Perfect weekend getaway in Pattaya – discover yourself!

Pattaya, an escape, a getaway, a breath of fresh air. There’s so much you can do and discover in this wonderful city. Let’s look at how to make your weekend here, the best one possible.

Sergey S. Dukachev, Pattaya beach from view point, CC BY-SA 3.0

1) Party in Walking Street

In Pattaya, things to Do are diverse and plentiful. One of the most iconic and often sought-after activities is to party in Walking Street. Here you’ll come across a whole variety of nightclubs, bars, restaurants and go-go bars. The neon lights and loud music are the calling signals for everyone looking to have a good time.

2) Relax at Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden

If trees, flowers, peace and tranquillity are your thing, definitely check out these gardens. Covering a large area of 2.4 square kilometres, this garden is the perfect place to spend an afternoon. You can discover over 670 species of orchid all contained within here.

3) Check out the Pattaya Floating Market

Close to almost all hotels and resorts in Pattaya, such as the AVANI Pattaya Resort & Spa, the floating market is the place to visit at least once. You’ll have to get on a boat which moves around the canals from stall to stall making this a unique experience.

4) Be one with the Art

‘Art in Paradise’ is an art gallery which specializes in artworks that are optical illusions. It can be a wonderful experience that’s the perfect wrap up for your weekend getaway.

 

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Abu Dhabi: The capital of the UAE – A magical metropolis city in the gulf

Abu Dhabi, the high-rise capital, was first discovered when an antelope lead a thirsty tribe to an island with only 300 palm trees and a few coral buildings. This simple island is now transformed to one of the most glorious cities in the world.

Sightseeing

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a monument to not be missed when you visit Abu Dhabi. Its marvellous architecture of 80 domes and over 1000 columns has a capacity to hold 40,000 worshipers. Marvel at the gold-plated chandeliers and the largest handwoven carpet in the world.

U A E, Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Minaret

Accommodation

There are many gorgeous hotels in the city but if you are looking for a good luxury resort in Abu Dhabi, that you can relax in away from the busy city, then you should consider the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Yamm Villa Resort. This island is just off the coast of Abu Dhabi and serves as a wildlife sanctuary, providing a home to freely roaming animals.

Shopping

Shopping for luxury items in this city comes as no surprise! Perhaps because it is a tax-free zone, there are many malls that carry designer and luxury branded items that you can shop from without breaking the bank. Also explore the souqs to buy souvenirs and handicrafts before you head home!

Lifestyle and culture

Head to the Eastern Mangroves and explore a mix of restaurants, health and beauty shops and leisure venues. Also visit the Heritage Village on the Corniche Breakwater as you step back into time and experience a traditional desert lifestyle.

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Sightseeing in Mongkok – Places to experience in Mongkok

You may find it odd that there is someone out there who would like to sightsee the busy, overcrowded city of Mong Kok! All you have to do is try it out yourself and you’ll know why. Here are a few things that may tickle your curiosity for the city of Mongkok.

Places for your taste buds

First of all, let’s satisfy your curiosity for food in Mongkok. You might just have to squeeze in through the crowds and make your way to Sour and Spicy Noodles. This restaurant serves up some of the most delectable Chinese noodles in the city.

Clothing and sneakers

Shopping | Image Credit - Aidenaseakongkai, HK Mongkok 旺角中心 Argyle Centre night mall shops, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Shopping | Image Credit – Aidenaseakongkai, HK Mongkok 旺角中心 Argyle Centre night mall shops, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Once you are all filled up, you have the energy to head over to Trendy Zone! This is the ideal place to find your perfect fit for the best price, be it ladies or gents. Also, pick from a wide range of colourful sneakers that are attractively displayed here.

A place for the tech savvy

If you are the kind who loves everything digital and techy, the place to be is Sim City. This is the ultimate tech paradise where you will find one of the largest arrays if headsets and even second-hand cameras.

Tea time

Rather than your normal high tea at one of the Mongkok hotels such as the leading Dorsett Mongkok, why not try it elsewhere? Head over to Teawood Taiwanese Café & Restaurant and try out toast with ice cream with a steaming cup of tea or coffee!

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world.

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