The Gulf of Thailand is probably my favourite part of Thailand for partying, diving, meeting other backpackers,and relaxing on the beach. This guide quickly runs through my experience with the three main islands, Ko Samui, Ko Pha Ngan, and Ko Tao.

193 UN Countries (+3 Countries that Should Be) A question often debated amongst travelers is “how many countries are there in the world?” Many people have different answers to this question and I personally believe in two different lists of countries: 1. The UN+3 list; and 2. The Travelers’ Century Club or TCC list (http://travelerscenturyclub.org). The UN+3 …

How Many Countries are in the World? A question often debated amongst travelers is “how many countries are there in the world?” Many people have different answers to this question and I personally follow two different lists of countries: 1. The UN+3 list; and 2. The Travelers’ Century Club or TCC list (http://travelerscenturyclub.org). The TCC uses …