Phuket Travel Guide

Andrew takes a tour of a tropical paradise and a favorite of travelers from around the world: Phuket. He ventures beyond the stunning beaches to discover the Thais who live in this part of the ...


Activities
Bang Sak Center for Language and Computer Study
Andrew ventures off the island and visits a center devoted to redevelopment after the tsunami. Andrew hunts forest lizards and weaver ants and larvae for his dinner.
  • Ampur Takua Paa Jangwat
  • Phang Nga 82110 Thailand

Bang Sak Center for Language and Computer Study

Andrew ventures off the island and visits a center devoted to redevelopment after the tsunami. Andrew hunts forest lizards and weaver ants and larvae for his dinner.
Ampur Takua Paa Jangwat , Phang Nga, Thailand
Phone: +11 66-76-487-589
Toplamu
Andrew visits a tiny fishing village where a local woman makes fish stomach sauce in front of her house. Andrew eats fried Mahi Mahi skin.
  • Lam Kaen, Phang-nga 82210 Thailand

Toplamu

Andrew visits a tiny fishing village where a local woman makes fish stomach sauce in front of her house. Andrew eats fried Mahi Mahi skin.
Lam Kaen, Phang-nga, Thailand
Ban Bang Pat
Andrew ends up at a small Muslim fishing village that subsists entirely on seafood. He samples Thai fish curry with fermented fish stomach, crab curry and mello mello sea whelk.
  • Phang Nga, Thailand
  • Phang Nga, Phang Nga Thailand

Ban Bang Pat

Andrew ends up at a small Muslim fishing village that subsists entirely on seafood. He samples Thai fish curry with fermented fish stomach, crab curry and mello mello sea whelk.
Phang Nga, Thailand Phang Nga, Phang Nga, Thailand
Wat Chalong Street Fair
Andrew begins his journey in Phuket Town at the Wat Chalong Street Fair. He tastes crispy-fried salted grasshoppers, noodle soup with pork liver and beef stomach and intestines, noodle soup with liver and heart, Thai coconut balls and squid jerky.
  • Phuket, Thailand
  • Phuket, Phuket Thailand

Wat Chalong Street Fair

Andrew begins his journey in Phuket Town at the Wat Chalong Street Fair. He tastes crispy-fried salted grasshoppers, noodle soup with pork liver and beef stomach and intestines, noodle soup with liver and heart, Thai coconut balls and squid jerky.
Phuket, Thailand Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
Methee Cashew Nut Factory
Andrew visits a cashew factory and learns the labor-intensive steps that go into producing these pricey nuts. Wasabi cashews, chili cashews, Tom Yum soup cashews, sesame seed cashews and cashew apple juice are a few of the varieties that he samples.
  • 26/ 3 Surin Road
  • Phuket, Phuket Thailand

Methee Cashew Nut Factory

Andrew visits a cashew factory and learns the labor-intensive steps that go into producing these pricey nuts. Wasabi cashews, chili cashews, Tom Yum soup cashews, sesame seed cashews and cashew apple juice are a few of the varieties that he samples.
26/ 3 Surin Road Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
Phone: +11 66-76-219-624 or +11 66-76-219-622-03

Restaurants & Bars
Mor Mu Dong Restaurant
Andrew dines at a hidden restaurant made famous entirely by word of mouth. He samples stuffed mackerel, wasp larvae and stingray with local greens. Mor Mu Dong is open every day except the 15th of the month.
  • Phuket, Thailand
  • Phuket, Phuket Thailand

Mor Mu Dong Restaurant

Andrew dines at a hidden restaurant made famous entirely by word of mouth. He samples stuffed mackerel, wasp larvae and stingray with local greens. Mor Mu Dong is open every day except the 15th of the month.
Phuket, Thailand Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
Phone: +11 66-76-282-302
Jakkajan Seafood
Andrew dines at a secluded beach restaurant on the northern end of the island. He eats sea cicada tossed in corn starch and fried with fresh garlic as well as sea cicada fried tempura-style.
  • Mai Khao Sub-District off Haad Sai Kaew Beach
  • Phuket, Phuket Thailand

Jakkajan Seafood

Andrew dines at a secluded beach restaurant on the northern end of the island. He eats sea cicada tossed in corn starch and fried with fresh garlic as well as sea cicada fried tempura-style.
Mai Khao Sub-District off Haad Sai Kaew Beach Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
Phone: 66 81 891 3731
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