The Palm Grove Resort
Travel Blogs from Pattaya
... to abandon after a few days. We could easily get to both India and Thailand but chose the latter as we knew we would have a great time. As we were on a 2 week holiday and already felt that we had wasted the first few days in Sri Lanka we only had a limited time in the land of smiles. We didn't want to jump on another flight and head down to the Phuket so we hedged our bets and ended up in Pattaya. We had heard about its reputation before arriving but then the ...
... my doubts that it was even a real project. But in true Thailand style, everything went to plan. I treated myself to a smoothie and waited it out in the heat. The driver laughed at my attire; blanket, scarf, hoody and trackies - it was boiling! We met Derek - the volunteer coordinator and made the 1.5 hour drive to pattaya. I fell asleep in the back, mouth open, probably ...
... on the island must be fairly poor. We finally made it to the range and it was not what I was used to and exactly what I expected. Safety standards were non-existent and the few guns on offer were as poorly maintained as the bikes. Marcin went first and chose a rifle, a Sig Sauer 552. He didn’t realise it was just a sporting conversion with a 22lr sleeve and was about as exciting as throwing pebbles at a lake. To give him credit he hit most of the ...
... women, compassionate, kind-hearted with a desire to serve and change this city one by one.
The artisan women Kris and I have been teaching English to over the past several weeks have been a joy to work with. It's been a bit of an eye-opener to me as well...learning English is hard! I'm glad I didn't have to learn it as a second language! I found ...
... spicy rice with chicken, her green Thai curry with spaghetti. After a while they brought the food, mine was fine but the green Thai curry had transformed itself into spaghetti bolognese, we didn't bother saying anything as we were starving, it was nice.
We then took a long walk pretty much to the other end of the beach so we could see what it was like and it also had a red light street called Soi 6 a smaller version of walking street. ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking