Tag: Koh Samui

Sex and Money (Not a lot of Love)

As far as I can ascertain, the Thai sex industry is divided into four main categories: the ubiquitous street worker, the Go-go or Girly bar girls / ladyboys, ‘massage’ parlour girls, and what i shall refer to as the ‘freelancer’ – by far the most dangerous if all you’re after as a young man on a…




Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui

Chaweng Beach, after the main port Nathon, is by far the largest and most populated area in Koh Samui. For some reason my brother and I have gravitated toward quite touristy areas on this trip. I guess when you’re travelling with a male close in age it changes the dynamic a little bit, especially as…




Namuang Waterfall, Koh Samui

It rained heavily last night and this morning, so we thought it a good idea to go in search of a waterfall. Waterfalls tend to make disappointing spectacles, unless there has been heavy rainfall in recent days. We visited one recently called Phaeng Noi, in Koh Phangan; a disgruntled tourist had vandalised the sign slightly…