Kids in Phuket. What to do with them? As the mother of two pre-teen kids who were born here, I face the same struggles that many parents are experiencing: finding ways to keep them active and engaged with the world … i.e, keeping them off the stupid phones! Sometimes I need
I am a failed birdwatcher. I’ve visited a place in Phuket known as Hornbill Island – twice – and somehow managed not to see any of the big-beaked tropical birds that nest here. Koh Tapao Noi is a little island just off the southeast coast of Phuket. It’s run by the
"A jungle paradise of white-sand beaches and dense rain forests on the Andaman Sea.” This is a description of Phuket in a recent article in Elle magazine, which I read with a wistful sigh not long after being stuck -- again -- in Phuket’s ever-worsening traffic. In its busier areas at
Running has never been high on our list of things to do. Especially after moving to Phuket, with +30°C degrees most days, jogging in the steamy tropics seems, well, insane.
But a lot of people do it!
There’s a growing sub-culture of running here in Phuket, which we discovered after our daughter
Phuket 2 Bedroom Apartment
Chaofa West Residence is a family-owned serviced apartment found within view of Phuket's Big Buddha in Chalong. Roomy and comfortable, the residences are each two storeys with a ground floor living and dining area and the bedrooms upstairs. Though Phuket's best beaches are at least a 20-minute drive