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Living in Phuket

Living in Phuket

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PHUKET: If you have been living and working in Asia half your life, would you want to go back to live in Europe – or anywhere – where the temperature can drop below 10ºC? Most Westerners would not want to endure the harsh cold winters of their origin country and […]

A true taste of Phuket

A true taste of Phuket

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PHUKET: With so many Western-style restaurants and the longstanding popularity of Northeastern-style Thai food in Phuket, it is sometimes easy to forget that the island has its own unique cuisine. You won’t find it in the tourist areas though, for an authentic taste of local food, you have to head […]

Hotel rates to go up as Chinese tourists spend big

Hotel rates to go up as Chinese tourists spend big

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More than 50% of hotels in Thailand plan to increase their rates next year, according to a study by travel website TripAdvisor. The study, conducted in June and July this year, found that 82% of hoteliers across the country are confident of generating higher profits in 2014, compared to 67% […]

Phuket Town

Phuket Town

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Phuket Old Town was built on riches reaped from the beginning of the tin boom in the 19th century led to construction of many fine mansions and shops that are still well preserved. The architectural style, typical of the region, is described as Sino-Portuguese and has a strongly Mediterranean character. […]