Category: Thailand

Bangkok on a Budget: 5 Places to Visit

While most people have dreams of travelling the world, holidays can easily become expensive, making it difficult to turn those dreams into reality. Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is a vibrant city, with some of the best shopping precincts in the world. Here are 5 budget friendly options in Bangkok: Visit the Markets The market places in Bangkok have… Read more →

Thailand: Pattaya

It was seven-ish and I was sitting in a pleasant-enough room overlooking the front entrance to the pub above which I had just moved in. The pub was the Pig and Whistle on Soi 7 in Pattaya. Across the lane was a big hole, which they were hoping to construct a hotel in and next door to that, right opposite me, was a tiny bar with one lady sitting on a stool outside it. Not that there was a wall there, it was open on two sides. The Soi was nice and quiet, I thought. I also thought that I might go and sit in that little bar and talk to that woman, if my friend was late, because I would definitely see him arrive from two metres away, the width of the Soi. Read more →