Information about Phuket

Phuket Information

Useful Information to plan your trip to Phuket [toc] Our practical travel guide to Phuket provides essential information before you embark on your journey to this captivating island destination. Discover the ideal time to visit, as we provide detailed insights into Phuket weather, allowing you to plan your trip accordingly. Learn about the various transportation options available, from taxis and tuk-tuks to public buses and motorbike rentals, ensuring you can

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13 Things Not to Do in Phuket

Protected Wildlife Photography

What should you avoid doing in Phuket [toc] Like in any country, there are a few do's and don't everyone should respect and a few things you should not do in Phuket. Some are petty and casual; some are serious and could lead to real trouble. If you are familiar with Thailand, you probably know and respect those rules, even the untold ones. Many of them seem so obvious and

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Phuket International Airport (HKT) ✈️

Phuket International Airport

Good to know about Phuket International Airport [toc] Phuket International Airport (airport code: HKT) has two terminals: international and domestic terminals are in separate buildings. The International terminal has been up and running for a while. Extensions have been massive, and despite a difficult start and long queues at the opening, it solved many past issues such as parking and crowded areas. Phuket International Airport is located on Mai Khao

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Buddha Postures for the 7 Days of the Week

7 Buddha Postures

7 Buddha postures for each days of the week [toc] If you have been to a temple (or 'Wat') in Thailand, you might have noticed that the Buddha appears in standing, sitting or reclining postures. In some, you will see seven or eight statues of Buddha aligned next to each other, often with a donation cup in front of it. So what do these 7 Buddha postures mean? Many people

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Phuket Pronunciation – How to pronounce Phuket?

Phuket Pronunciation

Phuket Pronunciation [toc] Phuket pronunciation is so obvious to us; we are still surprised when someone says “f*** it”, so what is the correct way? how to pronounce Phuket? The correct way to pronounce Phuket is 'Poo-ket' [pʰuːkɛt] (in Thai: ภูเก็ต). The emphasis is on the first syllable, and the “oo” sound is similar to the “oo” in “cool”. We thought the 2004 tsunami put Phuket and its name on

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15 Reasons to Visit Phuket – Why is Phuket so popular?

Why is Phuket so popular?

Why is Phuket so popular? [toc] Why is Phuket so popular? And what makes people come back to Phuket countless times? There are many good reasons to visit Phuket, and we picked the answers we thought were the most important. Of course, there will always be some exceptions: some travellers didn't like it, and some had unfortunate experiences. Some expats are grumpy because they forgot how lucky they are here

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Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket

Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket

Help dogs and cats of Phuket, Thailand and beyond! [toc] Soi Dog Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping street dogs and cats around Phuket, Thailand and beyond, spaying and neutering them to avoid proliferation and rescuing injured and abandoned animals. The foundation has become a well-known and respected institution, working every day to improve the life and situation of stray dogs and cats in Phuket, Thailand and eventually

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Phuket Information – 11 Facts About Phuket for Beginners

Quick Facts About Phuket

Useful Information about Phuket [toc] If this is your first time in Phuket and you need info about the island but are not in the mood to search for hours, we compiled 10 Quick Facts about Phuket to summarise some interesting information. You probably don't know what to expect apart from those annoyingly beautiful photos you see daily on our Instagram. It is not meant to tell you everything you

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18 Frequently Asked Questions about Phuket – The Basics

Phuket Travel and Tips

First Time in Phuket - Phuket FAQs [toc] Phuket travel - sharing tips, useful travel info, frequently asked questions, things you should know before you go and even more once you arrive in Phuket. These are the little things we gathered that can make a difference during your holiday. There is a lot to say to help you enjoy your stay while avoiding problems, so bookmark this page as we

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About Phuket 101 and Willy Thuan

About Phuket 101

About us [toc] Phuket 101 Blog shares 28 years of Phuket exploration and thousands of photos for those who love Phuket as much as we do. This blog shares our real experiences. We tried and visited every place, we paid for everything, which allows us to keep our honest opinions, and we are pretty strict about this. Phuket 101 was born on January 15, 2011 What does '101' mean? 101

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How to Drive a Bike or a Car in Phuket?

Renting Your Own Motorbike

The art of driving in Phuket [toc] Renting a car or a motorbike in Phuket seems one of the best ways to get around freely at a low cost. With so many things to see, you want to be able to go anywhere, anytime. But driving in Phuket comes with a few risks and dangers. Following these basic rules might help to avoid unnecessary trouble. It's not as bad as

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How to get a driving license in Phuket?

Getting a Driving License in Phuket

Getting a driving license in Phuket [toc] How to get a driving license in Phuket... If you plan to stay in Phuket for a while, you probably will consider renting or buying a motorbike, which means you will need a driving license. If you have an international one, then you have no problem, but if you don't, driving without a Thai license will open the door to potential and serious

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