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The 25th “Pramong Nomklao” Fish fair

Those who love fish should get reeled in by this, but leave the rods at home.

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British Airways announce new route to Koh Samui

British Airways has signed a new codeshare agreement with Bangkok Airways, which will allow the airline to offer flights to Phuket, Koh Samui and Chiang Mai via Bangkok. It will also operate a codeshare with Bangkok Airways from Singapore to … Continue reading

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Memories of backpacking in Koh Samui

It was the summer of 1998 when I first went ashore on Koh Samui in search of white sandy beaches, crystal seas and full moon parties. I was, of course, clutching my copy of Alex Garland’s The Beach.

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Koh Samui voted 7th best Island in Asia

Koh Lanta in Krabi was voted third-best in Asia, while Phuket was number six and Koh Samui number seven.

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Luxury Villa Rentals Koh Samui news: Future is bright for local hotel industry

Koh Samui island’s hospitality industry has been described as upbeat about tourism, according new research. This positive outlook is in line with the national trend, bucking trends seen in other countries hit by the continued economic uncertainty in much of … Continue reading

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Luxury Villa Rentals Koh Samui – Koh Samui Car Free Week

Koh Samui Car Free Week culminated on September 22, 2012 with a celebration of World Car Free Day. For the event top of the range bicycles were donated for prizes for the raffle and in an effort to reduce carbon … Continue reading

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Luxury Villa Rentals Koh Samui – Turtles Return to Koh Samui

At Luxury Villas Rentals Koh Samui we were very pleased to discover this nice environmental story – 108 Hawksbill turtles are released on a Koh Samui beach in Thailand.

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Luxury Villas Rentals Koh Samui | Govt orders study on second airport

Transportation and Communications Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan has asked the Department of Civil Aviation to conduct a feasibility study on the construction of another airport in Koh Samui.

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Luxury Villa Rentals Koh Samui | Whats Going Off In Koh Samui

Illuminated Boat Procession As night falls, majestic ‘fire boats’, elaborately-adorned with flowers, incense sticks, candles and lanterns and each bearing an assortment of ritual offerings, are set alight and floated down the Mekong River.

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Luxury Villa Rentals Koh Samui – Local Government to Make Island No.1 Tourist Spot

Suratthani provincial officials recently met with representatives of various government agencies and the private sector to discuss Koh Samui’s many problems, such as environmental degradation, unregulated land use, inadequate garbage disposal system, poor transportation facilities, drug proliferation, among other things.

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