Phuket Survival Tips

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Phuket is an ideal holiday destination and is a very friendly place to visit, however a few essential Phuket Survival Tips and some common sense can go a long way to making your Phuket holiday more enjoyable and lot safer.     Listed below are our top Phuket survival tips: Touts at bus stations, the airport and other tourist areas are there for one reason only; commission!!! Unfortunately, this usually involves unsuspecting travelers parting with … [Read more...]

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Phuket Hotels and Resorts

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Searching for Phuket accommodation, Hotels and Resorts? Get best deals on Phuket Hotels and Resorts offering promotions. Book Online and Save Up to 75%   … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Phuket Airport Transport

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You have several Phuket airport transport options to get from the airport to your destination. Phuket airport metered taxis A metered taxi stand is located just outside of the Phuket airport main terminal building. As you exit the terminal, turn right and walk to the end of the veranda about 25 meters. Ignore all other offers as you walk past the touts. The taxis are red and yellow and are supposed to use their meters but you may have to ensure that the driver turns … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Phuket Bike Week

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Phuket Bike Week is one of the biggest motorcycle events in Southeast Asia. Held annually and now in it's 17th year, the Phuket Bike Week runs across three nights and four days, leading up to the Songkran New Year Festival and making Phuket the place to be in April. The event is now recognized as an official tourist activity and it is estimated that it creates 800 million baht of revenue annually. Every event has a socially aware theme, such as riding for "world peace" … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Catching the bus to Koh Samet

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Koh Samet is a little off the normal tourist route when traveling through Thailand but it needn't be. Koh Samet is a delightful little island just three and a half hours from Bangkok and getting to Koh Samet from Bangkok is easily done by using the local bus. Where To Catch the Bangkok to Koh Samet Bus The Koh Samet bus is one of the easiest local buses to catch. To get to the bus station, take the sky train from anywhere on the Sukhumvit line and get off at Ekamai … [Read more...]

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Full Moon Party Dates – Koh Phangan 2013

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The Koh Phangan Full Moon Party has become the biggest party of their lives for many travelers to Thailand. Depending on who you listen to, the full moon parties were started between 1988 and 1992 by a handful of backpackers who decided that the best place in the world to witness the full moon was along the crescent shaped beach at Haad Rin on Koh Phangan island. They began to organize small parties among friends at each full moon and over time word spread and the … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Getting to the Full Moon Party from Bangkok

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When & Where The Full Moon Party occurs every full moon, at Haad Rin Beach, on the island of Koh Phangan, off the East coast of Thailand. A full list of Full Moon Party dates for 2013 can be found here...   Recommended Full Moon Party Travel Options from Bangkok If you are heading South to Koh Phangan and the Full Moon Party you should book your transport (and accommodation) early to avoid disappointment.  Ideally, plan on arriving a few days before and … [Read more...]

Updated: January 1, 2013 by admin

Surviving the Full Moon Party

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What’s a Full Moon Party? A few young travellers (should be 20,000 – 30,000 this month!) will gather on a beach in front of a strip of bars and clubs pumping out dance music. Everyone gets wasted on weed, Ya Ba, mushrooms, XTC, or bucket drinks and dances the night away until the sun comes up on the eponymous sunrise beach. Hundreds of thousands of participants over the past 25 years think it’s the best party they’ve ever been to, making it an essential stop on the gap … [Read more...]

Updated: January 1, 2013 by admin

Koh Nang Yuan

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Koh Nang Yuan is a pristine island located just off the north west corner of Ko Tao.  As Ko Nang Yuan is a private island, day tripping visitors need to pay an admission fee (currently 100baht) to gain entry to the island. Guests staying at the islands resort do not pay this landing fee. Sadly, staying at the Koh Nang Yuan resort gets mixed reviews, with comments like over priced, unfriendly staff and poor food not at all uncommon.  One benefit of staying on the … [Read more...]

Updated: January 9, 2013 by admin

Mom Tri’s Kitchen

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Enjoy fine dining at Mom Tri's Kitchen, set just above the rocks overlooking Kata Noi Beach. Panoramic sea views combined with the sound of the waves below create a peaceful, sensually indulgent and romantic setting. Mom Tri's Kitchen is the winner of the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for 5 years in a row and has over 700 labels including an extensive organic wine list and 16 wines available by the glass.   Mom Tri's Kitchen menu Popular dishes at Mom … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Gallery Cafe By Pinky

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When first stepping into Gallery Cafe by Pinky you will notice that this open front, two storied shop house carries the hip and modern style that only Phuket Town venues can offer. From the casual wooden bench seats at the bar to the classic alfresco tables out front, this is truly a place with character and charm. It’s not just the inviting staff and their friendly smiles that make this a place you will want to visit and spend an entire day, the menu offers enough … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Sea Hag Restaurant, Phuket

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Using only the freshest of ingredients, Sea Hag Restaurant is a relatively new addition to the restaurant scene in Patong. While offering little in the way of decor, the Sea Hag has managed to build a reputation based on good food alone, which draws both locals and travelers. Dishes to savor include some hearty salads and satay (120 baht), curry (150 baht) and whole fish (300-350 baht).   Sea Hag Restaurant menu The main secret of the Sea Hag restaurant 20 year … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Koh Samui Island Tour

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Koh Samui is a popular boutique island that is favorite to many travelers of all kinds. Situated in the lower gulf of Thailand it offers that 'coconut' feel and boasts some of the best beaches and resorts in the country. As the name suggests the Koh Samui Island Tour will take you around the island to see a number of the highlights and attractions Koh Samui has to offer.  The 'Big Buddha', Samui's most popular attraction sits 15 meters tall and is a monumental landmark … [Read more...]

Updated: October 12, 2011 by admin

Phuket Elephant Jungle Trek

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Ride an elephant through the Phuket jungle on this one hour Phuket Elephant Jungle Trek. This is truly an unforgettable experience of a life time, not to be missed. You'll be picked up from your Phuket hotel and embark on a special adventure that is fun for all ages. For just under an hour you and four bulky elephants will trek slowly through the Phuket jungle and hills. This is truly an unforgettable experience of a life time.     Phuket Elephant Jungle … [Read more...]

Updated: October 12, 2011 by admin

Phuket Sightseeing Tour

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Familiarize yourself with the island of Phuket on a half day guided coach Phuket Sightseeing Tour. Take in the islands natural beauty as you drive along the beach roads through Patong, Karon, Kata and Rawai beaches. Each beach offering a different type of holiday experience. Photo opportunities are included at the Karon viewpoint and cultural sights such as the sacred Buddhist temple of Phuket 'Wat Chalong'.     Phuket town offers an interesting mix of … [Read more...]

Updated: October 12, 2011 by admin

Krabi Speedboat Tour from Phuket

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Krabi is situated East of Phi Phi Island and is known for its world of limestone cliffs and beautiful coves and caves. This Krabi Speedboat Tour from Phuket by speed boat will include a visit to Hong Island, the most beautiful beach in Krabi. You'll be picked up from your centrally located Phuket hotel and travel by speedboat to Krabi. You will explore the white sandy beaches and coves of Krabi National Park. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling on Dham Kwan Island. Enjoy a … [Read more...]

Updated: December 28, 2012 by admin

Phi Phi Island Ferry Tour

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Situated along the southern end of Thailand's coast in the Andaman Sea, you will find one of the most idyllic tropical locations on earth - the islands of Ko Phi Phi. Made famous by the Hollywood movie starring Leonardo di Caprio - The Beach. A Phi Phi Island Ferry Tour to the Phi Phi Islands is easy and a popular tour from either Phuket or Krabi.     On this sightseeing Phi Phi Island Ferry Tour you will cruise by express ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi … [Read more...]

Updated: October 12, 2011 by admin

Phi Phi Island Speedboat Tour

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This Phi Phi Island Speedboat Tour offers a full day out to visit Phi Phi Island, which many regard as the two most beautiful islands in the Andaman Sea.     Your one hour transfer to Phi Phi Island will ensure that you spend less time on the water between Phuket and Phi Phi and more time on Phi Phi Island swimming, snorkeling or relaxing - perfect for those who are short on time and would love to spend more time exploring the area. During the Phi Phi … [Read more...]

Updated: October 12, 2011 by admin

Khao Sok Tour from Phuket

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The Khao Sok Tour starts early with a drive through Phang Nga province passing rubber plantations and small villages en route to Khao Sok. Nearing our destination you can enjoy the views of mountains covered in lush rain forest. Khao Sok is situated in the largest area of rain forest in southern Thailand and was once part of an ancient trade route linking China and India. The Sok river valley cuts through the jungle and spectacular views of Limestone cliffs can be seen.  … [Read more...]

Updated: October 12, 2011 by admin