Phuket Challenge: Muay Thai – Check Out My Video

  To recap: Michael Taylor was going to spend eight nights in Phuket, staying mostly at five star resorts, and each of the hotels he was booked into offered all you can eat breakfast buffets. He had also been invited to dine at some restaurants serving haute cuisine most nights. He wanted to see if …

Phuket Challenge: My Thai Kick Boxing Lesson at Paresa

Thailand Michael Taylor's 2 night stay at Paresa, an exclusive 5 star resort on Phuket's Millionaire's Mile, includes a kickboxing lesson in the hotel's well-equipped gym. As planned, I did laps in Paresa's beautiful infinity swimming pool for an hour. Then I headed to my room to work on my blog. Skipping lunch, I returned …

Phuket Challenge: My Arrival at Paresa at Sirin Beach

I arrived at the hotel well past midnight. I was happy to see a bottle of white wine on ice and a basket a fruit awaiting my arrival. A couple of glasses of wine later, I was off to bed. Oh, what a comfortable room to fall quickly asleep in! As usual when staying at …

Phuket Challenge: Arrival at Paresa

I departed from Hong Kong International Airport on a Friday evening. My arrival in Phuket was delayed by nearly one hour because of heavy traffic. Oh, what a long and tedious flight . . . Nobody bothered to make an announcement about the delay. But it explains why – just as we were expecting to …

Phuket Challenge: My Adventure Begins

I departed from Hong Kong International Airport on a Friday evening. My arrival in Phuket was delayed by nearly one hour because of heavy traffic. Oh, what a long and tedious flight . . . Nobody bothered to make an announcement about the delay. But it explains why – just as we were expecting to …

Phuket Challenge: How Not to Gain Weight at Five Star Resorts

Despite my sincerest efforts not to overindulge when I travel – I go easy on the breakfast buffets and avoid desserts with a vengeance – I always seem to put on weight when I am away from home. And as anyone with weight management issues will tell, it goes on a whole lot easier when …

Phuket Challenge: How Not to Gain Weight When Traveling

Despite my sincerest efforts not to overindulge when I travel – I go easy on the breakfast buffets and avoid desserts with a vengeance – I always seem to put on weight when I am away from home. And as anyone with weight management issues will tell, it goes on a whole lot easier when …