Posts Tagged with "koh phangan"

5 Tips on Breaking into Travel Writing!

Friday, October 10, 2014

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5 Tips on Breaking into Travel Writing!

Travel writing is a tough game to break into. With newspapers and magazines crumbling the world over due to the changing nature of journalism, it’s harder than ever to get traditional writing jobs. But it’s not impossible! Here are some tips from Kaila Krayewski from the Tropical Writers Workshop in Koh Phangan, that can help you land the travel gig of your dreams...

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Will the Real Koh Phangan Please Stand Up! Beyond The Full Moon Party

Monday, December 16, 2013

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Will the Real Koh Phangan Please Stand Up! Beyond The Full Moon Party

Home to the notorious monthly Full Moon Party, it's no shock that Koh Phangan has somewhat of a dodgy reputation. The truth however, is that this island is special and offers far more than it is given credit for. It’s creative, eclectic, underground, spiritual, artistic; it’s got a great, free-flowing vibe; a tight community that integrates both expats, locals, and travellers who keep coming back. We introduce you to the often overlooked dynamism of Koh Phangan.

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TruTravels: The Best of Both Worlds – 5 Backpacker Secrets Within Easy Reach!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

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TruTravels: The Best of Both Worlds – 5 Backpacker Secrets Within Easy Reach!

There is a must see list of places to visit in Thailand, and for good reason, but what if you want to venture just slightly off the beaten track? Where do you start? How do you know which turns to take? Sometimes you just need a wee bit of help, our friends at Tru Travels show us how to get just a little bit lost!

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Tantra, Karma & Reincarnation! Amazing Interview with Swami Vivekananda Saraswati at Agama Yoga, Koh Phangan

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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Tantra, Karma & Reincarnation! Amazing Interview with Swami Vivekananda Saraswati at Agama Yoga, Koh Phangan

The island of Koh Phangan in southern Thailand is notorious for the Full Moon Party and a hedonistic destination for young backpackers! However, there's so much more to the island than meets the eye. In recent years, it has become a hub for yoga and spirituality and draws thousands of 'soul-searching' travelers who are looking for more than just buckets and beaches. After the New Year's Eve celebrations died down this year, we made our way to Agama Yoga on the beautiful West coast of the island to meet one of the most interesting characters we've come across, the legendary Swami Vivekananda Saraswati. In a mind-blowing encounter we discuss yin and yang, the laws of karma, tantric sex, God and reincarnation!

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Party Hotspots: Koh Phangan – Don’t Miss Rhythm & Sands Festival, 24th January

Saturday, January 19, 2013

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Party Hotspots: Koh Phangan – Don’t Miss Rhythm & Sands Festival, 24th January

Spending the festive season on Koh Phangan was never going to be your average chill-out affair, but even for party-fiends like us, the mere thought of a massive three-stage rave-up on the January 2nd (yes, the second of January) seemed… well. A bit… much? Could we handle it? Well, just a tiny peek at the lineup of Rhythm and Sands gave us our answer pretty sharpish: Hell, yes – we could. And was it worth it? Travel writer, Karen Farini finds out...

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Guest Post: Play with Fire and You’re Gonna Get Burned!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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Guest Post: Play with Fire and You’re Gonna Get Burned!

Writer, blogger and lover of all things 'travel', Neil Barnes retells a fiery tale of adventure, nightlife and drunken decisions... Whilst enjoying the splendours of the beautiful island of Koh Phangan in South Thailand and sampling the delights of cheap Sam Song rum served in a sandcastle bucket, Neil made potentially the stupidest decision he's ever made. Whether it was the Red Bull or just the buzz of travelling he’ll never know... Would you make the same mistake?

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