Category Archives: Activities

Elephants in Phuket

Thailand is famous for its elephants but sadly their number has dwindled alarmingly during the last 100 years. Tourists can still get to spend time with these creatures if they visit places like Phuket. Those individuals who have ‘trekking through the jungle on the back of an elephant’ on their bucket list will be able […]

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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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Phuket as a Fitness Destination

There is nowhere else in Thailand that offers as many fitness options to visitors as Phuket. There are now many people who travel to the island with the specific intention of getting into shape. The fact that there are so many options means that there is almost certainly going to be a path to weight […]

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Koh Yao Yai and Koh Yao Noi

Koh Yao Yai and Koh Yao Noi are two unspoilt and pristine islands right on the doorstep of Phuket. Tourists who yearn for Thailand as it once was before the arrival of mass tourism will find what they are looking for here. The population of Koh Yao Yai and Koh Yao Noi is predominately Muslim. […]

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Getting Close to Nature in Phuket

There are so many ways to get close to nature in Phuket – in fact the island is practically bursting with opportunities for this type of contact. The surrounding sea is teeming with marine life, and there are also rainforests and mangrove to explore. There is not even any real need to make much of […]

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Nightlife in Patong

The best nightlife options in Phuket are to be found in Patong – this area is sometimes referred to as the party zone. There is plenty going on here during the day, but it is at night that the place really comes alive. The nightlife center of Patong is the Bangla Road – there are […]

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Cooking Classes in Phuket

Phuket is now the number one choice for people who want to learn how to make authentic Thai food. There are many cooking schools to choose from, and there are courses to suit complete beginners to more advanced students. These classes also offer a great chance to socialize, have some fun, and learn a bit […]

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Nightlife in Chalong

Chalong (Ao Chalong) has some good nightlife options for people who are staying in this part of Phuket. This is where the main harbor on the island is located. Many of the visitors who stay here will be training in one the local Muay Thai camps or learning to scuba dive in one of the […]

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Mountain Biking in Phuket

Touring Phuket on a mountain bike provides an excellent opportunity to go off the beaten track to more remote locations. [flickr size=”large”]6471656649[/flickr]

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