My 10 Most-Read Posts of 2017

It’s time to analyze last year’s traffic on my blog, and I thought it would be fun to share my ten posts that generated the most views. While perhaps not my best blog posts in terms of writing, it’s my most successful posts on Google which is where 85% of all my traffic comes from.

#10. Mai Khao Beach – the Plane Spotting Beach in Phuket

Mai Khao Beach is an 11 km long sand stretch, making it the longest beach in Phuket. The beach is deserted at most places, but the International Airport on the south end has become a popular plane spotting location. Read post.

#9. Khao Ngon Nak – Stunning View Over Krabi

I always love a good view, and when my wife showed me a picture of a cliff ledge with a drop straight down with a stunning karst landscape in the background, I knew I just had to go. I’m talking about Khao Ngon Nak, meaning “dragon crest mountain.” Read post.

#8. Train from Bangkok to Maeklong Railway Market

I wrote this post five months into 2017, and I’m getting more and more page views every month. Traveling to Maeklong Railway Market from Bangkok with the train as an alternative to the minivans seems to be a popular topic. Read post.

#7. Amazing Set of Old Photos of Thailand (1907 – 1987)


There is something fascinating about old photographs. A forgotten time. In this post, I have collected the best early photos from Thailand found on the internet. Read post.

#6. Differences Between Northern and Southern Thailand

There are major differences between northern and southern Thailand — almost like two different countries. Despite the fact that most tourists travel to southern Thailand, it’s said that Chiang Mai in the north is Thailand’s most beautiful city. Read post.

#5. The Spectacular Karst Landscape in Thailand: a Geological Formation

The erosion of limestone has formed the spectacular karst landscape in Krabi and Phang Nga Bay (once coral reefs hundreds of millions of years ago) due to the chemical weathering where acid rain has dissolved layers of soluble bedrock. This geological formation seems to fascinate many people including myself. Read post.

#4. Heaven-7: A Park for Children With Panoramic Sea View in Krabi

Heaven-7 is a park located on a hillside with a panoramic sea view, about 800 meters from the Ao Nam Mao Pier in Ao Nang with many attractions including a water play area. Read post.

#3. The Best Places to Stay in Krabi Province

Despite being a quite big search term, my post about the best places to stay in Krabi is ranked relatively high on google. Read post.

#2. Top Brands, Price of Beer in Thailand


A very important question before going to Thailand: How much does a beer cost? Read post.

#1. Jason Statham and Jessica Alba’s Mechanic: Resurrection in Thailand

With 35% more page views than #2, the Mechanic: Resurrection post crushed all other posts in 2017. People from all over the world want to know the location of the beautiful beach featured in this 2016 Hollywood movie starring Jason Statham and Jessica Alba. Read post.

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