Training with Belinda Granger
The Phuket Today team is having a bit of trouble getting motivated for the Laguna Phuket Marathon – ubntil Isaac suggests bringing in a pro to give them some tips – Triathlon Hall of Famer Belinda Granger. Belinda puts the team through its paces and gives them some sage advice before the take on the...
An Evolution in Cinema
Visual entertainment reaches new heights in Phuket with the recent arrival of Evolution Cinema. This Full Dome cinema experience, the first in Thailand, places viewers in relaxed recliners to view digitally created movies that span the entire interior area of the semi-spherical theater. Set up at Ce...
Phuket Expat Sherin Peace
Mrs World 2005 finalist Sherin Peace has spent the past 13 years traveling to and living in some of the more exotic places around the world and then, quite by accident, her family discovered Phuket and Sherin finally settled (well, for now at least). Now Sherin spends her days rescuing stray animals...
BIS International Day
British International School Phuket recently staged an International Day celebration with students, staff and parents donning national costumes. 44 countries were represented by participants, including some British Morris Dancers. In other news, Thai broadcasting giant MCOT recently brought their ro...
Turtle release at Mai Khao Beach
JW Marriott Resort and Spa recently held a turtle release at Mai Khao Beach in conjunction with the Phuket Marine Biological Center where over one hundred sponsored turtles were given a helping hand into the surf. Phuket Today talked to Dr Robert Mather of the International Union for the Conservatio...
Celebrating the Phuket Heroines
Phuket Today takes a look at the sound and light extravaganza staged annually to celebrate the successful defense of the Phuket from Burmese invaders in 1786. This year, Phuket's governor Maitri Inthusut played the role of King Rama I. Featuring excerpts from Colin Mackay's book, A History of Phuke...