If you want to mix your beach getaway with a good party, Thailand’s Phuket is a popular destination and Patong is the undisputed party beach. You can party all night and relax by the beach all day – or just hang out at the hotel pool, if you can’t be bothered to go ALL THE WAY to the beach. And the Swissotel Patong has a very stylish rooftop pool & lounge area!
If you are planning a trip to Thailand’s party beach of Patong on Phuket island, the Swissotel Resort Phuket Patong is a good choice. It’s an older hotel close to the beach with nicely renovated rooms, excellent service and an upscale rooftop pool & club straight out of Miami and without the crowds. Prices vary greatly, so read my review … Continue reading
Most people come to Phuket for its sandy beaches, warm water and sunny weather. Many look forward to great food and fun nightlife. But one of the most impressive sights Phuket has to offer is the impressive coast line in Phang-nga National Park with the dramatic limestone cliffs dropping into the ocean! So, if you spend your vacation on Phuket, make sure to take a tour of the beautiful nature surrounding it!
This week’s Deal Dispatch brings you cheap flights to Asia from around the world. You can fly from Los Angeles to Beijing from $519 and for a little more from San Francisco to Shanghai on Air Canada. Turkish Airlines will take you from London to Singapore for as little as GBP377 and for AUD207 you can fly from various Australian … Continue reading
Phuket is the most popular beach destination in Thailand with more than 6 million visitors per year and some buzzing beach towns – but despite the crowds, you can still find peaceful beaches around the island, from quiet luxury resorts to remote little beaches, you’ll have plenty of choices to find your favorite beach!
Most visitors to Phuket, the most popular island in Thailand, never leave their hotel or beach town. If you want to get away from the tourist crowds for an evening out on town with a more local feel, head to Chillva Market – a mostly local Thai crowd is doing some shopping, hanging out with friends, listening to live bands … Continue reading
This week’s Deal Dispatch brings you some current flight deals to and from Asia: You can fly from Budapest to Phuket or Kuala Lumpur from EUR405 on Emirates, from Chicago to Beijing from $515 on American Airlines or United and from Hong Kong to Vancouver from only $397 on Air Canada – all round trip and great deals! … Continue reading
All over Asia, markets are very popular. Some have developed from being a regular place of commerce where you can buy food and household goods to selling arts, crafts or tourist goods. And night markets have become hang-outs where you can buy street food in addition to any goods you won’t find in a regular market or mall. The market … Continue reading
I love Thai food, but after a while in Thailand, I sometimes crave Italian food, my favorite of all cuisines. Finding great Italian food can be a challenge in Thailand – but Phuket has one of the most authentic Italian restaurants I have found in Asia – from great food and wine to a unique service experience it’s all I’d … Continue reading
Many visitors come to Phuket to party – and that usually involves beer in the countless bars or overpriced cocktails in the high-end hotels. But there is a lot more fun to be had off the beaten path: Zimplex, a tiny bar in Phuket town, serves some of the most innovative and photo-worthy shots in Thailand – worth trying out, … Continue reading