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Flying Hanuman... or, Flying Cinderella (patent pending)

Stand on Patong beach, facing the sea. Turn 180 degrees. Spit as far as you can.

Did you hit a tree? Of course you did. That’s how close ocean and rainforest really are in Thailand, and it’s seriously cool. 685 more words


Patong Beach and Italian Pizza

 Patong beach is one of the most popular beaches on Phuket. There are many hotels located in the town, right off the beach, as well as tons of restaurants, bars and shopping. 675 more words

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Tri Trang Beach, Phuket

Our travel plans in Phuket included several beach trips, because for one, all of us love the beach, and we knew we were coming back to the Chicago area where ocean beaches are far away. 389 more words

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Phuket Marriott Merlin Beach

 Because we stayed in Marriott and SPG hotels for long stints in Asia for Austin’s work, we knew we wanted to book one of these using points for our time in Phuket. 1,330 more words

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Phuket Island: Old Town, Patong & Karon

Phuket was one in itself. I’m not sure how one island can go from a brilliant, colourful suburb, to the Magaluf of Thailand. Yet it did. 1,003 more words

Freedom Beach, Phuket Thailand

After reading a few articles online about the best beaches in Phuket, Chris and I decided to check out Freedom Beach.  It is described as “an exclusive gem on Phuket’s west coast; the 300m-long strip of white sand is set in a superb bay dotted with granite rocks and surrounded by hills covered by thick and luxuriant jungle.” ( 537 more words

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Leonardo DiCaprio and I Found a Paradise in Thailand : My Phuket Experience


A film buff will recognize Phuket particularly Maya Bay as the setting of Leonardo Di Caprio’s old movie, The Beach. 973 more words