At the time of writing (Asana Bucha Day) there really is “no alcohol in Pattaya” in the respect that there is a ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol throughout Thailand. Don’t panic, alohol bans are only implimented 5 days a year, except in the event of national and local government elections, or other […]Continue Reading
This category contains "how to" tips and guides on travel and living in Pattaya, and lots of trivia, facts and figures.
First trip to Pattaya? Start with these Pattaya beginners tips
Whether you’re single, a couple, a backpacker, or a luxury traveler, it’s always best to do a little homework before you visit Pattaya. And that applies especially to large families and groups planning a vacation in Pattaya. Not that it’s difficult to do Pattaya as a group or family, but being a large group or […]Continue Reading
This is just a brief trip report of my Pattaya to Cambodia visa run on 20th March 2018. This time I decided to do the visa run with 1st Class visa service, based at the Queen Victoria pub on Soi 6. I took a few notes of the schedule along the way, and it went […]Continue Reading
If you’re a group, a family, or you just want an easy and uncomplicated way to reach remote places and attractions in Pattaya, chartering ( hiring ) a vehicle and driver for your own private use is both practical, and relatively cheap. There are several ways to arrange a chartered vehicle inclusive of driver in […]Continue Reading
The Pattaya to Hua Hin ferry ( photo below ) departs from Bali Hai Pier, South Pattaya, and arrives at Khao Ta Kiab Pier, Hua Hin every day, weather permitting. The journey time is 2 hours, opposed to a time of 4 hours 16 minutes by road. This post contains affiliate links, meaning, if you […]Continue Reading