Meet any traveller and they’ll either be a Phuket fan or a Bali fan. These two destinations hold many similarities, so it is only natural for people to put them against each other and draw a comparison. Australians often side with Bali purely because it’s around the corner for them. Whereas Russians and Brits hold a soft spot for phuket. We’re going to put these two head to head and see which one comes out best.
If you’re on a fleeting visit to North Phuket and only have 24 hours to spare, what should you do? Well we’ve compiled a list of all of our favourite activities, all the best bits, all the hidden gems and all the things you just can’t miss whilst you’re here in Phuket. We’ve saved you the trouble of scouting out tons of websites to find the right information, so that you can travel and explore with ease!
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.