Happy Father’s Day!

Today is a special day here in Thailand – it’s Father’s Day! What makes Father’s Day extra special, is it coincides with His Majesty the King’s birthday. Today His Majesty turns 85. He is the world’s longest reigning monarch and is deeply revered and respected throughout Thailand.

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Loy Krathong 2012

People all throughout Thailand will be celebrating Loy Krathong this evening. Also known as the “festival of lights”, Loy Krathong is about giving thanks to the goddess of water. Tonight will see everyone flocking to the nearest body of water, be it river, lake or ocean, to

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Getting around Phuket

Phuket is a great place to explore, with its secluded beaches, bustling markets, local villages and lively festivals. So what’s the best way to get around the island? Renting or buying a scooter is definitely the cheapest and most convenient option. Many tour shops and guesthouses will

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What’s on in Phuket this weekend

With the Vegetarian Festival still filling people’s stomachs and memory cards, you surely won’t be bored this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday morning there will be huge processions in Phuket Town. If you haven’t seen any of the processions yet, this is your chance. Make sure you

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See Phuket from above

You can now take a virtual tour of Phuket from the air, thanks to abovephuket.com. The views are amazing – 360 degrees, covering the entire island. When you visit the website, click on ‘360 Tours’ and get exploring. You can select which part of the island you

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Phuket Good Taste Food Festival 2012

A festival for food? Now that’s my kind of festival! Although the Phuket Good Taste Food Festival has been dishing up food and entertainment to locals for the past 15 years, most visitors to Phuket still don’t know about it. The week long festival starts today (Friday

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