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  • Weather

    Hot, damn hot – 10 ways to cope with humidity in Thailand

    February to May is the hottest time of the year in most of Thailand. And after the heat comes the rain. Then it’s hot AND humid. Actually it’s usually reasonably humid all through the year. But, whilst it can be a bit of a shock for tourists used to a colder or dry-air climate, it doesn’t take too long to get used…

  • Weather

    Top 10 ways to cope with Thailand’s humidity

    It’s humid most of the year in Thailand. In the southern provinces during the ‘wet season’, it’s hot and humid all the time (May – November). You will sweat, a lot. Or in the case of ladies, you will perspire… or ‘glow’. Plenty of showers and common sense are your best advice. And drinking lots of water. You WILL get…

  • Tourism

    Top Ten tips to tipping in Thailand

    How much is appropriate in Thailand or should you tip at all? There is no rule of thumb although tipping is not common amongst Thais whilst it remains reasonably common with some westerners, but certainly not all. Americans almost tip by habit. Tipping in Thailand is not mandatory but will always be welcomed with a ‘wai’ and a smile. Our…

  • Phuket

    Top 10 restaurants in Phuket

    There are many excellent dining experiences in Phuket. Here, in no particular order, are some tried and proven examples of great dining on the island you just have to visit when on the island. From Thai to European to Italian… The 9th Floor Patong. The 9th Floor Restaurant & Bar, located in The Sky Inn Condo in Patong is a…