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No Rooms at the Inn

I have just been updating the prices for the various accommodation options in Haad Rin. Every year resorts, hotels, hostels and villas tweak their prices. This is to be expected.…

Haad Rin Business Association

The Haad Rin Business Association (HRBA) seems to be an important part of the business community in Haad Rin. It is an organisation that brings businesses together and facilitates change,…

What Goes on with the Party Girls?

What Goes on with the Party Girls?

Any brief browse of the net in relation to parties in Haad Rin will soon uncover a site called Phanganist. It is a site devoted to the party set –…

How to Book Cheap Hotel Rooms in Haad Rin

How to Book Cheap Hotel Rooms in Haad Rin

There was a time, not so many years ago, when nearly everyone didn’t book a hotel room in advance when travelling to Haad Rin in Koh Phangan. Rather they arrived…

How Much Money do I need to do The Full Moon Party?

How Much Money do I need to do The Full Moon Party?

People often search for information about the costs concerned with going to a Full Moon Party in Haad Rin. Many backpackers are on a tight budget and have lots of…

Haad Rin to Haad Yuan Trek

One of the best treks to do in Koh Phangan is from Haad Rin up the east coast to the small and tranquil beach of Haad Yuan. It is a…

The Mystery Behind the Smile

Fairly recently a company called Thai Smile has started offering teeth whitening services in Koh Phangan. The Facebook page for the company (https://www.facebook.com/thaismile123/) is full of pictures of people holding…

Koh Phangan Tales

Mel Larcombe is better known as Mia Escobud. She is a free spirit that has spent her life travelling and experiencing what the world has to offer. She has lived…

The Transylvania Effect

The Transylvania Effect

The misleadingly entitled Transylvania Effect is not about getting bitten by a vampire and turning into a blood drinker, rather about the theory that the moon effects human behaviour. The…

Bucket Stalls

One of the most profitable businesses in Haad Rin is the bucket stall. These are make-shift stalls that only spring into life during the Full Moon Party. They are loved…

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