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10 Jul
2019

Best Time to Visit Phuket

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Best time to visit Phuket For tourists seeking the ultimate travel experience, deciding on the best time to visit Phuket is a vital component of your travel plans. While travellers flock to Phuket all year round, there are to noticeable seasons that provide a vastly different experience. These two seasons are detailed as follows: The 'High Season' The High Season is also commonly referred to as the 'Dry' season. In the high season the weather is spectacular and as a result you are bound to find a large number of tourists taking advantage of the fantastic conditions. This season generally lasts from early November all the way through to May. The Low Season starts towards the end of May and lasts right through to October. It is characterised by tropical conditions and is the period of the year where the majority of rain tumbles down upon the region. The Low Season coincides with the Monsoon season and the two names are commonly interchanged to describe this period of the year. Best Months to Visit Phuket To help make the decision on the best time to visit Phuket, we'll give an overview on each month while pointing out a few pros…

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24 Jun
2019

Favourite Swimming Thailand Destinations

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Swimming Thailand Destinations are abundant! Here are our favorites. There are thousands of dreamy Thailand Destinations to go for a swim. Thailand has some of the most amazing waters to swim in, and most of the waters have the most amazing bright blue color. The turquoise waters of Thailand are super inviting to everyone that lays eyes them. They are enticing and welcoming, inviting you to float atop of clear waters and lay on a white sand beach for whole days! A simple day trip can turn into the best experience of your life. And these swimming Thailand destinations are usually located at awesome little places that make Thailand that more interesting. Thailand Destinations for unforgettable swimming experiences Top Destinations in Thailand - Phuket Phuket is undoubtedly one of the best Thailand Destinations one can visit when on a trip. Phuket is perfectly situated, allowing you to visit plenty of places around the country. Not only that but Phuket hosts some of the most amazing white sand beach resort destinations and breathtaking beaches. It is super close to Krabi and it can offer everything! From amazing hotels to high-end dining, to simpler experiences such as scuba diving, a night bazaar,…

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17 Jun
2019

Phuket Old Town

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Phuket Old Town | Simba Sea Trips Phuket Old Town - Things to do and have fun! Phuket Old Town is a beautiful epicenter of what Phuket is really all about. In this historical centre of Phuket, you will be able to discover Phuket inside out. Discover all things Phuket within a space that inspires awe and respect for what Phuket was and what it has come to be. In addition to that, Phuket Old Town also has plenty of activities and things to do besides learning about the history of Phuket. From old markets to weird upside-down museums and amazing food, Phuket Old Town is an amazing place to go when visiting Phuket! Learn the alternative side of Phuket One of the best things you can do in Phuket Old town is visit places such as the Thai Hua Museum which is the most renowned museum and exhibition of Phuket. There you will find plenty of history about Phuket and you will be able to see plenty of information come to live with art and architectural artifacts available. Used as a function hall some times, nevertheless, you can still visit it as a museum. Inside you will find tools…

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12 Jun
2019

Bangla Road Phuket

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Bangla Road Phuket and everything you need to know Bangla Road Phuket is one of the busiest streets in Phuket, and for a good reason! If you ever find yourself in Patong and close to Patong beach, then it is super easy to go to Bangla road. You just have to walk for a few minutes and you will find yourself there. Or take a Tuk-tuk, and you will be there in no time whatsoever. Bangla Road, Patong, is considered to be the epicenter of nightlife in Phuket. There, you will be able to find many places to have a great night and it has something to cater to every taste. What to expect to find at Patong Bangla Road During the day, you can still have a walk to Bangla road, since it is only a few mins walk from the beach. But the real fun at Bangla Road Thailand starts after 6 pm in the evening. For Phuket Nightlife Bangla road is one of the best solutions. People visit this amazing road from all over the world, and many know it as THE place to visit for nightlife in Phuket. When in Bangla road Patong you will be…

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24 May
2019

Where to Stay in Phuket

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We give you the tips on where to stay in Phuket You are planning on coming to Phuket, now the fun part of your planning is deciding where to stay in Phuket! There are plenty of things to keep in mind when traveling, and staying somewhere is one of your top priorities. This is because you need to figure out how many people will be going with you, what your budget is, what you want to be close to, what amenities you will need and so much more! We will try to make it easier for you to decide which Phuket hotel is best for your situation. Best places to stay in Phuket Phuket Town If it is your first time traveling to Phuket, we suggest you stay at a place in Phuket town. Phuket town is the capital of the Phuket province and it has most of the things you will expect from your journey. Since most people go there for the first time, there are plenty of things to do and plenty of things to see, while it is at the center of hundreds of activities you can join. You will find many restaurants and places of interest…

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22 May
2019

Snorkeling Phuket

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Experience the beauty of the ocean by Snorkeling Phuket Snorkeling Phuket is a wonderful opportunity to experience the wonder of Phuket’s ocean waters up close. The location of the most glorious snorkeling areas is usually situated just a short distance from many of the island’s most idyllic beaches. In this article, we’ll provide details of what we consider to be the best snorkeling in Phuket destinations. All the locations we suggest offer clear waters and glimpses of fantastic marine life including parrot fish, coral, and anemones. Where to Snorkel in Phuket Below is our pick of the top 8 locations to snorkel while visiting Phuket, Thailand. 1. Phi Phi Islands Situated approximately 46 kilometres outside Phuket, Phi Phi consists of two main islands - Phi Phi Leh and Phi Phi Don. While Phi Phi Don is the larger of the two islands and overrun with backpackers looking for affordable accommodation and a cheap night out, Phi Phi Leh is the perfect snorkeling phuket option. The smaller Phi Phi island is where you’ll find Maya Bay and its crystal clear waters. Not to far off the shore, the potential to snorkel through reefs and immerse oneself amongst the water life is…

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14 May
2019

Embrace the beach, Leonardo DiCaprio style at Maya Bay, Phi Phi Island

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The Beach Leonardo DiCaprio’s cinematic getaway The Beach Leonardo DiCaprio made famous in his film “The Beach” is none other than the beautiful Maya Bay. The movie portrays the adventure of a young man trying to discover himself after several things in his life, and he ends up visiting the paradise that is Maya Bay. The locales are portrayed beautifully in the movie and now you know where that beauty is from. During the film The Beach Leonardo DiCaprio gets a map of an island that is supposed to be a utopia to visit. And when they visit the beach, Leonardo DiCaprio‘s character discovers that the place is indeed a magical destination that gives him hope to change his life around. Throughout the film The Beach Leonardo DiCaprio’s character visits plenty of locations of the Maya region and everyone that watched the film fell in love with everything they saw. Maya Bay is a magical destination nonetheless, but in the film The Beach Leonardo DiCaprio managed to show off the locales perfectly, and the director managed to showcase some of the best places in Maya Bay to visit. This beloved movie managed to gather flocks of people over to the…

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08 May
2019

Unforgettable Holiday Destinations for Aussies

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Breakaway from winter by visiting one of these holiday destinations Looking for the ultimate holiday destinations for your next trip out of Australia? Let’s be honest we all love our sunburnt country but as the cold, dreary winter kicks in, it’s not the worst idea to set sail on an affordable adventure. In this article, we’ll outline, what we consider to be the best cheap holiday destinations for the Aussie looking for some fun in the sun. As well as some of the more costly, but memorable trips on offer to the avid adventurer. So, whether planning holidays with kids, a romantic getaway, or footy trips with your local club there is sure to be something that tickles your fancy! THAILAND Rapidly increasing in popularity in terms of cheap holiday destinations amongst Australians over the past decade, Thailand has much to offer those keen for a getaway. Thailand is best experienced in the later months of the year but is always a fun-filled experience, no matter when you visit. Airfare costs are significantly lower during the middle of the year which makes it an ultra-affordable holiday for the budget-conscious traveler. Making it even more appealing is the incredibly low cost…

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17 Apr
2019

Phuket Vegetarian Festival

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On the eve of the ninth lunar month, people of Thailand come together to celebrate the Phuket Vegetarian Festival, a celebration of the Nine Emperor Gods. The Nine Emperor Gods festival might be a little bit different than what you think when you think of a Vegetarian Festival. If you find yourself in Thailand during the time of the festival (Usually at the end of September) then here is all you need to know. What is the Phuket Vegetarian Festival? The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is one of the most famous events in the country, especially because of its extreme celebrations and the ideas behind the festival itself. Mainly, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival is also known as the Nine Emperor Gods festival since it celebrates the invocation of the Nine Emperors and their welcome into the world. The Emperor Gods are believed to arrive in the world through places of waters such as rivers, the sea, and other waterways. That is why most of the celebrations take place at temples, major shrines or locales near this kind of places. “Vegetarian” comes in place when for the period of nine days, those who participate in the festival wear white and they abstain…

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05 Apr
2019

Patong Beach Thailand

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The Patong Beach area is one of the most diverse places you can visit on your journey. Visiting Patong is a must for thousands of tourists every year. The area offers plenty of things for anyone and any taste! Patong Beach will expose you to another side of Phuket If discovering the beauty of Thailand is not enough, you will come to realize that there is so much more to it other than natural beauty and beautiful historic temples. The area of Patong Thailand is powerful evidence of an elevated tourist experience, that merges the well known Thailand magic with contemporary high rises, familiar cultural spots such as a shopping mall, awesome nightspots that have created the well known Patong nightlife, iconic night locations such as the Simon Cabaret, plenty of holiday inn, not to mention the breathtaking hotels in Patong beach. There is something for everyone that wants to find entertainment and fun, alongside the serenity that comes with the idea of Thailand. Patong Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the area of Phuket, and it is super close to the rest of the stuff the area of Patong is famous for. The Andaman sea drenches…

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27 Feb
2019

Bamboo Island – Your New Favourite Place on Earth

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One of our favorite places to visit while on our Phi Phi Islands tour is Bamboo Island. This serene spot is one of our favorite places on Earth, and this evidenced by the number of times we visit it during our open season. Every single time, the view and the beauty of the island still amaze us. This is probably one of the best spots on the planet to just sit there and relax, take in one of the most beautiful sceneries you will ever witness in your life. A breathtaking destination of the Phi Phi Islands Bamboo Island, Thailand, is one of the favorite destinations when people visit the Phi Phi islands in general. When in Thailand, Bamboo Island is a must for many of the visitors. Some other highlights of the Phi Phi islands are the amazing Pileh Lagoon, the Maya Bay and the Viking cave located next to each other, the islands Koh Phi Phi Don and Koh Phi Phi Leh, monkey beach and of course, the main highlights are the white sand and the turquoise waters that surround the beautiful islands. Please note that you can organize your day trip with us for the Phi Phi…

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26 Feb
2019

The Magic of Similan Islands

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Thailand is known for its natural beauty and its impressive locales, and the Similan Islands only add to its legendary reputation. This small group of islands off the coast of Phang Nga have created one of the most visited national parks in the province. And for good reasons. The cluster of islands has become a hotspot for tourists from all over the world, not only for its natural beauty and the unmatched views from every square meter on the island, but also from the plethora of activities the island has to offer. Once you are in the Phang Nga Province then it is hard to miss opportunities to get to the luxurious destinations, and in our opinion, you owe it to yourself to visit the Similan Islands. Why visit the Similan Islands, Thailand? It would be easier to list reasons not to visit the islands since there are little to no reasons not to. There are a plethora of reasons you should not miss the opportunity to pay a visit to the largest commercial island destination for people from all over the world. From the dive centers to the coral reefs and the day trips that are organized during its…

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