Travel Blogs from Pattaya
... Our time in Pattaya
Once you have got over the initial shock that everybody you see and look at has an ulterior motive and the ridiculous amounts of older Western men walking around with beautiful Thai women (maybe we are being too presumptuous, it could be true love?) you can have a great night. It might be the most morally wrong city in the world but if you can look past that, although we understand that many probably can't, it is a great place to come and ...
... a Thai person they would just take off making their way through all this traffic, without thinking about it. I have to get my courage up. He shakes my hand when I get to the other side of the street where he is.
Going back, I decide to walk for awhile before getting a baht bus. I pass a super market. These are rare to find. I stop in and find a small carton of banana flavored milk.
I walk a little further and, all of a sudden, I am at the corner where ...
... of trash sitting in the middle of fields along the way... a striking ying-and-yang. We finally arrived at the main archway to the Sanctuary of Truth that had (you guessed it) a 7-11 right across from it to cater to tourists. 7-11 has this country on lock-down. We would come back to the store out of necessity later, but for now, we hurried through the massive white stucco archway and made our way into the check-in building, which looked like the a medieval castle ...
... ventured out to meet the other volunteers. We have;
Luke - English (been here 6 months already and staying another year)
Sarah - English
Pedro - Brazilian/USA
Riano - Danish
Katja - Finnish
Katrie - Danish
Monica - Chinese
There are also a few other volunteers that are older and keep to themselves. Some have been here for 11 years, others 4 years and 2 years and some just keep going and coming back - it is an amazing place to be. ...
... in stock but no chance of getting plugs. He told me that any plug would do. With that I lost all faith in Thai mechanics and will be doing all work myself from now on.
So I reckon I will be giving the English bar a miss from now on. It’s actually getting slightly more expensive to eat there as I have to order custom food without meat which is cheaper to make but costs twice the price.
So i looked for a biker bar online and found one. I was relieved, ...
Other places to stay in Pattaya
240 Moo 5 Pattaya Naklua Road, Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $70
- Un desayuno estupendo
- Amari Orchid Resort: Good Hotel that will soon become a great resort
- Great Pool
19 Moo 1, Tambon Nagulea, Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $56
408 Moo 12, Jomtien Beach Rd., Pattaya City, Chon Buri , Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $58
Pattaya 2nd Road, Pattaya City (Central), Chonburi , Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $57
353 Phra Tamnuk Road, Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $80
- Absolutely Fab
- Royal Wing
- This hotel is amazing.
499 North Pattaya Beach Road, Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $60
427 Moo 12 Jomtien Beach Rd, Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $34
240/2 Pattaya Beach Road, Pattaya City, Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Best resort in Pattaya
- Top Class hotel
- Fabulous hotel
310 / 2 Moo 10, Beach Road, Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $61
222/20 Moo 5, Soi 16 Naklua, Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $58
356 Jomtien Beach Road , Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $35
484, Moo 10, Pattaya 2nd Road, Soi 15, Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $38
- Mercure is Another Low-Priced Gem from Thailand
- Ein Juwel im Herzen Pattayas
- Netter Trip
246 Moo 4 Sukhumvit Road, Km 157, Jomtien Beach | 4 star hotelfrom $76
217/27 Moo 9 Beach Road, Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $51
352 Moo 12 Pratamnak Road, Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $45
425/9 Moo 9, Pattaya 2nd Road, Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $26
64 Moo 1 Na Jomtien Sattahip Chonburi, Pattaya | 2 star hotelfrom $26
463/79 Moo 9 Pattaya Second Road , Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $33
524/26 Moo10 Soi 11, Pattaya | 2 star hotelfrom $25
370 Pattaya 2nd Rd., Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $29
400 Moo.12 Soi Rajchawaroon, Pratamnuk Road, Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $43
75/261 Moo 12 Jomtien Beach Road, Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $30
59/35 Phratamnak Road, South Pattaya, Pattaya City, Cholburi, Pattaya | 3 star hotelfrom $31
256 Moo 4 Najomtien, Sattaheap, Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $126
489 Soi 6/1, North Pattaya, Pattaya Beach Road, Pattaya | 4 star hotelfrom $59
75/216 Moo 12 Jomtien Beach Road, Pattaya | 2 star hotelfrom $44