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Phuket posts

Thailand Sandbox entry rules from 1 April 2022

April 1, 2022 By Richard

Official Update! Thailand Sandbox entry rules from 1 April 2022 Thailand Sandbox. Pretravel testing is no longer required, and after completing 5 days within the Sandbox destinations, travellers will be allowed to travel domestically within Thailand.  TAT Newsroom Send an email17 hours ago  518,165 6 minutes read This information has been updated on 31 March, 2022. Thailand […]

Aussie Keating trial over death of girlfriend on jet-ski in Phuket

February 27, 2017 By Richard

June court date for Aussie Keating trial over death of girlfriend on jet-ski in Phuket Credits: Coconuts Bangkok Discover Thailand with Thailand Discovery Aussie Keating trial. Fears have been raised that Australian tourist Thomas Keating will be stuck in Thailand for a further four months until the Phuket Provincial Court hears the evidence against him […]

Phuket Thailand Man O’ War Warning Still in Effect

September 30, 2016 By Richard

Phuket Thailand Man O’ War Warning Still in Effect tourist stung at Patong Discover thailand with Thailand Discovery The tourist that was stung. Photo: Phuket Lifeguards Service Phuket Thailand Man O’ War Phuket Thailand Man O’ War.  The warning for tourists to beware of dangerous Portuguese man o’ war stingers at Phuket beaches remained in effect […]

Phuket street food Slithery Snake Somtam

September 12, 2016 By Richard

Phuket street food Slithery Snake Somtam seller finds snake in her fermented fish Discover thailand with Thailand Discovery Phuket street food Photo: The Phuket News  Phuket street food. A local street food vendor in Phuket filed a complaint with police after purchasing a half-kilogram of pla ra, the fermented fish gel that is a key ingredient […]

Pokemon Thailand Pokemon tours launched Phuket

August 11, 2016 By Richard

Pokemon Thailand Pokemon Go tours launched in Phuket Photo: The Phuket News Pokemon Thailand. While the country struggles to contain the Pokémon Go frenzy, one Phuket tour operator has launched tours that allow clients to hunt down the prized critters. Yongyuth Chankul, Managing Director at Phuket Tour Holiday Co., launched tours around the island to […]

Thailand Culture Tourist Wears See through dress

August 11, 2016 By Richard

Thailand Culture. Tourist visits Phuket temple in see-through dress, gets cultural education from police. Photo: Kanokkorn Chutimon and Manager Hours after a blonde woman was photographed wearing a see-through dress while visiting a sacred temple in Phuket, she was invited to the police station to get a lesson on Thai culture last night. The tourist, a Russian national, had […]

Phuket Beaches the Top 10 Very Best

August 9, 2016 By Richard

Phuket Beaches the Top 10 Very Best Discover thailand with Thailand Discovery With the help of the information on the Internet and also personal experience I have compiled a list of what are considered to be the best 10 beaches in Phuket. “What is the Best Beach in Phuket?” Well, that is really down to personal […]

Intrusive immigration form mandatory in Phuket

May 22, 2016 By Richard

Intrusive immigration form mandatory in Phuket Discover Thailand with Thailand Discovery. Intrusive immigration form mandatory in Phuket. If you are planning to visit Thailand’s resort province of Phuket, you will now be required to furnish a host of personal information, including banking account and social media details to the nation’s Immigration bureau. Otherwise, failure to […]

Phuket airport retailers forced to drop prices

April 3, 2016 By Richard

Phuket airport retailers forced to drop prices Retailers at Phuket International Airport have dropped the price of bottled still water by 75 per cent following traveller complaints. Photo: Sukawin Tanthavanich PHUKET:  Phuket airport retailers forced to drop prices. Phuket International Airport has slashed the cost of drinking water on sale inside its terminals by 75 […]

Phuket Spanish tourist arrivals up

April 3, 2016 By Richard

Phuket Spanish tourist arrivals up Phuket is still popular with ‘quality’ European tourists but the TAT wants them to stay longer and spend more in the province. Photo: TAT PHUKET: The number of Spanish tourists visiting Thailand has risen by almost 30 per cent this year while the number of Russian tourists continues to rapidly […]

Troubled sea gypsies ponder their future – Living Thailand

February 11, 2016 By Richard

Troubled sea gypsies ponder their future – Living Thailand   Original article from The Nation newspaper February 11th 2016 Troubled Sea Gypsies are facing double trouble – from disputes on land and limitations in making a living on sea. It was revealed that 13 out of 21 sea gypsies’ lands have been encroached upon. “We […]

Snake bites Phuket tourist on the nose!

January 11, 2016 By Richard

Snake bites Phuket tourist on the nose! Link to original story from The Nation 11th January 2016 Snake bites Phuket tourist – A KISS from a snake turned into a horror for a Chinese tourist in Phuket over the weekend, prompting official action on venues that attract tourists with animal exhibitions. A viral video clip […]