Travel Blogs from Phuket, Thailand

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Thailand - Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - Phuket

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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... come back in the morning. From that moment, everything just slotted into place and it was the beginning of an amazing week. Phuket is Thailand's largest island. But at only 21km/13miles from east to west, and 48km/30miles from north to south, the best way ...

Phuket Island Tour, Patong Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket Island Tour

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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... by a trip to the north. On the island there is a steady stream of the usual things that you always see in Thailand, temples, monkeys and elephants which are always pleasing to the eye, and full of photo opportunities. Having ridden elephants in India, ...

Fourth of July in Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Fourth of July in Phuket

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... between the people of Thailand and the people of Vietnam.  Vietnam draws much more influence from China and even Japan, whereas Thailand draws the majority of influence from Indonesia, India, and the middle-east.  After the show, I bought an ...

'Da Unit wit Da Greyhound', Chalong, Thailand travel blog

'Da Unit wit Da Greyhound'

A travel blog entry by rolandandlizzie

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... ; So we had discussed and agreed that we would look to meet towards the end of our trip when we were in Thailand. Rob had gone out to Chalong in Phuket back in December. For those of you who don’t know, Phuket is a large island on the west coast of ...

Day 33 Rawai and an amazing seafood experience, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Day 33 Rawai and an amazing seafood experience

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 33 - Rawai Fishing Village Heather and Phil (Aussie mates from Perth) and no strangers to Phuket said for us to do a seafood lunch at Rawai Beach. We caught a taxi from the resort and went via Karon Beach arriving at the fishing village just ...

Day 29 bummed out at beaches, saved by the sunset, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Day 29 bummed out at beaches, saved by the sunset

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 29 - Patong Up early we took the opportunity to walk (climb a couple of hills) to Paradise Beach near the resort as we heard it was less crowded and clean. Alas we were too early as the beach opened at 9.30am at a cost of 500 Baht minimum ($20 ...

PHUK ET, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

PHUK ET

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... the same price as the 6 hour bus ride we'll be taking from Bangkok down the other side of the country, stupid expensive Phuket grumble grumble.... The plane took just over an hour to get into Bangkok and seeing as we are now pros at Bangkok we mangaed ...

Phuket - and some 5 star living, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket - and some 5 star living

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... On our boat were a couple of Australian characters called Tamara and Billy. We arranged to meet with them for our last night in Phuket. They were staying in Patong an hour away from us....so lippy and dancing flip flops chosen we departed. We started off ...

Phuket and Phi Phi - After the tsunami..., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket and Phi Phi - After the tsunami...

A travel blog entry by duke_schewe

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... so. It is just a great place to be! We spent the last couple of weeks of our Thailand leg in the south of Thailand on the Islands Phuket and Phi Phi. Both were hit pretty hard by the Tsunami but we were surprised to see how quickly things are rebounding. ...

A little bit of luxury goes a long way., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

A little bit of luxury goes a long way.

A travel blog entry by mette

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... of the luxury too, but that was actually and truthfully besides the point. I must admit I did have mixed emotions going to Phuket. I mean how morally correct is it of us to go and enjoy pampering and luxury when so many people lost their lives, their ...

A lot changes in 10 years...., Phuket town, Thailand travel blog

A lot changes in 10 years....

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... : 30 degrees Weather : Hazy sunshine Our flight left on time at 5pm from Udon Thani. Two hours later we landed in Phuket International Airport.  Our bags were some of the first to arrive on the conveyor belt. As the exit doors opened the touts ...

Out of the Kok and into the Phu, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Out of the Kok and into the Phu

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... since they were toddlers. He's a surfer and has been all over the world beaching it up so when he said he'd bought a bar in Thailand I could only think there would be a beach nearby. Good thing for me. I like a swim at the beach as much as the next ...

we are off to the sea side, Kamala, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

we are off to the sea side

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... the view point, so it's pretty safe and the only way to get around. Kamala is where you can take in a great show at Phuket Fantasea. The setting is actually grander than the performance but it was a nice night out and we got to cuddle a baby tiger which ...

Holiday Club presentation, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Holiday Club presentation

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 31 - Patong This morning we had our meeting with the resort to see if we were interested in a holiday membership. Terry thinking it was only 45min turned into 2.5 hours - oh well the coffee was good. We wouldn't recommend this unless you were into ...

Day 27 Penang to Phuket, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Day 27 Penang to Phuket

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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... Terry's neck - that bought a rapid end to the photo shoot! Off to the airport for our 1.20pm flight that arrived at Phuket at 1.35pm, cool a 15 minute flight according to Terry, who had completely forgotten about the 1 hour time zone change! Anyway a ...

The Long Journey Home. PT 1, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

The Long Journey Home. PT 1

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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... If you both are reading this we appreciate the hospitality, the kind words and laughter. Tours by Chelsea: We followed Chelsea through Phuket town and along the coast. Stopping only to take photographs. She was leading us to Prom Thep Cape. The southern ...

Phuket SUCKS!, Phuket Town, Thailand travel blog

Phuket SUCKS!

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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This place is the worst.  There is no reason to go ...

Day 32 Spider attack!, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Day 32 Spider attack!

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 32 - Patong Merlin Beach this morning is close to the resort. With the tide coming in we watched crabs clambering over rocks and lots of little tropical fish swimming about. We did find some purple and green coral before belly diving beyond the reef ...

Big Buddha Blessing &  Elephant Safari, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Big Buddha Blessing & Elephant Safari

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... the Hilton, we made sure to take our rambutans and bananas so we could make a decent offering to the Buddha.   Phuket's Big Buddha is relatively new and it sits atop the Nakkerd Hills between Chalong Beach and Kata Beach.  It's 45 metres ...

Exploring Phang-Nga Bay, Kata Beach, Thailand travel blog

Exploring Phang-Nga Bay

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... Kata was really nice and the sea was clear but overall i don't think we made a great choice in coming to Kata in Phuket. I'm sure Thailand has much better experiences for us! Highlights Phang-Nga Bay We made our way to the speed boat joined by 5 guys on ...

"Please change ferry in the middle of the sea"

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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... around, after checking into our hotel (which used to be an old hospital), and ended up having KFC as our last Thai meal. It was off to bed ready to rise for the plane to Kuala Lumpur in the morning. Goodbye Thailand.......We'll definitely be ...

Day 28 Absolute Twin Sands - appalling reception!, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Day 28 Absolute Twin Sands - appalling reception!

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 28 - Patong With breakfast provided we once again enjoyed the fruit bowl of tasty pineapples, mangoes, papaya, watermelon. While munching down we got chatting to an ex cop from Perth who's goal is to travel to every country (currently 196) and he ...

How the hell did I end up here?!, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

How the hell did I end up here?!

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... of bats and stone made as sparkly as crystal by the calcium deposits coating the surfaces. That whole first real day in Phuket was just so special; I will always be grateful for that experience. The rest of the first few days here were spent relaxing ...

Patong, still in Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Patong, still in Phuket

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... if anyone would like to come out and see us, just email and let us know. World Cup fever has gripped the whole of Phuket (I have my England shirt; 8 Lampard), the England game was lame, but the Trinidad & Tobago game against Sweden was the best since ...

Thailand - Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - Phuket

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... few days into our stay, with still no sign of Simon the manager we had to try to book a few things without his assistance. Thailand is notorious for not having many English-speaking locals, even in the tourist industry, so we were preparing to have a hard ...

Trip to South with Kanchana and Mark, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Trip to South with Kanchana and Mark

A travel blog entry by paul

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... Krabi, drove to Trang, stayed in Krabi and then Phuket and drove up to and stayed in Ranong, before returning home. Notes: Phuket - we stayed at Patong, which wasn't really that relaxing. It is pretty interesting (the nightlife and all the bars and ...

Koh Phi Phi via Phuket, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Koh Phi Phi via Phuket

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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... a quick flight from Jakarta we stayed a night in Phuket before heading out to the island Koh Phi Phi. Arriving in Thailand, well Phuket anyway, was a huge wallet shock having spent the previous 3 weeks in Indonesia,  A tiny pizza, fried rice with ...

Sin City in Thailand, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Sin City in Thailand

A travel blog entry by quest

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... arm with them seem to be completely content. If Vegas is the Sin City of the US, then Pa Tong is the Sin City of Thailand. Huge crowds of tourists flood the streets all through-out the day, loud music and flashing lights pollute the space. Not one step ...

Ko Phi Phi - Day 55, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Ko Phi Phi - Day 55

A travel blog entry by christosp

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I decided to have a beach day. Went to Ao Loh Dalum beach this morning which is only a short walk from where I'm staying in Ao Ton Sai village. The little cove is incased with reasonably high cliffs and a few sea stacks in the distance on the east side. ...

Stunning Freedom Beach, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Stunning Freedom Beach

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 30 - Patong Yes up early again to walk up the hills to find Freedom Beach. You leave the tar sealed road to walk a dirt road to walk down through the bush - but wait - a hut at the end of the dirt road requesting $8 each to reach the beach. We ...

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