Elephant Trekking in Phuket

This was probably the only time that we felt a little short-changed/cheated during our most pleasant trip in Phuket. We had planned to go elephant trekking after our friends recommended the activity to us. So we told our tuk-tuk driver for the day that we'd like to go to a particular elephant camp that Read more [...]

Big Buddha in Phuket

When I rushed out my Phuket blog entries at the end of 2011, I left out 2 highlights from the trip. The first is the visit to the Big Buddha. The second? Just wait and see ;) So moving along with this post, the Big Buddha is literally a big statue of Buddha on the Nak-kerd Hills. From the balcony Read more [...]

A Day at Central Festival Phuket

My birthday this year coincided with our last day in Phuket. Since our flight was only at 10 pm that night), we decided to spend the day at the biggest mall in Phuket - Central Festival Phuket. Yes, I spent my 28th birthday hanging around a mall like an 18 year old. But hey at least it's a world Read more [...]

Beachy Adventures in Phuket

This is more like a quick photo post. Apart from the beaches we encountered while island hopping, we also indulged in a few beaches (in the Kata area) during the 4 days we were in Phuket. So here are some photos to depict the relaxed mood of our vacation! On our second day there, we took a very, Read more [...]

Island Hopping in Phuket

We went on tour of Phi Phi Islands on our third day in Phuket. Even though it was sort of a rainy season in October, it didn't rain much for the first two days. But of course Mother Nature decided to wait till we're out in the open sea to shower us with the rains of rains. To make things more interesting Read more [...]

Staying at Metadee Resorts, Phuket

We stayed at Metadee Resorts and Villas for the duration of our Phuket trip. And I must say it was a really lovely resort, with a gorgeous room boasting a princess bed (which I couldn't and still can't stop gushing over) and an open concept bathroom. The staff offered bright sincere smiles and the Read more [...]

Flying with Jetstar Airlines

It was a trip of many firsts. It was my first trip to Thailand, also my first time to travel out for my birthday and most importantly - it was the first time I've ever taken a budget flight. It is a big deal because I never thought I'd actually have to ever take a budget flight. You see, I'm a self-proclaimed Read more [...]

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