High season kicks off in Phuket

November has arrived and with it comes the start of the high season here in Phuket. Phuket is a popular destination year round but from November to March it’s cooler and less humid than other months. It still rains sometimes but you can generally expect plenty of

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New market starts this Sunday in Phuket Town

Head in to Phuket Town this Sunday 29 September for the first ever ‘Phuket Sunday Market Walking Street’ or ‘Lard Yai’. Phuket Town’s historical Thalang Road will be closed off to traffic and split into 4 sections, showcasing local food, handicrafts, souvenirs and performances. You won’t find

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What’s on this week in Phuket

Today the fifth annual Kathu Street Culture Festival kicks off, just over the hill from Patong. If you’re interested in finding out more about the history of Phuket, this is well worth a look. Kathu was once the centre of the tin mining industry and the festival

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Low season: a cheap time to travel

If you want your Baht to go further, low season is the best time to come to Phuket. Hotels across the island have already dropped their rates and you’re sure to find some fantastic bargains if you shop around. Typically the number of tourists visiting the island

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