9 Great Photographers You Can Hire for Your Holiday in Phuket

Phuket Photographers

Where to find a good photographer in Phuket? [toc] Most people hire a Phuket photographer for a pre-wedding photoshoot or to cover their wedding events. But if you think about it, travelling to Phuket with your friends, family or loved one can also be an unforgettable moment, and for a relatively small price, you can hire a talented photographer to take amazing photos in locations you wouldn't even find yourself!

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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, some had unfortunate experiences. Some expats are grumpy because they forgot how lucky they are here and

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Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket

Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket

Help dogs and cats of Thailand! [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 outside the country.

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Phuket Pronunciation – How to pronounce Phuket?

How to pronounce Phuket?

Phuket Pronunciation [toc] Phuket is pronounced 'Poo-ket'! How do you pronounce Phuket? For most of us, Phuket pronunciation is obvious; we are still surprised when someone says “f**k it”. We thought the 2004 tsunami put Phuket and its name on the map once and for all. But not; we still hear lots of hesitation, snickering and giggling. Lately, some overseas offices called us and asked if our residence was in

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12 Things Not to Do in Phuket

Protected Wildlife Photography

Things Not to Do in Phuket [toc] Just like in any country, there are a few customs 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 common sense;

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Phuket International Airport

Phuket International Airport

Phuket International Airport [toc] Phuket International Airport and the domestic airport are in separate terminals. 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. [the_ad id="30528"] Arriving at Phuket Airport Everyone knows that the most stressful time for any traveller resides between

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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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Buddha Postures for the Seven Days of the Week

7 Buddha Postures

7 Buddha Postures for the 7 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 even see seven (sometimes eight) statues of Buddha aligned next to each other, often with a donation cup in front of it. So what does it mean? Many people see

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Is Phuket Still a Romantic Destination?

Romantic Phuket

Where to Spend a Romantic Holiday in Phuket? [toc] To many travellers, Phuket is a touristy island, a place to avoid if you are dreaming of a deserted paradise with romantic walks on lonely beaches. And in many ways, it is true. Human instinct is to herd, and then complain about it. How ironic. But if you are smart enough to look a little further, Phuket is definitely a romantic

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How to get a driving license in Phuket

Getting a Driving License in Phuket

How to get 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, in which case 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

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