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Overview, travel guides, Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan, originally made famous for its energetic Full Moon Parties on Haad Rin beach, has now become a travel destination for more than the backpacking travelers who first started the beach party traditions. With several of the beautiful beaches served by luxury hotels and resorts as well as smaller beach huts Koh Phangan is now putting itself on the map as a relaxing island destination without losing its fun beach party atmosphere.


Latest Overview Articles

National public holidays of Thailand in 2014

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2014

In Thailand, national holidays that fall on a weekend are generally taken as holidays on the following Monday. Chinese New Year (the new Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival) in February is not an official holiday.... read more.

Koh Phangan beachfront

Koh Phangan Travel Tips

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

A few Koh Phangan travel tips are important before you take your trip, and some of the most important tips concern the customs and expected etiquette of the region. Just like most of Thailand, the people of Koh Phangan have traditions you must respect. Here are some interesting things to ke... read more.

Travel to Koh Phangan

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

When you're planning your next tropical adventure, whether you've already tasted the delights of Southeast Asia or looking for your first exposure, you need to know that if you want to travel to Koh Phangan, it is the perfect idea. The island rests languidly in the Gulf of Thailand and is surrounded by bottle b... read more.

What to bring to Koh Phangan

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

If you are planning a visit to Koh Phangan, you will probably want to have a better idea of what to bring to Koh Phangan. As you build your packing list of what to bring to Koh Phangan, though, keep in mind that your ideas of what to bring to Koh Phangan is closely tied to what you plan to do while you are ther... read more.

Staying Safe in Koh Phangan

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Staying safe in Koh Phangan is not as hard as some people make it out to be. Since the area is well known for its wild, vibrant night time parties, night restaurants and beachside drinks, staying safe in Koh Phangan is often cited as being a difficult task when it really just means taking a few precautions. The... read more.

Travel Insurance for Koh Phangan

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Is buying travel insurance for your journey to Koh Phangan a smart idea before you leave? Absolutely, insurance is usually a good precaution to take whenever traveling across foreign borders. Since the island is known for its wild parties and somewhat dangerous conditions, buying travel insurance for your journ... read more.

Koh Phangan for young people

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Koh Phangan for young people is an exciting place. There are numerous restaurants, retail shopping centers and beach parties in Koh Phangan for young people so they will stay busy for days on end.... read more.

Koh Phangan WiFi locations

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2008

Most travelers who visit Koh Phangan for the first time are shocked at the multitude of Koh Phangan WiFi locations around the island. Most islands off of Thailand do not have the internet access that the busy island of Koh Phangan has. There are a variety of places you can go to in order to check your email or ... read more.

What to do when your stuff is stolen in Koh Phangan

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2008

Some travelers consider Koh Phangan to be a dangerous place. This tropical island paradise does run into problems with drugs, drinking and trouble at some of the larger Full Moon parties. Theft is another problem that sometimes comes up in the region. It is important to know what to do if and when your stuff is... read more.

Koh Phangan Visa Information

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2008

Getting in and around the beautiful tropical island of Koh Phangan means first knowing the Koh Phangan visa information needed. If you are unaware of the correct Koh Phangan visa information, you will not get onto the island because the right identification and papers are required by government officials. Here ... read more.

Possible dangers in Koh Phangan

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2008

While it is one of the prettiest, most sought after vacation paradises in the world, there are still some possible dangers in Koh Phangan, and they should be carefully considered before you make a trip to the island. While most tourists visit the popular Thailand spot with no harm, you can run into possible dan... read more.