15 Best Viewpoints of Phuket (Updated)

Phuket, Thailand

Where are the best viewpoints of Phuket? Karon Viewpoint, the Big Buddha and Promthep Cape are the best-known viewpoints of Phuket, but there are many more, and all are great photo opportunities. Climbing on top of every single hill around the island seems to be an Instagram magnet for many travellers. [toc] Here is a list of beautiful places for some fantastic panoramic shots. Some are just hills; others are

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15 Weird and Funny Things in Phuket (and Thailand)

Funny Things in Phuket [toc] Living in Phuket for so many years has brought a lot of fun sights, and we should get used to them. But sometimes we smile (or clench teeth) when we witness one of the following weird or strange things. We are not only talking about the good old 'Phuket Vegetarian Festival' of course: these 16 strange things we encounter regularly. We all get shocked the

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10 Best Street Food to Try in Phuket

Phuket Street Food

Phuket Best Street Food [toc] Phuket Street food is fun, cheap but also a great way to experience basic but real Thai food. It is more real than in tourist restaurants you find in Patong Beach. It’s fast and a lot cleaner than you might think. If you have a sensitive digestive system or if you have allergies you might want to skip this, but I think it’s as safe

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10 Signs You Have Been in Thailand Too Long

Renting a Bike in Phuket

Have you been in Thailand too long? [toc] Have you been in Thailand too long? After few years living in Phuket (or in Thailand), you just start doing few unusual things without noticing them, and it suddenly strikes you... these are not the things I use to do at home! How long have I been here? When did I start doing these weird things without knowing it!? Then you realize

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7 Beaches for Rainy Season in Phuket

Phuket Beaches for Low Season

Which beaches are good during rainy season in Phuket [toc] When it's rainy season in Phuket the sea is sometimes rough on the west coast where all the popular beaches and hotels are... but if you still want to swim in the ocean, where should you go? This is a question we get a lot between June and October which are usually the rainy season months in Phuket. Phuket is

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My Top 10 Everything Phuket

Best of Phuket

Top 10 Everything Phuket I travel quite a lot and I know how it feels like to go to a place you never visited before... where to start? As a matter of fact this also applies to places you visited too many times too. What should I do the first time, what did I miss the second time, what can I still do that I haven't done yet? So I

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