Monday, August 31, 2009

Travel Thailand Guide : The Beauty of Phi Phi Island

Maya Bay - Phi Phi Island

Regarding as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand's Andaman Sea, the Phi Phi Island or “Koh Phi Phi” in Thais, is part of Krabi province. With 1.20 hours by modern ferry or 2.30 hours by tourist boat from Phuket port, tourists will arrive to the island with huge impression on its magnificent landscape. Although this little paradise island from Thailand was one of the most damaged spots from the tragedy tsunami strikes in 2004, but all the happiness had now been re-built and everything seems to be reformed back strongly.

Koh Phi Phi is composed of 6 islands with 2 main rockies, tree-covered islets, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh. The Phi Phi Don is the largest island of the group, and is the great site where several long white powdery beaches attracted millions of visitors for their sun-bathe and swim each year. It is also the main and the only island in the group to find accommodations, foods, drinks, entertainments and every other thing needed for your stay and vacation.

While another is the rocky Phi Phi Leh, a smaller island to the south, has shallow coral gardens, teeming with fish and perfect for snorkelling. It is also an excellent site for a day-trip. And if you do, don’t forget to take a look at the Viking cave. This historic site reputedly contains ancient wall pictures painted by Viking or seafaring people. It’s definitely a worth site to visit.

After all day long with beach activities, it’s time for you to get wild and free. Heading to Ton Sai Bay for a wonderful evening out, you’ll find that this area is so special to have parties and to meet some new friends from friendly locals to foreign tourists from different part of the world. The area is also filled with incredible fire shows on the beach, Thai kick boxing and cabaret nights which can keep you amazed and fun all night long.

Find further information from any in-bound tour operators who organizing day trips and packages in Thailand. I’m sure they all will be able to provide you suggestions on the Phi Phi Island trip.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Travel Singapore Guide : Fast and Furious at Singapore F1 Grand Prix 2009

The Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street CircuitThere was big headline a few weeks ago about Michael Schumacher, The seven-times world champion, had an idea of returning to the Ferrari cockpit. But days later were followed by disappointment for everybody as he’s fail to pass the fitness test which were caused by the damages on his back and neck during a motorbike test in Spain in February.

But even with or without Michael Schumacher on the tournament, the 2009 Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix is something that should be recommended to everyone to get involved. This tournament in Singapore has been regarding as the first-ever evening Grand Prix in F1 history and the chequered flag will be raised and guns spark off from this 25 September to 29 September 2009.

The race is held at the Marina Bay Street Circuit and will be packed with top Formula One drivers & F1 Racing teams in action including Fernando Alonso and his Renault team – The Winner from last year. Tickets are now on sale with the price from S$38 for a Single Day – Walkabout Ticket to S$1,488 for a Season Pass – Pit Grandstand Ticket. For more information, check on the official website -

Moreover, F1 aficionados can also witness the high octane action from several vantage points in the city including the exclusive ‘Singapore Flyer,’ the world’s largest observation wheel. As this US$ 175 million Singapore Flyer has embodied an entire entertainment complex, including a retail mall, amusement hall as well as food and beverage outlets, there would be a lot more fun for you to enjoy apart from the rare ultimate Formula 1 racing experience in South East Asia.