Archive for the ‘Places’ Category

Phi Phi Island

Posted: 23rd November 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

Phi Phi is 1 1/2 hour boat trip from Phuket Town pier so it really doesn’t take long to get there. The Island itself doesn’t have any cars or trucks and everyone gets around on foot or bike. The area is a tourist hotspot so you don’t get much real thai culture as you would […]

Bangla Stadium

Posted: 19th November 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

There are about 8 Muay Thai stadiums in Phuket. The two main ones are Patong and Bangla stadium. Bangla Stadium is the largest stadium in Phuket and is also in the town of Patong. Bangla has better facilities than the other stadiums I’ve seen and a larger preparation area for the fighters. Plenty of seats […]

Patong Stadium

Posted: 4th November 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

One of the best parts of training at Tiger is that they fully support you if you want to fight in any of the stadiums in Patong. The two main stadiums in Phuket are Patong Stadium and Bangla Stadium and each event has about 8 fights for the evening. To really improve your ability as […]

Patong – Night

Posted: 30th October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

Patong at night is an interesting place. Think stag weekend and all the things you’d ask your partner not to do on their last free day before marriage, and you’d have patong. Patong is about a 500baht taxi ride but is cheaper if you go during the day. You have the main street with all […]

Rawai – Night

Posted: 23rd October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

Rawai is at the South of Phuket and the cheapest place to go drinking for a big night out. Compared to a night out in Patong, Rawai is smaller but still has some very good bars. The regular bar I go to in Rawai is the Freedom bar which has a large outdoor bar and […]