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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 Apinya Saksri
Gleaming and desirable: that was the verdict as the Andaman Motor Show opened today. And a week of longing and close examination of price tags is likely to follow. More »
By Chutima Sidasathian and Shanya Phattrasaya
50 Photographs! One of the best regattas in years marks the King's Birthday with a respectful sailpast off Kata beach. More »
By Lana Willocks
Photo Album Most King's Cup sailors are probably unaware of the achievements of a master sailor on Phuket who ranks among the best the world has seen. Phuketwan talks to Rolly Tasker. More »
Photo Salute Next year marks 50 years since His Majesty The King visited Phuket for the first time. Phuketwan commemorates the royal birthday with memories and a Photo Album. More »
By Shanya Phattrasaya
Photo Album From two wars to rainmaking to a new role as Phuket's star underwater attraction. That's the long and varied history of the Sky Dive Reef, finally in place after years of planning. More »
2008 King's Cup Latest Scott Duncanson takes King's Cup honors again. Duncanson has been setting the sports boat class on fire with his Phuket 8, a sailing craft designed for local conditions. More »
Update: Racing Delayed to Dec 2 Bangkok airport closures have forced sailors joining the King's Cup Regatta to find alternative ways into Phuket, but the event is going ahead as planned. More »
By Bruce Stanley
Baan Rim Pa was started on the back of misfortune. But Tom McNamara's uncanny sense of Phuket's dining potential soon turned it into culinary gold. More »
By Alan Morison
The annual Phuketwan award for the Restaurant of the Year celebrates the best in island dining. If you know a contender or you would like to help us with the 2009 awards, tell us now. More »
Photo Album With one or two exceptions, the food in Patong is enough to make a budding Van Gough slice off a tongue. In Phuket City, even a damaged palate can mix vivid colors with good taste. More »