Ka Jok See Restaurant Phuket

Ka Jok See Phuket

What is Ka Jok See? [toc] Update: Ka Jok See is temporarily closed, maybe even permanently Ka Jok See Phuket is, to say the least, a surprising restaurant. Tucked in a small quiet street of Phuket town, it never advertised and never had to since it's full every day. So don't just walk in and ask for a table; you wouldn't get one. Moreover, their dining model defies anything we

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Phuket Mining Museum in Kathu

Phuket Mining Museum

History of Phuket Tin Mining [toc] Phuket Mining Museum (or Kathu Mining Museum) was built with unusual grandeur in a very remote and isolated location behind the Loch Palm Golf Club of Kathu, somewhere in the hills before Patong. Museums in Phuket are not precisely living spaces where artists exhibit their creations, but this one gives you a pretty good vision of what Phuket was famous for during the tin

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Hua Beach near Kamala Beach

Hua Beach

Hua Beach near Kamala Hua Beach - After spending 23 years in Phuket, I would probably smile if someone would tell me there is a beach I never heard of and never walked on. Phuket is not that big and 40 was already a pretty impressive amount of beaches on our list. But there was! While I was scanning google earth as I often do when searching for tracks, hills

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Six Senses Yao Noi on Koh Yao

Six Senses Yao Noi on Koh Yao Island near Phuket

Six Senses Yao Noi [toc] Six Senses Yao Noi on Koh Yao Island is not your usual 'Phuket Resort’, it is a destination in itself. Specially designed for romantic couples in search of an escape from the stress of the big city, this is a perfect hideaway to spend a few days before moving to the fun of Phuket Island. Getting to Six Senses Set on a nearby remote island

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Nam Yoi Restaurant in Phuket Town

Nam Yoi Restaurant Phuket

Nam Yoi Restaurant [toc] Nam Yoi is a very discreet restaurant in a remote street in Phuket town. It is difficult to find but worth the effort as they serve excellent local Thai cuisine. The setting is basic, the price is very cheap and the food is really good, so good that you will often spot there the local crowd who love and write about Thai food on social media.

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Patong Beach Fishing Village

Patong Fishing Village

Patong Fishing Village [toc] What is your first vision when you think of Patong Beach? Don't tell us; we know what you are picturing. Let us show you a small enclave never seen by most people, right under the southern bridge leading to the Amari Phuket Resort (and Tri Trang Beach further). Few would stop out of curiosity; it is a nice sight from the top of the bridge, but

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Bird Singing Competitions in Phuket

Bird Singing Competitions in Phuket

Bird Singing Competitions in Phuket [toc] What are those Bird Singing Competitions in Phuket? We stopped at one of these mysterious events held in Phuket Town on Sunday mornings. All these men are shouting and gesturing in the direction of a hundred tiny wooden cages. What is all the fuss about? We saw these events in Vietnam and even in China, but we never took the time to answer until

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