Thailand Travel

Where to Stay in Phuket?

Typical place to stay hotel Kata beach phuket

Choosing where to stay in Phuket is tricky, its a large island , with at least six very developed tourist beaches, and plenty of less well-known beaches to chose from. Alternatively you can stay inland in Phuket City or semi-rural areas such as Chalong. So there is no real one answer fits all answer to…

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Phuket, Kata Beach: Tips, Tricks and Highlights

Kata Beach, southern end, Phuket, Thailand

On our recent trip to Thailand we spent a few days staying in Kata Beach, one of Phuket’s famous beach resorts. One of the frustrating things about trying to research popular beach resorts in Thailand is all you will find is result after result written by the marketing department of a resort or tourist authority. This…

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Cape Panwa, Phuket: Trip Report From Thailand

beach Cape Panwa, Phuket, Thailand

Content last updated – November 2016 – please contact me  if you have an update!  Now I just got back from a few days in Cape Panwa,  located  in southern Phuket. Its a little off the beaten track of the “big” Phuket tourist beaches of Patong, Kata and Karon, so I thought I might give…

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Phuket to Koh Samui: Travel Between the Two

Phuket is a hub for cheap airlines who fly into Thailand – and many people’s trips to Thailand start in Phuket. On a recent trip we decided to see both “sides” of the south: Phuket on the Andaman Coast and Koh Samui on the Gulf of Thailand.  There are a number of options to get from…

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