Travel Blogs from Phuket, Thailand

Sort by Newest Best first

Adventures in Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Adventures in Phuket

A travel blog entry by ecsflemings

1
2

... was time to go to a fishing village for a meeting. There are 3 assemblies in the city and only 12 assemblies in all of Thailand so the ECS work reaches beyond them, mostly to the prison. The assembly people were from another tribe. The village is on a ...

Out of KL, onto the beach, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Out of KL, onto the beach

A travel blog entry by corkie

... of the nicer malay people we met and then headed for the airport. Again, a fairly smooth journey, except 45 min delay, and arr in Phuket at about 10:15. Being well travelled as we are now, haha, we just hopped on the nearest bus which took us to an ...

Shopping, Phuket FantaSea, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Shopping, Phuket FantaSea

A travel blog entry by jayneguilbert

4

... Andrew and Peter.  Booked all our trips for the next few days.  Had tea and back to the hotel to laze by the pool for a bit then 20min to get ready to go to Phuket FantaSea a show of Thai dancing, magic and elephants absolutely amazing.  ...

Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket Town

A travel blog entry by oandb

26

... de 10h30 à 11h. Check out à 12h. On va sous la pluie jusqu'à la route du bord de mer pour attendre le bus local pour Phuket Town. On attend 15 min et on monte. Ça coûte 30 baht par personne. Une heure de trajet pour arriver dans le centre de ...

Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket

A travel blog entry by irenan

25

so, Phuket...Thailand's largest island in the Andaman Sea...the unfortunate place where on December 26, 2004 thousands of people were killed in the tsunami,  and in 2007 - just a few months before our arrival - more than 100 people were killed in a ...

St Patrick's day with a twist, Patong, Thailand travel blog

St Patrick's day with a twist

A travel blog entry by andrewjfoy

... to our room to see if the problem had been fixed, it had and we put on some sun cream and then headed down to the beach. Phuket is not the classiest of places we have been to so far and reminds me of a typical Spanish resort. However it did have ...

Phuet - Part 2, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuet - Part 2

A travel blog entry by wetwo

Phuket Part 2 Day 3 was spent much like day 2, around the pool in the morning then the shuttle to the same mall in the afternnon. This time however we ventured further. After risking our lives crossing 6 lanes of traffic (there was a ...

I'm A Fish, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

I'm A Fish

A travel blog entry by raelee

2

... it anymore and walked back to the hotel. Once I got there I got all showered up and went and booked a couple tours around the Phuket area for the next couple days which I am super excited about.. It turns out there is anothe guy who was supposed to be ...

Two blonds, a beach and a good bit of shade, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Two blonds, a beach and a good bit of shade

A travel blog entry by joandpaul

Well, whoever said we weren't the beach loving sort would be right. Our delicate skins just can't cope with this heat and we spent most of the time sitting under an umbrella, covered in factor thirty with an occasional 10 second dip into the sea (got to ...

Xmas Day on Phi Phi Island, Phuket Thailand, Thailand travel blog

Xmas Day on Phi Phi Island

A travel blog entry by amazingone

3

I knew I shouldn't have mixed my drinks. ! The Vodka was fine but then we shared 2 bottles of bubbles with the guys.  A 6am wake up call saw us looking at each other wishing it weren’t 6am  at all. We both needed more sleep we both needed ...

Sandy beaches of Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Sandy beaches of Phuket

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

... a 3 night deal a this resort for about 17 pounds a night with breakfast.  It is in the Karen district and far from Phuket City which I thought was a pretty dull place. It is supposed to be the high season but very few people here and I am sure that ...

007 & Elephant Trekking, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

007 & Elephant Trekking

A travel blog entry by jothomas

10

All the way through Thailand we had heard bad things about Phuket, apparently a place to avoid or pass through as fast as you can. We arrived by ferry from Ko Phi Phi on Monday. Phuket looks like what I imagine a mini Bangkok is like (we can confirm our ...

Return to the Path of Destruction, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Return to the Path of Destruction

A travel blog entry by samwax

2
7

... not getting ripped off this time... Unfortunately what Lonely Planet fail to mention is that the ferry terminal isn't exactly in Phuket Town and when I disembark I discover the going rate to Patong is about 400 baht. Arrrghh not again! Still I refuse ...

What the heck Thailand?! I can't read your signs!, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

What the heck Thailand?! I can't read your signs!

A travel blog entry by tommy21osu

3
2

... bus tickets I got through a travel agent but got a free taxi ride out of it. Then the travel agent that picked us up in Thailand was "nice" enough to exchange our malay ringits for Thai bahts... But I'm pretty sure he took 15% off the top, jerk. Luckily ...

Phuket then back to Bangkok, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket then back to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by cullism

... water. This proved that I was no longer a tourist. Later in the evening we enjoyed our last dinner in Thailand. Margaret so charmed the headwaiter that he gave us special attention, recommending three main courses which left us "inelegantly satisfied" ...

Advanced open water, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Advanced open water

A travel blog entry by slippy

10

... . hahaha Did our decompression stop surfaced all of us laughing away. Boat lands over to pick us up everyone on board looking over at why we where all laughing and sharing air. It was a good way to finish are last dive in Phuket and our Advanced ...

In the middle of nowhere..., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

In the middle of nowhere...

A travel blog entry by atollafield

Sadly i had to make the decision to leave Phi Phi after only 2 nights and caught the ferry over to Phuket. Phuket being the only part of Thailand that doesnt operate fully on Sundays and where the bus service stops at 5pm. So, arriving just after 5pm was ...

James Bond Islands, Elephant Trekking & Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

James Bond Islands, Elephant Trekking & Phuket

A travel blog entry by nefi

1

On the 15th August we travelled from Ko Samui back onto the mainland of Thailand, before driving down to PhuketPhuket is another island off the West of the mainland accessible by road (fortunately for my stomach). After 10 hours we got to Phuket ...

We have arrive in Phuket and it is so beautiful!, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

We have arrive in Phuket and it is so beautiful!

A travel blog entry by icoffey

1

Well, we arrive in beauitful Phuket yesterday, and boy is this place amazing.  It is quite warm here, but we are doing great. We plan to do some Spa Days, Scott is Playing Golf with his old friends from Maui, Scott Ogg and John Edgar, so I will ...

Time to Chop in the Marriott vouchers..., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Time to Chop in the Marriott vouchers...

A travel blog entry by dstean

4

... pushed out my flight from Bangkok to India (Mumbai) until the 12th March so that I have plenty of time to stay in Thailand and recuperate before making trips to both Laos and Vietnam.  Well that's the current plan anyway. So apologies in advance ...

Don't rock the boat!, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Don't rock the boat!

A travel blog entry by philandley

3

... they were to face the same nightmarish ride we had just suffered. We found a taxi driver and entered into the most feeble negotiation Phuket had ever seen: Taxi driver: "It's 500thb to your hotel" Me: "are you sure that's your best price" Taxi ...

Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket

A travel blog entry by lindenwk

... reservation before arriving.  I was surprised to learn that the flight was nine hours long!  Just conceptually I thought southern Thailand and Australia were pretty close, but I guess not so much.  I left a chilly Sydney and arrived in a ...

Nastrowje, Skol, Salute und Prost..., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Nastrowje, Skol, Salute und Prost...

A travel blog entry by petra_stephan

25

... und die persoenliche Betreuung von Martin Datler supernett. Danke nochmal fuer das Dessert! Kremserl in der Soi Eden, Patong-Phuket       G`spritzter vom           ...

October 13th Friday, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

October 13th Friday

A travel blog entry by ipreston

Said goodbye to the Nolans after breakfast. Went to pool for a while and had a swim. Decided about lunch time to go for a trip to Patong. We arranged a mini van from a man called Him. For 1000 baht ($30) he took us to Patong (30 -45 minutes) waited for ...

Liversidge hailed as the best of Phuket at pool., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Liversidge hailed as the best of Phuket at pool.

A travel blog entry by davidandamy1

... He also lent us his motorbike for the whole time we were there so we saw most of the island.  Phuket is a great place, it mixes traditional Thai with it's western influences really well. It's still very charming, full of street stalls ...

Off the Rails in Phuket!, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Off the Rails in Phuket!

A travel blog entry by bondies

2
3

... ! It was good fun though, a clear night but with a thunder and lightning storm on the horizon as we touched down into Phuket Island, Thailand. Neither of us were quite ready for the onslaught that we faced when we cleared customs. As soon as we were in ...

Day 36 Ko Tao - Patong, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Day 36 Ko Tao - Patong

A travel blog entry by becca342

... , Ko Tao and diving which mad me very sad :( But no need to feel sorry for me for I am off to the other side of Thailand! Now this journey will take 12 hours which will be made up with taxi rides, buses and boats. When arriving at our hotel we were ...

Reprobates r us: A Guest blog from Danny and Alice, Phuket Town, Thailand travel blog

Reprobates r us: A Guest blog from Danny and Alice

A travel blog entry by chris-zoe

7

... individual he decided it was time to admit defeat, the shame exaggerated by the fact Danny B followed by mouth succeeded! AP So from Phuket we moved on to Phang Nga via a slightly hungover bus ride. Upon arrival a Song Taew took us down to a pier where ...

Ebbs, Flows, and Charlie Chaplin, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Ebbs, Flows, and Charlie Chaplin

A travel blog entry by raelee

7

... giant statue of Buddha. Just in case you couldn’t get it from the name. It is going to be the biggest one in all of Thailand when it is done. The view from up top was absolutely unreal. It is a high point near the middlish of the island so it looks ...

One night in Phuket..., Phuket, Thailand travel blog

One night in Phuket...

A travel blog entry by marlene1

7

Sort by Newest Best first