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In Pattaya, as in all of Thailand, people have a lot of respect for older folks and usually they are addressed as Pee meaning older brother or sister. A term of endearment for youngsters is calling them Nong which means little brother or sister. In restaurants is better to address the staff as Pee or Nong than waiter or waitress.


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Songkran in Jomtien: Who's he got

Pattaya: the people

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2008

People planning Pattaya holidays often wonder about the atmosphere of Pattaya and the people who live in and around the city. From the moment you arrive in Pattaya you will be impressed with the warm, inviting atmosphere created by the people of Pattaya.... read more.

Sonkgran in Pattaya

Songkran Festival in Pattaya

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2008

If you are planning a Pattaya holiday you may want to consider scheduling it during of the Pattaya festivals. The city of Pattaya is always alive but it is particularly lively during one of the Pattaya festivals.... read more.

Loy Krathong in Pattaya

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2008

There are many Pattaya festivals throughout the year and one of its most famous and beloved is the Loy Krathong (or Loi Krathong) festival. This tradition was influenced by the Indian Lantern (Diwali Festival) where floats are made to worship the three Brahimin Gods (Bhrama, Shiva and Vishnu).... read more.

Sonkgran in Pattaya

Cultural Melting Pot Pattaya

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2008

Pattaya is a melting pot of culture which gives Pattaya it's own unique Pattaya culture. Located about 15 kilometers southeast of Bangkok, nestled on the Gulf of Siam and its famed beaches, Pattaya attracts people for diverse backgrounds and with diverse interests.... read more.

Buddhism in Pattaya

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2007

Buddhism is the most widely practiced religion in Thailand. In fact, approximately 95% of all Thai people follow Buddhism, primarily the Theravda school.... read more.

The Pattaya Gay Festival

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2007

Pattaya is a fun and lively place and the Pattaya Gay Festival is one of the most exciting and vibrant times in Pattaya. The highlight of the "gay Pattaya" calendar, the Pattaya Gay Festival is a unique opportunity for gays, lesbians and open-minded adults from around the world.... read more.

Miss Pattaya Beauty Contest

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2007

The Miss Pattaya Beauty Contest is one of the highlights of the Pattaya Festival. It is important for visitors to note that the Miss Pattaya Beauty Contest is a contest by actual women (there are similarly named contest that are for transvestites and men).... read more.

Grand Pattaya International Music Festival

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2007

There are many fun Pattaya events throughout the year and one of the most fun and exciting is the Grand Pattaya International Music Festival. This Pattaya music festival is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Music of all types and from artists from around the world can be enjoyed on the various sta... read more.

Pattaya Buffalo Races

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2007

There are many things that make Pattaya a unique and fun place to visit. Among all of the fun Pattaya events one of the most unique is the Chon Buri Buffalo Race. This long-established event is one of the highlights of the event calendar of Pattaya and surrounding areas.... read more.

Local People

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2007

The Local people of Pattaya are part of the attraction of this magnificent city. The friendly, warm people of Pattaya are in part why millions of people visit the city year after year. From the friendly young men and women, to the accommodating adults the people of Pattaya are special.... read more.

Pattaya Fishing Village to Vacation Mecca

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2007

Pattaya is one of the most famous resort towns in all of Asia. Located in South East Asia, this resort community has an unusual history that had nothing to do with hotels, tourism, food or entertainment.... read more.