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The Events at Pattaya

Hotels writing “FIGHT” messages for all to see.

Several hotels are lighting rooms to express a resistance message by writing "FIGHT" in Thai language. The tourism industry is totally shut down by the drastic decisions by the authorities in a bid to avoid the covid-19 spread. Most people have lost their jobs, and the most lucky ones who were ...

Is Pattaya dead?

Is Pattaya dead?

Tonight Pattaya will be in lockdown. Is Pattaya going to recover after all of this? Check out these pictures. Is it the Sin City that we once love? We as expat, wherever we stay in this time of pandemy and vaccine craze, we need to keep faith in this place and not forget that it was before the ...

Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year 2021!

I have been blocked in France since March 2020, because of the Corona Virus. My girlfriend is still in Pattaya, trying to survive. I though it will last a couple of month, but it will last more than a year I am afraid. I will post on this page sometime, even if I am far away, just to keep ...

Terminal 21 survived the low season but…

Terminal 21 is full of people and the restaurants at 9pm are busy. The business seems to be doing well but what happen? The promotions with shoes and bags are invading all the empty spaces. The small stall of vendors are starting to pop up every where like in Central, in Avenue and Marina. ...

South Jomtien new no parking rule.

It was such a mess with the buses and the car parked everywhere, the small food vendors, that all south Jomtien was blocked every night, specially the week end. They decided to paint the road and remove all the parking along the beach side of the road. The traffic has been much better since! ...

Her Majesty the Queen Mother’s Birthday 2019

Happy Birthday!In Thailand, the Queen of former King Bhumibol is honored with a public holiday on her birthday. The day is also called “Queen Mother’s Birthday” as Queen Sirikit is the mother of reigning king Vajiralongkorn. The holiday comes on 12 August. It is a day to remember the ...

Green water attack in Jomtien!

Yesterday I was driving enjoying the smell of the clean beach and the clean water, but this morning everything has changed. After some strong rain at the around 8am East, the flushed drains pulled out enough food for a huge algae proliferation. The water this morning turned to green. Is it ...

More construction work at Pattaya Tai.

The Pattaya construction team is going berzerk at Pattaya Tai, opening all the road like a surgeon to extract these old sewerage tubes that are leaking and smelling. Apparently, the idea is to replace them with these new plastic tubes that are strong and will not let people know what shit is ...

Bangkok Hospital Jomtien

Bangkok Hospital Jomtien

It's been 6 month that the new Bangkok hospital is building at Sukhumvit road between Big C and Tesco lotus. This hospital is welcome in an area where this is nothing apart some clinics. It will avoid the ambulance to drive far away past Pattaya Nua at the North. This section of Pattaya sees a lot ...

Illuminations are now installed on beach road!

I have posted the new King celebration's illuminations at Sukhumvit road, but now they are doing it on beach road. It gives a Christmas feeling to the beach. Great job. These are supposed to last only 3 months, but I hope that they will make them permanent.

Cargo Explosion at Laem Chabang Pieer.

A cargo explosion is spreading chemicals in the air at the Laem Chabang Pier. Several toxic substance are reported in the form of some sort of resin. Several people are affected with rash and burns are treated in the close by parking area. The authorities are asking to the people to evacuate at a ...

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by Nikko