Phuket’s Kayaking Expert and Entrepreneur

In 1983, John Gray of Phuket’s John Gray’s Sea Canoe left a lucrative career in banking to start kayaking tours in Hawai’i in order to follow his life’s passion for “Mother Earth.” After five years, he was drawn to Asia and started his sea kayaking company in Thailand with a lot of elbow grease (hard work)!

25 Reflections on Phuket and Southern Thailand

Gonzalo Gil Lavedra, a tour operator and an Argentinian with extensive travel experience in Peru and the Netherlands, finds the physical and cultural highlights of Phuket and Southern Thailand as compelling as anything he’s experienced around the world.

The Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Early October the Phuket Vegetarian Festival (or the Nine Emperor Gods Festival) came to an end. Phuket Branch Manager Gonzalo Gil Lavreda from Khiri Travel Thailand visited this colorful event and reports..

Phuket Mixer: Chalong Rum, Sugarcane & Lemon

Thailand is the world’s fourth largest producer of sugarcane, the raw material for rum. The Chalong Bay brand of rum is made with the finest selection of Thai sugarcane and centuries old French distillation methods. Chalong, translated as “celebration” in Thai, was aptly selected as the name of a product that has already won some […]