Travel Blogs from Phuket, Thailand

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I'm a teacher!, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

I'm a teacher!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... words mate. They've just presented me with a lovely crisp certificate from the 'TEFL International Teacher Training Centre, Phuket, Thailand' certifying me as an accredited EFL teacher with my own little number (PK21111708). I've also been given a ...

Leaving Malaysia and back to the beach in Thailand, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Leaving Malaysia and back to the beach in Thailand

A travel blog entry by wanderers

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... from us, we had just returned from Bako National Park in Sarawak on the island of Borneo. Four weeks on we are now back in Thailand after having a few more days in Kuching then back to Kuala Lumpur and on to Melaka before meeting L's Mum, Dad and sis for ...

A long weekend in Phuket, Thailand (May 3-6), Phuket, Thailand travel blog

A long weekend in Phuket, Thailand (May 3-6)

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... famous islands that you've all seen the pictures of and what you think of when you think of southern Thailand.  There are 42 cliff-sided islands in the Phuket Sea.  Forty-two of them, hmmmm....  The day was fantastic, the crew of the tour ...

Learning lessons the hard way, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Learning lessons the hard way

A travel blog entry by smartandsassy

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... online.  And yet, these companies are still running and people just don’t know about these scams before they get to Thailand. I’m thinking I am going to make it a personal mission to get the word out as much as possible.  I also ...

Singapore, Phuket & Ko Phi Phi - Day 54, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Singapore, Phuket & Ko Phi Phi - Day 54

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... the places I've been so far. It was like arriving in an alien world, but a nice, clean and friendly alien world.   Arrived in Phuket this morning and jumped on a bus to Phuket town where I got a taxi to the docks and bought a boat ticket to Ko Phi ...

Walk around Patong, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Walk around Patong

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Had a walk around the main town of Patong today. We ended up back at the beach and had a sub of the day at Subway. We then spent the afternoon by the swimming pool chilling out. In the evening we went to Shakers again for one of their ace pizzas. We ...

Canoeing through Ao Phang-Nga, Gulf of Thailand, Thailand travel blog

Canoeing through Ao Phang-Nga

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... sleep, I arose at 7am for an experience that I have looked forward to for years - one of which you see in tourist brochures of Thailand. After being picked up at 8am, the mini bus took me and a group of very social over 55s to Ao Poh jetty. A fairly ...

Don't hold your breath!, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Don't hold your breath!

A travel blog entry by idarich

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Phew, no rest for the wicked! After completing our Day Skipper course on Friday 1 July, we caught the ferry straight back to the backpacker isle of Phi Phi, where we planned to do an open water scuba course. We'd barely settled into our bay-view bungalow ...

Photo Blog - All Over Thailand, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Photo Blog - All Over Thailand

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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This blog entry is just a place to put a bunch of photos from all over Thailand. Places include Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Maya Bay(aka Leonadro Di Caprio's "The Beach")  Koh Lanta, Tonsai and Railay Beach, Chiang Mai, & ...

Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket

A travel blog entry by cosmicllama

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... . Still, we couldn't escape the devastation entirely. We spent a day at Patong Beach, one of Thailand's best known beaches and, tsunami-speaking, one of Phuket's harder hit areas. Now, nearly three months later, it is hard to believe that anything ...

To the border, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

To the border

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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Right I'm off. Finally. I've just replaced half my backpack with textbooks and in just a few hours I'll be back on the road. The elation is blissful, I can't tell you. Another 18 hours of overland joy and I'll be in Vietnam. War relics, pho and the ...

Rain rain go away, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Rain rain go away

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... it only lasted about half an hour! Cat and Rik kept saying they didnt mind the rain, they were from Manchester, but we knew Thailand had more to offer than rain. We checked into the best hotel in the world EVER. It was off season so everything was cheap ...

Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket Town

A travel blog entry by faff

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Phuket is so much better than we were expecting. Actually we were considering skipping Phuket but instead we decided to stay in Phuket town and not the beaches. Thalang guesthouse is where we stayed and we had one of the hugest double rooms we have ever ...

What's that there under your skirt?, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

What's that there under your skirt?

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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'Nah you can't say that, that's offensive to Benidorm!' Patong, Phuket. First impressions? Tijuana, Mexico. Seconds? Just another seedy hole overrun with tacky westerners - westerners of the shitty-sediment-at-the-bottom-of-the-barrel kind. This ...

Chapter 29: Andaman Adventures, Patong/Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Chapter 29: Andaman Adventures

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... and it was packed with mostly empty backpacker bungalows and cafes. I was told that high season just ended; every destination in Thailand has a wildly different schedule for peak tourism - even places that are very close to each other. Inland a bit from ...

Dive! Dive! Dive!, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Dive! Dive! Dive!

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Happy New Year, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... morning with this exquisite drink. I can't begin to say how glad I am to have spent my new year's eve here in Thailand - one of the best.    I must admit that I was a bit hesitant at first but the locals and travellers I was ...

Patong Ping Pong, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Patong Ping Pong

A travel blog entry by bowney

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Ahhh Phuket....Thailand’s version of Faliraki!! It's THE most built up, touristy, and crazy place we have been so far!!! Patong is definitely where it all happens, oh and it's one of the places featured most in Bravo's Big Trouble in Thailand! The ...

Sunset Strip, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Sunset Strip

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Reclaiming the Streets (no package tours), Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Reclaiming the Streets (no package tours)

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... ), but wasn't overly impressed by what I was missing out on (nor the footy result I happened to catch). In contrast, Phuket Town is a heavily Hokkien Chinese influenced place (especially the Old Town in which I was camped), largely ignored by ...

Phuket! At least we made it to this ferry., Phuket Town, Thailand travel blog

Phuket! At least we made it to this ferry.

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... battled away counting down the miles.  It was hilly and super hot and even when we crossed the bridge onto the island of Phuket, the going remained tough.  In fact the traffic got quite heavy, Phuket is certainly not the laid back island we were ...

Well rested, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Well rested

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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We have spent the last week in Phuket, Thailand resting and relaxing. The first few days we were in Patong Beach while Rick recovered. Once he was feeling better we were able to do some shopping and sightseeing. We decided to move from the Royal Palm ...

The journey begins, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

The journey begins

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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After taking the longest possible route to Phuket - 11 sleepless hours in total (starting at 1am!) - I finally arrived at Phuket airport. For the Bangkok-Phuket leg of the trip I was seated next to a nice bloke called Aarn, who coincidently mentioned that ...

The Highs and Lows of Life, Patong, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

The Highs and Lows of Life

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... completely wrecked as Nat and I discovered snorkling later at another island. Later in the week we went to favourite place in Thailand so far, Ao Phang Nga... a bay full of limestone mountains, with crystal clear water and hidden caves. We spent the ...

Two Tears in a Bucket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Two Tears in a Bucket

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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I'm in Phuket. Updates coming ...

Phuket/Ko Phi Phi/Ko Samui, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket/Ko Phi Phi/Ko Samui

A travel blog entry by tavini

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For almost a couple of weeks we went around the islands of southern Thailand, searching for that elusive piece of paradise which we heard can be found around here. The reality as usual is quite different from our hopes and dreams. These islands may have ...

Phuket - final day thoughts, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket - final day thoughts

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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Well I'm packed and ready to go - 30 mins until my taxi comes to pick me up. I have only just managed to peel my arse off the motorbike seat after a day of putting around on it looking at exciting things like gibbons and waterfalls and beaches. Needless ...

Phuket - Chilling or Burning?, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket - Chilling or Burning?

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... firmly in place I will attempt to record our adventures with brevity. We spent the first afternoon in Kamala beach, Phuket, just getting our bearings and enjoying some much needed food and drink. We found a great little beach-side restaurant called ...

Not as Phuked as you think, Koh Lanta and Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Not as Phuked as you think

A travel blog entry by bush-trotters

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... for those missing their meat-balls and wienerschnitzel, giving the place a bit of a 'Costa' feel about it. All in all southern Thailand has more than lived up to its hype. It offers something for everyone, if you like it simple, quiet and secluded, ...

Phuket - Well, we had to fly into somewhere, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket - Well, we had to fly into somewhere

A travel blog entry by mikeandmarisha

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... rush to find some ferry tickets and a taxi driver that could get us to the port in time for the last ferry, otherwise a night in Phuket would have been on the cards!! Luckily we caught the ferry in time, after some fast driving by our taxi driver, and ...

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