November 29, 2022

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Pattaya City

Cost of Living in Pattaya

Some time ago I came up with the theory that it would be possible to live comfortably in Pattaya for 1000 Baht per day. In order to test it, since 1 January 2003 I have kept records of every baht I have spent, where I spent it and what I spent it on...

Divers with Turtle

Dive Sites of Thailand

Pattaya – Reputed to be the two best dive destinations in the area are a pair of shipwrecks: the Hardeep and the Bremen. But the Hardeep is numero uno. It sunk in 1942. This 40 metre long freighter from Indonesia now rusts in peace some 25 metres...

Detached House For Sale

Build It and They Will Come in Thailand

Pattaya has been in the throes of a building boom not seen anywhere on the planet since Harry Truman decided to level Hiroshima and Nagasaki with a matching pair of atomic bombs to make way for a series of American fast-food franchises and car...

Walking Street Pattaya Thailand

Pattaya: Fat of the Land

If you pick up a tourist brochure, or look at a website, or even talk with one of the expatriates who live there, you’ll keep stumbling on the phrase “paradise” used to describe Pattaya. On arrival the casual observer may be a little mystified by...

Songkran Festival Thailand

The Songkran Festival in Thailand

Of all the feasts and festivals in Thailand, which are many, the Songkran Festival is the most striking, for it is widely observed not only in this country but also in Burma, Cambodia and the Lao State. Songkran is a Sanskrit word in Thai form which...

House in Pattaya

A Useful Guide Before Buying in Pattaya

The aim of the article is to explain to readers the basic land and tax laws that affect all expatriates in the area of property ownership in the Kingdom of Thailand. But a word of warning – Thai laws and government practises are evolving all the...

Pattaya, Thailand

Pattaya Calling

For a long time everyone thought Pattaya began and ended with the walking strip, which is nothing but one bar after the other jostling for space. But over the years this destination has been cleaning up its act and adding other attractions to its...

Bangkok by Night

Areas of Thailand

The central area Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is a fascinating mix of East and West, traditional and modern. Buddhist temples along with great shopping and nightlife attract millions of visitors every year. Ayutthaya, the Thai capital from 1350...

ATM in Bangkok

Walking ATM-machines in Thailand

The 10 commandments below have over the years become a local joke for the locals that live in Thailand. They are not originally written by me, I have just picked them up. Each and every one of them are not necessarily true, but this who know how...

Wreck diving in Pattaya

Wreck diving in Pattaya

Scuba diving has been big business in Thailand for many years now, with tourism as one of the main planks of the country’s economy and diving tourism ranking very high. Pattaya offers a range of dive sites quite unlike any in national waters – a...

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