Travelfish correspondent David Luekens
Usually found exploring Bangkok's side streets or south Thailand's islands, David Luekens is an American freelance writer & photographer who finds everyday life in Asia to be extraordinary.
Posts by David Luekens:
For a number of reasons, southwest Thailand’s tiny Ko Lipe attracts increasingly growing numbers of tourists each year. It’s home to some outstanding snorkelling and diving, a relaxed yet lively atmosphere, and some picturesque national park islands are just a short long-tail boat ride away. Lipe’s number one draw, however, is still its renowned white-sand … read the full post
Off the beaten path of speedboats packed with sticky tourists, the small island of Ko Sukorn sits tucked away off Thailand’s southwest coast. It may not be the quintessential white sands and turquoise water Thai island experience, but a trip to Sukorn offers an unforgettable look into a different but still beautiful shade of Thailand’s … read the full post
Southwest Thailand’s Ko Muk is a two-sided island. In other words, civilisation, beach and accommodation are found only on relatively small stretches on the east and west coasts, with a narrow concrete road connecting them. The best beaches on both sides are each dominated by a single resort, Sivalai on Ao Kahm to the east … read the full post
Ever notice how avid world travellers — and especially sailors — seem to see the world a little differently than most? They don’t lock up their home and go on vacation, they part with their possessions and set forth on a journey. They don’t see the world as a big, scary, insurmountable planet but a … read the full post
Update July 12, 2013: The old Visa Services Centre in the Glas Haus building on Sukhumvit 25 is now closed, and the related website (www.ivac-th.com) is now obsolete. This post is up-to-date with the latest on the new India Visa Centre in Bangkok and related info. If we’ve missed something, please let us know in … read the full post