Internet in Koh Samui – Go To Big C

Just a quick tip for anyone who might need internet access in Koh Samui – check out the food hall at Big C. The food is cheap (30B to 50B for most dishes) and the free internet is really fast compared to the bars/cafes offering wi-fi. They also have conveniently placed plug sockets for keeping ...

The Million Dollar Homepage Poster 1

The Million Dollar Homepage Poster
As most web geeks will know, the million dollar homepage was your classic simple-genius idea and prompted people all over the world to proclaim “I could have done that”. In fact, many people have since done that but none to anywhere near the success of Alex Tew, who famously paid his way through University (and ...

Landed In Paradise – Koh Phi Phi Don 2

As I write this I am sitting by a large swimming pool with a view out to the Andaman Sea. The sun is baking, the sand is with, the sea is turquoise and the surroundings are tropical. When I closed my eyes and pictured South Thailand this is exactly what I had hoped it would ...

The Bangkok Street Sellers

On every significant street in Bangkok (of which there are many) you will find an array of street sellers, mainly offering snacks and meals. Just outside the apartment where I am staying is an array of carts offering Chicken Satay, Pad Thai, BBQ fish and chicken, iced fruit and even BBQ eggs. Around here it ...

The First Taste of Bangkok

I have been in Bangkok now for about 10 days and in that time, despite continuing with my work, I have managed to see a bit of Bangkok and experience life here. On arriving I was met by Tik at the airport who graciously offered to pick me up. We grabbed some Pad Thai and ...