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Phuket's 10 best dishes: what to try and where to eat it

5 min readPublished Dec 31, 2021

The food of Phuket has a jumble of influences with no counterpart elsewhere in Thailand. Here are the best dishes to try when you're there.

Each Sunday in the end of the afternoon a huge street food market takes place in the whole Thalang Road - thanon Thalang in Thai - in Phuket Old Townn Thailand, till late in the night.
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Exploring Phuket Town: the Thai holiday island’s cultural capital

6 min readPublished Jan 17, 2019

Thanks to its strategic southern Thailand location and rich natural bounty, Phuket’s backstory is a fascinating, multifaceted one. Europeans (Dutch,…

A Sino-Portuguese yellow building in Phuket Town
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Beyond the plastic tables: top spots in Phuket for a smart meal

4 min readPublished Dec 1, 2014

Thailand’s love affair with food is just as strong in the south, where local cuisine is dominated by seafood and spice, mixed with flavours from India,…

Beyond the plastic tables: top spots in Phuket for a smart meal
Food and drink

Phuket's Vegetarian Festival: a festival of contradictions

4 min readPublished Sep 6, 2010

It may seem hard to maintain a ritual of cleansing in Phuket, Thailand’s centre of sin and decadence, but once a year it’s easy to join in with the Thais…

Phuket's Vegetarian Festival: a festival of contradictions