Phuket

Normality resumes: Curfews lifted in three Thai hot spots

Normality resumes: Curfews lifted in three Thai hot spots

In an effort to revive tourism, the junta has lifted the curfew in Phuket, Pattaya and Koh Samui
Old Town Phuket: Finally, a reason to leave the beach

Old Town Phuket: Finally, a reason to leave the beach

Here's how to experience the real heritage and culture of Thailand's most popular holiday island. No debauchery required
Phuket's 7 coolest cafes and coffee shops

Phuket's 7 coolest cafes and coffee shops

Famous for its sun, surf, skin and sin, Phuket is home to a growing collection of great little hangouts
Wish you were here-- Kata Beach, Phuket

Wish you were here-- Kata Beach, Phuket

Taking in a sunset on Kata Beach in Phuket is a great way to spend a November evening
Opinion: Rihanna spot on about Phuket problems

Opinion: Rihanna spot on about Phuket problems

Authorities in Patong remain blind to the sleaze and the wildlife abuse around them, says one local
Locals arrested over Rihanna's Thailand holiday snaps

Locals arrested over Rihanna's Thailand holiday snaps

Instagram photo of pop star holding endangered primate leads to outrage among animal rights advocates
Insider Guide: Best of Phuket

Insider Guide: Best of Phuket

Super sexy nightlife, hot beaches and even hotter food -- three great reasons to visit Thailand’s largest island. Here’s how to cram it all into a single visit
iReport: 5 great Phuket dishes and where to try them

iReport: 5 great Phuket dishes and where to try them

A Thailand-based iReporter shares a few of his favorite southern seafood specialties, along with a list of Phuket restaurants serving them
Chinese travelers ditch the Philippines, re-route to Bali, Phuket and Jeju

Chinese travelers ditch the Philippines, re-route to Bali, Phuket and Jeju

Industry insiders predict China's Philippines travel suspension will last for months
Phuket’s sands get swanky

Phuket’s sands get swanky

A new wave of ritzy beach clubs is transforming Phuket’s west coast while raising questions about control and commerce
Phuket's best pool villas and suites

Phuket's best pool villas and suites

Vichy shower beds and Gordon Ramsay's "second home." A round-up of Phuket's most luxurious sleep experiences
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