Well, I guess the secret is out now. Phuket has some great places to eat! Michelin, the influential dining guide, is now set to cover the Phuket scene. It will release a new guide for the island and neighbouring Phang Nga province in late 2018.
It will be interesting to see
High in the sky on a breezy hilltop sits the Big Buddha of Phuket, a towering figure in gleaming white jade with its serene face gazing east. Aside from the beaches, the Big Buddha is a top attraction in Phuket.
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Though it’s busy with tourists now,
Are you ready to join the world’s biggest water fight? Phuket, together with Bangkok, Chiang Mai and most of Thailand, celebrates the Songkran Festival in a big, boisterous way every April. Here’s our handy guide to Songkran in Phuket with some bonus tips on how NOT to be an idiot
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
Inspiring images can help us dream of a better life, a happier place, and give us an escape from the drudgery of our day-to-day lives. Just a few months before I moved to Phuket, I found a photograph of a gorgeous white-sand beach with palm trees on the travel website
One of my favourite areas to explore in Phuket is its northeast coast, a more wild and rural area with dense mangrove forests along the coast and fabulous views to Phang Nga Bay.
And one of my favourite things to do in Phuket is standup paddling, or SUP. So I was
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
Entering the Phuket Art Village, a small enclave of artists found hidden away down a narrow road near Nai Harn beach on Phuket, is like stepping into a childhood storybook.
A collection of rustic, hand-built art studios in a kaleidoscope of colours are arranged around a giant banyan tree. Piles of
Toilet tales and travails. Many a travel story has been animated by a vivid memory of a public toilet from hell. The filthy toilet bowl. The broken seat. The complete lack of toilet paper, spray or washing up facilities. The panic of rushing to the nearest toilet to relieve a