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So, you are planning to go to Koh Samui but not sure what the best way to get there is? There are several options and depending on your personal preferences and holiday budget, you can travel by air or overland. Koh Samui is located down south in the pristine Gulf of Thailand, approximately 700 km from the capital city of Bangkok. Let’s take a closer look and find out what’s the best choice for you: The quickest yet most expensive option: Direct flight to Koh Samui Airport Welcome to Koh Samui! Photo credit: tory_bride_sea on Instagram Yes, if you didn’t already know – Samui has its own airport! Although certainly not the cheapest option to get to Koh Samui, it is the fastest, super comfortable and convenient. You’ll arrive in Thailand just a few hours after the sun’s risen and by the afternoon, you’ll already be sipping sunset cocktails on…

Seminyak, here we come! The most upscale and sophisticated beach resort area in all of Bali, Seminyak is well known for its you fantastic beach clubs, spectacular sunsets, trendy shopping streets, luxury spas, world-class restaurants and beautiful pool villas. It’s a place where boredom doesn’t exist! Are you ready? Here’s an overview of the best beaches in Seminyak: Double Six Beach A typical afternoon on Double Six Beach Seminyak. Photo credit: Rend on Instagram Great relaxed vibes, world-famous sunsets, good surf and charming beach bars such as La Plancha, Double Six Beach is a favourite hang-out spot for families, couples, youngsters and just about everyone! The ambiance is always good, especially when the sunset pours its golden soft orange glow illuminating everything and everyone. Relaxed music, excellent waves, yummy food and sunset drinks – this is why we love Seminyak! Seminyak Beach is also great for surfing and surf lessons.…

Are you ready for some adventure on the gorgeous island of Samui in the Gulf of Thailand? No matter how much we love to laze on the beach or swim in the pool of our private villa, at some point we all need a little bit of adventure for that holiday excitement. From jungle treks to waterfalls, treetops flights and sea kayaking at amazing places, these are 5 must-do activities in Koh Samui. Na Muang Waterfalls in Koh Samui. Photo credit: melanieh_87 on Instagram Nature lovers: jungle escape to Na Muang Waterfalls Are you ready to venture off into the jungle to discover waterfalls and natural spring pools? Of course, you are! Any nature lover would agree that The Na Muang Waterfalls are a great change of scenery from the pristine coastline. There you’ll find natural spring pools to swim in and like a tropical dream, be surrounded by lush…

Planning to escape the cold winter and soak up some sun over in exotic Thailand? Can’t blame you! Thailand is wonderful and tropical all-year-round and there are thousands of gorgeous white sandy beaches awaiting you down in the south. The only question that remains now: is it going to be Phuket in the deep-blue Andaman Sea or Koh Samui over in the Gulf of Thailand? Well, we can’t make the decision for you but we can make it a tiny bit easier by digging up what we know! This is Phuket vs Koh Samui Phuket vs Koh Samui Well, the best news is, no matter where you end up going for your (winter) getaway to Thailand, you can be sure of pristine white sand beaches (classic bounty sceneries), amazing snorkeling and diving spots and plenty of things to see and do! You’ll have an amazing time, guaranteed! To determine which…

Still looking for that perfect place to spend a relaxing beach holiday with the family? Thailand is great! Exotic, colourful, tropical and home to some of the best beaches in the world. You can stay at splendid private pool villas, do lots of fun things and see beautiful places. Next question is – where in Thailand are you going to spend this family beach holiday? Is it going to be the vibrant and exciting beach city Pattaya or Thailand’s original resort beach town Hua Hin? To see which of these 2 fabulous holiday destinations is best for you, let’s zoom in a little and do some comparisons. This is Pattaya vs Hua Hin for families. Pattaya vs Hua Hin Pattaya is a major tourist hub famous for beach fun, nightlife, shopping and more nightlife. We’ll be honest, it’s not usually the first destination you’d think of for a relaxed family…

Queenstown is an all-year-round travel destination. No matter when your travels are bringing you over to Queenstown, you will be blown away by her beauty! In the summer, you can swim in the lake and in the winter you go ski down the mountains with snow as far as the eye can see – amazing! There are 4 seasons and all have a magical something to them. However, if you came to ski, you must come during wintertime! If you came for watersports, picnics and swimming, summertime is your season. Hiking and mountain biking? Why not try Autumn or spring? Let’s zoom into all 4 seasons, what you can expect and what to do: Summertime and the living is easy Oh yes, Summertime is full on happening in Queenstown – the Adventure capital of the world. Clear blue skies, warm but not too hot, beautiful surroundings and you can still…

What’s Wanaka weather like? When is the best time to visit this beautiful destination? Well, the answer to this question really depends on what kind of holiday you are after. Wanaka is located on New Zealand’s Southern Island, just a 1-hour drive from Queenstown, and it has got 4 wonderful seasons, each with its own magic. Just like the seasons’ change, Wanaka has got something different to offer in summer, autumn, winter and spring. No matter when you decide to come down to this gorgeous lakeside mountain town, you will be struck by its beauty and you will always have a wide range of activities to choose from. Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect during the different seasons in Wanaka: Wintertime – A snowy winter wonderland Wanaka is a stunning snow-covered wonderland during wintertime and it makes the ultimate playground for travellers and families who love to…

The coffee scene is expanding in trendy, sophisticated Seminyak and there are more and more super cute, vintage coffee cafes opening up along the lively streets of this celebrated beach town in the south of Bali. We tracked down some of the cutest hot spots in town. Charming places to get a lovely breakfast with coffee in the morning or a delicious hearty bite in the afternoon. Places with bright colourful, vintage interiors, beautiful mural paintings, sweet cakes and laid-back atmospheres. Awesome places where you can turn to for your daily shot of caffeine, combined with a healthy detox juice and a piece of raw chocolate. Our pick of 9 cute cafes in Seminyak are highly Instagrammabe, too! 1. Kynd Community Colourful, charming and always busy from morning until closing time in the late afternoon. Kynd Community is a cool and trending plant-based cafe located in Petitenget. A great place…

Even for a culinary food journey, you came to the right place in Wanaka, New Zealand! The town is only small but there are lots of excellent restaurants to try out serving up all kinds of food, usually prepared with fresh, locally-sourced produce. Yum! Then, there are the local vineyards around Wanaka where high-quality pinot noir wines are made to compliment your fine-dining experience in the centre of town. When it comes down to food and drinks, we got your covered. Check out our favourite Wanaka restaurants below! 1. Relishes Cafe Let’s start with the most important meal of the day: Breakfast. The best place to go for breakfast in Relishes Cafe (brunch or lunch will also do if you prefer to have breakfast at your Wanaka Holiday Home!). Everyone raves about this charming lunch spot in town, serving modern cuisine all year round. Relishes Cafe even has a fireplace for…

Wanaka is charming town in the south island of New Zealand. Known for its beautiful surroundings, it’s situated by the side of Wanaka Lake with plenty of activities to keep you entertained. The town itself is small and you can easily get around on foot to sample one of their many cafes and restaurants. There’s even an old-style cinema that serves warm, straight-out-of-the-oven cookies during an old fashion intermisson! We’re not kidding. The whole cinema smells like cookies. Already found the perfect villa? Good on you! Had a look at things to do in and around town? Excellent! If you’re wondering how to get around, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some useful tips on transport possibilities! Getting to Wanaka Wanaka is just a 1-hour drive from Queenstown. There are 3 international airports in relative close proximity to Wanaka: Queenstown Airport (ZQN), Dunedin (DUD) and Christchurch (CHC). The…