It was 2,5 years since my last adventure in Thailand so I thought that it was about time to return and do some island hopping in my favourite country. I really love Thailand as it is a country of great natural beauty, pristine white sandy beaches, smiley people, tropical climate with plenty of sunshine, still a relatively inexpensive destination and a safe place for solo female travellers.
Having already explored many Thai islands on my earlier travels (Koh Samet, Phuket, Koh Racha Yai, Koh Tao, Koh Samui, Koh Phi-Phi, Koh Lanta, Koh Mook, Koh Kradan and Koh Lipe) this time I decided to head to the far northeastern part of the Gulf of Thailand to Trat archipelago close to Cambodian border.
From Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport I took a Bangkok Airways flight to Trat and continued to Koh Chang by a minivan and ferry. Flying to Trat is definitely the quickest and most convenient way to travel to Koh Chang, Koh Mak and other islands in Trat archipelago.