Author Archives: Glenn R. Wallis

Creations of the Asian Isles

Throughout the Kingdom of Thailand you will discover a plethora of historic and cultural sites, rituals and customs. The stunning wonders of Koh Samui and her sister islands will bring you back year after year to experience her beauty, and … Continue reading

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Give a Hoot!! Don’t Pollute!

This early 1970’s slogan in North America should now become the slogan for the prestigious holiday resort island of Koh Samui. Now, with millions of visitors stepping off the sandy beaches of Koh Samui and into the stunning blue waters … Continue reading

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The Mountains of Samui – An Eco Tour Invitation

From the bow of the ferry that makes its way from the ports of the mainland at Suratthani, the south-western pinnacles of Koh Samui grace some of the finest and most bravely built resorts. But if you look beyond their … Continue reading

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The ibis Koh Samui Trophy 2011 International Adventure Race and Fun Run

The third edition of “The ibis Koh Samui Trophy” brings the new, spectacular and fast growing sport of Adventure Racing to the South of Thailand. Supported by ibis Hotels, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Tourism Association of Koh Samui … Continue reading

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It ain’t Easy being Green – Koh Samui

With ever-growing pressures on its natural resources, the islanders of Koh Samui, especially tourism industry stakeholders, have taken a pro-active stance and are leading the charge to restore environmental quality. Spearheaded by the Koh Samui Tourism Promotion Association, the Thai … Continue reading

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Eco – Islands off of Koh Samui

South of Koh Samui is an archipelago of six small islands that are mostly uninhabited. One of these islands is Koh Matsum, which is about half an hour’s ride from Samui by long-tail boat. The appeal of the island lies … Continue reading

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Footprints on the Reefs of Koh Samui

Gazing thoughtfully out across the blue Gulf of Thailand, as you lounge in your seaside deck chairs of your resort, you may notice fisherman of Koh Samui carefully tracking their way through the coral reefs surrounding this paradise isle. Now … Continue reading

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The Healthy & Happy Rays of Koh Samui

Have you ever noticed how you feel happier when you have a chance to sit or walk in the warm sun? Doesn’t just going outside on a sunny day calm your nerves and lift your spirits? By contrast, consider what … Continue reading

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A Rare Voice

The most favoured songbird used in Thai traditional singing contests on Koh Samui is the Red-Whiskered Bulbul, known in Thai as a ‘Nok Parod’ or ‘Nok Krung Hua Juk’. There are actually 36 breeds of this bird, of the family … Continue reading

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The Song of the Red-Whiskered Prima Donna

During the months of May, June, and July, you just might stumble upon a myriad of bird cages hung on long poles and surrounded by a throng of people gathered in one of the many clearings around the isle of … Continue reading

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