5. Going to Phuket and Phi Phi in the Rainiest Months(As per Google)
Any search for best time to visit Phuket and Phi yields the consistent result- September is the month it rains the hardest and is best avoided. But we risked going in September end, and the rains not only did not play spoilsport in our plans but enhanced our overall experience. We were saved from the tropical heat by the intermittent showers. On one of the days in Phi Phi it rained cats and dogs, but we didn't have any evening and night activities planned so it didn't really bother us. So, our risk paid off well, and we saved almost Rs. 30000 in flight costs overall.
6. Thai Food Tastes Better in India
We enjoy eating Thai food in India, and we were sure that we are going to eat local in Thailand. But we realized that Thai food tastes much better in India. I loved their Thai curry, but my experience with Pad Thai wasn't that great. Maybe, on my next trip I'll get used to it. We did go to an Indian restaurant in Phuket called Amritsr, which had the most amazing stuffed Kulchas, and authentic Punjabi food, albeit at a steep price.
7. Phi Phi is Cat Land, and I'm Not Exactly a Cat Lover
Koh Phi Phi Don is a tiny place. There are no roads, and the whole place can easily be covered on foot. And from each nook and cranny, you'll see cats staring at you. Cats of all shapes, sizes and colors can be seen walking with pride around the island. They don't bother you, but I'm not really a cat person, and seeing so many cats at once made me a bit nervous!
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