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26 Oct
2020

Visit Siam Niramit Phuket for a unique experience

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If you are looking for a tasteful cultural show about Thailand, in Thailand, Siam Niramit Phuket is one of the extravaganzas you need to consider. Set on a main lakeside spot, the show is located at the outskirts of Phuket Town off the bypass. This show has been adding to the variety and vibrancy of the entertainment in Phuket as it recounts tales of 700 years of Thailand history. There is a recreation of traditional Thai villages from the main areas of Thailand. These houses are wooden. They display the food and art of the province that they represent. These villages have the perfect background for taking pictures and you will find boys and girls welcoming visitors in each home to enjoy the local cuisines as well as get a feel of house is all about as well as the people living in it. Things to know about Siam Niramit Show Phuket One great thing about the place is that it is suitable for an audience of all ages. And guess what, it is also wheelchair-friendly. The show begins at 8.30 p.m. It is open weekly from Wednesday through to Monday. There is no show on Tuesday. Cameras are not…

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16 Oct
2020

Experience Phuket at the original Phuket Weekend Market

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Also known as the Naka Market or even Chaofa Variety Weekend Market, the Phuket Weekend Market is a place that you must visit if you really want to experience Phuket at its fullest. This vast night marketplace is located near the Central Festival in Phuket Town. Besides the other two names above, this weekend night market Phuket has been dubbed other names like ‘Phuket Chatuchak’ since its being compared to the giant Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok . Thais call it ‘Talad Tairod’ meaning Car Boot Sale’. But the name that seems to have stuck in people’s minds and mouths these days is ‘Naka Market’. So, when you hear of the Naka Weekend market, just know its non-other than Phuket Weekend Night Market The setting at the Phuket Town Weekend Market One striking feature of the weekend market Phuket is how big it is. It can be overwhelming for those who prefer more intimate shopping places because it is usually very crowded and hot. That said though, for those who are up for it, it can be so much fun! You need to brace yourself to walk for hours especially if you there looking for souvenirs and ornaments. Even the things you don’t need, you…

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07 Oct
2020

What there is to know about the Phuket Fantasea Show

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Ever heard of Fantasea Phuket? What is it all about? Well, if you have never been, the show is all about telling the legend of Kamala. In this narrative, Kamala is a jungle with a mythical palace – not like the Kamala that people know about. The Fantasia show Phuket is a huge stage act which happens at the grounds of a vast theme park found on the Kamala Beach. Its been almost 20 years and going since the first show took place. Each year, millions of travellers and tourists alike come to Phuket from all the world over to enjoy this magically stunning performance. What to enjoy at Fanta Sea The Fantasea park Within Fantasea is the park. One thing you need to know about the park is its immense nature and that it was made with the intention to provide entertainment to its visitors for hours on end. So, as you wait for the Phuket Fantasea show to begin, there is lots of stuff to do. There are shops for you to feast your eyes on the stuff they have as well as shop till you drop as well as coffee shops where you can chill. The place is…

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30 Sep
2020

Enjoying the Phi Phi Island Nightlife

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Phi Phi Island Nightlife - What to do? If you have to have a good party when you are in Thailand, then Phi Phi Island nightlife will not disappoint you. This place is the life of the party. The island is on the southern side of Thailand. There are 6 islands here that make the larger Koh Phi Phi archipelago. Despite its small area, The Phi Phi Islands offer many things to do including the perfect beach side partying experience and night time entertainment in the whole of Southeast Asia. The place is quite laid back, fun and not shady. At night, the Island usually comes to life… live music, fire shows, DJ’s, party games, Thai boxing, loads of tropical cocktails, and al fresco dance parties erupting in the evenings … you name it. Here you will find lots of bars and clubs, people sipping some beer on the shores, some guzzling cocktails as they watch the beautiful sunset. Trust me, this place is loud, its lively, its energetic, it’s the place where people don’t sleep. All people come to do here is to party and let loose. That said, we have compiled this article for you so that when…

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25 Sep
2020

Phuket’s Best Beach Huts

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While in Thailand, it won’t hurt to enjoy a stay in one of the finest Phuket beach huts. Much as hotel stays can be ideal especially if you are on a budget, you still can spend a couple of nights in a beach hut on the island just for the experience.  Looking for some recommendations on which best huts or as some call them, beach bungalows to stay in as you take a break from the usual hotel stay experience? Now if it’s your first time to Thailand, we want to make sure that you make the most of your time here. We've already talked about the best things to do in Phuket and the best ways to celebrate in phuket. Now, let's talk about some amazingly unique places you can stay. So, this is why we have come up with this article to give you all the guidance you require. Phuket Thailand beach bungalows you want to stay in Being the most popular travel spot, Thailand boasts itself in its historical spots, rich culture and spectacular landscape. Everywhere you go, there is always something beautiful to feast your eyes on. Don’t even get me started on the gorgeous white…

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11 Sep
2020

10 Best Phi Phi Island Activities in 2020

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Do you want to discover the best Phi Phi Island activities? Phi Phi island is also known as Koh Phi Phi. This island is very popular for its stunningly beautiful tourist attraction spots. Besides the clear turquoise waters, the soft white sandy tropical beaches, and the amazing rock formations, there are a lot of activities to keep one busy for the whole holiday. This island consists of 6 smaller islands: Koh Phi Phi Don, Koh Phi Phi Leh, Koh Bida Nok, Koh Bida Nai, Koh Phai, and Koh Young. So, while here, it will be quite impossible to run out of things to participate in… snorkelling, impressive accommodation and more. This island is perfect for both holidaying as well as backpacking. You will see that for yourself. New to the island. You need not worry. Let us take you through our choice of the 10 best things to do on Ko Phi Phi. 10 best Phi Phi activities 1. Take a tour with Simba Sea Trips Without question the best way to see the Phi Phi Islands is as part of a boat tour. Most operators will venture to the region with little space to spare on their boat. Simba…

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27 Aug
2020

Fishing in Phuket

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Whenever one is planning to do some fishing in Phuket, one thing that really matters is that you land a good catch. The good thing is that there are a lot of fishing trips and tours that can take you the very best fishing spots. You can choose to ship with local sea gypsies or do it while you are on your island hoping tours. There are lots places to fish. From deep sea fishing Phuket at the Andaman Sea to fishing parks, there is always some fish to catch. The good thing about fishing on this island is that you will find even the most exotic fish species that are usually sort after by most fishermen from all over the globe. There are also fishing charters that are available to assist travellers in the fishing based on both fishing skill level or budget. Besides the fishing packages, some of the fishing tour companies can add in customized charter trips as well as party cruises. All you need to know about fishing on the island of Phuket Whether its fresh water fishing or salt water fishing, you can enjoy them both in Phuket. Let’s examine these two options a bit…

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18 Aug
2020

Is there Uber in Phuket?

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Did you know that Uber in Phuket, Thailand ceased operations in March 2018 because it merged it’s with the ride-sharing service Grab? You got that right. The notice was issued by Uber in March, 26, stating that they will be merging their operation with Grab to make ride sharing in Thailand easier and all-over Southeast Asia. The transition happened in April 8, 2018. So basically, the Uber services were moved over to the Grab Platform. So, is uber available in Phuket? If you are in Thailand and planning on using the Uber services, you need to make that taxi request from the Grab app. You are required to download the Grab app and create an account with them. What is Grab? Grab is a free mobile app that works just like Uber. It enables one to book a taxi. And like Uber Phuket, you can select pick up location and also see the estimated cost from one point to the next. So, if you are wondering is Uber available in Phuket, much as there are other internationally recognized taxi apps, only Grab operates in Phuket. Clients raised their concerns about Grab and Uber in Phuket. To respond to these concerns,…

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12 Aug
2020

Our top picks of Phuket town hotels

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There are plenty of Phuket town hotels that one can stay in and easily access the beach. Well, it makes sense for visitors to prefer such hotels because for one, Phuket is well known to be the beach destination. Well lucky for you, there are lots of hotels that this article will recommend that are near the beaches and near town. There is a wide range of hotels. Those in the west coast of Phuket are the ones that are mostly near the beaches. You can also find those in Phuket which are overdeveloped in areas like Patong, making them quite noisy because visitors like visiting them due to their popularity. Then of course, you will find those that are a little on the quieter sides of Phuket such as Naithon or Kamala. On the east coast of Phuket, you will find some that are a bit underdeveloped then we also have those that are a bit on the inland areas, away from the beaches and seas. Whatever your choice, whether it is looking for high end hotels in Phuket town or those that a bit more on the affordable side, there will always be something for everyone. So, let’s…

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29 Jul
2020

Is it safe in Phuket Thailand?

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Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, everyone the world over who had some traveling plans might be wondering: Is it safe in Phuket Thailand? This pandemic has really made everyone rethink about taking vacations – especially when it comes to travelling the world. Lots of people have put some restrictions in place, and Thailand was definitely not left behind. So when will it be safe to travel again to Phuket? Here is the latest information… Is Phuket Safe? With Covid-19 still being at serious levels in most parts of the world the Thai government extended their nationwide Emergency Decree until 31 July, 2020. So not all travellers will be allowed in before the 31st of July – only 11 groups of Thai and non-Thai nationals. Most travellers who want to Travel to Thailand from other parts of the world have been affected. So, the answer to the question, is it safe in Phuket Thailand is... pretty much yes. There has been a three-phase plan that has been put in place when it comes to opening Thailand to international visitors. If you are eligible to travel, you must acquire a Certificate of Entry from the Thai consulate or embassy. You should also have…

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20 Jul
2020

Phuket to Koh Lanta – Traveling guide

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Wondering how to get from Phuket to Koh Lanta? One thing about Koh Lanta is that it is one of the less explored Islands in Thailand. Because of that, it makes it a bit complicated to get to the island. The beauty of this island makes it worth the hustle to get there. There are 9 beautiful sandy beaches that have perfect views of rugged islands popping from the Andaman Sea. It is perfect for couples, families as well as backpackers. Much as getting here is hectic, this doesn’t make it impossible. A bridge links Phuket to the mainland. Unfortunately, there isn’t one linking Koh Lanta to the mainland. So, there is a stretch of water to consider at some point. That is the reason for this article – to show you how you can get here easily and comfortably. Well, here is some reliable info on the means you can use to get to Koh Lanta from Phuket. How to get from Phuket to Koh Lanta easily Phuket to Koh Lanta distance The Phuket to Koh Lanta distance on a straight line is 80.8 km. That said though, it might take one a bit longer than expected. Plus, the…

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14 Jul
2020

Thung Teao Forest Natural Park

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If you are one who prefers a calming environment at Krabi, then Thung Teao Forest Natural Park is one of the chapters that you need to consider adding to your book of life’s travels and adventures. This is a popular natural attraction, a luxury picturesque wonder, that has been drawing tourists from all over the place. This place is all about taking care of the desires of people who love nature. So, if you are looking to take a short break from the beaches and islands when visiting Krabi, then this is your best bet. The highlights of Thung Teao Perfect eco-tourism spot What makes this park be a tourist destination that is unlike the rest is its simplicity and innate beauty. The moment you set foot in to this natural park, you will be greeted by a spectacular combination of colours. There are very long trees that if you look up to the sky, they seem to cut off this park from the rest of the world. What visitors have is an enclosed sphere of emerald and crystal blue colours to devour. First time visitors and repeat ones alike feel like they have been transported into a different realm.…

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