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Phuket named 'City of Gastronomy' by Unesco.
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Restaurants of the Years Phuketwan has reviewed some of the best-value eating on the holiday island down the years and we're pleased to say all the top restaurants are still in good shape.
Latest An idea from the Prime Minister will become reality when the Thailand Yacht Show launches with its inaugural display at Ao Po Grand Marina on Phuket in February 2016.
Latest The annual Patong Festival marks the opening of the high season for Phuket. With a budget this year of five million baht and seafood the highlight, fun is to be expected from November 1-3.
Latest Phuket's spectacular vegetarian festival is underway and streets are lined with food stalls. The concept behind the festival requires an understanding of local traditions.
Latest The King's Cup Regatta is coming again in December with the sailors and their families likely to boost tourism yet again while racing takes place off Kata.
By Shanya Phattrasaya
Cutting edge style is Japan's forte and Phuket can expect nothing less at the Japan Rak Thai Festival, a bid to woo and win more tourists asJapan undergoes its worst crisis in 50 years. More »
By Chuitima Sidasathian
Photo Album Nine couples were hitched in a mass Baba wedding on Phuket that revived the traditions of China traders and wedded the island with a group of romantic Taiwanese tourists. More »
Romance is in the air every day, but especially on Valentine's Day when flowers demonstrate what hearts really feel. This year, despite the economic downturn, people still say it with roses. More »
By Lana Willocks
Phuket International Blues Rock festival is bringing the island four days of live music with 13 local and international acts set to join the show. More »
Photo Special is one of the big days of the Buddhist calendar, an appropriate time to visit Phuket's own Big Buddha. Makabucha Day attracted many people to the top spot on the island to pray. More »
By Chutima Sidasathian
Photo Special Kalim Bay, north of Patong, seems destined to become a place for the in crowd to retreat to sanctuary after forays to Patong. The Acqua Restaurant is the latest addition. More »
Photo Special Delays inevitably slow some Phuket resort projects and it's always a relief when they are finally open. Phuket's three Courtyards by Marriott are here, and set to party. More »
By Apinya Saksri
Wedding Album Romance comes to Phuket on February 14 with the Baba Wedding on Valentine's Day. Tradition marries modern times, with visitors coming to join ''two islands, one culture.'' More »
Food and drink plus a host of useful products from all over Thailand are the attractions of the OTOP (one village, one product) fair in Phuket City from February3-12. More »
Photo Album Food is the excuse for most Phuket festivals and the Old Phuket Festival makes as tasty a selection of food as possible available. Block the streets. Let's eat. More »