So You’re Looking For The Best Island In Southeast Asia . . .


So Youre Looking For The Best Island In Southeast Asia . . .

We’re going to be running a piece on Monday about the five must-see beaches in Vietnam, but in an effort to get everyone in a Southeast Asia state of mind (my first and likely last Billy Joel reference ever on this site) we’re taking a look at Budget Travel’s top seven secret islands of Southeast Asia.

From Ko Yao Noi, Thailand, where the “anything-goes, barefoot-friendly” atmosphere “that made Thailand so famous” still lives on, to the foodie paradise of Phu Quoc, Vietnam, where the islanders create perhaps the country’s best fish sauce — a tall claim — this guide is one of those painful things to read in the dead of winter (here at least).


Published on January 29, 2010