What’s there to do in Phuket at the weekend besides going to a shopping mall? No, let’s forget that idea – too many traffic jams! Stay at home wasting time on the TV, tablet and mobile phone? I’m sure that you must have the same thoughts as me at weekends. City people have only got a few choices as to what to do at the weekends but in Phuket there are still some green, wide-open spaces waiting for you to discover. How about riding a buffalo with your children surrounded by nature? You just need to drive to Baan Kuku, Ratsada and head for Vanich Farm.
Every September, Phuket celebrates the ‘Por Tor festival’. The Chinese-Thai who live in Phuket set up sacrificial dining tables in their house, at markets, and in temples to pay respect to their ancestors. Besides the sacrificial offerings that you normally find in related ceremonies such as candles, incense, tea, food, desserts and fruit, during the Por Tor festival there is also red rice turtle cake as well.
Are you a workaholic? Addicted to work, forgetting to enjoy life, ignoring good quality food, never going to the gym and stressed out all the time? Well, maybe you should take a short trip to Phuket, spend some good quality time with yourself, eat nutritious food, get some exercise and relax your mind a bit. Take some quality time with your body and mind before you end up in the hospital when it’s too late. In Phuket there are excellent wellness resorts and packages that are perfect to put you on the road to wellness. Here are some of the best: