10 Tips for a Great Holiday in the Rainy Season in Phuket

Rainy season in Phuket can be great! [toc] "How does the rainy season look like in Phuket" is the topic of endless discussions and a very stressful decision factor too, so let's look at what we know. Let's start by clearing one important fact: Online weather forecasts can't predict anything, they will display a thunderstorm icon even if it rains for just an hour. [the_ad id="30528"] 1. What are the

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5 Phuket Scams to Stay Away From

Phuket Scams

Best Known Scams in Phuket [toc] There are a few scams in Phuket, just like in most tourist destinations around the world, and you should be able to recognise them if they ever happen to you. Don't worry too much: while most are not frequent, they are easy to spot and easy to avoid. Only the first scam can have serious consequences; the others are more of an annoyance, a

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Phuket Bus Terminal 2 ▷ Bus from Phuket to Krabi, Samui and Bangkok

Phuket Bus Terminal 2

How to Catch a Bus from Phuket to Krabi, Samui and Bangkok [toc] If you are exploring Thailand on a small budget, riding a bus from Phuket to Krabi, Samui or even Bangkok makes sense and can see you a lot of money. It’s relatively comfortable and safe; it’s just time-consuming on the long distances such as Bangkok or Pattaya. Where is Phuket Bus Terminal 2 Phuket Bus Terminal 2

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Driving in Phuket – 14 Lifesaving Tips!

Renting a Bike in Phuket

How to Drive in Phuket? [toc] Driving a bike in Phuket is fun, cheap, convenient but most travellers underestimate the consequences of events going wrong. All it takes is a second and what was so much fun a minute ago turns out to be the nightmare of a lifetime. This page sums up 25 years of driving bikes and cars safely in Thailand. It's not meant to scare you but

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6 Online Services to Make Your Life in Phuket Easier!

Phuket Online Services

Helpful Online Services in Phuket [toc] Here is a list of valuable online services we came in contact with to make your life in Phuket easier. With the fast evolution of mobile apps and customised services, it is no surprise that more and more services become available. Some may think it's a waste of money, but sometimes your time is precious, and you should take advantage of it. We used

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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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Phuket Tsunami – December 26, 2004 – How Phuket stood back after the Tsunami

Phuket Tsunami December 2004

Memories of Phuket Tsunami Here are just a few photos I took on the day the tsunami hit Phuket December 26, 2004, and the weeks that followed. So they won't vanish from my memory. It's not a dark memory, and it's proof of the human capacity for survival and natural optimism and this event shouldn't be forgotten. I was living in Patong Beach at the time, and luckily we were

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