The Guide For Independent Travelers to Koh Chang »

October 22, 2014 – 9:08 AM | Comments Off

The island of Koh Chang . . . to some it’s the ‘Maldives of Thailand‘ to others ‘The Oriental Eden of the East‘ or even the ‘Last Paradise of Natural‘ but to anyone who has ever been here, or who lives in the real world, this is all marketing nonsense. What you want to know is ‘What is Koh Chang really like?‘ The good, the bad and the stuff hotel booking sites ‘forget’ to mention. Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place to find out.

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Koh Chang resort and hotel reviews. Room rates and locations of over 70 Koh Chang hotels, resorts, guesthouses and slummy chipboard huts from 300 - 30,000 Baht/night. Book online or through a reputable local tour agent.


Koh Chang activities. You'll probably want to leave the confines of your hotel at some point. But what will you do? Where will you go? Who will organise it for you? Read this and discover the numerous ways to fill your days on Koh Chang.

The Guide For Independent Travelers to Koh Chang

Read the Koh Chang Island Guide. Each beach on Koh Chang attracts a different type of visitor. Find out what you need to know about the different areas of the island. There is something for everyone whether it be beer and hookers or peace and quiet.


Property on Koh Chang. Everyone will be your best friend once they know you want to buy real estate here. Listings of businesses, homes and land for sale on Koh Chang and Koh Mak. Plus new information on what not to buy and why not to buy it.

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Pictures of Koh Chang and other islands. Unimaginative, but un-Photoshopped, photos taken around the island which should give you an idea of what to expect when finally reach Koh Chang, if you can't be bothered to read the 'Island Guide' section.

Aussie Runs Amok on Koh Chang

December 15, 2013 – 7:55 AM | One Comment
Aussie Runs Amok on Koh Chang

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Bangkok Post – 15 December 2013
TRAT – An angry Australian tourist on Koh Chang went berserk, tried to attack pedestrians with a kitchen knife, and set fire to three vehicles because his rented motorbike consumed too much fuel, police said on Saturday.
Pol Capt Banjerd Krachangsaeng, an …

Just Launched! Koh Chang’s Newest Residential Development

December 15, 2013 – 7:16 AM | Comments Off

Hummingbird Residence is Koh Chang’s newest condominium development and is a luxury boutique residential complex of 3 separated buildings with a total of only 40 units.  It is located on a hillside in Bang Bao Bay on the south coast of Koh Chang, 200 metres from the sea with stunning …

Good Morning Koh Chang! Nature’s Alarm Clock A.k.a That F$%#ing Annoying Bird.

December 14, 2013 – 8:52 AM |

That is the Asian Koel.  If you don’t live in Asia it won’t mean much to you.  If you do then you will probably have heard these birds which are especially vocal during mating season.  And right now it’s the time of year for Koh Chang’s horny Asian Koel population …

Beach Villa with Private Pool For Weekly Rent on Koh Chang. Sleeps 6-8.

December 12, 2013 – 11:59 AM | Comments Off
Two Bed Beach House Privte Pool Koh Chang For Rent

Koh Chang Beach House with Private Pool For rent. Sleeps 6-8. Fully furnished, huge garden, beachfront pool. Ideal for large families or groups. Weekly or Monthly Rent. Weekly rates just 33,000 Baht.

Four Bedroom Pool Villa for Rent on Koh Chang

December 7, 2013 – 4:25 PM |
Large House For Rrent on Koh Chang

250sqm, 4 Bedroom Family Home For Rent. Ideal for large families or groups in search of a quiet vacation on Koh Chang.  This new home is fully furnished and comes with a private pool.  Weekly Rent: 33,000 Baht

3 Bedroom Beachfront Home For Rent on Koh Chang * From only 31,000 Baht/Week *

December 6, 2013 – 2:05 PM | Comments Off
Beach house for rent koh chang

This is a beautiful new home right on the beach, on the quiet East Coast of Koh Chang. This is a very quiet and peaceful area, with a stretch of remote beach and the mountainous jungle just behind. The views are lovely and calming, and at night there are just …

Koh Mak in a Day

December 5, 2013 – 12:26 PM |

Here’s a very nice travelogue, a 7 minute video shot recently of the delights of Koh Mak.  If this doesn’t convince you to spend some of your holiday time on the island, then nothing will.
Koh Mak is about 45 – 60 mins by boat from Koh Chang and also easily …

Tourist Fee Angers Koh Chang Boat Operators

December 3, 2013 – 8:08 PM |
Tourist Fee Angers Koh Chang Boat Operators

Bangkok Post 3 December 2013
Local boat operators and other local people in Koh Chang district,  an island district in Trat, demand the removal of the new chief of Koh Chang National Park on Tuesday morning.  They said new park chief Veera Khunchaiyarak, who took up the job just over a month ago, has caused …

BCU 3* Sea Kayaking Course on Koh Chang

December 3, 2013 – 12:39 PM |

I spent the week of 25 – 29 November taking the BCU 3 Star Sea Kayaking course – with Kayak Chang, the only sea kayaking company able to offer it in Thailand.  Fortunately for me, they are based at the Amari Emerald Cove on Koh Chang.  So, aside from paddling …

1 December

December 1, 2013 – 6:56 PM | One Comment

I spent last week taking the BCU 3 Star Sea Kayaking course – with the only sea kayaking company able to offer it in Thailand.  Fortunately for me, they are based at the Amari Emerald Cove on Koh Chang.  So, aside from paddling down to the Amari every day, I …

Scots actor James McAvoy to raise funds for Koh Chang crash victim by giving fans the chance to star in his latest movie

November 18, 2013 – 9:34 AM | 2 Comments
Scots actor James McAvoy to raise funds for Koh Chang crash victim by giving fans the chance to star in his latest movie

Daily Record, 9 November
The Filth star has offered fans the chance to visit him on the set of his new movie Frankenstein to raise money for road crash victim Graham Hogg, who is stranded in Thailand with a £15,000 medical bill.
James McAvoy has come to the rescue of a biker stranded …

The Trek Across Koh Chang – Coast to Coast in a Day

November 17, 2013 – 9:54 PM | 4 Comments
Jungle trek across Koh Chang

In the past guided walks across the island have been possible but these always involved an overnight stay camping in the middle of the jungle.   I was never too keen on that idea and I knew that in the past it was possible to walk across the island in …