Donna Toon

Donna Toon

Originally from New Zealand, Donna Toon has been living in Thailand for the last 9 years with her husband Scot and their two boys Jackson and Oliver. After graduating with a Degree in Hospitality Management, Donna has travelled the world with a desire to develop her craft. A recent move from hospitality has seen Donna immerse herself into the media and radio industry, consulting for a number of media companies.
  • Top 10

    Top 10 spas and massages in Phuket

    One of the best things about living in Asia, and in particular Thailand, is the abundance of fabulous places to have spa treatments. From the true local experience on the beach, to the ultra chic five star luxury treatments here is, in no particular order, our Top Ten Phuket Spa Experiences. 1. Let’s Relax (Boat Lagoon) Let’s Relax’s latest addition…

  • Phuket

    Phuket community supporting Ride 4 Kids V2.0

    Ride 4 Kids V2.0 for 2018 is in full swing. The event will run from from June 11 – 16. 20 riders and crew will be jumping in the saddle and riding 700 kms all in the name of charity – Phuket-Phang Nga-Krabi-Surat Thani-Khao Sok-Khao Lak-Phuket. Three charities will once again be supported this year, The Good Shepherd, Phuket Has Been…

  • Thai Life

    Top 10 Roast Dinners in Phuket

    Many of us are away from home living as ‘expats’ on this tropical island and while we all love Thai food, especially street local food, sometimes we miss the comforts of home. And what’s more homely than our extensively researched (we all love a good roast) Top Ten Sunday Roasts, in no particular order. 1. Les Diables, Boat Lagoon The…

  • Thai Life

    Reboot and maximise your energy

    ADVERTISEMENT Award winning Phuket beach resort, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, is hosting the 6th ‘Reboot and Maximise Your Energy’ event which will be taking place from May 24-27, 2018. Participants will learn new fitness & lifestyle skills and information and how they can ‘re-program’ their body with the practitioners including Hayden Rhodes, Kim White, Andrew Stannard and Susanna…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Halsey “Alone”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Halsey and the latest release as the third single from her upcoming second studio album “Hopeless Fountain” the track is called “Alone”. Halsey of course gained International stardom when she joined American DJ’s and record producers The Chainsmokers for…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Jason Derulo “Colours” the anthem of FIFA World Cup 2018

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Jason Derulo and the anthem for FIFA World Cup 2018 “Colours” by Coca Cola. If you get a chance to watch the music video it is a feast for the eyes and indicative of the title of the song.…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa “One Kiss”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features Scottish record producer Calvin Harris and rumored current girlfriend English singer and songwriter Dua Lipa. It is the latest release as the second single from Harris’ upcoming sixth studio album, the track is called “One Kiss”. The music video was released on May…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Ariana Grande “No Tears Left to Cry”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Ariana Grande and the latest release as the lead single from her upcoming fourth studio album “Sweetener” the track is called “No Tears Left to Cry”. The track was released on April 20, 2018 and already has over 110…

  • Thai Life

    Ride 4 Kids V2.0 Gearing Up

    Pedal power to raise money for needy children in Phuket. Following on from the success of Ride 4 Kids 2017, preparations and training is underway for Ride 4 Kids V2.0, 2018, to benefit the needy children of Phuket in three different charities, The Good Shepherd, Phuket Has Been Good To Us and Outrigger’s Share 4 Change Program. On June 11,…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Zayn “Let Me”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features English singer and songwriter ZAYN and the latest release as the second single from his upcoming second studio album, the track is called “Let Me”. The song itself was dropped on April 12, and Zayn describes it as a very personal and emotional…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – 5 Seconds of Summer “Want You Back”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer and the latest release as the lead single from their upcoming third studio album “Youngblood” the track is called “Want You Back”. The band’s debut single in 2014 “She Looks So Perfect” topped the charts…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Lauv “Chasing Fire”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Lauv with his latest release “Chasing Fire” which is a non album single release. Lauv rose to fame in 2015 after the release of his debut studio album “Lost in the Light” which feature hit song “I Like Me…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Kylie Minogue “Stop Me From Falling”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features Australian singer and songwriter Kylie Minogue with her latest release “Stop Me From Falling” from her fourteenth studio album “Golden”. My boss Tim is a huge Kylie fan, and he has sent me the link to this track a few times now, so…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Lady Gaga “Your Song”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Lady Gaga with her rendition of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s 1970 hit song “Your Song” from the dedication album “Reimagining the Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, REVAMP” The actual original song was released by rock band…

  • News

    The Good Shepherd Phuket Learning Centre requires urgent funding

    The fate of the Good Shepherd Learning Centre Phuket is a matter of concern. The Centre has an urgent need to obtain sustainable funds to continue operations as its initial period of regular, committed funding will cease in May 2018. At The Good Shepherd Learning Centre they provide basic education i.e. science, mathematics and language skills in Thai, Burmese and…

  • Thai Life

    British International School Phuket Hosts Scholarship Bake Off

    PHUKET – BISP Scholarship Bake Off The IWA Phuket Team together with the Year 10 – 12 students of British International School Phuket hosted a bake off on Sunday at the Outrigger Laguna Beach Resort Phuket, all to raise money for the IWA a student lead initiative, funding girls in education. All the participating baking teams showcased their talent, the…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Bon Jovi “Walls”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American rock band Bon Jovi and the latest release from their expanded edition of their 2016 studio album “This House is not for Sale” the track is called “Walls”. The song is politically motivated and the music video is equal parts performance and…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Meghan Trainor “No Excuses”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor and the lead single from her third studio album “No Excuses” called “No Excuses”. Retro in style and retro in sound, Meghan Trainor has returned back to her old fashioned 50’s roots. The song is upbeat and…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – John Legend “A Good Night”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer John Legend and DJ Bloodpop and his latest release called “A Good Night”. The music video is a play on the dating app “Tinder” where a hot lady is walking through a nightclub and being approached by a number of men…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – Maren Morris “Rich”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features American singer and songwriter Maren Morris and the latest release from her debut studio album “Hero” called “Rich”. It’s a change up in genre for Toons Tunes today, as I wouldn’t describe myself as a country music fan, but this track verges on…

  • Thai Life

    TOONS TUNES – The Weeknd “Wasted Times”

    Checking new and amazing music for The Thaiger everyday with Donna Toon Toons Tunes for today features Canadian singer and songwriter The Weeknd and the latest release from the extended play studio album “My Dear Melancholy” called “Wasted Times”. If you are a follower of Toons Tunes you will know that I am a huge fan of The Weeknd and…

  • Thai Life

    Top 10 Spots to Escape the Crowds in Phuket

    The island of Phuket is abuzz with tourists throughout the high season, but it is also staying busy now during the traditional ‘low’ season as well. We no longer have the dramatic influx during the silly season and super quiet during low season, it has flattened out and we now have tourists all year round. Expats and locals welcome the tourists…