This was my third trip to the beautiful Thai island of Koh Phangan for the famed Full Moon Party (FMP), all within two years (this one wasn’t initially planned, but stemmed from a last-minute desire to leave Cambodia and fortuitous timing). It was also the first time I think I can say I really nailed… Read More How to make the most of the Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan (now that I finally figured it out)
As I shared a ride from the dock with three friendly Dutch guys, we ruminated on how booked up the island was and what we were going to do about accommodation. It was August – one of the busiest months of the year due to northern hemisphere summer holidays – and a few days before the… Read More Koh Tao 2016
I arrived at my hostel in Chaweng just in time to join a crew of enthusiastic girls in my hostel dorm heading out for dinner. They had evidently all been partying together over the previous couple of days.