Tag Archives: Thongsala

Koh Phangan Paradise – Happy memories from a distant past ;)

Lovely Koh Phangan – My name is Eddy and it was the winter of 1988/89. I was sitting in an old, pretty fucked up guesthouse in Freak Street Kathmandu, when I first heard about “Koh Phangan”. All my way through … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Colour Moon Festival returns!

Following the success of the first Koh Phangan Colour Moon Festival, the event’s second edition is set to return on December 9-13, 2015 with greater celebrations and more exciting activities under the theme ‘Island of Power, energised by the moon’.

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Australian tourist Owen Dalby dies from motorbike impact on the Island of Koh Phangan

Australian Tourist Ownen Dalby, a 20-year-old of Coffs Harbour, has tragically died in a motorcycle crash in Thong Sala on Sunday July 14th and is said to have shielded his close friend Glen Baker from the impact. Owen was driving … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Party Island & Big Trouble in Tourist Thailand Episode 2

Shining down up on the paradise island of Koh Phangan is a mighty full moon which means it must be the night of Thailand’s premier Full Moon Beach Party with thousands of revelers all looking for the ultimate holiday high. … Continue reading

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Male French Tourist found dead in jail at Koh Phangan Police station

A male french tourist arrested by Koh Phangan police officers for probable illegal drug possession was found dead in the prison cell at Koh Phangan police station a few days ago. According to some people who knew the french tourist … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Party Zone Shooting and the story of a police report – Part Two!

Sawadee Khrap & welcome back to Koh Phangan Island News and our second part of Koh Phangan shooting and the story of filing a police report. The first part of our small series can be found here -> Koh Phangan … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Party Zone Shooting and the story of a police report – Part One!

Sawadee Khrap & welcome back to Koh Phangan Island News – the one and only news magazine reporting about the daily increasing insanity on the Island of Madness! Just 2 weeks after the gunshot attack I finally managed to get … Continue reading

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H1N1 swine flu outbreak finally hits Koh Phangan Full Moon Party Island!

Since weeks we have received dramatic reports of swine flu (H1N1) outbreaks all over the planet. Now, the pan epidemic swine flu virus has finally hit the paradise full moon island Koh Phangan as well. Last week during a visit … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Island Warning – Killer Jelly Fish Stings!

For Australian tourists travelling to Thailand there’ve been warnings about terrorist threats and political instability, but nowhere has the travel advice contained warnings about fatal jellyfish stings. One Australian man is working hard to change that after his son was … Continue reading

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The Circus Bar Thongsala – The one and only German Beer Garden on the Island of Koh Phangan

Sawadee Khrap & a warm and happy welcome to Koh Phangan Island News – the one and only online magazine offering fresh and up-to-date news about Koh Phangan Paradise Island in the South of Thailand. Again … hopefully our dear … Continue reading

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