The Bay Regatta parties
While much of the action at the Bay Regatta takes place on the water, Phuket Today met up with the regatta participants on shore, as the racers partied their way to and from Phang Nga Bay. We also catch up with the Lady SevenStar crew to find out what they got up to in Phang Nga Bay.
Phuket Expat – Richard Cracknell
Tara Sudlow takes her bad back to Nai Harn for some therapy with chiropractor and naturopath, Richard Cracknell, who is also a medal-winning marathon and triathlon competitor – outrunning many a younger athlete. Tara also tries some of Richard's excellent dishes at his Living Food Cafe.
News & Events – Phuket Local Food Festival
Phuket Today gives you a taste of the Phuket Local Food Festival. This four-day event was a chance for locals and visitors to the island to sample some of the fabulous foods Phuket has created. The festival also featured the Miss Andaman Pearl beauty pageant.
After Dark – The Nine Wine & Dining's grand openin
The Nine is Phuket's latest chic eaterie. Centrally located, the five-star food, wine and service at The Nine come at a very affordable three-star price tag. Phuket Today went along to the wine bar's grand opening to find out what makes The Nine so special.
Life & Style – Olympians at Thanyapura
Olympic swimmers from the Netherlands and Italy visited Phuket recently to enjoy some winter training in the tropics. Thanyapura Sports & Leisure Complex played host to Olympic champions; Femke Heemskerk, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Marcel Wouda, Pieter van den Hoogenband and Italian Olympic medalist, Filippo Magnini.
Life & Style – Bikram Choudhury's Hot Yoga
Phuket Today meets world-renowned yoga guru, Bikram Choudhury, in Phuket to run a Hot Yoga session at his Bikram Yoga studio in Kathu. Bikram talks about his life and explains his philosophy behind the global yoga phenomenon he developed over half a century ago. British rap star and actor, Goldie, also dropped in to take a class with his favourite Yogi.