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เนื่องในวันสุนทรภู่ เมื่อวันที่ 26 มิถุนายน ที่ผ่านมา เราขอนำเสนอผลงานสำคัญของท่าน คือ นิทานคำกลอน เรื่องพระอภัยมณี ซึ่งเป็นผลงานที่โดดเด่นที่สุดในบรรดาบทกวี ของท่านสุนทรภู่

Firstly, in this first article, we would like to introduce you to Sunthorn Phu. Sunthorn Phu was born on 26TH.June 1786 during the reign of King Rama I.

Istanbul is a magical city filled with fairy tale streets around every corner. The biggest city of Turkey (Turkiye), it straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait and has been called “The City of Wonders” for a good reason.

You can hear Thomas play at The Jazz Pit every evening other than Tuesdays and will be amazed by his incredible solo repertoire of over 1400 songs.

On Thappraya Road, Jomtien. at the junction with Pratumnak and just before the law courts, if you drive into the turning to Sugar Hut Resort on the right you will find Sun Sabella.

Every time I order some Thai food, I get asked the question, “Do you want it spicy?” This always takes me a little while to decide if I want to go down this road or chicken out and go mild.

Do you need more space? A Guest bedroom? Granny Annex? Teenage Hideaway or Man Cave? Do you work from home and want a separate office space? Modular Build Thailand has the answer.

( If you missed part 1 of this article you can still find it within the Back issues (May 2024) of Discover Pattaya magazine or on the Homepage of our website

When it comes to retirement we all would like to have the same income level as we do whilst in employment that goes without saying.

Just in case you thought that there would actually be a break from football during the summer, the European Championship finals are with us. 

With a sense of inevitability, Manchester City won the Premier League for a record fourth consecutive year after being pushed all the way by a very good Arsenal side. 

Thailand’s potential as a host for a Formula 1 Grand Prix has been a lively topic of interest and speculation in recent months. 

After a flat first edition in 2023, the second Thailand International Boat Show appeared to tick most of the boxes for exhibitors and visitors.

Nature Hikes and Picnics: Exploring local parks and nature reserves can be an exciting adventure for kids. Parents can organize nature hikes where children can learn about different plants, animals, and ecosystems.

The marvellous thing about “Discovering” what’s in and around Pattaya is that you can happen upon some fantastic places whilst investigating the unexpected. 

This time, for our return to this stunning resort we decided to come in the evening for dinner at La Cucina. A restaurant that blends traditional Italian cuisine with locally sourced ingredients

The Sugar Hut resort is located amidst the bustling city of Pattaya and for more than 40 years has been renowned for its authentic Thai-style bungalows set in lush, tropical gardens.

The Microbiome refers to the collection of trillions of microorganisms: (bacteria, viruses, and fungi) that inhabit our guts. These microorganisms play a crucial role in maintaining our health .

Romsai Brasserie is on Pattaya Beach road, just a few metres from the corner of Pattaya Klang. It is a perfect restaurant to visit with friends or family and enjoy authentic Thai dishes, entertainment, arts and crafts and good times!

We recently bought a one-way ticket from Bangkok to Tbilisi, Georgia to attend a short travel blogger conference with the idea that if we liked it so much, we would stay longer.

In Dublin’s fair city, where the girls are so pretty I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone As she wheeled her wheelbarrow Through streets broad and narrow Crying, “Cockles and mussels, alive, alive, oh!”

Wow! The month of May really delivers on the sporting front and heralds the start of an unparalleled summer of major events in 2024.

The Superyacht Life Foundation is a non-profit that has created World Boating Day to open the leisure boating sectors to the public and change perceptions of the yacht industry.

Diving in Pattaya with Seafari Dive Centre, a PADI 5 Star IDC (Instructor Development Center), is an experience that blends the thrill of exploration with the serenity of the underwater world.

Located in East Pattaya, the British Learning Centre offers a unique opportunity for students seeking a British international school experience outside regular hours.

In a new series of articles we look at what is here, or literally on our doorstep, that we have yet to see or do.

Experience the thrill of breathing underwater for the first time with the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program, the world’s leading try scuba diving program.

Mae Pim is a delightful and unspoilt beachside area in Rayong. Sometimes overlooked by visitors to this neighbouring province to Pattaya because of the popularity of the island of Koh Samet for their weekend getaway. 

It would seem that Mooltripakdee International School is the best kept educational secret in the region. Tucked away among the tranquil countryside east of Pattaya,

The founders of Gustaf Real Estate opened their business in Pattaya in 2020 just as the world was going into the full force of the Covid pandemic.

In a new series of articles we look at what is here, or literally on our doorstep, that we have yet to see or do.

I was recently lucky enough to receive an invitation to a James Bond-themed event hosted by Violette Gauthier and The Pattaya Gastronomic Society , to be held at the Intercontinental Pattaya Resort. 

The snooker event of the year, the world championship, starts on the 20th of the month and is again being played at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

We have a fantastic month of sport for April starting with the Champions League quarter finals on the 9th and 10th of the month.

PADI® Open Water Diver is the first scuba certification level. Tought by one of the Seafari, highly-trained PADI Instructors. We will teach you how to scuba dive in a relaxed, supportive learning environment.

As educators, we understand that education goes beyond the confines of the classroom.


Anyone who has lived in the UK and been for a bit of a “session” or a pub crawl with mates, knows about the type of food you absolutely crave at the end of such an evening.

For us, the main event consisted of crab pasta which was pleasantly spicy with clams and saffron and the star of our show: Phad Thai Goong Mang Gon!

First things first. March means Cheltenham. It starts a bit earlier this year, running from the 12th until the 15th of the month and the timings are great for the local horse racing fans, as the first race each day goes off at 1.30, giving us four great evenings of entertainment.

In a new series of articles we look at what is here, or literally on our doorstep, that we have yet to do or see. Last month we decided that a visit to Angkor Wat was an absolute must. If you didn’t read this in our February magazine then it’s still available to view online at

Thailand’s education system is rich in cultural nuances and traditions that may differ from those in other countries.

In the pursuit of creating a haven, many homeowners overlook the importance of exterior aesthetics. Your home’s exterior is the first impression visitors and passersby have, making it a crucial element in establishing the overall ambiance.

Thailand’s education system is rich in cultural nuances and traditions that may differ from those in other countries. For parents living in Pattaya, understanding the intricacies of the Thai education system is crucial for making informed decisions about their children’s education.

There’s something quite joyful about an American Diner. I have fond memories of the ones I visited during holidays in Florida.

With the investment going into the Eastern Economic Corridor and likely expansion of infrastructure reaching further down the Eastern Seaboard of Thailand, the province of Rayong is appealing as a place to settle in the long term for many people.

What is it about St Patrick’s Day that makes it so very popular? Certainly it is world-wide, the most popular of all the UK’s saints’ days and seems to have transcended its religious origins to be more of a celebration of everything Irish.

We’re more often than not in such a rush that we forget to go look for somewhere to relax and spend time.

Brexit pushed up the price of imported products, a key cost for all  restaurants, and has made the hiring of skilled staff more difficult and expensive.

Looking to renovate your home this year? Here’s some inspiration for exterior design styles that will be popular in 2024.

In a new series of articles we look at what is here or literally on our doorstep that we have yet to do or see. To start, an absolute must: a visit to Angkor Wat.

Esther Kaufmann is known to many for her years as a travel agent and advisor at My Office 4 Travel. Back in 2005 the office was located on Walking Street and then in 2007 it moved to Jomtien Soi 5, close to the busy immigration office.

The month starts with a bang for all rugby fans because the six nations is with us again. France and Ireland, both well fancied to win the recently played World Cup, 

Pattaya, Thailand, 25 January 2024 — Pioneering the marine lifestyle in the Gulf of Thailand for more than 30 years

As the world continues to evolve, so do our travel preferences and aspirations. With the dawn of 2024, a fresh wave of travel trends is set to shape the way we explore the globe.

On our 4th Anniversary at Sun Sabella come to our big bash on the 17th of February.

Discover Pattaya tried a wonderful selection of Tex Mex delights laid on by the Sportsman.

As the world continues to evolve, so do our travel preferences and aspirations. With the dawn of 2024, a fresh wave of travel trends is set to shape the way we explore the globe.

Our team experienced a tremendously enjoyable and fashionable time in Bangkok, filled with smiles and delight.

Pattaya Prestige Properties founded 12 years ago and now with over 2,500 listings had an excellent position at the show. 

It was a real gala event held at the stunning Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok.

Now is the time after decisions were made for in-home offices or cosy nooks for cocooning, to take your interior design to the next level. 

Social gatherings can be a great way to meet new people, catch up with old friends, and have fun. However, it can be challenging to break the ice and get people to feel comfortable.

If you need help with anything to do with the repatriation of a sick or deceased loved one, you should absolutely call on the skill and patience of Dao and Jeff Mitchell and their team at Amar International Asia.

What makes Jewish Deli food so Delicious? Well, the affectionately termed Mrs Salty of London Beigel and Salt Beer Bar will proudly tell you it’s because it’s made with love.

Here in Pattaya wine dinners have grown in popularity over the past couple of years with many restaurants and suppliers promoting such events.

The 18th PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards distinguish the kingdom’s finest commercial, residential real estate from retail to resort developments, award recipients represent the most outstanding cross-section of real estate in Thailand


Returning to my beloved London, I was dismayed to find the weather damp, cold and generally miserable. However, the West End shopping district still had plenty to uplift my spirits and as always the festive spirit was palpable.

Now the time is being close to the end of year 2023. This chapter is to talk about the year end book closing procedure in relation to annual income tax calculation.

Earlier this year Bert Elson BEM who is retiring as the British Honorary Consul of Chonburi had a small farewell event attended by H.E Mark Gooding OBE British Ambassador

The sporting calendar for 2024 has a host of top events lined up but the year is dominated by two of the greatest shows that sport can provide, the European football championships and the Summer Olympics.

The weather couldn’t have been better for the opening of another tremendous Tennis Championship at the Royal Cliff Hotel’s beautiful Fitz club.

Now on the water and ready for some fun, the Jeanneau Cap Camarat 10.5 CC has been designed as a real crossover boat, this 36-footer in GRP makes the most of convertible features to meet the needs of everyone from dedicated parents to die hard party animals.

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a transformative force that promises to reshape the way our children learn and grow.

As a friend of mine remarked the other day, “The InterContinental Pattaya Resort is just pure class”.

For many months curious passersby have been wondering about the construction taking place next to Marco’s restaurant.

Are you mesmerised by the glamorous scenes in James Bond’s “GoldenEye” or the world-class Formula 1 race? I certainly am, which is why I went to Monaco.

The Foreign Business License (FBL) is a type of license necessary for foreign companies doing business in Thailand. The Foreign Business Act (FBA) regulates foreign business activities in Thailand.

If you’re thinking of buying a property in Pattaya in the near future, doing your own research and finding out as much as you can about the place you want to live in is obviously a good thing.

Adventure in Homstay and Chom Bueng : A Tale of Angling Triumphs


I have been wanting to interview Jack Lemvard for quite some time as he is definitely a local success story, born in Pattaya at the Memorial Hospital.

The approach to the International School Eastern Seaboard must be one of the most scenic in Thailand: nestled among the manicured fairways of Burapha Golf Club, the school has been an established name within the region since its inception in 1997. 

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, parents are constantly seeking innovative methods to enhance their children’s learning experiences and boost academic achievements.

Lovell International School is an oasis of calm and learning in the heart of busy North Pattaya. I met with the Head of School, Ms. Karen Jones, to find out more about this hidden gem.

I’ve always loved South Korea. The land of the famous Hallyu wave – with its K-pop culture

Time has flown by and it will be nearly one year since my first visit to Rugby School Thailand.

What is the point of being by the sea if you don’t take time out to enjoy it?

Talking to many of our expert property agents here in Pattaya it seems that International buyers are now happier to converse in English than they once were. 

The French Riviera, with its sun-kissed beaches, azure Mediterranean waters, and glamorous cities, has always been a magnet for travellers seeking relaxation and sophistication.

I feel fortunate to have been a part of the British Learning Centre’s journey. When I took over as the Deputy Head of School at the British Learning Centre: Pattaya, the school had already established a strong reputation for excellence

Peturday has everything you could possibly want for your pet and yourself as a devoted pet owner.

Tiny Treasures: Maximizing Space in Small Kitchens

In a world where space is a luxury, the heart of the home often finds itself confined within the constraints of compact kitchens

In the heart of Cha-am, amidst the lush landscape, lies the angler’s paradise – Jurassic Mountain Resort and Fishing Park. 

The M8 is the new flagship of Prestige’s M-Line of multihull motor yachts and takes luxury real estate on the water to a new level. 

What is it about Sunday that makes you want to celebrate with a great meal? Nostalgia for our mum’s Sunday roast? A need to mark the end of the weekend and prepare for the week ahead? A good old feed up before the diet starts Monday ?- as all diets do. 

Expect the Best with Superior Craftsmanship and Outstanding Value from ESS Development.

 I don’t think that anybody can argue that the recently completed Women’s World Cup was anything other than a resounding success. 

If you’re thinking of relocating to Thailand, the first name that springs to mind is inevitably Bangkok, one of the most famous cities on earth and visited by millions every year. 

October the 24th is World Polio Day, an annual event that concentrates the minds of people all over the world to come together and help with the eradication of a terrible, disabling disease. 

We are very lucky to live in Pattaya, as we are spoilt for choice when it comes to playing golf with 28 excellent golf clubs nearby.

Acting whilst still at school and around 11/12 years old, I found I was really interested in using my imagination, pretending and immersing myself in acting.

As the long holiday begins to wane, a new academic year dawns upon us. For parents and children alike, this is a time of anticipation, excitement, and perhaps a touch of trepidation. 

Sharples traditional fish and chips can now be found not only in Soi New Plaza but also on Thappraya Road, Jomtien.

The Tamar Center was founded in 1999. It’s aim to provide education, vocational training and job opportunities for girls wishing to leave bars.