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  • Phuket meter taxi

    Taxis

    Meter taxis are relatively cheap and hassle free, unfortunately, these are only normally available from the airport. Walk out of... read more

    Taxis

    Meter taxis are relatively cheap and hassle free, unfortunately, these are only normally available from the airport. Walk out of the arrivals hall on the ground floor, turn right and walk to the end of the airport terminal building. There is an airport... read more

  • Phuket Telephone

    Telephone & Fax Facilities

    Telephone Country Code:  66 Area Code:  076 IDD Code:  001 When calling Phuket from overseas you... read more

    Telephone & Fax Facilities

    Telephone Country Code:  66 Area Code:  076 IDD Code:  001 When calling Phuket from overseas you need to leave out the ‘0’ at the beginning of the area code, so you would dial 66-76-… To call overseas from... read more

  • Thai food in Phuket

    Thai Food Guide

    For a large number of visitors Thai food can be one of the main attractions and highlights of their trip. Phuket is famous for... read more

    Thai Food Guide

    For a large number of visitors Thai food can be one of the main attractions and highlights of their trip. Phuket is famous for its fresh seafood, but there are also plenty of Thai food restaurants serving a wide range of Thai cuisine. One of the most... read more

  • Thai Cooking Spices

    Thai Food Recipes

    For lovers of Thai food we have included six recipes of the most popular Thai dishes. We hope these will serve as an introduction... read more

    Thai Food Recipes

    For lovers of Thai food we have included six recipes of the most popular Thai dishes. We hope these will serve as an introduction to the herbs and spices that have made Thai food so popular. Most ingredients can now be found at Asian food shops across Europe... read more

  • Thai Alphabet

    Thai Phrase Guide

    Most people in Phuket will understand at least a few words of English and you might get by without speaking any Thai at all. Thai... read more

    Thai Phrase Guide

    Most people in Phuket will understand at least a few words of English and you might get by without speaking any Thai at all. Thai children learn English at school, and the ability to speak English is regarded as an important qualification for a large number... read more

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  • Maya Bay - Phi Phi

    Thailand Hopping

    Right now we’re in Koh Lanta (except this was written a few days ago), a large Island just off the coast of South West... read more

    Thailand Hopping

    Right now we’re in Koh Lanta (except this was written a few days ago), a large Island just off the coast of South West Thailand in the Andaman Sea, but in a couple of hours we’ll be off on a ferry to Kho Phi Phi to play at being Leonardo Di Caprio... read more

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  • Trains in Thailand

    Trains to Phuket

    Trains do not run to Phuket, which is unfortunate as train travel in Thailand is both a cheap and comfortable, if slightly slow... read more

    Trains to Phuket

    Trains do not run to Phuket, which is unfortunate as train travel in Thailand is both a cheap and comfortable, if slightly slow way to travel. However, you can take a train from Hualamphong Station in Bangkok to Phun Phin near Surat Thani, where you can catch... read more

  • Trang

    Trang

    For those seeking endless stretches (120 km to be precise) of spectacular rocky coasts lining the emerald Andaman expanse with... read more

    Trang

    For those seeking endless stretches (120 km to be precise) of spectacular rocky coasts lining the emerald Andaman expanse with white sandy beaches – a province complete with the natural delight of undeveloped islands, national parks, tropical rain... read more

  • Phuket International Airport

    Travelling to Phuket by Air

    Getting to Phuket by air couldn’t be easier. Phuket is served by an international airport with a number of scheduled and... read more

    Travelling to Phuket by Air

    Getting to Phuket by air couldn’t be easier. Phuket is served by an international airport with a number of scheduled and charter flights from Europe and around Asia. However, the majority of visitors still fly to Bangkok first, where there are over a... read more

  • Phuket Tuk Tuk

    Tuk Tuks

    Tuk-tuks can be found all over Phuket, although they tend to be clustered in large numbers around Patong. Tuk-tuks are basically... read more

    Tuk Tuks

    Tuk-tuks can be found all over Phuket, although they tend to be clustered in large numbers around Patong. Tuk-tuks are basically small red vans, which have open backs and sides, and can carry about five passengers. They are 4-wheeled as opposed to the... read more

  • Similans scuba diving

    Under the Sea

    I took the 1030 bus to Phuket and arrived at the Phuket City bus station somewhere around 4. I fended off the irritating taxi... read more

    Under the Sea

    I took the 1030 bus to Phuket and arrived at the Phuket City bus station somewhere around 4. I fended off the irritating taxi drivers and set out in search of a place to stay. I gave some thought to finding a real luxury resort, but decided to save the money... read more

  • Phuket telephone numbers

    Useful Telephone Numbers

    In the event of an emergency, its best to call the Tourist Police on 1155 as other operators may not speak good English. In other... read more

    Useful Telephone Numbers

    In the event of an emergency, its best to call the Tourist Police on 1155 as other operators may not speak good English. In other circumstances, ask a Thai person to call on your behalf, such as the reception staff at your hotel. • Telephone directory... read more

  • Phuket Mobile

    Using Mobile Phones

    Thailand has GSM 850/900/1800 networks. Network operators include AIS (Advanced Info Service), DTAC and Truemove. Mobile phone... read more

    Using Mobile Phones

    Thailand has GSM 850/900/1800 networks. Network operators include AIS (Advanced Info Service), DTAC and Truemove. Mobile phone coverage is generally good in Phuket, Phi Phi Island and neighbouring islands. Check with your service provider if you need to... read more

  • Ya Nui Beach

    Ya Nui Beach

    Ya Nui is a small and quiet beach tucked away at the bottom of the hill between Laem Prom Thep and the next hill to the west with... read more

    Ya Nui Beach

    Ya Nui is a small and quiet beach tucked away at the bottom of the hill between Laem Prom Thep and the next hill to the west with the windmills. There is a small reef that is good for snorkeling and even scuba diving during the dry season. Considering Ya... read more