The Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation, in collaboration with JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa and its partners, will be hosting the 9th annual Mai Khao Marine Turtles Release Ceremony, which is scheduled during the Songkran Festival on April 13, from 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm. Furthermore, the Mai Khao
The only invasion Phuket faces these days is by the millions of tourists visiting in search of a sun-soaked tropical holiday. But some 200 years ago, the island was threatened by a far more brutal form of siege. In 1785, thousands Burmese invaders hit the island as part of a larger
Standup paddling, or SUP, has become a popular activity in Phuket in recent years. Phuket really is an ideal spot for SUP, with calmer seas from November through April and more than 30 beaches around the island to launch from. It’s easy to learn and if you do fall in,
Every year during the Chinese New Year holiday, Phuket puts on a three-day street festival that celebrates the island’s rich history as well as its contemporary local arts and culture. The Phuket Old Town Festival brings out crowds of tourists and locals who come to enjoy the stage performances, tasty street
For an updated list of runs happening in Phuket, please see our 2019 Phuket Running Events guide.
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