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Goes without saying that just about everyone we take to Kep’s Koh Tonsai, (Rabbit Island in English), asks how the name came about and every time we’re a bit stuck for an answer!  Certainly never seen any rabbits on the island and doubt very much if it was originally discovered by a Mr Rabbit or Tonsai but our replies that…

Hat Chao Mai National Park lies in Kantang and Sikao districts of Thailand’s Trang Province and consists of a stretch of coastline incorporating the spectacular beaches of Chang Lang, (Park HQ), Pak Meng, Hat Yao etc, an area of mangrove swamps at the mouth of the Kantang River and several offshore islands in the Andaman Sea such as Koh Libong,…

Photos this time come courtesy of Wipaporn from her ‘Reefs and Rainforests‘, south Thailand tour in May. The monsoon had come early this year but judging by these great pix they still had plenty of sunshine. The rainy season sadly puts a lot of people off visiting S. E. Asia but we’ve always tried to point out the advantages of…

Brand new itinerary for the autumn and winter of 2011m beginning in KL and finishing in Bangkok and taking in some of the most exciting and picturesque parts of Malaysia and Southern Thailand : You’ll discover an exciting mixture of cultures; some awesome scenery, fascinating tropical flora and fauna, delicious local food and lots of friendly people. Visit the vibrant…

Thought we’d post these underwater shots Wi took on a snorkelling trip to Koh Kradan recently. Her South Thailand, Reefs and Rainforests group is currently on Koh Libong with a return to Bangkok planned for this evening. The trip certainly lived up to its name with some good jungle hiking in Nakorn Sri Thammarat’s Khao Luang National park , a…

Calling single parent families! A Thai Summer holiday packed with adventure, culture, spectacular scenery, friendly locals, like-minded companions and much more awaits. All Points East are extending their successful family tours with a new trip catering for single parent families.  No more “‘mummy (daddy) I’m bored” – the tour has the flexibility to appeal to any ages; providing interest for…

The Perhentian Islands – good excuse for a few pretty beach pix! We’re delighted to announce that our award winning Malaysia ‘Coast to Coast‘ tour, (Tourism Malaysia best escorted tour 2003), now includes an escorted 3 day, 3 night stay on these fabulous islands. Located off the coast of N.E. Malaysia in Terrengannu State and usually reached by boat from…

Mu Koh Chang National Marine Park to give it it’s full name, is situated in the eastern Thai province of Trat, abutting Cambodia, (or Cambodian waters to be precise!).  The national park comprises of the mountainous interior and surrounding waters of the large island of Koh Chang, as well as the myriad coral fringed rocks and smaller islands stretching between…

A splendid each on Perhentian Besar, (big island) in Malaysia’s Terengganu State. (Not an easy one to spell that!) Bit of a blatant effort to rustle up some frozen customers from the Arctic wastes of Europe though it seems like getting planes to anywhere else is a bit problematic at the moment! Also have to confess that the pic is…