Phuket is 'in serious trouble'

Thailand’s premier island destination took a slating from National Geographic recently. National Geographic called on 522 so-called experts to assess the world's top island destinations in terms of the affect that tourism is having on the islands. As you can imagine, Phuket did not come off too favorably. Each destination was given a score out […]

Can you write about Phuket?

I've been asked to put word out for people who can write about Phuket for a website. A variety of topics need covering, including everything from beaches and islands to go-go bars and nightclubs. The articles are all fairly straightforward and don't require huge amounts of research, but you're going to need a basic knowledge […]

Website calls for investigation into flight OG269

It’s been about eight months since the tragedy of One-Two-Go flight OG269. The latest development in that saga is an online petition that has surfaced with, at the time of writing, more than 4,500 digital signatures calling for Thailand’s prime minister to investigate Udom Tantiprasongchai, chairman of One-Two-Go. There are some pretty strong allegations going […]

Hanna's suspected killer arrested

Well that didn’t take long. After a regional manhunt, Akkaradej “Chon” Tunkae has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Swedish tourist Hanna Charlotta Backlund. Although he’s been hung, drawn and quartered by the Swedish press, it’s important to remember that this guy hasn’t been proved guilty yet. I don’t have any more details because we […]