Travel Blogs from Pattaya
26th August – 28th August
Relieved to be out of the taxi, we proceeded to check into our hotel. It was the welcome back to Thailand we had been expecting and the hotel employees had all of the same charm and attitude as allot of the other locations we had visited in Thailand. Let's just say customer service isn …
Today has been great! When we woke up this morning we had breakfast and coffee sitting out on the balcony overlooking the clear blue sea. We then headed to our first lesson in Thai cooking at the Royal Cliff hotel next door to the condo building. We were greeting with cocktail fruit drinks upon arrival and provided with professional chef hats and aprons (which we found funny considering our lack of cooking skills!) The 3 ...
... idea whether it is legal to ride a scooter here without a Thai licence but the Thai legal framework, such as there is, seems to be built on the premise that if one is willing and able one can buy one's way out of any conviction...]
P: “No [gestured a cross with his arms]. These papers are wrong and you need to carry your licence. You need to go police station and pay 1,000 Baht [about 20 pounds]”
[Finally we ...
... mixed grills which had grilled meat - beef, chicken and maybe pork, and a barbecued prawn. Ryan went to the toilet and saw a lady refilling the water bottles, so we were a little cautious of the place and I ordered coke instead which came in a bottle and seemed to be okay. The meal was alright but nothing special really. After dinner we headed out and got called on buy a guy offering tickets to a ping pong show. We thought it was a must to see ...
... We found a lady at a shoe shop and I finally got to use the first Thai phrase I learned: "Kood-Pood-pass-an-grit-dai-may ka?" (Do you speak English?). Halfway through my sentence she smiled and said "nit-noy" (little bit). I tried to ask here where the nearest bus station was by substituting the word "bus" for the word "train" but I'm not sure she understood. She took us over to another booth which held a Thai lady with a very deep voice (Don't think she was ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet