Travel Blogs from Phuket, Thailand

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Beach Day, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Beach Day

A travel blog entry by jwatson

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Today was my first time in the ocean. Now, I've in the Gulf of Mexico at several points up and down the coast from Texas to Florida, and I've swum in the Mediterranean Sea, but neither of them count. They're no the ocean. Today, I went to Nai Harn beach ...

Earthquake, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Earthquake

A travel blog entry by cosmicllama

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... toll. The earthquake experience brought home what was already on the forefront of my mind, and I was glad to soon be trading the beach for the mountains. We fortunately managed to get a bit of sleep before heading to Northern Thailand in the ...

Settling in, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Settling in

A travel blog entry by jwatson

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... 24 for the course. The course doesn't start until the 29th, however, meaning I have four days to do whatever I want around Phuket. I'm definitely ready to finally hit the beach. I've been contemplating and scheming on some plans for after the course, but ...

The Names Bond...Leornardo Bond, Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

The Names Bond...Leornardo Bond

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Sunday 22nd August 2004 Unfortunately, the air conditioning was just too good - despite having a blanket, it was freezing! Arrive in Phuket town, where all the Taxi drivers offer to take me to Patong Beach for 200 bhat, wont find it cheaper etc etc ...

Phuket Madness, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket Madness

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... to the madness as possible.  Tonight is the Full Moon and, while I have nothing to compare it to, it appears that Phuket is especially crazy!  We have a nice dinner and do something of a bar crawl.  The troublesome threesome comes ...

Time to relax, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Time to relax

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... here as in India. We are able to sleep in a little bit which is nice. Rick hasn't left the hotel room yet to check out Thailand but i have done a little bit of exploring. The weather is hot and muggy with a quick rain shower a couple of times a day ...

The Hospital Diaries, Bangkok Hospital, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

The Hospital Diaries

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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It all started last Friday when I suddenly found myself spending the entire afternoon curled up on my side while my arms and legs shook me senseless with their uncontrollable violent spasms. I've been in hospital all week. I've had x-rays, three MRI ...

Daylight, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Daylight

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... again. Looking at a possible yoga stint or joining the local boxing club. Either that or I'll be lying around on one of Phuket's many pristine beaches easing my blood pressure back down to a nice lazy level. (*Incidentally the cost of all this came to ...

Beer, BBQ's and banter on the beach basically.., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Beer, BBQ's and banter on the beach basically..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... old friend Crazy Cat who's just texted to say she's now chugging along comfortably on the overnight bus from Bangkok. 7am tomorrow morning the fun begins. Lazy days and sexy sunsets, big big smiles from here in Thailand. Ho ho ho! Much love ...

Chok Dee!, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Chok Dee!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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Well, another year on the road has passed This one worlds apart from the last The next one will be different again But still on the theme you'll see now and then '09' is a time to help and to serve To give what is needed to those who deserve ...

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 ...

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, & ...

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 ...

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, 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 ...

Phuket and The Phi Phi Islands, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket and The Phi Phi Islands

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

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... Reef in Australia. A couple of others said they saw a few small sharks, but no one died on this trip, which I think in Thailand is regarded as a surprising bonus. The bay has been overrun with tourism since the film, but still retains its natural beauty. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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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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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 ...

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