Category: Asia

Day 9: Arrival in Ko Phi Phi

Our stay at Sino Imperial in Phuket Town was nice. There was not much to see or do in Phuket Town, we just used it as an overnight stay for our morning ferry.  The ferry leaving for Phi Phi Island leaves at 11 am but we had to be there an hour in advance to… Read more »

Day 7 & 8: Ferry From Koh Lipe to Phuket

Today I am leaving the island of Koh Lipe.  I booked a ticket from Koh Lipe to Phuket airport from Tigerline. (Cost: 2340 bhat)  They have an option for the full transport all in one ticket.  This is very convenient to get me right to the airport. The ferry arrives basically on time and it… Read more »

Day 3-6: Koh Lipe Diving Adventures

Day 3-6 of my trip I spent working on my PADI Open Water Diving course at Sabye Divers.  The dive shop is small and out of the way, but on an absolutely gorgeous part of the beach.  There is a small restaurant area that serves pretty good food and an amazing place to relax and… Read more »

Day 2: Air Asia Transfer From Bangkok To Koh Lipe

Koh Lipe was my first real destination in Thailand.  Since I was just arriving in the county, I thought it would be easiest to book the whole transfer as one ticket.  Air Asia has a full transit ticket from Bangkok (Don Muang Airport) to Koh Lipe for a very reasonable price.  I found the fare… Read more »

Day 1: Travel From Toronto To Bangkok via Taipei

After arriving in terminal 3 (Eva has since moved to terminal 1) at Pearson International Airport in Toronto I find the EVA air counter.  There are a lot of people checking in and the lines are pretty long.  Fortunately, I am an Aeroplan gold member so I can use the Star Alliance Gold benefits to… Read more »