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Planning your Thailand travel? Jump in, and use this blog to:
▸ Make sure that you love your trip to Thailand, ▸ Learn how to navigate Thailand safely and ethically ▸ Expertly pack for Thailand's culture and climate, and, ▸ Arrive with *total* cultural savvy.
Confessions of a bad first-time Thailand tourist...
Going to Thailand shouldn’t be complicated – but there are easy mistakes to avoid. I started this blog nine years ago, mostly to atone for being a horriblefirst-time-to-Thailand tourist in 2003. I had an incredible trip but…
To help otherwise clever and well-intentioned people avoid my early mistakes, I decided I should spend more time on my computer (what a healthy hobby!?) and start a Thailand travel blog. In 2008, Koh Samui Sunset came to life with 2 posts:
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*Mistakes of 2003...In my defence … this was the black-and-white days of dial-up internet. Blogs, Pinterest and social media didn’t exist in 2003. It was 4 years before the iPhone. Did we even know anything?!