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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...

Choosing a Tour Operator in Phuket

Choosing a Tour Operator in Phuket January 9, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
photo by Flat-Black 66 via flickr Phuket can be a confusing place for a tourist trying to save money. If you’re tired of dealing with unscrupulous taxi drivers and being overcharged or shortchanged everywhere, finding a tour operator to arrange your stay in Phuket can take away many of the headaches...

Winter in Phuket – What to Pack

Winter in Phuket – What to Pack December 13, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
  It’s never winter in Phuket. Or it is, but you might not notice it unless you’re looking at a calendar. If you’re coming from a cold US state or from Europe, you might find Phuket’s winter rather balmy, as the temperatures average 75F to 89F from December to early March. However,...

December in Phuket – What Can You Expect During the Holiday Month

December in Phuket – What Can You Expect During the Holiday Month November 3, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Start the New Year in Style, photo by Heidi & Matt The holiday month offers some unexpected surprises for visitors to Phuket. Knowing what to expect will help you plan your holiday better so you can truly enjoy your time on the island. December is high season in Phuket. The rains have passed and...

Travel Tips for the Holiday Season – Celebrating in Style

Travel Tips for the Holiday Season – Celebrating in Style October 12, 2011 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
photo by Alex Bramwell   It can be hard to get into the spirit of Christmas when you have 90-degrees weather and sunny beaches just outside your door. Still, being in Thailand doesn’t mean you have to shun your holiday celebrations. It does mean you have to plan your holiday travel well in advance...

Sleep for Cheap in Phuket

Sleep for Cheap in Phuket September 18, 2011 | Hotels, Travel Tips | Read More
Patong Terrace Boutique Hotel You don’t have to spend a fortune to sleep comfortably in Phuket. In fact, you can find many hotels for under $30 right next to the beach. Guesthouses If you’re on a very tight budget, your best choice is guesthouses. Many of the guesthouses offer free Wi-Fi. Although...

Getting Around in Phuket Without a Car

Getting Around in Phuket Without a Car September 8, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
TUK TUK photo by ToGa Wanderings Public transportation in Phuket is not going to win any efficiency awards anytime soon. If you plan on visiting several places on one day or want to reach far-away areas of town, your best bet is to rent your own motorcycle. Rental offices in Phuket won’t even ask you...

Sailing: The Ultimate Solo Travel Experience

Sailing: The Ultimate Solo Travel Experience August 24, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
photo by Keith Salvesen If you love to travel solo, Phuket can be a bit overwhelming. The beaches can get crowded and most of the famous tourist spots are anything but relaxing. A good way to relax and get away from it all is to charter your own boat and set out into the ocean. Thailand is one of the...

Layover in Phuket? Take Advantage of It!

Layover in Phuket? Take Advantage of It! August 14, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
photo by Eustaquio Santimano   The best things to do in Phuket (beach, snorkeling, boat tours) require you to spend at least a full day in town. If you have a short layover in town and want to make the most of it, you’ll need to think out of the box. Rather than insisting on fitting too much in...

Romantic Things to Do in Phuket

Romantic Things to Do in Phuket August 11, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
photo by aarmono Whether you’re on your honeymoon or just spending time with your partner, Phuket has much to offer. Just relaxing on the beach overlooking the ocean is enough to spark a romantic evening, but you can get much more if you head into town. Phuket can get crowded during high season (November...
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