Photos from the November 19th International Fleet Review parade on beach road, Pattaya, which went ahead as scheduled despite torrential rain which caused flooding on beach road shortly before the event.
I took this photo of Pattaya Bay one bright sun sunny day, from the start of the ferry jetty at Bali Hai.
My first taste of durian happened on a day of firsts. Despite her passion for Thailand’s king of fruits it was the first time my wife had actually opened a durian herself, it was the first time I ever saw a durian which did not smell, and obviously it was the first time I ever […]
Cable wakeboarding is not new to Pattaya, there was a long established wakeboarding park called Lakeland Cable Ski, which unfortunately has now closed. Never fear, a new cable wakeboarding park called Thai Wake Park has opened in East Pattaya. Seeing as my son was meeting friends there I thought I would go check the place […]
Since I started this blog I’ve strived to discover the best Thailand travel and lifestyle apps, websites and services to help my readers make the most of their time and money in Thailand. Most of the apps, websites and services have already been featured on various Thailand tips and guides on the blog. However, I […]
In Thai language ทำบุญกระดูกบรรพบุรุษ translates to Make Ancestral Bones. Personally, I would be inclined to call it ‘Ancestral Bones Ceremony’ but I’m not going to make any bones about that, lol. Not surprisingly, this somewhat bizarre event took place during a visit to Buriram. I have to admit that before, during and after the occasion […]
The Chiang Mai Yi Peng (aka Yee Peng) festival is one of many spectacular occasions in the Thailand event calendar. The Yi Peng festival is unique to Chiang Mai, and I suggest if you are planning a trip to Chiang Mai, visiting during the Yi Peng festival could be one of the best times. What […]
To view a list the top rated Pattaya family friendly hotels by by review score scroll down the page. First please read on and discover why good review ratings can help you make the best choice of family friendly hotel in Pattaya. As a mother or father looking to book a hotel for a family […]
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. Pattaya to Hua Hin ferry tickets can be […]