Expat Living.

Are you planning to live in Pattaya and don’t know where to start looking? Fortunately, Pattaya Trader have information to provide you what you need.

Living in Pattaya can be a unique experience as it is a diverse city that offer expats a lot of opportunities. And also, you will be happy to know that Pattaya has a low cost living with a lot of activities to keep you busy every day.

The clinic is spotlessly clean with staff who are extremely professional and yet still friendly and happy to explain every step of the procedure.


Caretta turtle ensnared in plastic. This beautiful creature would undoubtedly have died had it not been freed by the two underwater photographers


Bicarbonate of soda is a really effective yet gentle abrasive cleaner and a great natural deodorizer. 

Moving can be a stressful time, with a lot of prior organisation and planning needed. 

If you’ve flown in or out of Suvarnabhumi International Airport recently you probably noticed the large building being constructed opposite the main terminal.

If you want to ring the changes for the New Year what better place to start than your kitchen the “heart of the home” and if you need a few ideas take a look at some of these designer trends for the New Year:


Reza from the Under the Roof Club has been keeping in regular touch with The Pattaya Trader to report back on the meeting he has had with teachers and members of the Pair Border Patrol Police with blueprints for the first school agreed.

Cats are often seen as ‘easy’ pets that require little time and attention. That is why many cats are insufficiently provided for in their natural needs,


In terms of tooth decay it varies from person to person but obviously maintaining good oral hygiene is key to keeping your teeth. Dr Pla advises parents encourage regular teeth cleaning habits with their children as early as possible.


As there’s been so much work done on Dongtan beach we thought we’d resurrect an old Property Trader classic “Location Spotlight” a feature in the magazine where we shine the Trader torch on an area around town.

This month our Pattaya Personality is Kate, or Katerina (she will answer to both) from All Pattaya Condos.

When speaking to Gerry it’s a good idea to tune your ear into his accent as life in Pattaya has done nothing to dull the Scottish lilt but believe me doing so is well worth the effort as Gerry has some fascinating stories to tell. 

The hotel has gone from strength to strength and is no longer just a hidden treasure but now a well known venue for golf clubs and The Danish Club who hold their once monthly meetings there.

British Embassy Bangkok and Ministry of Social Development & Human Security collaborate to improve handling of child protection and abduction

When I went to visit Esther Kaufmann of My Office 4 Travel I saw first hand how she is able to expertly deal with the steady stream of customers.

 find out more about the “Under the Roof Club”who are based here in Pattaya 

Dr Sarawooth Pholsane Cardiologist at Pattaya International Hospital

Café del Mar Pattaya offers a premium beach club experience on Thailand’s eastern seaboard,

A new Vehicle Test Center (MOT) has been built in Nong Prue it’s on the main Road Thung Klom Tan 9,

The heart of our vibrant capital city is about to beat to a different rhythm this October 

When people come and live in Thailand one of the things that is often neglected is medical insurance. 

The large grey building at the top of Soi 6 Pratumnak seems to be a rather exciting place of late.

A recent visitor to the Pattaya Trader at Chaiyapruek Towers was Khun Gio from the Take Care Kids Foundation Thailand. 

You must never sit with your feet pointing towards people, do not touch the top of somebody’s head 

Pattaya Personality this month focuses on one of the most well known names in the Pattaya hospitality business. Simon Peatfield 

For the first time in a long time “Thai Techno Queen” Nakadia has returned to the city of Pattaya. Charging up the ranks on the global stage and collaborating with some of her idols within her scene, she has been changing the face of the club scene here in Thailand and across Asia. Before her set at the newly open Ibiza-esque Cocoon, we got close and personal to discover a little more about how she made the jump to international acclaim.