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    I've been looking for a shop where to buy German food here in Bangkok. Fellow expats on InterNations finally told me how to find the right stores.

InterNations — A Community for American Expats in Phuket

Hello to all Americans in Phuket! Are you interested in getting to know fellow expats in Phuket? Looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. wondering if there are any bars in Phuket which will be showing your favorite baseball or American football team’s upcoming match or where to go in town for st■ turkey?

There’s no doubt about it: Phuket offers expats a slice of paradise. The rain-forested island in the Andaman Sea is a mountainous city known for being home to some of Thailand’s most popular beaches, and for its high-end seaside resorts, relaxing spas, restaurants, busy markets, vibrant nightlife, and much more! With the available tuk-tuks, the Phuket Smart Bus and Blue Bus services, and motorbike taxis, navigating your way around the city from one place to the next is simple. This also means that if you don’t want to live among the hustle and bustle of the center, you can enjoy a quieter life in one of the smaller villages on the island such as Kamala, for example, which are a short journey away from Phuket’s center.

Although Phuket has lots to offer, you might be wondering where and how you can meet other Americans in the city. Luckily, InterNations is here to make this easier for you! You’re warmly invited to join the InterNations community. Within our international network in Phuket, there’s a vibrant circle of American expats from all regions of USA, including New York City, Los Angeles, and beyond.

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    From United States of America, living in Phuket
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    From United States of America, living in Phuket
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    From United States of America, living in Phuket
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    From United States of America, living in Phuket
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    From United States of America, living in Phuket

Meet other Americans in Phuket

Connect at Our Events in Phuket

Attend our monthly events and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expats and fellow Americans in Phuket. From sailing to spirituality, there is sure to be something for everyone! In most communities, there are also monthly Newcomers’ Events especially for those who have recently joined the American community in Phuket. Take this chance to mingle and meet other expats and global minds in Phuket.

Want to meet other Americans at our events?

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Engage with Other Americans in Our Phuket Expat Forum

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Phuket expat forums. When you arrive in Phuket, you’re likely to have many questions, from how to register as a resident to where to find language lessons. Use our forum to ask members of the InterNations community everything you’re wondering about, even things like where to find ingredients for dishes from home in Phuket. InterNations makes it easy for American expats in Phuket to exchange experiences and tips to support each other. You can also check out our Expat Q&A Forum to look for accommodation, jobs, or even advice on the best international schools or whether there are any American schools in your area.

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    Thanks, Roslynn, for these updates! Regards, Lisa

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    Hi Jacky, that's all good questions, but not so easy to answer in few words. The next gathering will be at the end of October - please ask Fred R. Muenger or Lisa Zickler (Phuket Ambassadors) for …

Ask experienced American expats in Phuket

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  • Where can I meet other Americans?
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Find People Who Share Your Passions

"Thailand’s largest island, Phuket can be a great place for expats, especially with the InterNations community helping you to make the most of your experience!

Do you want to continue with your hobbies — or discover new ones — while living in Phuket? There’s a variety of InterNations Groups you can join, including everything from sightseeing to hiking. These are run by dedicated Consuls with at least one activity each month, such as dinners in Phuket’s finest restaurants or outings with other expats to explore all that the rain-forested island in the Andaman Sea has to offer, from the Three Bay Viewpoint, an iconic outlook which highlights the best of the island such as its sparkling blue sea and white-sand beaches, to the Phuket Big Buddha, one of the most famous landmarks in all of Phuket, standing forty five meters tall, and much more."

Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

Enjoy the International Experience with InterNations

  • Browse our network of members to get to know American expats in Phuket and connect with others.
  • Take part in our expat forums to get firsthand tips and information from fellow Americans in Phuket.
  • Meet other American expats and global minds at 600 monthly official events and share your interests at more than 4,600 monthly activities in Phuket and across the globe.

InterNations provides an easy, casual way to get to know expats from the USA and further afield in your local community. Sound good? Then let us welcome you into our Phuket Community today!

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Phuket at Our Events

Our Phuket community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Phuket’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the bustling, frenetic capital. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from the United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Thailand in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Phuket!

  • Martin Beck

    I've been looking for a shop where to buy German food here in Bangkok. Fellow expats on InterNations finally told me how to find the right stores.

  • Helen Laidboe

    It' such a a pity that we have to leave Bangkok soon. I'll miss the InterNations expat community so much, especially the great events!

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