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Phuket People Places Shopping What To Do is all about exactly that, our look at what this tropical Paradise Phuket has to offer.

Phuket Island (pronounced puu gèt) (ภูเก็ต), is Thailand’s largest at 48km in length and 21km at its widest. It’s in Southern Thailand, on the west-facing Andaman Sea coastline, suspended from the southern tip of Phang Nga Province by a pair of short but substantial road bridges.

Phuket is one of Thailand’s wealthiest provinces and nestled on the Andaman Sea.

The Phuket island was on one of the major trading routes between India and China and was frequently mentioned in foreign trader’s ship logs.

In recent times, though, Phuket’s top earner has been tourism, which has transformed the island into Thailand’s wealthiest province.

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There have been many changes in Phuket since the military coup in 2014, the biggest being the removal of commercial activities on the beaches and public land.

Changes continue with the prime objective of making Phuket better.

With over 3 million visitors per year, something had to be done and so far the changes are having a positive impact, environmentally whilst improving tourism.

Map of Phuket, Phangnga Bay, Krabi Phi Phi Islands and the Andaman Sea.

A visitor to the region is recommended to charter or take a boat trip and visit the Islands. The Phuket vegetarian festival is an annual event held during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, usually early October.

The Vegetarian Festival, or jia chai as it is known in local Hokkien Chinese, began in 1825.

The festival is mainly centred around the middle of Phuket, Phuket Town and Kathu.

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HLB Thailand

Phuket FM radio is a proud partner of HLB Thailand who are Thailand’s premier financial and management accounting firms. Although they are currently a marketing partner of our Phuket based station, HLB Thailand is established worldwide and have been developing their brand here in Thailand for almost 20 years. Their team consists of a number of…
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Escape to Koh Yao Noi

Escape to Koh Yao Noi

Escape to Koh Yao Noi for a weekend of pure indulgent relaxation, peace, tranquillity and incredible views. Koh Yao Noi is the smaller sister island to Koh Yao Yai. Literally translated the name means ‘Little Long Island’, and is about half the size of its sister island. I decided to take a weekend to see…
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Jungceylon Shopping

Jungceylon Shopping

Jungceylon Shopping is the ultimate shopping, lifestyle and entertainment destination centrally located in Patong, Phuket. The complex covers 200,000 square meters with available parking space for 100 coaches and 2000 cars. Visitors and locals alike flock to Patong and indulge in a world of shopping, entertainment, leisure and fun. Rain or shine in Phuket, Jungceylon…
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Central Festival Shopping

Central Festival Shopping

Central Festival Shopping Mall is a spacious, modern, fully equipped shopping complex in Phuket, Thailand. Central Festival brings the best shopping experience for locals and visitors to Phuket Island. With over 120 stores and outlets, Central Festival Shopping Mall is a shopping hub. Spend the whole day in the cool, air-conditioned mall and enjoy the latest in trends,…
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Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2016

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2016 comes to Phuket yearly during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar and so is held over a nine-day period in October. The celebration stems from the Chinese belief that abstaining from meat and other stimulants, whilst performing certain sacred rituals during this time will bring good health and fortune….
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Sunday Brunch at Regent Phuket

On Sunday, Regent Phuket Cape Panwa presents a classy casual Sunday brunch at the Grill, the resort’s signature restaurant with stunning views over the sea views. Choose from sumptuous feast of Sunday Roasts, fresh seafood, salads, cheese selection, fresh-baked pastries, an assortment of healthy raw juices and power boosters. Made-to-order Crêpes and desserts on display…
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