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Thursday, August 17, 2017

4,000 Baht Fines

When entering Thailand, we all have to fill in an arrival card. On this arrival card, we fill in several bits of info including...

India scraps 500 and 1,000 rupee bank notes

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the 500 ($7.60) and 1,000 rupee banknotes will be withdrawn from the financial system overnight. The surprise...

Dual Pricing In Thailand

It’s a topic that keeps popping up, and I get daily emails regarding the different venues that offer 2 different prices; a price for...

Pattaya Massage – Happy or Not

There is quite frankly, no shortage of massage parlors in and around Pattaya. They all have a bunch of girls, sometimes ladyboys, waiting outside...

Enter at Your Own Risk

Due to ongoing roadwork and traffic problems regarding the new underpass on Sukhumvit Road, the authorities have opened one side of the underpass for...

Thailand Surcharge Hits Flights

PASSENGERS travelling in and out Thailand now have to pay a surcharge of Bt15 per person per flight segment. The funds raised from the...

Paddy Counting the Cost to the Tune of 1 Million Dollars

Now then guys and girls, it’s news away from Pattaya, but please excuse me as it’s the US Presidential election. A few weeks ago,...

It’s Nearly Finished

Rumor has it that the Pattaya underpass is finally nearing completion. After years of planning and construction, February 2017 has been earmarked as the...

It Doesn’t Make Sense

I’m sure many of you have seen the recent reports regarding tourist numbers coming into Thailand. Supposedly, records are being broken this year, with...

NO MORE TOP UP SERVICE AT 7 ELEVEN

Those looking to top up their 1-2-Call cards and other AIS services will need to be more creative than walking into 7-Eleven. The convenience store...