Floating in the Andaman Sea off Thailand’s coast, Phuket lures you in with its white sand beaches and ancient temples, but you’ll stick around for the food. In between shaking the sand from your sandals and admiring Wat Chalong, your nose will catch the scent of banana pancakes and noodle soup that wafts through the air. Food is everywhere during a Phuket holiday—nibble by nibble, you can try it all with just a few dollars and a big appetite. We asked the travel experts at Expedia Australia to recommend the best Phuket food adventures… Read More
Phuket has many beaches, and even more hotels and resorts so it can be a tricky thing to pick the right area and the right hotel for you. Some areas are best for young party animals, some for romance, but if it’s family friendly you’re after, here are four of the best, hand-picked by family travel blogger Deborah Dickson-Smith (Where To Next?). Read More
Pattaya Beach is changing. Some things, of course, remain the same, including the famous nightlife that sees Walking Street thronged by people after dark every night. Read More
Boutique cruise specialist Cruise Traveller, together with Silversea have put together a range of luxury cruises in November 2016 that include a few days exploration of beautiful Phuket. Read More
Travel blogger Thatraveller, Holly O’Sullivan, recently sampled the family friendly attributes of the Holiday Inn Mai Khao, in Phuket. Here’s her verdict.
A few steps from Mai Khao Beach, the Holiday Inn Mai Khao is everything you expect from a family-friendly hotel – and to make it even more appealing, kids stay, play and eat for free. Read More
Travel blogger Holly O’Sullivan recently had a chance to write us a resort review on Club Med Phuket, which is located right on the beach in Kata Bay.
Built in the style of traditional Longhouses, Phuket’s Club Med resort is a bit of a crowd-pleaser. Surrounded by luscious greenery and with a selection of pools to choose from, Club Med suits any type of holiday, whether that’s intergenerational families or honeymooners. Read More
Travel blogger Holly O’Sullivan learned the hard way that you can’t always rely on non-stop sunshine when you’re travelling, and on a recent visit to Phuket, despite the rain, she was determined to enjoy herself.
It was raining the day I arrived in Phuket but I made it my mission not to let it stop me from enjoying my trip. Read More
THATraveller blogger Holly O’Sullivan recently enjoyed the happy balance of relaxation and activities to be found at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket.
Karon Beach is one of the longest beaches in Phuket, and being quieter than nearby vibrant Patong Beach, it’s a popular choice for families and loved-up couples looking for a romantic break. Read More