Posts Tagged with "koh tao"

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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12 Most Popular Islands for Backpackers in South East Asia

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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12 Most Popular Islands for Backpackers in South East Asia

Indonesia has an estimated 17,508, The Philippines 7107, (7100 at low tide), and Thailand’s not doing badly either with a tropical paradise to suit every taste. There’s no doubt that South East Asia’s got more than its fair share of beautiful tropical islands. Beaches, jungle, mountains, diving, partying, even dolphin spotting... each sparkling gem seems to offer something just a bit different from the next. We take a look at some of the most popular islands amongst backpackers in South East Asia. Where will you find your tropical island paradise?

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Learn to Dive in Thailand: Taking the First Plunge

Thursday, January 6, 2011

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Learn to Dive in Thailand: Taking the First Plunge

There are many places to learn how to dive across South East Asia but many people choose South Thailand; the tropical islands are popular favourites among backpackers from all over the world who want to try diving for the first time. The water is clear, warm and calm with very little current and home to many crazy critters and funky fish, making it perfect for beginners! This is a guest post by Ayesha Cantrell from Master Divers in Koh Tao, Thailand.

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Dancing with Fire in Thailand!

Friday, December 17, 2010

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Dancing with Fire in Thailand!

As darkness falls on the popular beaches of South Thailand nocturnal creatures to come out and play. The fire dancers take centre stage silencing audiences with their danger defiant moves. Much later, backpackers can be seen trying their luck at this dangerous sport with most deadliest of all fire dancing apparatus... the flaming skipping rope! Would you try your luck?

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