Travel Blogs from Phuket, Thailand

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The Beach, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

The Beach

A travel blog entry by giuliani242

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... many years ago, I have always pictured this amazing island located in the Andaman Sea off the coast of Phuket. In the movie Leonardo DiCaprio travels to Thailand and is given a secret map, which he decides to follow along with some new friends. They ...

Finally in Thailand, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Finally in Thailand

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... , I was on the back of a motorbike scooting around Phuket town to a budget hotel called The Thorlorn Hotel. Welcome to Thailand... the difference was already apparent on the side of the streets and the laid back approach... the food carts on the side ...

Patong Beach, Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Patong Beach, Phuket

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... white sand. I don't know what all the fuss is about Phuket's beach because it doesn't really compare. But the entertainment in Phuket, however, is world class and definitely one of my favourites. On my arrival at the beach, I was suddently thrown back ...

Phuket, Thailand 7th Jan - 12th Jan, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket, Thailand 7th Jan - 12th Jan

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Introduction We finally arrived in Thailand! One of the parts of the trip we have been looking forward to the most. Phuket is an area with many beaches surrounding it so there was a lot to choose form. It's obviously a very touristy area though so the ...

Party Town Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Party Town Phuket

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... mind the noise, sleezy men, sex in your face, cheap drinks and lots of sun, you'll enjoy Phuket.  If not, stay to the cultural areas of Thailand including Chiang Mai or the exclusive beaches away from Patong.  I'm paying $264 a night for the ...

Thought i would update you all on the ..., Kho Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Thought i would update you all on the ...

A travel blog entry by andyb

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... in to the bar! at 12 we have a 'Free bucket' promotion for 10 mins, and for those of you who have not been to Thailand a 'bucket' is a (have i already told this???) anyway it's a kids bucket and spade type buctet with a bottle of Thai whiskey (Sam Song) ...

Thailand, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Thailand

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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We spent a month visiting new areas on the west coast, most of which were affected by the ...

Back to Phuket !, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Back to Phuket !

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... of travel so a flight was in order. Seeing as it was full moon party the prices for everything just rocket - we found a flight out of Phuket and according to our hotel we could get the boat at 7am then the bus and be in Phuket at 2.30pm - perfect a wee ...

Phuket - Let's go to Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket - Let's go to Phuket

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Phuket-Bound, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket-Bound

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... to tell us about the delay.  We unknowingly sprinted to the gate.  After a short flight we arrived on Phuket, the largest island in Thailand.  We grabbed a local map and hopped on a mini-bus to Kata, a destination chosen for its beautiful ...

Phuket to wait for Debbie (Mom)  :), Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket to wait for Debbie (Mom) :)

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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... Once back at the resort we settled her into the beautiful two story town home, situated on the Lagoon in Bang Tao Bay of Phuket. Relaxed a while and explored the grounds in the last afternoon rays. She was doing so great with almost no sleep, but a ...

Scott Leaves, On my Own again :(, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Scott Leaves, On my Own again :(

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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11:42 Today is the day Scott and me part company. Our 2 weeks is over and it went in a flash. It's always a little weird when I'm back on my own again, I feel a little bit sad and then I get used to it again. It's only 5 and a half weeks till I come home ...

12 Hours by Boat and Bus to Phuket, Patong, Thailand travel blog

12 Hours by Boat and Bus to Phuket

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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it was an early start to be yanked out of bed...first it was a ferry crossing to Satun in Thailand then to the bus station in the back of a pick up truck.  Then onto a bus and off on the road to Phuket. The bus was oversubscribed so some people were ...

WARNING! THIS ENTRY MAY SHOCK AND OFFEND!, Patong, Thailand travel blog

WARNING! THIS ENTRY MAY SHOCK AND OFFEND!

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... ...it's also expensive and not the real Thailand at all, it has none of the charm of Chiang Mai, the only other place I've been in Thailand, and it isn't the sort of place I'd typically go on holiday to, but it IS different and I suppose that is the ...

Thought of a few more things i omited in ..., Kho Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Thought of a few more things i omited in ...

A travel blog entry by andyb

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... back to was ours, and the bedroom she described was MINE! so in conclusion 1. that was spooky meeting in a bar in Thailand, and 2. Christian, what the hell were you doing in my bedroom? (actually i don't want to know) That night also provided ...

Halloween Ladyboys of Patong, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Halloween Ladyboys of Patong

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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11:59 We had a lazy morning lying in a lovely big bed. We also decided to stay all week but as it's heading into peak season the prices are going up. The nice Aussie man in the hotel gave us a discount though! HUrrah!   13:23 We took a stroll down ...

Bond girl for a day. A soggy one at that., Patong, Thailand travel blog

Bond girl for a day. A soggy one at that.

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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For the first time ever, my stomach is a bit gripey today, not sure if it was spicy food or the hideous cocktail of random drinks I had last night. Hmmm. Either way, I won't be eating much today. Scott was feeling a bit the same and as a result we caused ...

Back on Land, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Back on Land

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Once the Sampai Jumpa had docked, we made our way back to the non-Jewish hotel that we had stayed in before we left to go on the yacht. Air-conditioning was a delight. It was also hard to get our legs together. After ten days at sea, both mine and Lucy's ...

Travel certainly brings surprises and ..., Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Travel certainly brings surprises and ...

A travel blog entry by andyb

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Travel certainly brings surprises and yesterday was no exception! I went on the bus to Phi Phi as planned to meet a few friends i had met in Oz and the plan (WAS) to stay a few days and get down to Singapore to change flight dates to suit the budget a ...

Phuket City, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket City

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... motorbike accidents/fatalities here every year) and then after about an hour we arrived at what only can be described at Thailand's Benidorm. Or so it looked to us anyway. Many many rather large 'package tourists' distinctly resembling beached whales, ...

Dirty Protest, solved, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Dirty Protest, solved

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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20:04 Went out this morning with service room sign up. Blockage still there. Went to reception, embarrassed, no one there so hastily left a note and ran away to look at the beach. Walked around had lunch and went back to see if order had been restored. ...

Thailand - the land of opportunity!, Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - the land of opportunity!

A travel blog entry by countrybumpkin

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... Phuket to Takua Pa. 'The bus station is closed'! What bus stations shut at 6pm. I hated this man, and so far I hated Thailand! Begrudgingly, I went with the others to Patong beach, where I decided I would spend the night and get myself up to Khao Sok ...

June 5 2008, Phuket Town, Thailand travel blog

June 5 2008

A travel blog entry by jesseandzoe

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This was our first full day in Phuket.  After a surprisingly good sleep on the very stiff bed, we woke up a bit later in the morning.  We went for a walk looking for a place to have breakfast.  We found The China Inn, which was a very old ...

It's over already?, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

It's over already?

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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I can't believe that it is over. This has been a vacation full of history, culture, relaxation and fun. We have met such wonderful people, learned a little of the language and become familiar with Buddhism. This is what travel is all about. We had the ...

June 6 2008, Phuket Town, Thailand travel blog

June 6 2008

A travel blog entry by jesseandzoe

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... are going to check out Surin Beach.  It's supposed to be a quieter and not so busy as Patong, the big tourist beach on Phuket Island.  We left around 9:30am and found a local bus that was going to Kamala Beach, but would stop at Surin on the ...

Like to share a time share?, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Like to share a time share?

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... for business to pick up. I can only imagine what Patong beach is like when everything is in full swing. A lot of tourist go to Phuket for seedier reasons, strippers, special massages, but we came just for the beach and now we weren't able to enjoy it ...

Is it possible to spontaniously combust?, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Is it possible to spontaniously combust?

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... The hotel is still nearly deserted. There are a few families and the wonderful staff of the hotel. So after a day on the beach in Thailand, even with sun screen on, Cory and I burned to a crisp. Right now we can't even stand the feel of the sheets ...

June 8 2008, Surin Beach, Thailand travel blog

June 8 2008

A travel blog entry by jesseandzoe

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... a tuk-tuk driver about going to Patong beach.  It's not that far away and he wanted 400B.  Outrageous!  It's 400B to Phuket Town, which is twice as far as Patong.  So we spotted a bus and flagged it down.  It was going to Kamala ...

Do sharks eat at night?, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Do sharks eat at night?

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... forever warm our hearts. My life has been enriched by the people of Thailand and especially those that have led us through Thailand. Before we left for Phuket we took a last look at the Chiang Mai Plaza and Cory and I left our flower necklaces with the ...

Well from bangkok i travelled over 800km ..., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Well from bangkok i travelled over 800km ...

A travel blog entry by faces

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... it's mainly full of 2 week holiday makers that come for the beach, shopping, paragliding, and partying. Having a international airport on Phuket helps draws the crowds in. When we got to onto the island our driver dropped us off at a information shop in ...

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