I lived in Bangkok, Thailand for just shy of two years, and spent an extensive amount of time visiting as much of the country as I could cram into my vacation time and long weekends. Because of that, I tend to be the go-to recommendation person for friends planning a trip to the Land of Smiles.
While I get asked a lot of questions of every topic imaginable (everything from “Are ping pong shows real?” to “How do I NOT get ripped off taking a taxi?”), there is ONE questions I get asked more than any other.
“Which is the best island in Thailand?”
It might seem like a difficult question – there are SO many beautiful and unique islands in Thailand, probably thousands, all with their own upsides and downsides and perks and quirks – but it’s not.
For me, the answer is easy. It’s Railay.
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