"The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever."
If there's one place which epitomizes the quote mentioned above, it's got to be Phuket. Yes, I do know what you're thinking-it's too crowded and it's rather uncouth. In pockets, it definitely is. But then again, we're talking about a world-class destination, favored by the rich and famous for its luxurious living and fine dining.
Being abundantly blessed by Nature, the island's USP lies in its wonderful beaches. Well, at least in some of them, if not all. The tourism boost has been a boon and a bane to the island; while the economy's been smiling, the place is turning into a cri