• Freedom Boardsports: Phuket & Thailand’s Best Surf and SUP Shop

    Blog, Local Business, Resources, Reviews, Surf Gear October 30, 2017 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

      Looking for a new surfboard, bodyboard, SUP (stand up paddle board), or a surfing accessory? Look no further than Thailand’s best surf and SUP shop: Freedom Boardports locate on Phuket Island. Freedom is by far the biggest surf shop in Thailand, and very likely in Southeast Asia. Unlike the […]

  • How to buy your second surfboard

    Nothing is more satisfying, stoke-worthy, or reassuring. A second surfboard says, “Hot damn! I really like this surfing thing!” It also says, “I’m here to stay, I’m committed, and I’m only getting better from here, so watch out!” With a second board, a whole new realm of surf possibilities gets […]

  • 10% Off High Quality Dentistry for TSM Readers

    Local Business April 24, 2011 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

      Need some dental work done?? TSM recommends Dental Sea Clinic in Patong.? They offer a full range of dental services with modern equipment and friendly and professional staff at reasonable prices. Dental Sea is located on the South side of Prabaramee road as you head to the beach from […]

  • World’s Strongest Leash

    Surf Gear March 28, 2011 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

    By Ryan Brower – After two years in the development process Ocean & Earth founder Brian Cregan and 25 year design/production guru Steve Rayner design and develop the new one piece molded leash: the ?next evolution? in surf leash technology. Below, from an interview in Australasian Surf Business Magazine, […]

  • Sri Panwa – Opulence&Intrigue

    Local Business, Reviews March 25, 2011 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

    Story and photography by Steven Andrew Martin When Thailand Surfrider Magazine was first invited to stay at Sri Panwa, and my girlfriend Lakkana and I were offered to go, our first thoughts were that we were too busy. And besides, we already live in Phuket, go to the beach every […]

  • Two Chefs Are Better Than One

    Local Business October 21, 2010 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

    There was a time not 20 years ago when it was nearly impossible to find decent Western food on Phuket. Sure, we all love Thai food, but when those pangs for a taste of home kicked in they were usually met with a pretty bland, if not frightening, selection of […]

  • Dara Hotel – The Most Colorful Hotel in Phuket!

    Local Business September 16, 2010 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

    Many of us have driven by the funky and colorful Dara Hotel near the Central Festival intersection in Phuket and wondered what it?s all about. TSM decided to check it out and see for ourselves. The first thing you notice upon entering Dara is, of course, the colors. Colors, colors […]