Artikel tagged “Beach”

  • Blade Runner. Cool tech gives Cola new legs.

    Blade Runner. Cool tech gives Cola new legs.

    After a first set of prosthetics, Cola now has new ‘bouncy’ blades to run on. Cola the two-legged dog has scored an Asian first – he’s the first dog in the world to be fitted with blades of the kind used by Paralympic sprinters. And he took to his new legs like a champion, racing up and down the beach on his blades within minutes of having them installed.

  • The Boathouse reveals its stunning make-over

    The Boathouse reveals its stunning make-over

    By Pattarawadee Saengmanee Anchored at the end of Kata Beach, the venerable Boathouse Phuket has been freshly refurbished as a boutique hotel and a base for cruise holidays.

  • 60 year old Brit drowns at Karon

    60 year old Brit drowns at Karon

    A 60 year old British tourist, Collin William Dean, drowned in Karon yesterday (November 14) after swimming in a red flagged zone. He went to the beach with his wife and drowned after getting dragged under by a strong waves. His wife called for help around and the people nearby jumped into the water to help him.

  • Dreams for sale – Dream Hotel & Spa in Layan up for sale

    Dreams for sale – Dream Hotel & Spa in Layan up for sale

    The Dream Hotel and Beach Club in Layan, Phuket is up for sale. On offer is BOI (Board of Investment) operating properties (hotel and club) which opened in 2016.

  • Sun Sea Sand Colour! Patong Parade kicks off the 2017 Festival.

    Sun Sea Sand Colour! Patong Parade kicks off the 2017 Festival.

    The Patong Parade kicked off the Patong Festival for 2017 under the banner ‘Sea Sun Sand’. The annual parade has never looked better with local businesses going to a lot of trouble. And the crowds certainly reacted with record turn-out of both locals and tourists (who probably had little idea the event was on).

  • Top Ten movies made in Thailand and Phuket

    Top Ten movies made in Thailand and Phuket

    In no particular order…. The Railway Man (2013) Another Colin Firth movie made partly in Thailand (also ‘Bridget Jones – The Edge of Reason’, 2004) ‘The Railway Man’ is a 2013 British–Australian war film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. The movie also starred Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine, and Stellan Skarsgård.

  • 2017 Phuket Vegetarian Festival Calendar

    2017 Phuket Vegetarian Festival Calendar

    October 20 Official start of the Vegetarian Festival Every day from October 23 – 28 There’s a ritual paying respects to Chinese guardian angels (Ko Gun) at Bangniew Shrine and from October 22, the ceremonies can be seen at Jui Tui Tao Bo Keng Shrine and Ta Rua Shrine as well.

  • Don’t come to Thailand at the end of October

    Don’t come to Thailand at the end of October

    OPINION: Tim Newton Don’t come to Thailand at the end of October. For all the right reasons, it will be quietly chaotic

  • Russian tourist drowns at Karon red-flagged beach

    Russian tourist drowns at Karon red-flagged beach

    A 42 year old Russian tourist, Parshukov Ole, drowned at Karon Beach this afternoon (October 15). The area of the beach the man was drowning was designated with red flags, deemed unsafe for swimming with big waves and rip currents

  • Russian tourists in trouble swimming off Karon Beach

    Russian tourists in trouble swimming off Karon Beach

    Karon Municipality Tourist Centre saved six foreigners off red-flagged Karon Beach this afternoon (October 14). There were initially two Russian tourists drowning 50 metres ashore