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PHUKET’S SPIRITUAL VEGETARIAN FESTIVAL

When most people think about Phuket it’s the gorgeous beaches, sparkling blue waters, fabulous landscape and spectacular diving sites that spring to mind, but dig a bit deeper and you'll discover surprising cultural riches that most visitors never get to see.One of Thailand’s biggest Taoist celebrations is the Nine Emperor...

LEARN MUAY THAI IN PHUKET

Most tourists travel to Thailand for a spot of sunbathing, some sightseeing and a lively nightlife, but many also arrive on our brilliant shores eager to learn and practice the ancient martial art of Thai boxing.Muay Thai is the national sport in Thailand, once fought by a bold army who...

SONGKRAN FESTIVAL – THE THAI NEW YEAR!

Songkran is the most celebrated day in Thailand. Also known as the water festival, it is a lot of fun with tourists and locals joining in the festivities. The annual event marks the start of the traditional Thai new year and officially lasts for 3 days starting on the 13th...

Culture

An island full of rich heritage from Buddhist shrines, festivities and temples, a food scene that is swathed in history and stories of migration, that all help weave together the colourful cultural tapestry of Phuket.