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Bangla Road at Night - Patong Phuket
A Guide to Patong Phuket THE BASICSThis is the big one. The chances are that if you had any preconceived notions of Phuket as something of a – I'll say it – 'seedy' place, or a party island, they were actually born in Patong. It's a very different place from what you'll find elsewhere on Phuket.Patong is located on the...
Map of Phuket
INTRODUCTION TO PHUKET THE BASICSPhuket is easily the most well known place in Thailand's sunny south, and is the country's second-most popular tourist destination after Bangkok. In fact, it's the fifth-most visited place in all of East Asia, surpassing Seoul, Hong Kong and Bali among others. A whopping 9.3 million tourists make the trip there each year.Phuket also happens to...
Festivals and Events in Thailand
FESTIVALS AND EVENTS IN THAILAND If you've spent even a small amount of time in Thailand or done a bit of research, you'll notice something pretty quickly. Thai's love to have a good time and festivals and events in Thailand often reflect this. This really shouldn't come as any surprise to a country that is known as the 'Land of...
New Year's Eve in Thailand Bangkok
New Year's Eve in ThailandWHENDo you really need to be told this one?! Specifically, New Year's Eve in Thailand will be taking place on a Sunday in 2017.WHATWell… it's New Year's Eve!The ways in which the New Year's Eve in Thailand festivities are celebrated vary from place to place, and we'll get to that later. But in general just...

Christmas in Thailand

Christmas in Thailand - Central World Bangkok
Christmas in ThailandWHENWell… Christmas in Thailand like everywhere else falls on December 25th, obviously. If you wanted a little more detail, Christmas Day in 2017 is specifically set to fall on a Monday!WHATIt's Christmas, but not as you know it! The Thais have a saying 'same same, but different', and this phrase sums up Christmas in Thailand better than...