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My Shorts #1: The Brief Stories You Don't Usually Hear About

We walked into a dimly lit traditional home with tile floors, uncomfortable looking wooden furniture, an old sewing machine with a work light angled over it, and an open space with a mat on the floor and a large mirror. This is the space where, in less than 2 minutes, I would be directed to strip down and try the clothes on.

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Mai Pen Rai: Your Guide for Travel on Koh Samui

I'd recommend Koh Samui to just about anyone: young families, singles, older couples; anyone at all can have a great time on Samui because it's relatively safe and cheap, and you're surrounded with Thai culture, great weather, beautiful scenery, and the people are fantastic.

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Day Trip from Koh Samui to Koh Mat Sum

At only 1500 Baht (most 'tours' cost almost double that) it was a trip that I couldn't pass up. So last Sunday, the 4 of us from Cheong Mon Beach Hotel made the trek to Bob Bar. Upon arrival, we met up with a group of 7 others and then we travelled from the North East side of Koh Samui down to the South coast, and then onto Koh Mat Sum by boat.

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Vancouver to Koh Samui: My First 2 Days of the New Normal

My 'life' was split between my North Face 75L pack and my Peak Design Everyday 30L backpack. As I sat there, I had all the feels. I didn't know when or even if I was coming back, so offering any explanations for my plans and saying the goodbyes was a very different experience.

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