Rak Ban Kerd House

Rak Ban Kerd House

Rak Ban Kerd House is centrally located in Ko Si Chang, so is within easy reach of the islands landmarks and beaches. The guest house consists of several private rooms, with communal areas for cooking and eating and socialising, so it’s perfect if you want to meet like minded people whilst on your travels. The […]

Somewhere Koh Sichang

Somewhere Koh Sichang

Ideally located close to many of the best attractions on Koh Sichang , Somewhere Koh Si Chang has a quaint colonial feel to it. The clean, spacious rooms all come with air conditioning, cable TV as standard, and free Wifi. In addition to this, the sea view rooms offer spectacular views of the gulf of […]

Panna Seafood restaurant Ban Chang

Panna Seafood Restaurant Ban Chang (ป้านอมซีฟู้ด)

Panna Seafood Restaurant Ban Chang Review Located at the far end of Phala Beach (opposite the municipal office), Panna Seafood Restaurant Ban Chang serves amazing seafood. The dining at Panna Seafood is very casual, in fact many of their customers are beach goers enjoying a day at the beach. Panna Seafood Restaurant  The restaurant itself […]

Ramayana water park silverlake

Ramayana Water Park Review

Ramayana Water Park Ramayana Water Park, is a large water park situated by the Silver Lake Vineyard, around 20 minutes drive from Pattaya. Overall, it is a great day out for all the family, with plenty to keep both children and adults entertained. The park itself is set in beautiful, sprawling grounds, which seem have […]

Ban Chang Sheep Farm

Ban Chang Sheep Farm Review

Ban Chang Sheep Farm is a small children’s petting farm on the outskirts of Ban Chang, Rayong.  Although small, the owners seem to be adding to the place all the time, and the best part is entrance is completely FREE. It is ideal for families with smaller children, especially if you don’t fancy the drive […]

The Lord Nelson Ban Chang

The Lord Nelson Ban Chang

The Lord Nelson Hotel Ban Chang Review The Lord Nelson Ban Chang is a lovely boutique style hotel situated right on the beach in Ban Chang. As you enter the reception area of the hotel from the road, you are greeted by a very colonial feeling lobby, complete with library and pool table. Upstairs, the […]

Buachompoo Resort Ko Si Chang

Located 700 metres from Koh Sichang Summer Palace in Ko Si Chang, Buachompoo Resort features a restaurant, bar and free WiFi throughout the property. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV.

Paree Hut Resort Ko Si Chang

Paree Hut Resort Ko Si Chang

Offering stunning views from it’s cliff top location, it’s no wonder Paree Hut Resort Ko Si Chang, is one of the most popular resorts on the island. The beautifully designed, traditional wooden huts fit in perfectly with their rugged surroundings and provide a luxurious getaway just an hour outside Bangkok. Each hut comes with its […]

Monster Aquarium Pattaya Review

Monster Aquarium Pattaya Review

Despite its rather ramshackled exterior, Monster Aquarium Pattaya is a great day out for all the family. The attraction incorporates an aquarium, reptile terrarium, and petting zoo, and houses a large range of species, including a few rare animals. Highlights include a two headed turtle and an absolutely huge Alligator Snapping Turtle.  Once you pay […]

Charlie's bungalows Koh Si Chang

Charlie’s Bungalows Koh Si Chang

Located in a beautiful tropical landscaped garden, Charlie’s Bungalows Koh Si Chang are within walking distance of the summer palace and Tha Wang Beach as well as other amenities on the island. Whilst the bungalows do not have a restaurant on site they are within 5 minutes walking distance of two of the best restaurants […]

Sichang Shine Khao Resort

Sichang Shine Khao Resort

The Sichang Shine Khao Resort is the largest hotel on Ko Si Chang, guests can choose to stay in the main hotel or in one of the two bedroom bungalows on site.  The hotel offers a number of room configurations that make it ideal for groups and guests with young families, with the large triple rooms delivering […]

Khanruen Fishing Resort Review

Khanruen Fishing Resort

Situated on the edge of a well stocked fishing lake, Khanruen Fishing Resort has everything you would expect from a budget resort and a few extras you might not. The rooms are fairly basic but clean and each comes with Air conditioning and satellite TV. A good breakfast is also included in the price of your […]

Art in Paradise Pattaya

Art in Paradise is a large interactive art museum, where visitors can interact with large 3-D optical illusions. The 5,800sq foot museum is divided into several themed areas, such as classical art, Egypt, underwater world, where you can interact with large 3-D images and pose for pictures.The Pattaya museum was officially opened in April 2012 […]

Ban Chang Apartment and Hotel

Ban Chang Apartment and Hotel Review

192/42 Moo 3 Tessaban Street 31 Road Ban Chang, Chang Wat Rayong 21130

Noi's Palace Mansion

Noi’s Palace Mansion Ban Chang

178/117 Fairway 6, M.4, Pla, Rayong 21130

Royal Palace Hotel Ban Chang

Royal Palace Hotel Ban Chang

177/7 Moo 5 A. bangchang 21130

Purimas Beach Hotel and Spa

Purimas Beach Hotel and Spa

Situated between Ban Chang and Map Ta Phut industrial estate, the Purimas Beach hotel and Spa is located close to several of Thailand’s top golf courses, and is within easy reach of transport links to Bangkok and the rest of S.E. Asia. The Purimas Beach hotel and spa is considered by many to be the […]

Royal Phala Cliff Beach Resort and Spa

LocationSituated right on the beach, despite its secluded local, this Ban Chang hotel is conveniently located in close proximity to several golf courses, transport links to major cities and is just 10 minutes drive from U-Tapao (Pattaya) Airport, which serves as a hub for several airlines flying to many S.E. Asian destinations.

Rayong Adventure Park Entrance

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Getting To Rayong Adventure Park Rayong Adventure Park is a blow up, Total Wipeout style water park situated in the heart of Rayong, opposite the Central Plaza shopping mall.  Finding the entrance can be quite tricky as it’s not well signposted, and if you miss it you have to go all the way around the […]

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Khao Sok National Park, Surat Thani Provence

Khoa Sok National Park in Surat Thani Provence covers approximately 739km2 and includes the 135km2 manmade Cheow Larn Lake. The park contains includes the largest area of virgin rainforest in southern Thailand, parts of which are older than the amazon. Khao Sok is also known for its many ancient limestone Karsts that jut out from […]


Buying art in Pattaya

Asia is well known for relatively cheap original artwork, and many holiday makers seek to purchase original artworks whilst visiting Thailand. Although there are many small galleries and Artists workshops in and around Pattaya, there are two main areas where there is a concentration of galleries to browse. Art StreetArt street is located in an alleyway […]

Khao chi chan buddha carving pattaya

Khao Chi Chan – Buddha Mountain – Silverlake, Pattaya

Although probably not a full day out by itself, the spectacular Khao Chi Chan Buddha Carving is certainly worth a visit if you are visiting one of the many attractions in the Silver Lake area of Na Jomtiem near Pattaya. There is no entrance fee for Khao Chi Chan, however you can make a donation […]

Sunset at Romson Restaurant Rayong

Romson Restaurant, Nam Rin Beach

Romson Restaurant Rayong Review Situated on Nam Rin Beach, Romson Restaurant (or Romson’s Restaurant) is well known locally for its great seafood and casual dining atmosphere, and is popular with both Thais and Ex-pats alike. Whilst they are known for their seafood, the restaurant also offers an extensive range of non-seafood dishes. The food is […]

Nam Rin Beach, Ban Chang

Just like the other main beaches in Ban Chang, Nam Rin has a number of small restaurants dotted along its shoreline, unlike the others it has a number of public shaded areas with seating and well maintained toilets. As you drive to the seafront the road forks both left and right. Taking a right leads you […]

Things You Should Know About Driving in Thailand

As you make your way down the highway, a Red Bull fuelled minibus driver flashes his lights at you, you’d pull over but in your mirror you notice half a dozen scooters weaving through the traffic, bearing down on you, some with passengers riding side saddle, some clutching newborn babies whilst playing angry birds on […]

Swiss Sheep Farm, Silverlake, Pattaya

Situated near the Silverlake Vinyard near Pattaya, the Swiss Sheep farm is one of many petting farms in the area, and is probably the largest. Asian culture can be a little selfie obsessed and many attractions are eager to cater for this, rather than being a working farm, you might want to think of Swiss […]

HarborLand, Pattaya – South East Asia’s Largest Children’s Play Area

Harborland is a large indoor children’s soft play area situated on the 7th floor of Harbor Mall, Pattaya. Whilst the mall itself is fairly average, the play area is a must do for anyone with small children visiting Pattaya. Once you get your wrist bands and go through the magnetic locking gate, don’t be surprised if you […]

Doi Inthanon National Park, Chang Mai

Doi Inthanon National Park, also known as “the roof of Thailand” was established in 1972, and surrounds Doi Inthanon mountain, which is the largest peak in Thailand, standing at 2565m. The 482km park is situated approx 60km from Chiang Mai and is about a 2 hour car ride from the airport. The diverse ecosystem within the park […]

6 Awesome Craft Beer Pubs in Thailand

Real ale is probably not the first thing you think of when you think of Thailand, but if you’ve had your fill of Chang, Leo and Singh, there are an ever growing number of craft breweries and brew pubs springing up all over Thailand. As with most things up and coming in Thailand, the movement […]

Suphattra Land Fruit farm Rayong

Suphattra Land Rayong Fruit Farm

Suphattra Land is a large fruit plantation in Non Lalok, Rayong. My initial thoughts were that the entrance fee was a bit steep, as with many places in Thailand though, our two young children were free. Overall, the whole tour lasts around two hours, with various stops for fruit tasting, a plate of Som Tam and finally Honey Tasting, which in hindsight, made the entrance fee pretty good value. 

Golden Mangrove & HTMS Prasae, Rayong

There are a few mangrove forests along the Rayong Coast, the 2,400 acre Golden Mangrove in Pak Nam Prasae is perhaps the largest. The mangrove itself has been developed as an eco-tourism site and is home to various species of rare bird, mud fish and crabs, although you have a better chance of seeing the […]