Category Archives: About Phuket

Phuket’s weather during low season is better than you think

Phuket’s so called low season, or rainy season is actually much better than most imagine. Sunsets are colorful, weather is mild and refreshed after the usual short daily shower, and the island is less cramped and prices lower.  With weather changing around the world, Phuket is not an exception, the rainy season seems pushed back […]

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Phuket, Thailand

Phuket is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand and foreigners have been coming here for hundreds of years. Europeans first came to this island in search of precious metals, but in recent decades westerners are coming because of the climate, natural beauty, and wonderful culture. There is nowhere else in Thailand that […]

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Google Street View Maps – Phuket

Travel Phuket by Armchair Using Google Street View In March 2012 a valuable tool for visitors to Phuket became available – Google Street View maps. This makes it possible to explore the island from anywhere else in the world. The maps are provided by Google and can be enjoyed on a PC or mobile device […]

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Best Time to Visit Phuket

It is Always Possible to Have a Great Time in Phuket There are many regular visitors who would argue that Phuket is a great place to visit at any time of the year. There is a great deal of truth in this claim but there can be good reasons to recommend certain times of the […]

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