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Useful Information About Pattaya

Thailand Do & Don't

When it comes to religion, Thailand is overwhelmingly Buddhist, and many traditions reflect that. Whenever you enter a temple, cover up. Every sacred place requires you to remove your shoes before entering, and some temples provide clothes so you don't go in showing any leg .. more Pattaya do and don't

Getting to Pattaya

.. may not be half the fun, but that doesn't mean it has to a pain. getting to Pattaya

Thai Language

There's good news and bad news.

The bad news is that learning Thai is hard work. Bloody hard work. However, the good news is that any attempt to try and say a few of the local phrases will raise you several notches in the respectability stakes. Thai language - and a few useful words

Finding Your Way Around Pattaya

ALL roads in Pattaya lead to the beach.

Pattaya Beach is split into three main areas: north, central and south. All these are linked by a very loose grid system, so once you've figured it out, it's easy.

Firstly, no prizes for guessing where Beach Road is: it's right next to the sand. getting around Pattaya

Transport in Pattaya

YOU are never more than a few steps away from a lift in Pattaya.

Transport here is cheap and varied. The most popular form of travel is the baht bus, or songtaews (which literally means two rows). These blue, open-backed trucks ply regular routes across town for 10 baht. It's 5 baht for locals, and that's just the way it is, you won't be the first to point out it's not fair.