Phuket Pride Week 2016

    The Phuket Loves You Club (PLU) in its fifth year of organizing Phuket Pride, enabled our community, to raise about 525,000 Baht, during Phuket Pride Week 2016. Along with Pride week and other events organized during the past 5 years, the PLU has raised a total of 1.6 Million Baht to help fight HIV in…

    Introducing Blue Ribbon Boys

      Thailand is well aware of HIV issues in the world and we would like to join hands in advocating this to the Thai LGBT community. It is important we’re aware around the education for AID and HIV because it will help our community thrive and to ensure our love continues. As part of the LGBTQ community,…

      Phuket Adventures

        If you’ve been following along my Thailand adventures, you would have seen that I’ve been to Bangkok and the Surin Beach area of Phuket. And now I have made my way to the Patong area of Phuket, which is the most famous beach resort on Phuket. I found myself falling in love with this area for its…

        Modernity…Patong Style

          Upon arriving to The Nap Patong, we were delighted to find not only a full service hotel but a well designed one. The Nap Patong is sort of the love child of a Thai hotel and Californian design aesthetic. When deciding on a hotel, one is usually challenged with the decision of something more urban…

          Tranquility…and then some

            When some Americans think of Thailand, there is the thought that it would be an endless beach party akin to a certain Leonardo DiCaprio movie. The Surin Phuket is the antithesis of that. While going through the check in process I was excited about the many activities both on the resort and off the coast…

            THE SURIN PHUKET IS THE PERCT COUPLE’S HIDEAWAY

              After spending five days in the hustling city of Bangkok, it’s nice to get away. My friend and I joked and said Phuket is like our detox from the partying and late night disco adventures when we arrived to the Surin Beach area of town. Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and fondly known as the…

              SO, Let’s talk: Indulgence

                For a busy New Yorker, it’s hard to say that many things impress you. The SO Sofitel Bangkok is one of these things. From the warm hospitality to the countless amenities, there are a plethora of home comforts available to you. Checking in to the hotel is an experience in itself. You can enjoy an expertly…

                SO, Let’s Talk: Rooms, Views, and Cute Men

                  When you travel, hotels become your home, so it’s important that the property matches your style and vibe. After all, it will be your home away from home. On my recent trip to Thailand with one of my best friends, we were fortunate to stay in the SO Sofitel Bangkok, which seamlessly matched my energy…

                  What’s better than a boatful of fruits? Klong Lat Mayom

                    What’s better than a boatful of fruits? Many boats full of fruits! Once you’ve seen the iconic pictures of Thailand’s beautiful floating markets, most are keen to enjoy the experience.   As was I when I first arrived in Thailand, heading straight for the most popular floating market, Damnoen Saduak. The colors, tastes, smells, noise and…

                    Trouble in paradise?

                      Ahhh…you’ve made it to Thailand. The weather’s hot, the men are hotter. The food is delicious, the culture’s delightful, the beaches are perfect, the cocktails are flowing and they love the gays. You don’t have a worry in the world…except one. Where next? For many who visit Thailand, the biggest trouble you’ll face is deciding…