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The Changing Face of Walking Street, Pattaya

Whisper the words “Walking Street” and most people instantly know where you are talking about… the vibrant strip in South Pattaya has become world famous, or is that infamous, thanks to all the bars, a-gogos and dance clubs. ¬†However, in the past few years, Walking Street has been going through some serious transformation and the Walking Street of today is suffering from a real identity crisis. ¬†Is it a red light district, site seeing spot for tour groups, dance club circuit, sea food zone, Indian entertainment district, or something else?Read More


Terminal 21 Pattaya – Grand Opening

Terminal 21 Entrance

Pete checks out the grand opening of Pattaya’s newest and largest shopping centre, and gives a detailed account of what you will find in the store.


Fortune Town – Bangkok’s Replacement to Pantip Plaza

Fortune Town – Possibly the best place in Bangkok for IT, audio visual, DJ gear, camera equipment and model paints.


Pak Chong – A Detailed Tour of Filming Locations for Bruce Lee’s “The Big Boss”

Bruce Lee’s first martial arts feature film “The Big Boss” was filmed in Pak Chong in Thailand. Pete recently explored this town and uncovered many of the filming locations.


Cheap Quality Food in Bangkok – Jeffer Steak

Jeffer

Looking for cheap steaks in Bangkok? Check out Pete’s latest review of a cheap steak chain that offers decent portions.


Flying Budget – Tips and Tricks to Getting the Most Out of Your Travel

KLIA 2 Airport

The tips, tricks and pitfalls of budget airline travel – when to use it and when to stick with a traditional airline.


Wat Dhammamongkon – A Unique Bangkok Temple off the Tourist Trail

Main Pagoda

Wat Dhammamongon – off the tourist trail, but features a strand of the Buddha’s hair, Thailand’s tallest pagoda, and a massive jade Buddha with an interesting history.


Getting a Taxi from the Airport into Bangkok

Don Muang Airport

In this next instalment of the how to get from the airport into Bangkok series, Pete considers the options and insider tricks for catching taxis into Bangkok from either airport.


Mega Plaza – Bangkok’s Toy and Hobby Central

Mega Plaza, Bangkok’s home to toys and hobbies. This is THE place to get your kid’s toys, personal collectibles, RC cars, plastic model kits, airsoft (bb) guns, video games, gundam, gunpla, Star Wars, and more


Secret Bangkok – Chalerm La Park

Chalerm La

Awesome urban art hidden in the centre of Bangkok. Chalerm La is a photographer’s dream.