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Phuket's Gentle Giant

A homage to Buddha and cultural tourism

Phuket's Gentle Giant

Retreats and Relaxation

Big Buddha stands watch over Chalong Bay and the southern part of the island providing unsurpasse

Perched atop a 380 metre hilltop in Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata is Phuket's newest man-made attraction, Big Buddha or Ming Mongkol Buddha. This structure is dedicated to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej in honour of his 80th birthday. There is... more »

Adventure

More flights to Bali

More flights to Bali

Bali was named Second Best Tourist Island in the world in 2015 by Travel and Leisure magazine, after the Gálapagos Islands off the Ecuador coast in South America. A troll through the Internet shows that Bali is way easier to get to from most places in the World. In Asia, Bali ranked first, ahead of Maldives and Phuket in Thailand. This position was achieved because of Bali’s natural beauty,... more »

Food and Drink

Phuket's Street Food Scene

Phuket's Street Food Scene

Tropical Phuket is most famous for its beaches, but to experience the real heart and soul of the island it’s essential to delve into its local food culture. Throughout Thailand, eating is a joy and an... more »

Mini Break

Costa del Golf

Costa del Golf

Often nicknamed the Costa del Golf, the coast in Southern Spain is no doubt one of the best places to play golf in Europe. You may think we’re biased in some way, and you might be right, but don’t just... more »

Arts and Culture

Bowie's ashes coming to Bali

Bowie's ashes coming to Bali

David Bowie's ashes will be scattered in Bali. The singer's family said they planned a private ceremony to celebrate the late rock legend, honouring his wishes... more »

Family Fun


The
Art of
Longtail Paddlesurf

The Art of Longtail Paddlesurf

Meditative. Soothing. Sublime. These are some of the words that a group trying out standup paddling for the first time on Phuket used to describe the... more »

Sports

Extreme Sports in Phuket

Extreme Sports in Phuket

Phuket may be the ultimate beach holiday destination in the world but there’s a lot more to experience than translucent blue seas, powdery white beaches and guaranteed sunshine. Check out the following ideas to season your holiday fun. Bungy jumping, cable skiing, parasaling, whitewater rafting and range shooting are just some of the options available for adventurers wishing to pursue extreme... more »

Editorial

CAN I BUY A PROPERTY THROUGH A COURT AUCTION?

CAN I BUY A PROPERTY THROUGH A COURT AUCTION?

CAN I BUY A PROPERTY THROUGH A COURT AUCTION? Yes, normally you can buy properties that have been repossessed by a bank or a third party. WHAT DO I NEED? In Spain it is advisable to employ a lawyer and a court... more »

Inspiration

Ten romantic things to do in Cyprus

Ten romantic things to do in Cyprus

Halfway between Limassol and Pafos, a distinctive group of huge rocks are scattered just offshore and according to mythology this is the point where Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, emerged from the... more »

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