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Traditional Thai Dance

Filed in Articles, Lifestyle, About Phuket by on December 17, 2013
Traditional Thai Dance

The Thai traditional dances are defined by their gracious and hypnotic hand movements and intricate costumes. A story is told using hand movements and poses to convey a separate meaning or emotion such as love, anger, happiness or sorrow. The elegantly performed traditional Thai dance varies in many forms from district to district but are […]

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Phuket’s Full Moon Party

Filed in All posts, In the News, Articles, Lifestyle by on December 17, 2013
Phuket’s Full Moon Party

The much publicised Chinese ‘Jade Rabbit’ mission to the moon has over shadowed Phuket’s planned first Luna landing. PASA (Phuket Aeronautics and Space Attempt) announced its own ambitious plans for a launch of the dubiously named ‘Rampant Rabbit‘ craft sometime next year. The Director of the space mission, Mr. Lun Atik, has said “Over the […]

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Strange Laws in Thailand

Filed in All posts, Articles, Lifestyle, About Phuket by on December 4, 2013
Strange Laws in Thailand

One of the stranger laws in Thailand is that it is illegal to leave your house without wearing underwear. There doesn’t appear to be any reports of anyone actually being arrested or fined for this heinous offence, but any kilt wearing Scotsmen visiting Phuket might like to take note. Driving without wearing a shirt is […]

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‘Don’t Thai To Me’

Filed in All posts, In the News, Articles by on December 2, 2013
‘Don’t Thai To Me’

New slang words and phrases enter languages all the time – ‘Selfie’ was named word of the year for 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries after its usage increased by 17,000% over the last 12 months. The Selfie, a picture taken of one self normally with a smart phone or webcam, beat other contenders such as ‘Twerk’ […]

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Traditional Thai Massage in Phuket

Filed in Articles, Lifestyle, About Phuket by on December 2, 2013
Traditional Thai Massage in Phuket

Thailand is well known for its traditional massage parlors. Last year Thailand broke the Guinness World Record for mass massage with an astonishing 641 therapists simultaneously performing a 12 minute massage on volunteers; more than doubling the previous record held by Australia in 2010. Phuket has hundreds of massage shops and spas dotted around the […]

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‘Patong Eye’ – Phuket has London in its Sight

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‘Patong Eye’ – Phuket has London in its Sight

Plans for a London Eye style Ferris wheel to be built in Patong, (Phuket News) have sparked the imagination of local officials – further plans to Londonise Phuket that may or may not be in the pipeline include: Sarasin Bridge will be converted into a London Tower Bridge, a spokesman for the project said “the […]

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Investing in Phuket – The Property Boom

Filed in In the News, Articles, Lifestyle, About Phuket by on November 19, 2013
Investing in Phuket – The Property Boom

A colossal 20 billion baht is being invested into Phuket by Thailand’s largest developer of real estate and retail, The Central Group, will be spent over the next five to seven years on projects around Phuket. Central Festival in Phuket City is one of the largest shopping malls in Phuket. The new enterprise plans to […]

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Spirit Houses in Phuket

Filed in Articles, Lifestyle, About Phuket by on November 19, 2013
Spirit Houses in Phuket

One thing run-down karaoke bars and five star hotels in Phuket have in common are the familiar out-door spirit houses. A colourful scaled down likeness of a traditional Thai home or temple can be found outside most Phuket homes, businesses and government buildings. The standard spirit house sits atop a pillar a metre or so […]

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A Phuket Horoscope – by Miss Tikmeg

Filed in Articles, Lifestyle, About Phuket by on November 17, 2013
A Phuket Horoscope – by Miss Tikmeg

CAPRICORN (Dec 22 – Jan 20) You are normally a calm and rational person, but this month when you have to renew your Thai visa you will experience close to apoplectic levels of rage – try to stay calm and make sure you have the correct documentation copied in triplicate, a DNA sample, your grandmother’s […]

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Luxury Holiday Villa with Pool – Nai Harn, Phuket

Luxury Holiday Villa with Pool – Nai Harn, Phuket

LOCATION: Nai Harn – South West Phuket • PRICE: from 6,500 Thai Baht per night BEDROOMS: 3 • BATHROOMS: 3 • SWIMMING POOL • MAID SERVICE • WESTERN KITCHEN • WiFi Located within a short walking distance to the beautiful and ever popular Nai Harn beach this luxury Thai Balinese style holiday villa is an […]

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