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Meet The Locals

Krabi is made up of a range of people form all nations - meet some of them that make this place special

James Bensley Carpenter Krabi

A Man with A Craft

James Bensley began his life back on the shores of the United Kingdom. His father was a mechanic and therefore James from a young age was surrounded by engines, spark plugs, wrenches and the...
Elizabeth Zana, forming the NAT Association

Elizabeth Zana: NAT Association

ELISABETH ZANA, THE FAIRY GODMOTHER OF KRABI’S CHILDREN On the 26th of December 2004, a devastating tsunami hit the South of Thailand and took away Natacha, the only child of Elisabeth Zana, who was diving...
Krabi Paragliding

Khun Suwat HannarongUp Up And Into The Clouds

How an ambitious, fun loving young man brought the sport of paragliding to Thailand decades ago. Moving to Japan some 35 years ago as a young man Khun Suwat Hannarong was in search of better...
Jimmi Musician in Krabi

A Man And His Guitar

A comfortable chair... A fresh sea breeze, a magnificent view of the sea combined with a bright gold- orange-red sunset.  A cocktail, glass of wine or a cold beer in hand - This is...
Elena Nikolenko Photography

Elena Nikolenko – World Class Photographer

One day in November, replacing boots and warm clothes for shorts and flip-flops, I changed my life radically and forever… The plane landed in Ho Chi Minh City – the largest city in Vietnam. I...
Easy Riders Pluto

Easy Riders

Taking a vintage Italian moped around Thailand may seem like one of the more “interesting” ways of seeing the country, and it’s up there as one of the most unique we have heard of....
Viva Dining Krabi

Renato and Newt

Do you know Renato? Everyone knows Renato. He’s as local as any expat can claim, having been living and working in Krabi for over 18 years. This month we have a chat with the...
ABC Charity

Peace, Love & Photography

Professional photographer and actress couple give up their successful businesses to embark on an around-the-world adventure to make the world a better place. Through their acts of kindness, they hope to inspire a generation...
Umberto Krabi Aonang

Umberto’s Italian Restaurant

Umberto’s new kitchen is now open for business. Internationally acclaimed Chef and restaurant owner Umberto has just opened his new masterful creation at Umberto’s Italian Kitchen this month. Leaving his kitchen in Italy some 15 years...
Stefan Heintze

Stefan Heintze

KM: It is now the four years that you live on this beautiful island Koh Lanta and therefore your 5th Green Season this year. What do you enjoy most during this time of the...

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