Farmers Market, Havana Bar & Terrazzo Restaurant, Holiday Inn Pattaya

  Every 2nd Saturday of the month at HAVANA BAR & TERRAZZO RESTAURANT, HOLIDAY INN PATTAYA. Come and shop at Pattaya’s only Farmer Market, held at Havana Bar and Terrazzo Restaurant, located on Beach Road at the front of Holiday Inn. There is ample parking and this child friendly event gives Mom’s and Dad’s an excuse to come and do some shopping, relax and have a glass of wine, a cold beer or a coffee whilst the kids amuse themselves with the fun activities. With a variety of food stalls. Please be…

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Pattaya to be developed as “Tourism for All” city

    Two organizations, The Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration and the Friendly Design For All Foundation, announced on Thursday that they are starting a project to make tourist sites more accessible for those with special needs: http://thainews.prd.go.th/website_en/news/news_detail/WNECO6103020010002 National News Bureau of Thailand Full Details have yet to released.     It was  announced that they are constructing facilities so that persons with disabilities can travel more conveniently and safely throughout the city. Chon Buri and relevant organizations have collaborated to develop Pattaya as a city of “Tourism for…

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Gary Oldman has won the Oscar for his role in Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman has won the Oscar for his role in Darkest Hour. The British actor, who was previously nominated in 2012 for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, fought off tough competition from Denzel Washington, Daniel Day-Lewis, Timothée Chalamet and Daniel Kaluuya to scoop the award. His role in Darkest Hour won over both critics and audiences when it hit screens. Accepting the award, he said: “My deepest thanks to the Academy for this glorious prize. “The movies – such is their power – captivated a young man from South London and…

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Trying not to live in past – Re-visited – The reports of my ill health have been greatly exaggerated by Dave Buckley

    A few months back I wrote a piece which broadly outlined my thoughts on the pros and cons of leaving Thailand to return to the UK.   Part of the reasoning for the move was to do with health.   It would seem that my thoughts lacked clarity.   Why do I say this?   Well, recently I was contacted by Charlie, a friend from my days in Pattaya who is currently in the UK on a temporary assignment. “How are you?” he asked with some concern in…

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Miss International Queen 2018

  Friday 9th March at 9 PM – 11 PM   Miss International Queen 2018 Final Round will be held on Friday, 9th March 2018 at Tiffany’s Show Pattaya, Thailand. Miss International Queen – the world’s largest and most prestigious beauty pageant for international transgender and transvestites – is officially presented by Tourism Authority of Thailand, Pratunam Polyclinic, Krungthai-AXA Life, Mistine, SK Clinics, Woodlands Hotel & Resort Pattaya, and Tiffany’s Show Pattaya.     https://www.facebook.com/events/2484313935147359/

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Villa Asiatic

    The concept of building homes that developers would be happy to live in themselves may not be new. But that does not detract from the reassurance buyers can derive knowing that this is the philosophy behind a project.         Villa Asiatic village has been developed by a local team of young multi-cultural professionals who know Pattaya and love living here. This knowledge of the city – and an appreciation of it, they feel, gives them a marketing edge in what is proving a highly competitive…

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