Nicha Clinic Beauty & Beyond

     Nicha Clinic is a leading aesthetic medical clinic with the most advanced technologies and highest standard services. At present, Nicha Clinic has two branches in the most vibrant area of Pattaya – Wongamat at Naklua Soi 18 and Central Pattaya on Second Road across from Central Festival. Nicha offers variety of services ranging from “Vitamin Facial Treatment” to “Body Firming” using “Thermage” and “CPT & DCT” approved by “US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)” and available only at Nicha Clinic. Our value is to offer aesthetic medical services…

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Eat | Drink | Share | Listen | Lounge at Coast Beach Club & Bistro Pattaya

    Located within the Centara Grand Mirage on soi 18 Naklua,  Coast Beach Club & Bistro is the perfect spot to unwind in true tropical style.       It really is a place where you can escape the hustle and bustle of life in Pattaya and just kick back and unwind. Sleek, chic, stylish and modern with panoramic views over Naklua Bay. What could be more idyllic?       Coast offers everything from lunch, dinner, and anything in between. From fresh, grilled meats and local seafood to sliders,…

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Greener than Green. Amazing Eco-Resorts in Thailand

  When you think of eco-friendly resorts, do you imagine tourists walking around bare foot meditating, outside toilets with brown toilet paper and vegan menus with a different lentil and chickpea dinner every evening? Well, think again! Eco-tourism is being practiced by some of the most luxurious resorts and hotels in the world. Here in Thailand we have some of those but there are also alternatives for those of us who haven’t quite had that ‘fat paycheck’ yet. I guess for most people nowadays, caring about the environment is second…

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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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A few ‘must do’ things in Thailand II

  Here is the second installment of must do things in Thailand.     Become a hardcore vegetarian If you thought vegetarians and body piercings were boring, then you clearly haven’t been to Phuket in October. Refraining from all vices including eating meat this is the festival where people can become human ‘kebabs’ to atone their sins. This is certainly a ‘must go’ festival       Sip molten lava and live to tell the tale If you ever wondered what volcanic lava might taste like in your mouth, then why…

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A few ‘Must Do’ things in Thailand

  The jewel in south-east Asia’s crown, Thailand radiates sensuality, mystery and – to the visitor – a touch of the bizarre.   Here are a few things ‘must do’s’ in the Kingdom.     Drink like a local In Thailand, drinks are often taken away in plastic bags, while beer is usually served with ice, sharing is preferred, friends happily sip from the same plastic bag. Enjoy the ritual of sharing. When it comes to re-filling the youngest at the table pours.       Be sleepless in Saphan…

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Koh Larn

  Wanting to escape and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life? For white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and tranquil atmosphere – look no further than Koh Larn and its surrounding islands. Situated to the west of Pattaya, Koh Larn takes only about 45 minutes on a ferry or 15 minutes on a speedboat to get to and is surrounded by clear waters and beautiful sandy beaches. The island is only 4km long and 2km wide (around 3,500 rai) and is made up of beautiful mountainous…

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Inside Udon Thani

  Udon Thani, one of Isan’s major cities, is located in north-east Thailand and has one of the largest expat communities in the kingdom.     The city was home to one of the largest US air bases during the Vietnam conflict and it has subsequently became the region’s primary transport hub and commercial centre. Udon Thani is probably best known for its archaeological wonders, paramount among them is the hamlet of Ban Chiang where the world’s first Bronze Age civilisation is believed to have flourished more than 5,000 years…

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One Night in Bangkok – the early bird gets the Blues

  Sometimes the key to making sure you have a good night is starting early. That’s what I did last weekend. My first stop for the “evening” was the new home of Check Inn 99, a legendary live music venue that lost its home a few months ago. They’ve since commandeered the second floor of Zak’s, a well-known eating and drinking establishment on Sukhumvit Soi 11.     On Saturdays from 4-8pm, Check Inn 99 is host to an open-mic blues jam put on by the Blues on Sukhumvit Group.…

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Chumphon – I Went Looking for Paradise and Found “Nothing”

  Here was my dilemma. The missus and I both wanted to take a short holiday, three or four days at the most. The conflict arose from our polar opposite visions of a perfect mini-vacation. She likes to get up at the crack of dawn and see whatever the prevailing tourist attractions have to offer, I want to do nothing … less than nothing if that is possible. I needed to recharge, not break a sweat. After much discussion and some internet searching my intrepid partner laid out her proposal.…

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