Phuket Pronunciation

How to pronounce Phuket?

How to pronounce Phuket? [toc] How to 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 "Fook... (hesitates), Fuuk,

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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 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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What is the best month to visit Phuket? ☀️☁️🌧️

Phuket Weather

Phuket Weather [toc] Deciding the best month to visit Phuket depends a lot on the weather and what you like to do during your holiday. For some, suntanning and photos with blue sky over a blue sea of Phuket are the main motivation; for others, a peaceful island and a lower cost are more important. In any case, Thailand has a warm tropical climate with two seasons, and the water

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Phuket International Airport ✈️

Phuket International Airport

Good to know about Phuket Airport [toc] Phuket 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. Arriving at Phuket Airport Everyone knows that the most stressful time for any traveller resides between

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12 Things Not to Do in Phuket

Protected Wildlife Photography

What should you avoid doing 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

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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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Phuket Information – 10 Facts About Phuket for Beginners

Quick Facts About Phuket

Useful basic facts 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 facts. 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

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Renting a Bike or a Car in Phuket

Phuket Car Rental

The art of driving in Phuket [toc] Renting a car in Phuket seems to be 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 few risks and dangers. Following these basic rules might help to avoid unnecessary trouble. It's not as bad as it seems,

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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 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 Buddha postures mean? Many people

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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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