Railay Travel Tips: Railay on a Budget
May15

Railay Travel Tips: Railay on a Budget

Railay, Thailand is one of the first places I read about when we were considering a trip to Southeast Asia. As I browsed Pinterest boards full of inspiring images of beaches and long tail boats I quickly noticed that many of the pictures were from Railay. We knew we had to see it.

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Island Hopping Tour in Railay, Thailand
May08

Island Hopping Tour in Railay, Thailand

To be perfectly honest we were disappointed with Railay. We had heard that Railay’s beaches, especially Phra Nang, were among the world’s best, if not the best. When we arrived we found Railay West and Phra Nang beaches beautiful but small and crowded, with cloudy water and tons of long tail boats. The peninsula itself was also crowded, with many areas littered with trash. Prices were significantly higher than elsewhere in...

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Railay Deep Water Solo Rock Climbing
May01

Railay Deep Water Solo Rock Climbing

The Railay peninsula near Krabi, Thailand is famous for great rock climbing, including many deep water solo opportunities. While it had been years since either Kat or I had been rock climbing, and we had never been deep water solo rock climbing, it’s a sport we really enjoyed in the past and we were itching to use this opportunity to get back on the rocks.

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