Phuket, Good Food at Patong Beach

For those gastronomically inclined, you may want to try out Patong Beach eats. The streets are lined with restaurants vying for patronage. You have Western, Asian, Local cuisines to choose from. You will not go hungry in Patong. In Patong, massage parlours are a many. So too are restaurants. The Andaman Sea is a great…

Phuket, Island Hopping

8am and my island hopping tour arrived. I was whisked away to the jetty where others waited. To be real honest, this is the part that sucks. We were waiting till around 1030am probably due to many tourists who woke up late and were taking their own sweet time. ( This is why I travel…

Phuket, Getting There and The Aspery

I have always flirted with the idea of coming back to Phuket. In July, I decided to break my Everywhere-Once-Only rule and hopped on a plane after work. Jetstar flew me to Phuket on a Saturday evening after work. Prior to leaving Singapore, I had already booked online for someone to pick me up at…

Thailand : Big Buddha, Phuket

Situated on top of the hill, this Buddha is said to have an entire view of Phuket from Nakkerd Hills. This Buddha was still under construction when I visited. Sitting tall at 45 meters, you can see this Buddha from many parts of the island. Just look to the hills and you can spot it. There are, in fact,…

Thailand : Wat Chalong, Phuket

It is said that the Wat Chalong is the most important temple of the 29 temples in Phuket. It is also the largest temple in Phuket. There will be many tourist here. Set in a large compound, you will need some time to cover the area. Allocate about 45 minutes to an hour here. The…

Thailand : Phi Phi Island via Phuket

It was a good day for island hopping and the tours picked us up for the trip. Off to Phi Phi Island again. This being the second time I am here, I did not take many photos. Instead, I was busy jumping into the water and floating around. In the bays, the water was much more calmer.…