Pattaya – The beach of Bangkok, and thoughts on retirement

I’m usually immune to click-bait listicles, especially when they just arbitrarily rank cities. One list that I will always stop to read though is Mastercard’s Global Destination Cities Index. For the 2018 list Bangkok was number one again, which was not a surprise. What was a surprise was to see Pattaya checking in at #18. […]

Hotel Review: Hotel Zing, Pattaya – Thailand

Hotel Name: Hotel Zing Address: 192 Thap Phraya Road Soi 7, Phra Tamnak Hill, Pattaya, Thailand. I stayed at the Hotel Zing in Pattaya. I was already in Pattaya and when I arrived I discovered that the hotel I booked had closed down. I went to a cafe to look for a last minute booking, […]

Pattaya Travel Guide

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Ornamental street signs of Thailand

In Thailand there are many cities that decorate their street signs with icons associated with the city. Here are some that I have seen over the years in my travels in Thailand. Patong Beach, Phuket Patong Beach in Phuket with a dolphin street sign. Krabi Town Krabi Town with a sword-wielding elephant. Of course. Maeklong […]