Getting to know Phuket Island means more than just sunbathing on the beach; there’s so much more to discover here! One special gastronomic and cultural highlight is visiting a lobster farm in north of the island near Tha Chatchai. You’ll be able to observe the local fishermen’s lifestyles and even sample fresh lobster and seafood while enjoying views of Saphan Sarasin – the bridge that links the island to the mainland.
Just imagine what a luxurious lifestyle you could have if you owned a yacht; you could experience a wonderful marine-based existence. More and more people are fulfilling that dream and this could be the reason why yacht businesses in Phuket are doing very well and recently, these businesses have received support from both government and private sectors. There are four main marinas providing full services in Phuket. Why not learn about them with Phuket E Magazine?
Hello Maiton Island! Here I come! Bikini: check! Camera: check! Sunscreen: check! My fave book: check! Sunglasses: check! Hat: check! I’m so darn ready now!
6.30 Wake up, get dressed and wolf down two sandwiches then I just rush to the pier and make it on time a little before 8.30. Today my journey begins at Dolphin Pier at Ao Makham. I planned this trip alone and I really don’t know what’s waiting for me out there. I’m so damn excited. You know it’s not easy to get a day off like this and I’ve got no time to wait for my gang to get the same day off, so screw them. Travelling alone doesn’t seem to be that difficult.
Phuket’s ‘Old Town’ is well known for its classic Sino-Portuguese architecture but nowadays there’s another reason to take a stroll around downtown: Street Art. Both local and international artists have contributed works and the resulting street art is part of a ‘FAT’ project (Food Art Town in Phuket). The artwork is located in a compact section of town, making it easy to go from piece to piece taking photos. Here’s a description of some of the works and where to find them.