Railay – Rock climbing and Railay Good Views

Railay – Rock climbing and Railay Good Views

I had heard many good things about Railay from other travelers I had encountered throughout Thailand, so I was eager to experience it for myself.  Railay is located on a peninsula, and due to the many high rock pillars of karst limestone, is only accessible via boat.  The accomodation prices were a little too high for my liking, so I based myself in the beach town of Ao Nang, a short 15 minute longtail boat ride away.  The benefit about this was that I got to experience the breathtaking views…

Scuba Diving on Koh Tao

Scuba Diving on Koh Tao

Scuba Diving on Koh Tao When I was mapping out my plans for Thailand, I knew that I wanted to get certified for scuba diving on Koh Tao, in the Gulf of Thailand.  While a smaller island, especially considered to Koh Samui and Koh Phangnan, Koh Tao has a plethora of PADI and SSI dive shops, all with very affordable prices, almost half of what you’ll pay to get certified in most Western countries.  Scuba diving was always something that intrigued me, so it seemed like a good of time…