Thailand, an evergreen tourist destination for all beach lovers has many hidden gems. In 2010, I did a 24 days Thailand trip across the key destinations - you can read all about on this blog. The memories of the trip were so fond that, I was awaiting an opportunity to visit the Andaman waters, friendly Thai people and the islands once more. In this short trip to Phi Phi and Railay, I discovered another side of Thailand - one with peace.
A small island about an hour long boat trip from Phuket, known for its scenic landscape, bustling island cramped with life was the first stop. You can find cheap hostel accommodations to some beautiful hotels. Walking is the only mode of transport. Meandering though the small lanes with pubs, Son Mong bucket, shopping gives this island a very lively feel. A paradise where you enjoy the curvy, blonde beach and party all night. Take the long tail boats for island hopping and snorkel amongst some beautiful corals and colorful fish.