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Just recently I was on a somewhat “forced” vacation. I needed to stay 14 nights in Phuket to be able to go home to Chiang Mai. This was instead of a 14 night ASQ(alternative state quarantine) quarantine in Bangkok. So it allowed me to take a closer look at Phuket. My choice of hotel was Andamantra Resort & Villas in Kalim Bay. First and foremost I was looking for a decent resort… Read More

A short blog post to give you an idea about travelling in Thailand by air after completing the Phuket Sandbox.

Recently I spent two weeks in the Phuket Sandbox, read about my most memorable experiences here.

The last few days I had the pleasure of spending some time on some of the west coasts nicest beaches. Sunsetting in Surin and Kamala, and a long beach stride on Bang Tao. Kamala came out as exceptionally memorable. But all three beaches are jewels on Phuket’s west coast. In some ways similar but still not quite the same atmosphere. Kamala Beach Kamala Beach is part of the scenic coast area also… Read More

After the somewhat tough day considering the weather conditions when I was visiting Freedom Beach and The Big Buddha, I was luckier with the weather when heading south on the west coast today towards Nai Harn Beach. On the way, I passed through Karon and Kata beaches that unfortunately seems quite depressing in these pandemic times. So it felt good to come up to the Karon viewpoint. Astonishing panoramic views and a… Read More

Today, I sent a photo from Patong Beach to a friend. He thought it was a memory from Khao Lak. Indeed it looks different at the timebeing. When the weather is nice, a morning walk on this 3 kilometres beach is really great.

Part two of the adventure to get in to Thailand again. COE is followed up by PCR tests and some apps that you need to download.

A beach in Phuket Island

These are my own reflections about the COE process to Thailand. It is essential to really read through all the information. Pay attention to detail. Having said that, there is flexibility in the system/process. But better to do it right from the beginning.