Overwater Glamping on Khao Sok Lake

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My experiences with overwater accommodation have been pretty wonderful over the past few years; from tiny overwater bungalows in the Philippines right through to the most extravagant overwater palaces in the Maldives – I have become a big fan of falling asleep knowing that water is moving beneath me. Travelling to Khao Sok National Park […]

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An Ethical Elephant Experience in Khao Sok

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I have always thought of elephants as being truly amazing creatures. They are intelligent, enormous and undeniably majestic. When I was a kid, my father used to give me little elephant knick knacks every birthday, and they have remained some of my favourite figurines. I have always wanted to see an Asian elephant in real […]

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Back in Thailand + Welcome to Elephant Hills

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The first time I visited Thailand, I found it to be a rather polarising experience. On one hand, I absolutely adored every second of my time on Koh Kood, but on the other hand, I hated Phuket with the fiery passion of a thousand suns – and that is not an exaggeration! So, when the […]

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Hotel Review: Metropolitan by COMO

Once it was time to leave the wonderful Point Yamu by COMO in Phuket, I had to make my way back to Bangkok for a short nights rest before departing on an internationally bound flight the following day. My flight from Phuket to Bangkok with Thai Airways was overbooked and a total nightmare. Picture this: […]

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A Shoddy Day in Phang Nga Bay

I loved my stay at Point Yamu by COMO. As a hotel, it was pretty close to perfect – the food, design and service were all wonderful. However, if I could change anything about the hotel, all I would change would be the destination itself. If you picked up Point Yamu and put it on […]

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ELLEN EATS | THAILAND

It’s that time again, time for another edition of Ellen Eats. This time, I was gutsing my way through a few resorts in Thailand. Such a hard life I lead! The first resort I visited was the beautiful Soneva Kiri. You can read about the stunning resort itself here, here and here, but today we […]

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Point Yamu by COMO: Part II

After spending a while checking out the incredible design features of Point Yamu by COMO, it was time to settle into my Bay View Pool Suite and suss out all that it had to offer. It is evident when moving throughout the suite and throughout the entire hotel, that the inspiration for the interior design […]

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Point Yamu by COMO: Part I

After a sad goodbye to my beloved Soneva Kiri, it was time to fly to Phuket and spend the next few days reviewing another stunning Thai hotel. This time, I was going to be based at Phang Nga bay and would be checking out the luxurious Point Yamu by COMO. I had previously stayed with […]

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Exploring Koh Kood

As much as I love a good resort getaway, I do find that having everything at my fingertips can sometimes make me a little bit complacent when it comes to actually getting out and exploring the towns and cities outside of the comfort of whatever resort I happen to be staying at. So to combat […]

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Dining in the Tree Tops

I think I have already established that Soneva Kiri is pretty damn beautiful (click here and here and here) but it really is the sorta place that just keeps on giving. There are some amazing restaurants in this resort, but the unique treepod dining has gotta be my personal favourite. Now if you read that and […]

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