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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Why learn Thai?

Students at Patong Language School choose to learn Thai for many different reasons. Some take regular holidays in Phuket or plan to travel around Thailand. Others have Thai partners or spouses or just want to be able to communicate better with their Thai friends. People studying with

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Build a solid Foundation in Thai

A new Foundation course began on Monday for beginners wanting an introduction to Thai. This class caters from 1 to 12 students and this time lucky Liza is the only student on the course (one on one lessons!). We were very happy to hear that she enjoyed

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Surf’s up in Patong

This week will see the Quiksilver Open Phuket Thailand 2012 kick off at Patong Beach. The event, held at Kata Beach for the past couple of years, will be held at Patong and Kalim beaches this year and is expected to be bigger and better than ever.

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Another reason to smile in Phuket

Great news for anyone who flies domestically but prefers a bit of comfort to the cramped, pay-for-everything budget airlines. Thai Smile Air, the new regional sub-brand of Thai Airways International, has announced a couple of new Phuket routes starting from next month. Fancy a weekend in the

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English courses at PLS

We’re happy to welcome a few new students to our English for All courses this week. There are two levels of study: Elementary and Pre-Intermediate. At the moment, our Elementary course is run by Khruu Li and Khruu Daniel is teaching the Pre-Intermediate class. On Monday, students

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This weekend in Phuket

After a week or so of torrential rain, it’s now a beautiful, sunny Friday here in Phuket and it’s shaping up to be a great weekend. If you’re wondering what to do this weekend, tomorrow (Saturday 31 August) there will be a B-Boy, Cover Dance and Street

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“We are a family”

If you’ve ever studied at or visited Patong Language School, chances are you’ll be familiar with these 3 friendly faces. When you first walk in the door, you’ll be greeted by Gick with a smile and a cheerful “Sa wat dee ka!”. Having worked here for 1

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Phuket Seafood Fiesta 2012

Calling all seafood lovers! Make sure you head to Jungceylon in Patong at 6pm tomorrow, August 24, for the opening of the annual Phuket Seafood Fiesta. There will be various events, displays and competitions over the weekend, including … a towel folding competition? Hmm. If that doesn’t

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