The Aussie Bar in Phuket is one of the highest rated bars in Phuket

The Aussie Bar is one of the highest rated bars in Phuket for a very simple reason. It is an actual bar that is catered to guests’ needs. It’s a place to watch sports, drink, play pool, and grab some good grub. Many visitors to the Aussie Bar describe it as a Westernized bar or […]


Bang Pae, Ton Sai, and Kathu Waterfall are Phuket’s best waterfalls

When you are vacationing in Phuket there are 3 especially beautiful waterfalls that should be visited. Bang Pae, Ton Sai, and Kathu Waterfalls are all places that guests of the island should pencil in as ‘must see’ destinations. Bang Pae “The natural beauty surrounding the 33-foot Bang Pae waterfall is hard to beat. Situated deep […]


Who better to give the AKA Thailand tour than it’s creator, Mike Swick?

Mike Swick had a vision and made it into a reality. AKA Thailand is his brain child and the gym is wildly successful. Guests that are coming out to use the facilities can go to to read about it or right here, you can watch Swick the creator give you the grand tour. Swick […]


It’s kinda frowned upon, but go plane spotting in Phuket

While it is frowned upon, watching planes land in Phuket is pretty awesome. Although being under the path of a landing plane is illegal, it doesn’t stop people from doing it. In now way are we urging you to do it. However, we are just letting you know that it’s pretty damn cool if you […]


The Simon Cabaret Show Keeps up with Thai culture that’s pretty wild

To Westerners, The Simon Cabaret Show may seem totally wild. For those familiar with Thai culture, they know that ladyboys just come with the cultural territory. As the saying goes, “The most beautiful women in Thailand are men.” The Simon Cabaret website describes their unique show. “The evening of glamorous entertainment is without doubt you […]


Life’s a Beach at AKA Thailand! The benefits of our beach workouts

Bluntly put, AKA Thailand is the premier state-of-the-art training facility in Thailand. Our Muay Thai program is run by Thai trainers with a lifetime of experience, BJJ is taught by Professor Marcio Cesar Gracinha, and at any given time; Top MMA fighters from around the globe are there doing workouts. Yes, our facility is on […]


One of Thailand’s biggest stars, Tony Jaa knows all about Muay Thai

One of Thailand’s biggest stars is Tony Jaa. You know him best for his roles in Ong-Bak and then, everything thereafter. Jaa was a stuntman first but developed an interest in Muay Boran, which was a kind of Muay Thai. That along with his stunt work together made for a never-before-seen cinematic marvel. “Born Phanom […]


Live on the wild side in Phuket. Try the Coral Island full day & Diving + Parasailing

After a tough morning training at AKA Thailand, you may want to both relax and live on the wild side. Look no further than the Coral Island Full Day and Diving + Parasailing. Weather permitting this is a very popular tour with those who like t live a little more dangerously; ESPECIALLY THE PARASAILING part! […]


No, it’s not an illusion. ‘Illuzion’ is the best nightclub that Phuket has to offer.

No, it’s not an illusion. ‘Illuzion‘ is the best nightclub that Phuket has to offer. Regardless of the play on words, Illuzion really is the best place to get your groove on. From world famous DJ’s to local talent, whoever hits the stage is a banger of a talent. One could make the argument that […]