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 […]


Khao Phra Taew is Phuket Thailand’s last natural rainforest

In this world where natural beauty is rapidly declining, there’ still some things that are beautiful. Khao Phra Taew is Phuket, Thailand’s last natural rainforest and it is one of those things. “Khao (mountain) Phra Taew in Phuket’s northeast has the only remaining rainforest of any size on the island and is now protected as […]


Muay Thai for beginners at AKA Thailand. Here’s what you should know.

AKA Thailand is so much more than just a Muay Thai gym. It’s a place for visitors to come and get a sweat on, learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, or just work out. Of course, there is a strong focus on our Muay Thai program but clearly it isn’t everything that we have. Our classes are […]


The Simon Cabaret Show is not for the faint of heart. But it’s crazy fun!

Let us just start by saying that The Simon Cabaret Show is a little crazy. If you are not used to what you are going to see, you may be shocked. What you must understand is that the show is a huge part of Thai culture. So, if you are ready to be wildly entertained, […]


Phang Nga Bay is a beautiful and serene spot that you can’t afford to not visit

After you lift weights or smash pads at AKA Thailand, you may want to just chill out and relax. While many places in Phuket are relax-worthy, the serene spot of Phang Nga Bay is one of the most beautiful places to go and visit. There are many features that make the bay unique. From James […]


Watch the monkeys at ‘Monkey Hill’. Just make sure to stay on your toes!

Monkey Hill is a huge tourist spot to visit but you need to be on your guard at all times. This isn’t some animal sanctuary that you would visit where there are trainers and people watching your 6. No, here you are out in nature with monkeys and you are at their mercy. You think […]


AKA Thailand is not just your ordinary gym. There’s so much more inside!

AKA Thailand is not your ordinary gym. No, AKA Thailand is like an onion with tons of layers to peel back to see what’s really going on there. On the surface, it looks like a beautiful gym for pro fighters. However, what it really is, is a gym for people of all levels who want […]