Raisa is the founder and publisher of Real Life Magazine. Before arriving in Phuket in 2006 and establishing Railand Property real estate agency in 2009, she spent years as a successful entrepreneur in the textile industry. Raisa is well known across Phuket – fun-loving, kind and openhearted, she effortlessly contradicts many of the stereotypes attached to the island’s Russian community.
Gareth is the Editor in Chief at Real Life Phuket. He works with writers and contributors, gathering articles and editorials to compile the magazine, and manages Real Life’s online presence. Gareth has worked in events, music, magazine publications, and digital marketing. A good day for him consists of a solid adventure on his bike or a good coffee with good people.
The man behind Real Life Magazine’s thoughtful and aesthetically pleasing graphic design gained his 18 years of experience working with more than 500 print and digital projects around the world – both as a freelancer and as a team member of major advertising agencies. His creative skills benefited such titles as “AirPower” – a French aviation magazine, “MuaClub” – Russia’s leading digital magazine and “Car of The Year” magazine, among others.
RL Magazine is the only 100% Phuket focused lifestyle publication on the island accessible to both English and Russian language speakers. Grab your copy today in one of more than 300 locations across Phuket or read it online, here.