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Royal Thai Buffet @ Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

Royal Thai Buffet @ Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

22 Oct

Come for an evening of superb and authentic Thai cuisine at the Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket's Ruen Thai restaurant. Dinner will feature Thai starters, soups, salads, live cooking stations, main dishes and desserts. The price is 890++ Baht 445++ Baht for children 6 to 12 plus a free flow of soft drinks. more »

Pathway to the Premiership 2014 Camps

Pathway to the Premiership 2014 Camps

23 Oct - 26 Oct

Mike Penistone, former Head of Elite Player Development at Leicester Tigers and owner of Rugby Coaching Consultancy, will lead a four-day rugby coaching camp. The camp is open to boys between 11 and 18 and will focus on support play, production of quick ball, tackle technique and the use of turn over ball, phase play attack and defence,... more »

Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

23 Oct - 26 Oct

The Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Phuket Cooking School & Restaurant offers cooking classes at a more than a century old elegant and historical mansion in Old Phuket Town. Learn how to cook authentic Thai cuisine - "Thai Cooking of the Past", "Thai Cuisine of Today", and "Thai Kitchen of Tomorrow" taught by instructors trained by Nooror... more »

Phuket - Bangkok Team Match Play Golf 2014

Phuket - Bangkok Team Match Play Golf 2014

23 Oct

Winning golf players in the first round of the Phuket - Bangkok Team Match Play will play in the second match at Mission Hills Golf Course. The entry fee is 3,000 Baht. Participants will receive souvenirs, golfing benefits and can attend the gala dinner. Winners also receive a Mission Hills Golf Course Gift Set. more »

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Pearl of Phuket

We have known pearls for thousands of years ago and used them as a valuable ornaments. The story of pearls was very mysterious and some believed that pearls came from a mermaid's teardrop. more »

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Cape Phromthep

The end of Phuket on the southwest coast, known as Cape Promthep, is arguably Phuket's most photographed and romantic spot. It has long been the favourite place to watch spectacular sunsets. more »

Phuket Photos

Food vendor at a local market

Food vendor at a local market

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

Phuket Bird Park

Phuket Bird Park

Thalang Road, (Old) Phuket Town 1903

Thalang Road, (Old) Phuket Town 1903

A tree decorated in Buddhist fashion.

A tree decorated in Buddhist fashion.

Thai fishing boat

Thai fishing boat

Sundowners at a beach bar

Sundowners at a beach bar

River bathing at Khao Sok National Park

River bathing at Khao Sok National Park

Life is a beach! Paradise right from the brochure.

Life is a beach! Paradise right from the brochure.

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