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10 of the Best Beaches in Phuket

10 of the Best Beaches in Phuket

Thailand’s largest island, Phuket is home to lush rainforests, multiple historic and religious monuments, and some of the best beaches in Thailand. There are no fewer than 30 designated beaches in Phuket and many more small coves, swimming holes, and patches of soft white sand that often get overlooked. Phuket, Thailand is perfect for a beach vacation or holiday thanks to the variety and diversity of its beaches and numerous seaside resorts. Floating in the middle of the Andaman Sea in southern Thailand, Phuket is known as a gateway to many of the country’s other island paradises. It is only…
48 hours in Bangkok - 2 Day Itinerary

48 hours in Bangkok – 2 Day Itinerary

Bangkok is one of the largest cities in Southeast Asia with a sprawling urban area that encompasses a vast population and that spreads out over a seemingly impossible land mass. 48 hours in Bangkok might not seem like such a long time to discover Bangkok, given its extent and the number of different tourist attractions waiting to be discovered but 48 hours in Bangkok can make for the perfect stopover in the city. If you're wondering how many days in Bangkok is ideal or how many days do you need in Bangkok? well it all depends on what your plans…
48 Hours in Phuket - 2 Day Itinerary

48 Hours in Phuket – 2 Day Itinerary

Phuket is a province situated in Southern Thailand and is also the gateway to the Andaman islands, Koh Phi Phi, Similan Islands, Koh Lipe and Koh Lanta are just a boat ride away. The largest island in Thailand, Phuket is a popular tourist destination for beach lovers as it boasts over 36 beaches, the name “Phuket” means “mountain jewel” in Thai because 70% of the island is covered by mountains. Getting to Phuket is easy as there are regular flights from Bangkok; alternative methods of transportation include minivan and bus for those on a tight budget. Being on the tourist…
Private Pool Villas in Phuket from Budget (less than $100) to Luxury Villas (more than $500)

Private Pool Villas in Phuket from Budget (less than $100) to Luxury Villas (more than $500)

Phuket is only of my favourite destinations, some people love it and some people hate it but to me, it's like a second home. Recently I did a lot of research on private pool villas in Phuket for our late honeymoon, I was a little surprised at the massive lack of information in regards to cheap pool villas in Phuket. I found that so many articles I read were super misleading, eg: saying you could get a private villa in Phuket for $100 per night but really the private villa was $300 per night! So I thought it would be a great idea to share…
19 Things to do in Krabi (Thailand)

19 Things to do in Krabi – Thailand

Krabi is a province on Southern Thailand’s West coast, known for it’s beaches and islands, as well as lush jungles. The town of Krabi is the hub of the province and the launching point for many excursions into the nearby jungles and islands. Krabi airport can be reached via flights from Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Plan your trip to Thailand Avoid hidden fees in the exchange rate while withdrawing from millions of ATMs abroad, paying in restaurants and shops, and buying your accommodation and flights using the Wise Card. You can hold up to 50+ currencies at once, and…
The Ultimate Guide to Bangkok

The Ultimate Guide to Bangkok

To spend 48 hours in Bangkok would be like picking up a book and only looking at the cover. This city, home to around 11 million people, is chaotic and overwhelming, to say the least. But the more time you spend here, the more you are going to fall in love with it. A tourist map isn’t enough to make you feel confident to explore the nooks and crannies of one of Asia’s largest cities, so I’ve put together a bunch of tips for Bangkok travel - from travelling on a budget to knowing what Thai street foods to try.…
A Guide to the Top Rooftop Bars and Hottest Restaurants in Bangkok. Bangkok has an incredible bar and restaurant scene, from small niche bars to restaurants. Lately rooftop bars and rooftop dinning in Bangkok have been become increasingly popular, and why not, set against beautiful skyline, these gorgeous establishments are a great way to spend a night with friends, family or your significant other.

A Guide to the Top Rooftop Bars and Hottest Restaurants in Bangkok

Bangkok’s nightlife is short of anything but exciting and eventful with bars and clubs popping up in every corner, deep in the streets and even high up above the city. Bangkok has an incredible bar and restaurant scene, from small niche bars to restaurants.  Lately rooftop bars and rooftop dinning in Bangkok have been become increasingly popular, and why not, set against beautiful skyline, these gorgeous establishments are a great way to spend a night with your girlfriends, family or your significant other. Plan your trip to Thailand Avoid hidden fees in the exchange rate while withdrawing from millions of…
Phuket Town Markets - Weekend Night Markets

Phuket Town Markets – Weekend Night Markets

We rushed down to catch the shuttle to "Central Festival" from there we caught a taxi and went to Phuket Town Markets!  The Phuket Town Markets are so much better than Patong Markets in many ways, firstly it doesn't smell as bad (haha!) secondly it is so much cheaper and you don't need to fight really hard for a good price. It can get really hot under the tarps so make sure to take lots of water or buy lots of water and stay hydrated. Like many markets in Thailand, these are night markets. They sell almost everything from clothing, "designer" handbags, DVD's,…
The Ultimate Diving Guide to Thailand

The Ultimate Diving Guide to Thailand

Aside from tropical stretches of gorgeous beaches with white sand and softly waving tropical palms, there’s a whole world under the surface to be discovered! Submerge beneath the surface into a world of flickering schools of colourful tropical fish, vibrant corals and memorable marine life encounters that will leave you wanting more, including the chance to see turtles, non-aggressive sharks and even pelagic species such as whale sharks and manta rays if you’re lucky! Why limit yourself on holiday to only exploring the world above the water when Thailand boasts over 349 recognised dive spots, 153 kilometres squared of stunning…

Things to do in Phuket – The Ultimate Guide for First Time Visitors

Phuket is a province in Thailand, but generally, Phuket is referred to as the island of Phuket which is Thailand’s largest island. Once known as a hedonistic destination for international backpackers, but thanks in part to the Leo DiCaprio movie “The Beach,” Phuket now attracts all kinds of tourists, from backpackers to luxury seekers. Phuket was also hard-hit by the 2004 Boxing day tsunami and experienced a lot of casualties (both tourists and Thai locals), but the resorts have since rebounded and tourism is at an all-time high. Phuket is easily reached with several daily flights from Bangkok as well…