The Rise and Fall of the Pattaya Empire

How times have changed for Thailand's favourite seaside resort

My dear Pattaya; I don’t know whether to feel sympathy for you, or applaud your growing older gracefully, just like ourselves.


The changing face of Pattaya

Is Pattaya's reputation now completely undeserved?

In many ways, it's like nightlife doesn't exist unless you specifically go looking for it. There's no doubt the industry is dying.


How to survive in Pattaya if you're not a sex tourist (or if you're a woman)

You can escape the unsavoury aspects if you truly want to

I came to Pattaya because of the ocean. I saw pictures of what looked like paradise, and thought I could live a life of quiet contemplation.


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