"The Beach" by Alex Garland..."this has almost become a classic and a must read for anyone setting off to visit Thailand. In the tradition of the grand adventure novels...." Photo via www.luxurytravelmag.com and more detail on this novel set in Thailand here: http://www.tripfiction.com/books/the-beach/
Dreaming of lazing on a Thai beach? #Thailand with John Shors, Jake Needham, Andrew Hicks, Alex Garland and Tony Parsons.... 'see a location through an author's eyes' www.tripfiction.com for all your holiday reads.
Cross Currents by John Shors is set on Ko Phi Phi, Thailand. It will transport you to the lush locale and it's a good story. Our review here: http://www.tripfiction.com/book-set-thailand-island-life-ko-phi-phi/
Travel Sections - Figure out where you want to go in the World. Link cities up as you plan your trips. Ex: Travels to Asian countries can easily scoot down to Australia and over to South Africa. You could also reverse this example.