Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Phuket – Jongjit Kitchen Kathu

Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Phuket, Kathu

Krua Jongjit Restaurant in Kathu [toc] Krua Jongjit restaurant in Kathu (Jongjit Kitchen) is the proof that a restaurant doesn’t have to be fancy nor expensive to be excellent and even receive a Michelin Plate for fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal. For such a modest venue, it is still a big statement. Krua Jongjit only opened just a few ago, and in a short period of time, it

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12 Best Rooftop Bars in Phuket (updated 2020)

Phuket Best Rooftop Bars

Phuket Rooftop Bars Must-Do List! [toc] Phuket rooftop bars are just a handful, but the trend has started and is here to stay, especially after the success of the many Phuket Beach Clubs, people are always attracted by bars with a little something on top. There is a law in Phuket that says that construction within 200 m from the beach cannot be higher than a coconut tree (12m). This

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Klong Suan Roi Pee Market (Klong Suan Market)

Klong Suan Roi Pee Market

Klong Suan Market [toc] Klong Suan 100 Year Market or Klong Suan Roi Pee Market has gained well-deserved fame for keeping what many many other floating markets have lost to mass-tourism: its authenticity. Despite being quite crowded on weekends, the market has retained the charm of a bygone era, and even though the first signs of change start to emerge, each shop still seems to be frozen in time. It

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Supanniga Cruise Bangkok

Supanniga Cruise Bangkok

Sunset Cocktails on Supanniga Cruise [toc] Supanniga Cruise is an alternative to the old-fashioned 'dinner cruise in the dark' by offering a fun one-hour cocktail or Champagne cruise at sunset time. This is a great way to admire the magnificent heritage buildings all along the Chao Phraya river, often invisible or hard to appreciate at night. You get a chance to see with plenty of details the amazing mansions, hotels

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25 Best (VERY) Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket (updated 2020)

Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Phuket Real Local Restaurants [toc] Beware! This page is not the trendy section of Phuket Restaurants! It's all about local food and only local food! Here are some of the most popular (very) local Thai restaurants in Phuket. They are not fancy, and all are cheap: they don't care about the decor, and they sometimes forget to smile, it's all about efficiency and great taste! Some of them might appear

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26 Best Things to Do in Phuket and around (Updated 2020)

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What to do in Phuket? [toc] Wondering what the best things to do in Phuket are? The popularity of this amazing island comes from the incredibly vast range of activities and tours, from fantastic beaches and natural wonders to glittering temples and human-made attractions. Phang Nga Bay is an absolute must-do, with jaw-dropping limestone cliffs and flooded caves. Phi Phi islands are everyone's second favourite even though it can be

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Chinese New Year 2020 in Phuket, January 25

Chinese New Year in Phuket

Chinese New Year in Phuket [toc] Phuket Chinese New Year 2020 is set to ring January 25, with several days of festivities to celebrate the Year of the Rat. With its large ethnic Chinese population descending from migrants to the island in the past, Phuket’s Lunar New Year festival is an important annual event. It seems to get bigger and more colourful with each passing year as the number of

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Nom Jeen Phuket – Kanom Jeen Restaurant in Phuket Town

Nom Jeen Phuket

A great Kanom Jeen restaurant [toc] Nom Jeen Phuket is a beautiful and relaxing new local restaurant serving delicious kanom jeen on the outskirt of Phuket Town. There are quite a few kanom jeen shops around the island but this one feels very relaxed and trendy in a casual young fashion, and yet, it's not expensive! Obviously, Nom Jeen Phuket specializes mostly in kanom jeen, a much loved Thai speciality

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Maiton Island (Koh Mai Thon)

Maiton Island

The unexpected beauty of Maiton Island [toc] Maiton island an understated paradise with a long and interesting history. It’s a superb day out, only 15 minutes from Phuket by speedboat. The island is small but with a large and quiet beach and a green hill as a backdrop. Maiton is a private island with a small hotel and just a few bungalows that used to be the ultimate luxury in

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Similan Islands – What to Do in the Similans?

Similan Islands

What to Do in the Similans? [toc] The Similan Islands form a fabulous archipelago in the Andaman Sea, just 120 km north-west of Phuket island. These small islands are so strikingly beautiful; you don't even need to be an excellent photographer to come back with amazing photos. Most people go there on a day trip tour, but the best way to enjoy the Similan islands is to stay for two

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Hiring a private driver in Phuket (minivans and taxis for a day)

Hiring a private driver in Phuket

Renting a minivan or private taxi for a day in Phuket [toc] Hiring a private driver or renting a minivan or private taxi for a day in Phuket is a great way to discover the island without having to stress out about directions, parking and even driving safety. Besides, the drivers are very knowledgeable and always try their best to accommodate your schedule and requests. They will plan the best

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Phi Phi Islands, Thailand ▷ What to Do in Phi Phi Island?

Phi Phi Island

What to Do in Phi Phi Islands? [toc] Phi Phi islands are an archipelago in the south of Phuket, and in case you were wondering, Phi Phi is pronounced Pee-Pee, not Fi-Fi! Anyway, they don't need to be introduced since Leonardo DiCaprio took care of this in 2000 with the movie 'The Beach'. Since then, the island keeps developing. As we all sadly remember, a tsunami wiped out the island

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8 Phuket Museums (updated)

Phuket Museums

Are there any museums in Phuket? [toc] Yes, there are a few museums in Phuket. They might not always be fascinating, but in recent years an effort was made to keep a record and share the rich history of the island. Several new museums opened recently, and the Old Phuket Town itself has been renovated and is somehow a walk-in museum and a beautiful display of Phuket historical past. Here

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Tree Tops Elephant Reserve Phuket

Tree Tops Elephant Reserve Phuket

A truly ethical elephant sanctuary [toc] Tree Tops Elephant Reserve Phuket is a truly ethical elephant sanctuary. It might come to you as a surprise, but not all 'sanctuaries' are actually ethical. The growing number of travellers who love and respect elephants are wondering what is going on with all the sanctuaries in Phuket? Yes, the large majority agrees that trekking must stop, but... not all sanctuaries are ethical? It

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Thalang National Museum in Phuket

Thalang National Museum in Phuket

Thalang National Museum Update 2020: Thalang National Museum partly reopens! [toc] The Thalang National Museum in Phuket just reopened after being closed for a couple of years. Only a few of exhibits are available to the public to this date, but the new display looks very promising, with a well-designed layout and excellent lighting. The Thalang National Museum was built in 1985 and before closing, the museum fell a bit

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