Most people that I run across who have been to Thailand ask “Did you find a wife?”
Now when I first went to Thailand and to Koh Samui in particular, the last thing that I had on my mind was to find a wife. I was on my Honeymoon. But the question intrigued me nonetheless.
Was this a place where people went to find wives? Now you’ll have to forgive my ignorance because I really didn’t know. But I soon learned.
Without a doubt there has been tremendous labour poured into the planning, training of staff and physical construction of the mammoth pleasure palaces on Koh Samui. Most commendable to note is that someone has had the gift of envisioning an oasis to be conceived from the mountainsides looming over jutting rocks, or born from the jungles spilling onto white sand beaches.
Wherever the location, there is a commonality to be admired from these creations on paradise, that being the beauty of Koh Samui and its diverse natural surroundings.
Sometimes a dream is nothing more than an escapist way of trying something that we normally can’t or wouldn’t do. People do some freaky stuff in their dreams, which we think is really okay. If you enjoyed the dream… then fine. It doesn’t mean you’d do the same thing while awake. Then again…
So you’ve gone and left your troubles behind, boarded a plane to the sultry island of Koh Samui in search of yourself and made no special plans but to spend the free time you have detoxing and taking care of yourself.
Little did I know … Continue reading
What was once a backpacker’s paradise has turned graciously into a divine 5-Star studded resort island. Koh Samui is no different than any other developing tourist island, in fact, she is much better off than most. Infrastructure is beginning to be in the forefront of advisors and public planners solutions to the fast growth of the economy, pollution and the eco-system a primary concern, and who is visiting the island as far as target groups has been established over the course of the last decade.
Picture yourself lying on the beach…
The sun has just started its descent into its night-time destination, and already prepared for the extravagant evening that is about to unfold is her sister the moon, rising above the Samui mountaintops to illuminate your Asian skies. Continue reading
For those of us who have just about had enough of spending our holidays locked indoors in what they advertise as a ‘Winter Wonderland’, we have discovered a solution for us to escape this chilly paradise of snow.
Don’t Just Dream About Taking a Holiday
It wasn’t very long ago that predictions indicated that people in the workforce would become obsolete, that computers and automated working machines would replace the everyday working person, leaving humanity to lie about in a leisure and vacation play land.
How wrong were they? Vacation season is upon us, and more than half of today’s workers fail to take all their vacation days. Continue reading
Are you Naked on Koh Samui?
To see Coconut Beach in your dream, symbolizes the meeting between your two states of mind. The sand is symbolic of the rational thought that you should and MUST go on a vacation, while water is symbolic of your inner spirit and that you should try your best to be naked in this dream.
To dream that you are on Coconut Beach and looking out toward the ocean indicates unknown and major changes that are occurring in your life. In this case we strongly suggest to never open your eyes.
When you dream, do you dream in vivid colours the doctor asked Oliver after he had returned home to the cold climate from a month of living on the paradise beaches of Koh Samui? Uncertain of how to answer, Oliver simply stated that he dreamt of sumptuous shrimp and roast pigs on a BBQ, not only in colour, but also with the aromatic memories of how they smelled. The doctor prescribed Oliver with a simple remedy for his illness; he sent him to purchase a return ticket. Continue reading