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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...

Best Viewpoints

Best Viewpoints October 27, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
Promthep Cape photo by Aman Gupta If you enjoy taking pictures, Phuket won’t disappoint. Wide open seas, blue waters and miles and miles of sandy beaches just beg to be photographed. If you want a vantage point for even more stunning photography, then you need to head to one of Phuket’s viewpoints....

The Architecture of Phuket

The Architecture of Phuket October 18, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
Old Phuket Town photo by Eustaquio Santimano When you think of Phuket, you’re probably thinking “beach and sand,” not “architectural marvels.” The truth, however, is that Phuket has a history dating back to the 19th century –A history you can easily track in the architecture of the city. If...

Five Places to Propose

Five Places to Propose October 7, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
photo by Jared Kelly Phuket is not only a famous honeymoon destination, but also a great place to pop the question. After all, who can beat sunsets on a tropical beach and the lull of the waves when asking somebody to marry you? If you’re coming to Phuket to propose, just about any corner of the city...

Wild Elephant Crossing Ahead

Wild Elephant Crossing Ahead September 17, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
Phuket is home to a large number of wild elephants. Khao Sok National Park, just three hours away from Phuket Town (and a popular day trip), is probably the best place to see these magnificent beasts in their natural habitats. Elephant crossings within the park abound, and visitors are warned to be in...

The Stuff Movies Are Made Of

The Stuff Movies Are Made Of September 12, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
Phang Nga Bay is one of Phuket’s most beautiful spots. Notorious for its limestone cliffs and cave system, the bay is also famous for being the spot where James Bond’s “The Man with the Golden Gun” was filmed. Koh Ping-gan island, best known as simply “James Bond island,” is a popular...

Best Rooftop Restaurant: White Box

Best Rooftop Restaurant: White Box August 28, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
  photo by Whiteboxphuket.com White Box Restaurant on Kalim Bay is a popular hangout for foreigners. Housed in a converted two-story townhouse, White Box is a mix of ultra-modern, minimalist and chic that will please people of all ages. Once you’re done dinging on lobster ravioli or roasted seabass,...

New Restaurant: Panache

New Restaurant: Panache August 21, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas is one of the premier 5-star villages on the island. Already home to a number of restaurants and cafes, Outrigger is now opening a new eating space on site, Panache. Panache is special in more ways than one. The restaurant is all about providing healthy food...

Thailand’s Khao Phasan Festival

Thailand’s Khao Phasan Festival July 15, 2011 | Events, Whats New | Read More
Khao Phansa (Buddhist Lent) is one of Thailand’s most important religious holidays. Khao Phansa is a time of spiritual renewal and the period when young men enter the temple to start their monk-hood. It’s a time of reflection and retreat – in fact, starting today, monks will remain within temple...

Kalim Kinetic Art Fair

Kalim Kinetic Art Fair May 25, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
  From June 1st to June 25th, Brush Restaurant will be teaming up with Underwood Factory to present one of Phuket’s most innovative art exhibits ever. The exhibit officially kicked off on May 21st with a launch party, but the main activities won’t start until the beginning of next month. This...