Category: Travel

Is Hua Hin an alternative for Pattaya?

Hua Hin is a small resort town located 200 kilometers from Bangkok, that is, approximately like Pattaya, which is also a resort town.

Hua Hin can be reached directly from Suvarnabhumi Airport, as well as from the bus terminals of Bangkok.

I have lived in both of these cities – (more…)

Why Pattaya and when to visit

So along with a pleasant climate, large choice of tourist attractions, great nightlife, huge range of accommodation and eating options there is the ease and cheapness of getting round.

Peak season: December and January, especially Xmas and New Year is very busy, hotel prices are at their highest (more…)

Pattaya beaches

There are many who will tell you that Pattaya is not a beach resort, just a resort that happens to be on the sea. While agreeing that the main Pattaya beach, beach road, is fairly disappointing for a tropical beach and is home to some notorious Jet Ski scammers and although improving the sea water (more…)

Pattaya info


Khao Pattaya or Khao Phra Bat is a small hill to the south of Pattaya Beach. An asphalt road leads up to the hilltop. Khao Pattaya is now the site of the Naval radio station where the monument of Krom Luang Chumphon Khet Udomsak, the Father of (more…)

How to get to Ko Lan Island

Why go to the islands at all?

On the islands, you can find clean beaches with clear turquoise water and white sand – just like on advertising posters. Many come here to take pictures or swim.

On the islands, the vegetation and terrain may differ from what you are used to in your (more…)

How to drive up to the huge inscription Pattaya City

Pattaya City Sign is a hillside landmark featuring the town name in giant letters & a platform with sweeping beach vistas.

The huge inscription Pattaya City is one of the most recognizable symbols of the city, along with the very characteristic curved line of the Gulf of Thailand.

The (more…)