Culture, image galleries, Pattaya
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.
Prices might be at a peak around New Year in Pattaya, but the fun is also unbeatable; just strolling down Walking Street in Pattaya, watching the mayhem of happy tourists around you, is an unforgettable experience... and then, Pattaya has many more memorable things to offer after dark!
In Pattaya, Songkran is celebrated April 18th - 19th, some days after the rest of the country; Sonkgran is the Thai New Year and it is celebrated among other ways by people throwing large quantities of water on everything and anything that moves. It is celebrated through Pattaya but you wil