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    Koh Tao, Thailand (August 2018)

    On top of Nangyuan Island

    Koh Tao, aka Turtle Island, was my favorite island and my favorite other place visited besides Chiang Mai. This island screams IM SUPER CHILL BRAH AND EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT. I loved Koh Tao because everything was pretty much walkable in the part where we stayed (Sairee Beach). It was like a beach town but there wasn’t really a beach to hang out at… at least no sand area. Koh Tao is known for scuba diving and snorkeling and there are many areas on the island to do just that.

    Day 1 – Tuesday

    • Check in to Sairee Cottages
    • Lunch at Sairee Cottage Restaurant
    • Walked around the area
    • Dinner at Farango Pizzeria (dude…$90 baht/$3 USD magherita pizzas here for happy hour)

    Day 2 – Wednesday

    • Breakfast at PermPoon Coffee Bar by the Pool (part of our hotel)
    • Hung out at the pool
    • Rained so we hung out at our balcony and read or played games
    • Went to go check out different snorkeling and scuba diving places
    • Dinner at 995 Roasted Duck (BEST FOOD OF THE TRIP)
    • Dessert at Butter I-cream (ice cream at our hotel)

    Day 3 – Thursday

    • Breakfast at PermPoon Coffee Bar by the Pool
    • Oxygen2 Snorkeling Tour (Full Day)
    • Snorkeling at Nangyuan Island, Shark Bay, Mango Island, Lighthouse Bay and Aow Leuk. Lunch, snacks and beverages included.
    • BBQ dinner at Sairee Cottages Restaurant

    Day 4 – Friday

    • Breakfast at PermPoon Coffee Bar by the Pool
    • Scuba Diving Lesson and Open Water Dive at Ban’s Diving Resort
    • Dinner at Roasted Duck (yeah this place was freaking awesome, we went twice)
    • Dessert at Butter I-cream

    Day 5 – Saturday

    • Breakfast at PermPoon Coffee Bar by the Pool
    • Taxi to Mae Haad Pier for Koh Samui
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    Koh Phangan, Thailand (August 2018)

    First island stop on our honeymoons

    Pronounced “Ko Pahng Yun”, this island is famous for its wild full moon parties or half moon parties (or any parties) at Haad Rin. We just missed the full moon party so we opted to explore the quieter sides of the island. It’s a bigger island, one where you even by motorbike, it may take you an hour to ride somewhere because of the roads. We only planned to stay for 1.5 days but we would’ve like to add on another day to check out more of the island. I’ll include a list of things recommended but we didn’t have time to do.

    Day 1 – Sunday

    • Thai Smiles flight from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui
    • Ferry from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan
    • Taxi to High Life Bungalow & Check In
    • Dinner at Zots Resto @ Tantawan Resort

    Day 2 – Monday

    • Breakfast at Tantawan Resort
    • Motorbike rental at My Hut
    • Mae Haad Beach
    • Haad Khom Beach
    • Lunch at Haad Khom Bungalow Restaurant
    • Pool at High Life Bungalow
    • Dinner at High Life Bungalow

    Day 3 – Tuesday

    • Breakfast at High Life
    • Secret Beach
    • Check out and took their taxi to the pier for Koh Ta
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