Phuket is built on tourism, it’s an absolute tourist hub that lives and breathes tourism. However the tourist industry differs throughout the year in Phuket. During high season, from the months of November to April, Phuket is heaving with Russian tourists. There are tons of Russian expats all year round but especially Russian tourists during the high season months. This is primarily because this is the winter months in Russia and can reach -20 degrees…. No wonder why they all flea to some place warmer!
If you’re here in Phuket or travelling here soon, the chances are you’ll be heading to Phi Phi island, also known as Koh Phi Phi. This is most probably one of the most famous islands and travel destinations in the whole of Thailand. Since the film ‘The Beach’ was filmed on the stunning Maya Bay, this island has become the must-visit place whilst in Phuket.
For any English speaker, learning Thai may seem very daunting and difficult. The prefixes are different, the writing is different, the pronunciation is different. They even have 5 meanings for the same word! So we are not surprised when Thai seems like a confusing language. However we love to urge people to speak the language where and whenever possible whilst here in Thailand. The local Thai people love seeing foreigners make an effort to immerse into their culture and become of them.
Maintaining clean beaches is a hot topic in Phuket. Sadly for us it’s been a long struggle keeping our beautiful beaches clean and pristine. However there are things that we can all do to help prevent beach damage. Here are our 5 top tips on how we can do out bit to save our beaches and put an end to beach dumping grounds.
Thailand is a Buddhist country, with a strong buddhist influence. For first timers here in Thailand, there are many dos and don’ts to be aware of when travelling around. We’ve listed them below so read carefully so you can have a trouble-free trip and slip into Thai culture as if you were a local!
If you’re travelling to Phuket to celebrate a loved one or a special occasion in your relationship, we’re here to point you in the right direction from where to go and what to do, to make sure you plan the best honeymoon possible for your special someone!
When it comes to shopping in Phuket, you won’t be short on choice! From high end shopping centres to authentic street stalls and everything in between. We know that for most holiday goers here in Phuket, they want to take back a little piece of Phuket home with them. So we’ve got the low down on all the perfect places to shop for your Phuket memorabilia.
Thailand is not short for beautiful destinations, be it beaches or towns, Thailand is arguably one of the most beautiful countries in Asia. But we’re here to uncover the two most hidden gems of Thailand. The untouched spots. The less tourist spoilt areas that will take your breath away.
Temples are a huge part of Phuket culture. The main religion in Thailand is Buddhism and the temples are a key part of that. Even if you’re not religious or Buddhist, taking in the Thai culture and becoming a part of it really allows you to see Thailand and its people in a real and authentic way. These temples are absolutely stunning and are well worth the visit. Here are some of the most visited ones in Phuket!Continue reading →