Posts tagged: Phuket Life

Phi Phi Islands Day Tour from Phuket, by Marine Doom

A Phi Phi island day trip from Phuket   For our Phuket to Phi Phi island day tour we were pick up at 9 o’clock by an AsianPremier Van. After a 30 minute ride we arrived at the marina of Phuket. Then all the tourists gathered there were divided into a few groups according to [...]

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Similan Islands Day Trip from Phuket, by Marine Doom

We woke up very early at half past five in the morning. After a 2 hour drive through the city outskirts and the open countryside we arrived in Khao Lak. From there we took a one hour ride on a speed boat to reach the islands. On the way from Khao Lak to Similan Island [...]

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A Sea Cave Canoe Tour to James Bond Island from Phuket, By Alejandra Lopez

James Bond Island Tour from Phuket Yesterday on the 29th of April we started early at half past 7 to get ready for our Phuket to James Bond Island tour, which is in the area of Phang Nga. We arrived at Phang Nga Bay at around 10 o‘clock and then our adventure started by boarding a big [...]

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Adventures in Phuket By Alejandra Lopez

Sunday, May 2nd, my mother arrived at Phuket airport to visit me and to enjoy a holiday in Phuket. I rented a car with my boyfriend to make the best of the week with my Mum. The first night we went to eat in Kata Beach at a seafood restaurant. Kata is a lively resort [...]

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Business hours

The business hours for most offices in Phuket are between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Please note that opening hours are subject to change on and around public holidays. Generally speaking, banks in Phuket are open Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm, although a number of small [...]

Muay Thai, Thai Boxing

Muay Thai Boxing is a popular form of martial art and is similar to other forms of kick boxing, although is often referred to as the ‘art of the 8 limbs’ as fighters use punches, kicks, elbows and knees to strike an opponent. Muay Thai is the No1 traditional sport in Thailand and is also [...]

Show & Entertainment

Gay Scene The Gay Scene can be found around the Royal Paradise hotel in Patong and takes place at a small side road of the famous Rat-U-Thit Road. From Soi Bangla it is only about 300 meters walk. Should you consider staying overnight at a gay hotel, this is the place to be. There are [...]

Sightseeing

Phromthep Cape                                                                                           Located at the southwestern corner of Phuket is Phromthep Cape, just to the south of Naiharn beach and just to the west of Rawai beach.  One of the most special attractions about this place is that if you climb up the steps you’ll find a great view, along with an elephant shrine. Beyond [...]

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Islands

Phi Phi Island                                                                                          Phi Phi Island is approximately 50 minutes away from Phuket by speedboat. It is open to visitors all year round. There are two islands, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh. The larger and inhabited, Phi Phi Don attracts hundreds of visitors to stay on its lovely shores. Loh Sama and Maya [...]

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Museum & Zoo

Thalang National Museum Phuket’s national museum contains ancient artifacts of Phuket’s long history and exhibits the famous Battle of Thalang where the Two Heroines defended the island against the Burmese in the 18th century. The museum also exhibits the tin mining history, the indigenous Sea Gypsy culture and the island’s Chinese heritage. Opening time: Daily [...]