After having a rather terrible mango salad for lunch, I had my guards up at dinnertime and put in a bit more effort to steer clear of the worst tourist traps. That’s easier said than done, traveling with my parents,
Phuket: Marriott Nai Yang - Conquering the giant flamingo float
The hotel’s pool was home to a giant, pink flamingo float, and what an adorable creature! I just couldn’t take my eyes off it, and when I saw it floating around the pool all alone, without the usual crowd of
Recently, Poul and I had our 5-year wedding anniversary, so we decided to go on a short vacation to Phuket. Because of the rainy season, Phuket can be a hit or miss during this time of the year. I’ve been
Our original plan for this trip didn’t include anything else than relaxation by the pool, but after a while it became boring. Saturday afternoon, we therefore went to visit Phuket Weekend Market outside Phuket Town on the southern part of
Mai Khao Beach is the famous plane spotter beach on Phuket. The beach is right at the threshold of runway 09, so when the wind is right, you’ll have the planes flying right above your head for landing.
The runway numbers
I took a PADI Open Water Diver Course in Thailand back in 2003. I was blown away by this beautiful new world, which was revealed to me, and by the end of the course I had all the best intentions of pursuing what
When it comes to buffets, I usually say that that I prefer a smaller one with better dishes than a big buffet, where all dishes are missing the last 10%. Though sometimes, you can have both, and the breakfast buffet at
Finding a nice place to eat in Karon beach turned out to be quite a challenge. Most restaurants cater to the tourists, who in most cases are Scandinavian senior travelers, so you can probably imagine how that affects the food.