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Things to do on Koh Phangan

There are many things to do on Koh Phangan besides the Full Moon Party. Travelling there by night boat and bus from Phuket is by far the coolest thing you can do and it will immediately set you apart from the comfortable travelers who fly to Koh Samui and take the boat from there. The best reason to go by […]

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Beginner’s Guide to the Full Moon Party

No matter how many parties you have been to, chances are slim that you have been to a party like the Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan, Thailand. The Full Moon Party occurs 12 times per year (duh) and¬†although¬†there is the occasional Half Moon Party, it is the Full Moon Party you should bother visiting […]

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How to travel to Koh Phangan for $20

There are many ways to travel to Koh Phangan but only one that is worth writing about: going by land and sea without buying a tour package at the airport. Of course, you could just hop on a plane to Koh Samui and take the boat over to Koh Phangan, but where is the fun […]

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How to Haggle in Southeast Asia

If you have ever gone backpacking in Southeast Asia, you have probably been scammed at least once. Chances are high that you have been put in the uncomfortable situation of having to haggle for everything from a bottle of water to a motorcycle taxi to your hotel room. Bargaining is common practice in these countries […]