Author Archives: Glenn R. Wallis

Floating with the Spirits of Thailand

The Loy Krathong Festival – November 10th 2011 Float away your bad luck and ‘non-meritous’ deeds from the past year on a beautiful boat of banana leaves and good fortune: It’s Loy Krathong time! Loy Krathong is by far one … Continue reading

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A Voice in the Wilderness

Liz Luxen When it comes time every month to select a topic for our website we are often baffled by the numerous people of relevance who live on Koh Samui. For such a small piece of the Kingdom of Thailand, … Continue reading

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Fish Fight Club

He lives a life of solitude. There can be no outside distractions to avert his attention from the grueling training that has become his life. Alone he focuses on his destiny, with only his Master and Trainer as his mentor … Continue reading

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The Rocket Festival of Koh Samui

Beginning on the 11th of May and running until the 15th, following the traditions of a good Thai celebration, the Koh Samui Rocket Festival will launch into the skies over the Gulf of Thailand, and with it aiding in the main celebrations that are being simultaneously held in the northern province of Isan. Continue reading

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Muay Thai Training on Koh Samui

Ancient Arts for the Modern Woman When thinking about the connotations of the ancient art form of Muay Thai, or Thai Kick-Boxing as it has become more widely known in Koh Samui training camps, muscular and sweat riddled warriors come … Continue reading

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The Koh Samui Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden is located on the Southern shores of Koh Samui, created specifically as a natural sanctuary for the butterflies of Asia. Gathered here are also a variety of Arachnid, Beetles and other assorted creatures of mystery that creep, … Continue reading

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Paradise Park Farm, Koh Samui

The island of Koh Samui may at first sight appear to be a somewhat uninhabited island for the most part. Unfortunately, it is an island, and for the wildlife that once lazily ventured here, their time of freedom has expired. … Continue reading

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A Gentleman with Vision

Sebastian Coconut Villas on Koh Samui has seen many people come and go, many have come back year after year, and there are even some that we would love to see more often than we do. We would like to … Continue reading

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Laem Set Beach

On the southern coast of Koh Samui, approximately 35 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from the town of Lamai, and a good 45 minutes from your villa at Coconut Resorts is the beach of Laem Set. During the … Continue reading

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Hua Thanon

The Muslim Fishing Village of Hua Thanon is renowned for a handful of fresh seafood restaurants, but its main attraction lies in the ancient cultures of the local fishermen.

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Chinese New Year

Sawatdee pi maï (wan trut ciin)THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT A Chinese proverb states that all creations are reborn on New Years Day. On February 3rd 2011, the Chinese year of 4079 begins its reign of rebirth, and its people … Continue reading

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Big Buddha Beach – Koh Samui

If your stay is brief, Big Buddha Beach offers convenience due to its close proximity to the airport, as well as to boats chartered for Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. From your resort at Coconut Beach, Big Buddha Beach takes … Continue reading

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A Guide to Koh Samui

Koh Samui, Thailand Thailand is renowned for several unique treasures; it’s remarkable people and culture, the gastronomic pleasures of the Orient, the beauty of paradise lost and the most alluring beaches this planet has to offer.

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Choeng Mon Beach – Koh Samui

Running along the far northeast corner of the island, Choeng Mon Beach consists of a number of beautiful, secluded bays jutting out from the rest of the island. As a result, this area is popular with families and for romantic … Continue reading

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Bophut Beach – Koh Samui

Bophut stands out as the only village on Samui that exudes authentic island charm. It consists of a single street lined with traditional shop-houses, many of which have been converted into restaurants, sales shops and guesthouses.

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