One of the most joyful events you can do in Phuket is learning the art of cooking Thai cuisine. Now there are a lot of cooking schools located on Phuket,
but one them really stands out and if you want to learn from a master of this fine art enroll in one of Executive Chef Tummanoon Punchchun
award winning classes at… Continue
Added by Keith on January 7, 2009 at 10:22am —
One of the best places to visit and most authentic places on the Island is Phuket town. It really is a great place to wander; here you’ll find beautiful art galleries, excellent shopping and crumbling Sino-Portuguese relics, beautiful Chinese Taoist shrines and some of the best food on the Island.
Did you know that Phuket was once dominated by an industry other than tourism; Tin mining was once Phuket’s most dominated industry. Here is a little history, the southern Chinese… Continue
Added by Keith on December 16, 2008 at 8:17am —
One of the major projects I have underway is the adding some web cam locations to the web sites, this is going to take some time to get them going, but hopefully in the near future I will have my own locations, but in the mean time I have to access others that are already out there.
So in the mean time I have added a web page with web cams that are already in place here in Phuket, I talked to the Marina Phuket who is located in South Karon and have added their web cam to my site,… Continue
Added by Keith on December 15, 2008 at 6:00am —
Rawai is really a special place
and a great place to live, Rawai is one of Phuket’s most rapidly developing areas on the south coast with lots of retirees, and Thai and expat entrepreneurs and a service sector, for the most part moved here from somewhere else.
Rawai is beautiful with pristine beaches and steep coastal hills that tumble into the beautiful Andaman Sea forming Leam Phromthep, Phuket’s southern most… Continue
Added by Keith on December 11, 2008 at 11:00am —
Planning On Retiring In Asia? One Of This Top Selling E-Book Shows You How!
“This eBook is going to show you, step by step, how to live a happy, luxurious, excitement-filled existence/retirement in a wonderful backyard of your world!”
With a mission statement as big and intriguing as its subject, the eBook Retire to Asia should be a considered a great… Continue
Added by Keith on December 10, 2008 at 11:00am —
We all know that ATM’s is a quick and easy method to get cash, but one thing to be concerned with is certain banks charge steep rates for using someone else’s ATM machine, most of the smaller local banks are pretty good about not charging high ATM fees because they don’t have that many ATM’s in their home country, so nobody would use their service if it was to high.
Did you know that many banks block ATM withdrawals in certain countries they consider high fraud risk, believe it or… Continue
Added by Keith on December 7, 2008 at 4:42am —
If you want to see the beautiful Andaman Sea curve around Phuket, then you want to come here to Phuket’s southern most point
. Sunset is one of the best times to go, if you really want privacy, there is a fisherman’s trail that you can take to the rocky peninsula that reaches into the ocean and you can watch the sun drop in peace. It’s a wonderful location to go, bring… Continue
Added by Keith on December 6, 2008 at 1:02am —
One of the most enjoyable events in Phuket is the Chalong night market. The market is located on highway 402 just north of the Chalong circle, this famous Phuket market is every Wednesday from 6 -11 PM. When you arrive at this market you’ll see tons of vendors, local chefs and farmers converge under the gas lamps. Make sure you bring a good appetite and a shopping bag; you’ll leave the market with tons of Phuket’s most famous eats.
Added by Keith on December 5, 2008 at 10:14am —
Please find available flights from Phuket during these difficult times, for your information.
• AirAsia: thrice daily to and from Kuala Lumpur
• Firefly: four flights a week to and from Penang
• Thai AirAsia: daily flights to and from Singapore
• Asiana: daily service to and from Seoul
• China Airlines: daily service to Taipei
• China Eastern Airlines: twice a week to and from Beijing
• Shanghai Airlines: four weekly… Continue
Added by Keith on December 3, 2008 at 1:13am —
SITUATION UPDATE: From The British Honorary Consul to Phuket
The Temporary Closure of Suvarnabhumi International Airport
As of November 26, 2008 / 10.00 hrs. (Bangkok Time)
November 25, 2008 / 21.00 hrs.
The People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) anti-government protesters forced the partial closure of Suvarnabhumi International Airport when demonstrators broke through police lines and entered the Departure Lounge.
Inbound flights were still operating… Continue
Added by Keith on November 26, 2008 at 10:37pm —
"Retire to Asia!"
– by Ken Silver, is an indispensable guide for anyone even thinking about early retirement, especially for those with limited resources. There are many compelling reasons including the much lower cost of living, that really make Asia the continent of choice for early, part time or even full retirement. Central America and Mexico's prices are becoming… Continue
Added by Keith on November 23, 2008 at 2:35am —
Start with a early morning swim up on beautiful Nai Thon beach
, then head over to Nai Yang beach
and take a kite-boarding lesson. Grab some lunch on the beach at one of the many seaside restaurant locations, then head to Bang Tao beach
for a Jet-ski ride and a… Continue
Added by Keith on November 15, 2008 at 1:30am —
A celebration with style, glamour and sophistication, Mom Tri’s Oasis opening party was the place to be on 06 November. Mom Luang Tri Devakul threw a fabulous party to inaugurate the opening of his newest beachfront wining and dining venue on Kata Beach, Phuket.
The evening started with a cocktail party on the cool and breezy upper level terrace. Nearly one hundred guests gracing the occasion… Continue
Added by Keith on November 12, 2008 at 11:23am —
Have you ever been to a Phuket open market? Gosh they are a lot of fun to visit, I try to make the Kata Beach market about twice a week. You can find these open markets all over Phuket on any given day, I have been to just about all them here on the island. Now if you really want to save some cash on your food bill you can do it at the markets. Where do you think all those roadside food vendors and restaurants get there food at? The market, here… Continue
Added by Keith on November 8, 2008 at 12:28am —
is one of the most secluded beaches in Phuket and during the low season you sometimes find just yourself on this beautiful gem of a beach. You can find this seclusion right on Yanui Beach Phuket,
this small beautiful Phuket beach is just south of Nai Harn beach tucked away between Promthep Cape and the… Continue
Added by Keith on November 2, 2008 at 6:00am —
Do you own a condominium, apartment or villa in Phuket? When you are not in Phuket, do you often want to know what is going on with your treasured property? Many people buy property investments but only visit maybe once or twice a year, these investments are turning into a very high end investments, so you should know what is happening in and around your piece of Phuket property.
Web portals are they way to go, I built one for the owners of the… Continue
Added by Keith on October 19, 2008 at 4:00am —