Kamala Beachfront apartments

Kamala beach front apartments

A hotel for families in Phuket Kamala Beachfront Apartments We can’t think of a better place to stay for a family of four than the Kamala Beach Front Apartments. They are also ideal for a small group or two couples. The two bedroom deluxe sea view rooms are massive. They have two bedrooms, both with private en-suite bathrooms. They have a huge lounge / dinner area with a fully fitted kitchen. Read More …

Koh Lanta resort recommendation

Koh Lanta Nice beach resort

Lanta Nice Beach Resort Koh Lanta resort recommendation We’ve stayed at the Lanta Nice Beach Resort twice and I’m sure we’ll be back again. It’s a 3 star resort on Khlong Nin beach that we really like. If you’ve never been to Koh Lanta we recommend it for a taste of Thailand island life. It still hasn’t reached the levels of development which many people feel have spoiled other Thai Read More …

Family hotel in Krabi

Family hotel in Krabi

Family hotel in Krabi If you are travelling with kids in Krabi we recommend the Centara Anda Dhevi hotel in the Hat Nopparartha part of Krabi, we stayed there last month. It’s well located and popular with families. Kids will find friends to play with in the pool so the adults can relax. The service is excellent and the rooms are great for the price you pay. Wifi is free Read More …

Reggae Queen snorkeling liveaboard

Reggae Queen guests

Reggae Queen snorkeling liveaboard 3 days 3 nights to the Surin Islands, Koh Bon and Koh Tachai Once again this season the Reggae Queen has been getting rave reviews. “Hello Paul, Our trip on the Reggae Queen was great! Ralph had everything down to a pat – food was delicious, the cabins were clean and we definitely felt that we were in good hands. We don’t have photos of our own Read More …

Chillva Market Phuket

Chillva Market Phuket

Chillva Market Phuket Town Chillva market is a new Phuket night market in the Samkhong area of Phuket Town. It’s very popular with young Thai’s and students. It’s a bit more trendy than some of the other markets in Phuket. It’s a bit more trendy that some of the other markets in Phuket. There are plenty of food stalls and communal areas to sit and eat. There are also some surrounding Read More …

Oktavia snorkeling liveaboard photos

Snorkeling with a manta

Oktavia snorkeling liveaboard photos Manta rays, whale sharks and turtles Here are a few cool photos taken by snorkelers on Oktavia at the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. These were taken last season. The 2015-16 was a really great season for big fish sightings, like manta rays and whale sharks. But we also saw a lot more reef sharks and the numbers of small reef fish was amazing. Which snorkeling Read More …

Phuket Thai Hua Museum

Phuket Thai Hua Museum

Phuket Thai Hua Museum Phuket Town museum The Phuket Thai Hua Museum is on Krabi road in Phuket old town. It is one of Phuket’s better museums and worth an hour of your time if you are staying in Phuket Town or doing a tour of Phuket. It does a good job of explaining Phuket’s history, focusing on the Chinese immigrants who left their homeland due to poverty and came to Read More …

Koh Yao Yai overnight

Koh Yao Yai view

2 days 1 night at Koh Yao Yai Koh Yao Yai overnight from Phuket, with snorkeling at Koh Hong Krabi Last weekend we had our end of high season staff outing. Each year we have to choose a location that suits everyone in our group of about thirty people. We have a mix of ages, nationalities and interests. Some of us need to be kept active, others prefer to just Read More …

Manta madness at Koh Bon

Manta Koh Bon

Reggae Queen snorkeling liveaboard review Manta madness There are plenty of mantas around at the moment. Plus reef sharks, turtles and all the other good stuff. The weather is hot hot hot, and the sea is flat. The next month is the perfect time of year to join the Sawan (aka Reggae Queen) to the Surin Islands, Koh Bon and Koh Tachai. This is what Erica had to say about her trip Read More …