Ring of Fire October 21st 2007 One thing that is fantastic about Thailand is that there are endless amounts of exotic beaches that are within 3 hours of Bangkok. This past weekend I went to Koh Samet with my friend Martin, who works for Reuters.
The island is great because it is off the tourism map and is frequented by local Thais. Meaning it costs less and there are less people there. Two definite pluses.
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Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Ko Samet A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
Asia: Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, China (Macau), Japan
Caribbean: Turks and Caicos
Central America: Honduras, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala
Europe: France, England, Spain, Greece (x2), Germany, Czech Republic, Italy (x2), Turkey
Middle East: N/A
North America: United States, Canada (x2)
South America: Brazil
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