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Sunday, 16 September 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 10th September – 16th September 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 10th September – 16th September 2018 


It's the Sunday morning groove and time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 10th September – 16th September 2018.
It's just past 10am and it's cloudy and slightly windy. A nice cool wind. Current temperature is 27C. Very nice and agreeable. Expect the wind to pick up during the afternoon. We're on the outskirts of Super typhoon Mangkhut. This super typhoon is punishing the Philippines and Hong Kong as we speak.
Tonight and tomorrow should see more strong wind but slowly this should peter out until mid next week.

I'm back into running mode again and am slowly building up my endurance and pace. It will be a few more weeks before I'm anywhere near the shape I was in 8-9 weeks ago.

Next Sunday is the Mad Hatter run though and I will participate in the 5Km race, followed by Samui Festival's 10km race come Sunday 30th September.

Last week saw some lovely weather around the island. Plenty of sunshine and only this weekend with lots of overcast. Hardly any rain and each shower is refreshing at the moment.
Maximum temperatures ranged from 33C with a one off peak to 34C and 23C earlier last night.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 10th September – 16th September 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 10th September – 16th September 2018 

Wat Khiri Wongkaram in Baan Taling Ngam. It has undergone some serious reconstruction and looks marvelous. This Temple hosts the much lesser known remains of the second mummified monk on Koh Samui. Well worth a visit to explore the temple but mostly the much more unspoiled Southern part of the island.

The forecast for next week looks ok. Until Wednesday a few showers and strong wind today and tomorrow. Come Thursday no more rain and very sunny skies!

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 9 September 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 03rd September – 09th September 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 03rd September – 09th September 2018 


Sunday morning, it's time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 03rd September – 09th September 2018.
No long slow distance run, am just coming back from injury right now, but I'm keeping myself fit with very regular indoor cycling and weight training. On top of that I also manage around 10 minutes of planking per day.

On to the weather though, it's nice and sunny this morning under an almost completely blue sky. At 10am it's 29C but it feels already warmer and expect more heat later during the day.


Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 03rd September – 09th September 2018; Spectacular view over Maenam beach and Koh Phangan. We're fairly high up in the mountains at the very end of Soi 5 in Maenam. There's a zip line place and a big tree with a platform around it. So you sit and relax on top and amidst the jungle canopy. Well worth a visit. Keep following Soi 5 in Maenam to the very end, park your car or motorbike, just follow the signs. After a short walk you will reach the tree platform. Have a drink and/or a small bite and enjoy the view and the zip line rides.

Last week saw a good week. We had plenty of sun last week. Plenty of sticky and hot afternoons and just a few rain drops. Two days we had overcast, the rest was partially cloudy to blue! Nice! Maximum temperatures ranged from 25C to 34C.

The forecast for next looks good, not too much rain, just a few showers. The wind is about to pick up, that should be nice and cooling. Expect plenty of sunshine as well! 
Go out and about and enjoy your time on Samui!

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 27th August – 02nd September 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 27th August – 02nd September 2018 


Sunday afternoon and here we are with the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 27th August – 02nd September 2018.

It's sunny and hot today! Current temperature at 3pm is 31C but it feels a lot warmer.

Last week was a good week with plenty of sunshine. There were also some nice rain showers that cooled things down a bit. But just a few!
Maximum temperatures ranged from 21C at night to a blazing 36C during the daytime.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 27th August – 02nd September 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 27th August – 02nd September 2018; The Meh Guang Ihm statue at Wat Plai Laem from a different angle.

The forecast for next week is looking good. A few isolated showers, a nice cool breeze and hopefully some partially cloudy skies or blue skies. Let's wait and see.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

f you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Saturday, 1 September 2018

Welcome to September 2018

Welcome to September 2018


The first day of a new month and here we are; Welcome to September 2018.
In general September is a nice month. It should have plenty of sunny days but during the mornings it starts to cool down. The afternoon can be 'sticky' hot, due to the high humidity.
Last year we had a great September month, with plenty of sunshine and not too much rain. The two years before that we had a early September with rain and a late September with lots of rain.
Let's cross our fingers and hope for a good one. Next week looks a bit like mixed bag, with some sunny days but also with some showers being predicted towards next weekend.


Welcome to September 2018; A view on the big sitting man at Wat Plai Laem

There are also two very interesting running events this month. Sunday 23rd September will see the Mad hatter run at 'the Wharf' in Bophud. There will be a 2km, 5km and 10km race.
Come Sunday 30th September the big Samui Festival is due. A 5km, a 10km and a full marathon race are scheduled. That same day there's a 30km trail run scheduled. Exciting and hopefully this will continue over the next couple of years.
I was training for the full marathon but injured myself 6 weeks ago and couldn't run since. I hope to be able to run the 5km at the Mad hatter and the 10k at Samui festival.

Hope you enjoy your stay on Samui during this month and let me know if you're interested in one of the events that I offer.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Friday, 31 August 2018

Goodbye to August 2018

Goodbye to August 2018


It's the last day of this August month and time to say Goodbye to August 2018 on Koh Samui.

To start with the weather during this August. It wasn't that great. Plenty of rain and cloudy skies in the beginning of the month, easily holding on to the middle of this month. You can also include some stormy day in there as well.
The last week of this month was a lot better. During this last week of August the sun came out and it was immediately hot around the island.

Today it's partially cloudy with the sun peeking through and a current temperature of 31C at 11.30am.


Goodbye to August 2018; sweets on display at Laem Din market in Chaweng

All in all not your best or dream August. It looks like next month, It looks like September 2018 is shaping up a lot nicer.
Despite the weather not being on it's August best, I do hope you enjoyed your island when you visited this month
Time to move on though and embrace September 2018 into our arms..

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

 You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

 Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

 If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

 Camille

Sunday, 26 August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 20th August – 26th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 20th August – 26th August 2018 


Sunday afternoon and here it is, the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 20th August – 26th August 2018.
It's been cloudy all day long and it's currently 30C at 2pm. It looks like it will stay cloudy and dry for the rest of the day.

The previous week was slowly getting into August shape again. Towards the end of the week it was partially cloudy. Temperatures rose immediately and it was hot. We had temperatures ranging between 28C and 32C but it felt a lo warmer at times.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 20th August – 26th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 20th August – 26th August 2018; View from top of the hill at Lip Yai, where there is a restaurant. The view is over Lipa Noi. You can see Lipa Noi beach all the way down to the Navy base.

For next week it's looking dry for a change and hopefully we can leave this August behind us with a few nice days. It will be partially cloudy at best but dry for next week. More sunshine may turn up next weekend, at the start of September.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 19 August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 13th August – 19th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 13th August – 19th August 2018 


Sunday morning and time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 13th August – 19th August 2018. Another week of being injured and no running. Clocking on four weeks now but I still keep myself busy with indoor cycling and other forms of cross training. Think planking, weight training etc.

On to the weather though, it's cloudy over Koh Samui this morning and the current temperature at 10am is 31C The sun may pop out later today and there's nice breeze.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 13th August – 19th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 13th August – 19th August 2018; View over Lamai bay. One fo the first people I met during my early visits to Thailand, in the mid nineties, was visiting Koh Samui and we met up. It was nice to meet him and his family and this is the place they rented via Airbnb. With a great view over Lamai bay. A three story house with 4 bed rooms and separate bath rooms. Lovely!

Last week we had a mixed bag, with plenty of sunny days but also a few showers at various times. This August is not living up to general August standards. Maximum temperatures went up to 33C and lowest temperature was measured at the beginning of the week with a mere 24C

For next week we may have some more sunshine and few showers but they rain has not completely gone! The wind has slowed down to a nice breeze. Maybe a little bit closer to what one can expect during an average August.
Nonetheless, if you're on the island, enjoy your stay and go out. See places, meet people and be safe whilst driving a car or especially a motorbike.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 6th August – 12th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 6th August – 12th August 2018 


Sunday morning and time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 6th August – 12th August 2018. We're on the way back home from Don Sak to Koh Samui after having visited a funeral wake yesterday on the mainland near Surat Thani city.

On Koh Samui it looks grey with plenty of cloud cover. No rain or marginal rain is expected today. Current temperature at 11am is 29C.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 6th August – 12th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 6th August – 12th August 2018; View at the Raja Ferry pier at Lipa Noi. On the way there again, left Don Sak at 10.12 with the 10am ferry. Service at Raja is abysmal, ferries are notoriously late and slow. Comfort levels are low on old and mostly outdated ferries. I prefer the Seatran ferry but sometimes circumstances dictate a Raja ferry sailing. Not something to look forward to. Bottom line is that they don't seem to care about their customers. Since they started the Don Sak - Koh Samui service in 1981. 

Last week saw a mix of hard wind, plenty of rain and occasional sunshine. Maximum temperatures ranged between 24C and 33C. So far it's not the August that you would hope and expect on Koh Samui.

For next week the forecast predicts hard wind today and tomorrow. The strong wind declines each day until Thursday. Come Friday the wind may pick up again. Besides a few isolated showers or thunderstorms throughout the week, some more rain is possible over next weekend.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

 You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

 Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

 If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 30th July – 5th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 30th July – 5th August 2018 


It's late in the evening and with being busy at work, I almost forgot it but it's Sunday and time for Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 30th July – 5th August 2018.
No running today, but I hope to start that again tomorrow. Instead I have been diving at Panagsama beach near Moalboal on Cebu island in the Philippines. See a picture below.

On Koh Samui it was cloudy today with some rain showers and a max temperature of 33C. Now in the evening at 9.30pm it's 28C.

In Moalboal in the Philippines we're part of the yearly monsoon and the last 3 days it was cloudy, windy and at times with rain. Maximum temperature today reached 29C.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 30th July – 5th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 30th July – 5th August 2018; The sitting monk statue at Wat Bophud or Wat Bo Phuttaram, during the evening.

Last week some a mix of partially cloudy days. Sometimes it stayed dry and sometimes there were some showers. A few times the wind played up a bit as well. Maximum temperatures ranged between 33C during the daytime and 25C at night.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 30th July – 5th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 30th July – 5th August 2018; A clown frog fish as spotted yesterday. This was found on the house reef of PADI 5* IDC center 'Neptune Diving Adventures' at Panagsama beach, near Moalboal in the Philippines.

For next week there's still lots of cloud cover predicted an it looks like a lot of tropical showers. The wind may also be picking up in speed and power, until Wednesday. Mostly during the night or the early morning though.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 30th July – 5th August 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 30th July – 5th August 2018; A view on Panagsama beach from the ocean. This is near Moalboal on Cebu island in the Philippines

If you find yourself on Koh Samui during next week, don't forget to check out some of my recommendations, listed below. In general, do enjoy your time here!

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course.

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two.

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience.

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned.

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens.

Camille

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Welcome to August 2018

Welcome to August 2018


It's a new day, it's a new dawn, it's a new life, ah, well, it's for sure a new month so Welcome to August 2018.
The last three versions of August were not what you expect in August. They were windy and had lots of rain. Four years ago it was more like, nice and sunny.
Let's hope this years version is a good one although the start is not promising. Strong wind with plenty of rain is predicted.

This morning looks glorious though, with the sun on the rise and no clouds around. At 6.30am it's 25C, nice and cool. Be ready for a hot one though and get that sun lotion out. 

Welcome to August 2018

Welcome to August 2018; During the recent temple party at Wat Bo Phuttharam or the Bophud temple at the traffic lights near Fisherman's Village, the new, small statues had been rearranged and are now in front of the big sitting monk statue.

August is a typical high season month for Koh Samui, with all the European countries having holidays. It will be busy all around so let's hope for more sunshine!
There are no big events happening that I know of, this month. In a weeks time I will be back home, from the Philippines and come 26th August, I will run the Khanom half marathon. Khanom is directly opposite Koh Samui, on the mainland.

Enjoy your stay on Koh Samui this month and fon't hesitate to check out the trips I offe or the dinner option with the Thai Experience.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Goodbye to July 2018

Goodbye to July 2018

It's the last day of this month and a good moment to say Goodbye to July 2018.
Like the previous five years, there was plenty of tropical showers and a few thunderstorms. Some 18 days in this July saw rain, with a few days topping 40mm. 
There was also plenty of wind, at times even very hard wind and for a couple of days we had a bit of a storm going over the island. The temperatures reached a maximum of 34C and a minimum of 25C during this recent month.
All in all a fairly typical July. Having aid that, there were also sunny days and once the sun was out, it got warm to hot fairly quickly.

This morning there's cloud cover over the island and the current temperature at 6am is 28C. It looks more likely for a small and short shower to happen than the sun to come out today.

Goodbye to July 2018

Goodbye to July 2018; Very old Buddhist amulets on display at Wat Bo Puttharam, near Fisherman's Village. The display can be found inside the ship look alike building with the big statue of the monk.

Now that this month is almost over, it's time to look forward and meet and greet August! Hope you come and visit us on Koh Samui and you will enjoy your time on the island.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 
You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience
Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned.

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 23rd July – 29th July 2018

It's Sunday morning and time to get going with the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 23rd July – 29th July 2018.
No run today since I injured my right leg last Monday. At the moment it looks that I will be at least one more week without running. It's also not sure if I can make it in time for the Samui Festival marathon come 30th September.

Back to Koh Samui's weather though, it's fairly cloudy with a weak sun trying to pry through the cloud cover. Current temperature at 8.30am is 28C but it should get into the lower thirties Celsius today.

I find myself back in Moalboal in the Philippines today. I'm in the middle of the current July 2018 PADI IDC. We are in the rainy season here but today it's nice and sunny. Current temperature at 9.30am local time (1 hour ahead of Thailand) is 30C

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 23rd July – 29th July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 23rd July – 29th July 2018

View over Nathon and the Seatran pier

Last week the weather was fairly steady. A few tropical showers, a bit of sunshine and strong wind. Fairly typical July weather. Maximum temperatures ranged from 27C to 34C

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 23rd July – 29th July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 23rd July – 29th July 2018; View over the ocean at Panagsama beach, near Moalboal. Not hard to see why I enjoy this place!

The forecast for next week predicts showers between Monday and Thursday with some hard wind come Wednesday evening and night. We're coming to the end of this month and hopefully we will have better conditions in August. Stay tuned for more updates.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. 

You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 16th July – 22nd July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 16th July – 22nd July 2018 


Here we are, another Sunday and time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 16th July – 22nd July 2018 after my long slow Sunday morning run has been completed, including a morning nap. All in preparation for the Koh Samui marathon as part of the Samui Festival come 30th September.

At almost 1pm today it's partially cloudy and the sun is peaking out a bit. Current temperature is 31C with a fair bit of wind.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 16th July – 22nd July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 16th July – 22nd July 2018; The running and athletic track in Baan Namuang. Last week the kila Amphur or the yearly Samui sports event for children and their respective schools was held here once more. For the first time I found out that on the last day, the Friday, there's also a competitive race for adults, as long as you're associated in a local club. Which I ain't! Yet!

Last week saw a lot of strong wind throughout the week. The rain wasn't as bad as predicted though and we had only a few showers last week. There were a lot of clouds hanging around but we also had a couple of very sunny and hot afternoons.
Maximum temperature hit 33C and the lowest temperature last week was 25C.
Humidity ranged on most days between 55 and 74 but we had two days with a humidity between respectively 66 to 88 and 70 to 94.
The maximum wind speed ranged from 23 to 26 (mph).

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 16th July – 22nd July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 16th July – 22nd July 2018; A much asked question by me blog readers. Now hopefully answered once and for all!

The forecast for next week looks similar to last week, with still a fair bit of wind but not as strong as last week and it should be mostly cloudy. For the rain, as of Wednesday you may expect daily tropical showers, short but possibly hard and for good measure, there may be a thunderstorm or two as well.
With a bit of luck the sun may peak out as well during next week.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience
Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 9th July – 15th July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 9th July – 15th July 2018 


Sunday morning, long slow distance run in the bag (26km this morning in training for the Samui  Festival marathon come 30th September) and time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 9th July – 15th July 2018.

It's almost noon and so far it has been a nice morning. Very early on there was a bit of sunshine in apartially cloudy sky but now it is all cloudy again and at 11.40am we have a 29C temperature. No rain is expected or forecast but a fair wind is blowing.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 9th July – 15th July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 9th July – 15th July 2018; The seemingly never ending construction on Koh Samui, This looks like a new resort being build on the road between Choengmon and Chaweng. Just after the hill coming out of Choengmon, in a relatively sharp downwards curve directly after the hill.

Last week we saw some very hard wind at times and it reached storm quality at some moments. There were a few days with heavy afternoon rains and sometimes some night rain as well. Towards the end of the week we had a few times the sun break through again. Maximum temperatures reached around 33C but overall it was nice and cool.

The forecast for next week is more strong wind between Tuesday and Thursday with plenty of little showers on these three days. Lots of cloudy skies and most likely not too much sunshine is expected for next week. Still, I hope you can enjoy your stay on the island when you are here for next week. Be careful with booking trips out in the open sea during mid week though!

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience
Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 2nd July – 8th July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 2nd July – 8th July 2018 


Sunday morning, long slow distance run done and time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 2nd July – 8th July 2018.
Today it's nice and blue, with a thin layer of clouds and at 11am it's 30C. It's going to be a hot day, enjoy it whilst it last, since the forecast for next week is not looking very good.

Last week saw some hard thunderstorms and tropical showers, mostly during the afternoon and/or evening/night. During the afternoon the wind also seems to pick up each day.
Maximum temperatures ranged in the lower thirties Celsius.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 2nd July – 8th July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 2nd July – 8th July 2018; The Guan Yu statue in Hua Thanon. Well worth a visit to get a glimpse of the Hainanese culture on Koh Samui. This can be observed in the temple with the statue and the original Hainan style house still available in Hua Thanon. The Samui Festival marathon event, come 30th September will have a marathon turning point just a few hundred meters short of this temple.

For next week there's a lot of rain and very strong winds predicted. The wind will start to pick up tomorrow and reach maximum strength Tuesday evening all the way through to Friday morning. This will be accompanied by plenty of rain and isolated showers. Monsoon is covering all of Thailand but Samui is not getting the worst of it.
Stay tuned and despite the not so great forecast, I do hope you will enjoy your time on Koh Samui if you will be here this week.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. Camille

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Welcome to July 2018

Welcome to July 2018


A new month has started and is already 4 days old, so it's time to say 'Welcome to July 2018'.
July is a month with a bit of everything, sunny days, windy days and plenty of rainy days. July is a mini version of the rainy season, not as bad as as on the West coast, the Andaman side with Phuket, Khao Lak and Koh Lak for instance, but still a fairly wet month.
The first three days saw rain in two out of three days during the afternoon and evening and/or night and today is looking like there will be some rain soon. It's just past 1pm.
For the next seven days some hard wind and plenty of rainy moments are expected, likely to continue past the next seven days. 
The last 4 versions of July were windy and rainy, laced with a few sunny days.

Welcome to July 2018

Welcome to July 2018; The yearly Ban Plai Laem school party was held last week. Although none of our children is currently visiting this school, we still visited, partly because my wife was dancing with a troupe of local Plai Laem women. Nope, that's not her on stage! As each year, it was busy with lots of excited children and parents, performing and watching the children on stage.

No events are scheduled at the moment for this month, if that changes, I will update the blog accordingly. One thing to put in your agenda though is the bi-monthly Green Market, which will be held on Sunday 15th July at the Elysee Boutique Resort at Fisherman's Village. Always a great and enjoyable afternoon.

If you find yourself on Koh Samui during this 2018 version of July, I hope you will enjoy yourself nonetheless!

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience
Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. 
Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 25th June – 1st July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 25th June – 1st July 2018 


It's Sunday morning and time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 25th June – 1st July 2018. Coming live from Don Sak, the village where the ferries from and to Koh Samui arrive and depart. The reason we are here is a running event, the Don Sak hospital half marathon. No real surprise there!

It's partially cloudy over Koh Samui with a current temperature of 29C at 11am. Expect possibly some rain during the late afternoon or early evening.

In Don Sak it's very similar, although not too many clouds are out and about here. Similar temperature as on Koh Samui in Don Sak.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 25th June – 1st July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 25th June – 1st July 2018; New statues can be enjoyed at Wat Bophud or Wat Bo Phuttaram, near Fisherman's Village.

Last week saw a fairly good week with two days of evening and night showers. Maximum temperatures reached around 33C

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 25th June – 1st July 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 25th June – 1st July 2018; For the first time ever, my wife and I visited the chedi looking out over Don Sak. We always saw it looking out over the ocean when we came in with the Don Sak bound ferries. Yesterday we finally had time to give it a visit. Some great views can be enjoyed here.

Next week is not looking too great, every day may have some afternoon showers with a fair bit of wind. The sun may be out during the daytime though. Come next Friday, we may have three days of quite a bit of rain and fairly strong winds, so it's worthwhile keeping a finger on the pulse and see how this develops.
When on Samui, I do hope you will still have an enjoyable time!

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience
Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. 
Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Goodbye to June 2018

Goodbye to June 2018


The last day of the month has arrived and it's time to say 'Goodbye to June 2018'. 

The weather was rather typical for June. Some very 'sticky' hot days, with a high humidity but also plenty of days with showers. Mostly typical tropical showers, which can be fierce but in general are short.
There was a few days though where we had a real storm at our hands, with very strong winds and a fair bit of rain but not too much. It was nice with cool morning temperatures and when the sky was cloudy, the temperatures were also very agreeable.
Not always the best weather if you're visiting the island as a tourist but I enjoyed it and probably with me, a few more locals did as as well.
June is also a fairly quiet month, with rather fewer tourists than usual.

Goodbye to June 2018

Goodbye to June 2018; There are new statues placed in front of the massive sitting monk statue at Wat Bophdud or Bo Phuttharam, as the official name goes. The Temple has been doing well financially it seems, since after the construction of this statue had been completed, a couple of new structures have been build and are in the process of being build at the temple grounds.

There were two running events on the calendar last month, the 11th Cancer Care run and the Bangkok Air Boutique series half marathon. I participated in both events and managed to place second in my age category during the half marathon event and 14th all over out of around 300 participants.

July is coming up though and the sky is blue today! Let's hope we can carry that a long way in to July!

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience
Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. 
Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 18th June – 24th June 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 18th June – 24th June 2018 


Another Sunday morning, this time in Surat Thani but it's time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 18th June – 24th June 2018.

It's nice and sunny over Koh Samui this morning with just a few clouds and a 29C temperature at 9am.

As already mentioned, we are in Surat Thani town this morning, where I participated in a 'Run Against Drugs' super fun run over 6.9km. It's also 29C here in Surat Thani at 9am and we're about to move to Sichon where we will be visiting a temple. There may be a blog coming soon about this fairly dpecial temple.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 18th June – 24th June 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 18th June – 24th June 2018; The Seatran pier with one of the storms coming up last week,

Last week saw a mixed week, with some hefty storms and very strong wind, early in the week. There wasn't so much rain but some very hard wind was blowing over the island and the surrounding ocean.
As of Friday it was back to sunshine and hih humidity and it was 'sticky hot' weather again.
Maximum temperatures last week ranged from 29C to 34C.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 18th June – 24th June 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 18th June – 24th June 2018; Today we will be visiting a temple in Sichon, near Nakhon Si Thammarat. It's famous for the chicken statues that are placed next to the roads, leading to the temple. The statues are about two and a half meters tall and can be found with increasing numbers the nearer you get to the temple. An amazing view and sight, with sometimes clusters of a dozen or two giant chicken statues.

The forecast is looking good for next week, with a nice and relaxed ending of June. Plenty of sunshine and partially clouded skies should be reigning over Koh Samui. Maybe there is an isolated shower during the week, but nothing too serious.
Enjoy your stay on Koh Samui and go out and about and discover the island! The weather will be absolutely right for it next week,

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two.

 You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at The Thai Experience.
Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience.

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned.

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens.

Camille

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 11th June – 17th June 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 11th June – 17th June 2018 


Sunday afternoon, long slow distance run and afternoon nap done and now it's time for the Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 11th June – 17th June 2018.

We find our selves in the middle of a storm that is raging over Koh Samui and the Southern part of Thailand. Very strong winds have been here since yesterday afternoon and will last all day. Not so much rain though, although a few drops and light showers may be yours during the day. Be aware of and prepared for power cuts. Electricity cables can easily be cut by falling trees or other debris. Last night we had a two hour power cut between midnight and 2pm-ish.
Current temperature is 26C under a cloudy sky.

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 11th June – 17th June 2018

Koh Samui, Thailand weekly weather update; 11th June – 17th June 2018; Yesterday afternoon this tree was knocked over by the strong winds raging over Koh Samui. This is in Bang Rak side of the Ghost road. I expect more debris on the roads around the island over the next few days. Be careful out there.

Last week saw rainy afternoons or evenings on Monday and Tuesday but except for yesterday, it was dry and partially cloudy and very hot once the sun was out and about. A nice week, 
Maximum temperatures raged between 30C and 35C and it felt much warmer at times.

For the next week we still have very strong winds predicted until Tuesday. Expect some showers as well and especially Tuesday may be a very wet day with plenty of rain. 
The wind will slowly become less strong but there will still be a breeze, until next weekend.
Hope you can still enjoy your stay on Samui if you're on the island during next week.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

You may also opt for a very special dinner experience at 'The Thai experience'. Behind closed doors, reservation only and a very enjoyable and well worthwhile way of spending an evening on Samui. Authentic Thai food and a great atmosphere. Can highly recommend this experience.

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille

Friday, 15 June 2018

The Thai Experience, the second coming

The Thai Experience, the second coming


Here we are again, with a visit to The Thai Experience, the second coming in our agenda! Earlier this week I couldn't resist an invitation to visit again, after my first Thai Experience dating back to February 2015.

The concept is still the same, one dining room with a big table and everybody seats at the same table, behind closed doors, reservation only!
Over the next 3 to 4 hours, 15 dishes will come your way to be enjoyed and eaten! The Thai Experience can also cater to all kinds of dietary wishes, just let them know in advance.

The Thai Experience, the second coming

The Thai Experience, the second coming; The host is the most. Joe will look after you during the Koh Samui Thai experience and will guide and talk you through the evening in an interesting and entertaining way

Everything start with a transfer from your hotel or resort to Lamai, where the dining room is located. Once inside and everyone is present, the fun starts.
Joe, your Samui guide for the evening, will take you through the evening with explanations and origins of the food you're about to eat. You will even get to prepare and have a hand in making some of your own dressings,

The Thai Experience, the second coming

The Thai Experience, the second coming; Cocktails to break the ice. You can try three different cocktails and the chosen one has a free flow for the rest of the evening. Or local beer in case cocktails aren't your thing. As a non alcoholic drinker, I was served 3 different mocktails and enjoyed the same free flow option

The cocktails and the alcohol are real ice breakers and in no time a room full of potential strangers are mingling and talking to each other.
Around 2000 bamboo straws have just been ordered and every guest will take them home with them as their permanent straw. A great initiative!

The Thai Experience, the second coming

The Thai Experience, the second coming; Starters for starters. Three of them. Very tasty.

The starters are fab, all three of them, the laab muu being my personal favorite. These three starters are followed by two amazing Thai street food dishes. Two separate skewers, one with pork and sticky rice and my absolute fave, a skewer variation on the chicken cashew nut dish. An absolute winner.

Just go easy though, the mains have still to make their grand entrance!

The Thai Experience, the second coming

The Thai Experience, the second coming; Four meaty mains. All of them delicious! My fave was the Penang pork curry, closely followed by the prawn curry with chaploo leaves and this was closely followed by the slow cooked pork. It really was a photo finish!

The mains are served in a the so called 'phin to', 3 to 4 containers on top of each other, each container with a different dish in it. All four dishes prepared very well, tasty and presented in a very unique and authentic way. Especially the sweet pork is a dish well worth trying out, since it's a hard to get dish if you're only on the island as a tourist.

The Thai Experience, the second coming

The Thai Experience, the second coming; A close up of the slow cooked pork in a black pepper sauce (moo hong)

There's even a second set of mains, white snapper prepared in three different ways. Make sure you have some room in your stomach left by now since you don't want to miss out on the papillote, the pan fired or the Singha beer battered fish balls.
Tasty, well presented and getting you there of being stuffed to the max. Oh wait, there are still three deserts coming your way as well. 
Just go with the flow and enjoy another treat of the chefs!

The Thai Experience, the second coming

The Thai Experience, the second coming; Group picture after a wonderful evening.

By now, around 10.30-11.00pm the evening is coming to an end and the mini van is waiting outside to bring you back to your resort.

It's an entertaining and delicious event that is well worth your time and gives you a great and fun insight into the Thai cuisine. Hence 'The Thai Experience'. They have my thumbs up!
The whole group enjoyed the evening and pictures and social media contacts were shared by each other.

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday they're open for business but other days of the week are open to availability. For groups a shorter version is available upon request.

The current price is 2,490.-THB per person and includes around 15 dishes, free drinks and transfers.
Follow this link and book directly a place at the communal table. Just do it and enjoy!

The Thai Experience also donates money to a local Samui animal aid charity, see the qoute below;
"I have one regular sponsor, the Thai experience, which contributes every month for the past three years to help feed the dogs.
With the help from the Thai experience I am able to feed up to 30 dogs. To give you an idea one 25kg bag of food costs 25 euro/ 23 GBP. There is an area in Ban Taling nam pier where locals and expats abandon their dogs especially puppies. Most of the puppies that end up here do not survive as this area is riddled with distemper and parvovirus. With funding from the Thai Experience they have helped in the purchase of vaccinations including test kits to see if the dogs have a disease"

Please visit their Facebook page.

Please do 'like' my Koh Samui blog Facebook page and enjoy the beaches around the island or in front of your hotel or resort and get some well deserved rest and a break. If you're done resting or need something else to do, there's plenty of things on offer on and around Koh Samui, you can go snorkeling or diving or take a dive course. You can also enjoy some of the trips I recommend, like a half day gourmet lunch and snorkeling trip at the Southern part of Koh Samui or a photography trip where you get to see the most photo genetic spots on the island or go for a drinks tasting tour if you like a tipple or two. 

Contact me for more detailed information on any of the options mentioned. 

If you like to donate to this blog, use this secure link PayPal.Me/CamilleLemmens. 

Camille