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Phuket’s Tourist Traps: What NOT To Do When You Visit

Phuket’s Tourist Traps: What NOT To Do When You Visit March 22, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
Phuket is full of wonderful places to see and explore. Despite being a very touristy destination, your money can go a long way here if you know where to spend it and how to avoid scams. Unfortunately, Phuket is also home to a number of tourist traps that you should avoid. Tuk Tuks. It’s hard to resist...

Day Trip: Sirey Island

Day Trip: Sirey Island March 13, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Sirey Island is just minutes away from downtown Phuket, but it seems worlds apart. To get there, you need to  cross a narrow mangrove swamp with an unlikely name: Ta Jin Channel. Although you can hire a boat to take you across for a more “rustic” experience, there’s also a pedestrian bridge that...

Wat Chalong: More Than Just a Temple

Wat Chalong: More Than Just a Temple March 6, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
photo by craigcullum via flickr   Wat Chalong is one of Thailand’s most impressive temples and the biggest of the 29 temples that call Phuket home. The temple has a very interesting history behind it. The original Wat Chalong temple was built at the beginning of the 19th century  in a different...

Shopping and Dining to Your Heart’s Content in Phuket

Shopping and Dining to Your Heart’s Content in Phuket February 27, 2012 | Whats New | Read More
Two new venues are opening in Phuket. Both are a very welcome addition to the island and offer great options for both tourists and locals. Whether you’re looking for some pampering or are ready to spend, Phuket has new options to keep you busy. Bangla Mall Soi Bangla in Patong is best known for its...