right traits to hold its own as a prime Southeast Asian tourist destination.  Lanta’s main highlight is its collection of beaches stretching along its western coastline, from north to south. Lanta's western shoreline [...]

By | 2017-09-25T15:01:21+00:00 September 30th, 2015|0 Comments

How to Get from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi

One of the most important connections in southern Thailand is getting from Koh Lanta to Koh Phi Phi.  Although Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi are only an hour apart via ferry, they differ very much in terms of their character.  Koh Phi Phi receives more annual tourists.  Consequently, its beaches are busier and [...]

By | 2017-09-25T15:04:38+00:00 September 20th, 2015|1 Comment

How to Get from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta is one of the more interesting island destinations in the southern region of Thailand. Unlike its neighbors Phi Phi and Railay, Lanta receives less tourists and promotes a more laidback and close-to-nature holiday experience.  With plenty of beautiful undeveloped beaches along its western shoreline, Koh Lanta is an excellent destination to get [...]

By | 2017-09-25T15:06:18+00:00 September 16th, 2015|4 Comments

Koh Lanta Overview

Once I stepped on Koh Lanta, I immediately felt that there was something really laid back and peaceful about this Thai isle.  Sure, it does not have the same party scene as Koh Phi Phi or the fame of Phuket, but I think most seasoned travelers to Thailand, including myself, would agree that it [...]

By | 2017-09-25T15:07:31+00:00 September 11th, 2015|0 Comments