What’s on in Phuket this month

There’s plenty to do in Phuket this February! The annual Wat Chalong Fair is happening right now until Monday 23 February. Wat Chalong is Phuket’s most well-known temple and the fair is a big hit every year, with the temple grounds brimming with locals, tourists and plenty

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Anyone can learn to read and write Thai

One of our Easy Going Thai classes recently began learning to read and write in Thai script. This is their fifth week of reading/writing lessons (2 lessons per day, 2 days per week) and it’s amazing to see how much they’ve already achieved in this time! Under Khruu Tin’s

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Loy Krathong Festival, November 6, 2014

Tomorrow, November 6, is Loy Krathong. ‘Loy’ means to float and ‘Krathong’ is the name of the lotus-shaped rafts used in the festival. It’s a day to offer thanks to the Water Goddess and apologise for polluting the water. It’s also to a chance to send away your bad

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Public holiday in Thailand tomorrow

Tomorrow, October 23, Thailand will celebrate Chulalongkorn Day, also known as Wan Piyamaharaj. This holiday is held on the same day every year to commemorate HM King Chulalongkorn, or King Rama V, who is remembered as one of the greatest kings of Thailand. HM King Chulalongkorn ruled Thailand

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English lessons for beginners

Our Level 9 ‘English for All’ students are in the final week of their 4-week course, with just 3 more days to go. They have worked very hard and have been a pleasure for Khruu Louise to teach. Next step? Level 10 (Elementary)! Patong Language School’s Level 9

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A big change for Phuket’s beaches

Have you been to Patong Beach lately? You might not recognise it! Gone are the seemingly endless rows of beach chairs and umbrellas. Instead, the beach (along with many others in Phuket) has been restored to it’s former beauty, back to it’s natural state. Don’t panic about

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