Discover Thailand's Islands and Beaches. Surrender to the serenity of a hammock on Ko Pha-Ngan. Discover Ko Phi-Phi's underwater world of shipwrecks, psychedelic cora and bus-sized whale sharks. Meditate in a cave temple filled with Buddha images and bats. Take time out from paradise in buzzing Bangkok, where world-class dining and shopping await. In This Guide: Four authors, 200 days on the road, one karaoke bar too many. New color Activities chapter: climb, snorkel or kayak through Thailand's coastal playground. Bamboo hut or opulent villa? Independent, authoritative reviews of every sleeping option. Visit lonelyplanet.com for up-to-the-minute reviews, updates and traveler insights.