Thailand: Why pick Koh Samui? (video)

August 25th, 2013

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  Wondering which Thai island to choose for your vacation in paradise? Matt from SamuiWebCam prepares you with actual live footage and can show you several “Secrets of Samui!” Enjoy the beautiful white sands of Bangpor beach on the Northern coast, which faces Koh Phangan, home of the full moon party. On Koh Samui, you can find calm shallow … Continued

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