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About Us – Phuket 101

Phuket 101 shares 28 years of Phuket exploration and thousands of photos for those who love Phuket as much as we do. This travel guide shares our real experiences and only our photos. We tried and visited every single place, which allows us to keep our honest opinions, and we are pretty strict about this. Phuket 101 was born on January 15, 2011


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The story of Phuket 101

A few websites were talking about Phuket, but none were enjoyable. Some were too formal, some were hard to read or not visually attractive, and some were too niche. I wanted to share a thousand photos I took along my life and the fun things I discovered in my endless wandering around Phuket.

What does ‘101’ mean?

101 (pronounced “one-oh-one”) is the 1st course in a subject taught at a college or university in Australia, Canada, South Africa, or the United States. By extension, “101 is generally used to indicate the basics of any subject”.

The origins

Born in France a long time ago, I started to travel the world in my 20s and never stopped until I finally settled in Thailand in 1994. I went and worked in 40 countries around the globe. Most memorable are Tahiti, Bahamas, Mexico, Canada, New Caledonia, Burkina Faso, Niger, Algeria, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Sahara, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Australia, The Maldives blah, blah, blah, so my love for Thailand follows a long history of exploring other countries. The countries I love most are Thailand, Japan, Korea, India, France and Italy, all known for their excellent food because food matters to us a lot.

Previously, I was Radio DJ and Set Designer at Club Med, and I had a successful advertising company in Phuket called Andaman Graphics, specialising in logos and website designs. I now work for a big international company.

My passion for photography and endless curiosity has taken me to many places in Thailand and Asia, living between Bangkok and Phuket. I still travel here and there several times a year, both for fun and work.