Escape to Ko Samet, Part Three: A Dane, A New Yorker, and Two Swiss Girls

Finding a nice white patch of beach in Thailand should be easy, but hasn’t been. In the last installation I found myself trapped in Pattaya, freshly scarred by the horror of a ping pong show. And now the conclusion.

Escape to Ko Samet, Part Two: Pardon the Ping Pong Show

Pattaya. City of Eastern European tourists and hoards of burned-out freelance Thai prostitutes. It’s January, and I’m just trying to find a nice stretch of beach with pure white sand and very few people. I’ll find it, eventually, but not here.

Escape to Ko Samet, Part One: Stay the F*ck Out of Pattaya

Phuket, Ko Samui, and Koh Chang are popular islands to get away to when your in Thailand. But on a whim I decided to take a road slightly less travelled, and I was glad that I did. But getting there wasn’t easy.

Skip the Cobra Show

While visiting Thailand I found myself sitting in the front row of a show that I immediately regretted. It’s main attraction? A cobra fighting a mongoose. Here’s what happened.