Dolphin Roundabout

Traffic lights coming to Dolphin Roundabout

Wednesday, 04 December 2013 15:44
With congestion and accidents proving that courtesy and yielding hasn’t worked, Pattaya’s Dolphin Roundabout will soon get traffic lights to try and bring order to the chaotic North Pattaya circle.

Broken-down taxi destroyed by fire

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 16:48
Three taxicab employees pushing a broken-down vehicle to start it gave up and ran after the cab burst into flames. No one was hurt in the accident on North Road near the Dolphin Roundabout early Feb. 4. Once they arrived, it took firefighters about 15 minutes...
North Pattaya Road from the Samsai intersection to the Dolphin Roundabout is awash with saffron robed monks receiving alms from white clad Buddhists in the annual event to provide relief to 323 embattled Buddhist temples in Thailand’s violence-torn south.

Traffic police tackle holiday traffic jams

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 16:59
Holidays mean traffic in Pattaya and the back to back long weekends proved no differently as traffic officers worked intersections and shuffled traffic cones to keep cars moving.

Taxis parking in no-parking zone

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 16:44
Amid busy traffic at the Second Road intersection with the Dolphin Roundabout, taxies are parking in a no parking zone whilst waiting for customers. The alternating red and white stripes were clearly visible on the curb and still no police or city officials took notice. Pattaya officials...

2 ladyboys arrested on pick-pocketing charge

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 15:04
Police arrested two accused transvestites detained by passers-by after an Italian man claimed they’d pick-pocketed him.
Read the heading again - the most outstanding new restaurant in Pattaya, and I wrote that without any reservation.  Open for only one week when we visited, and every member of the four person Dining Out team was totally impressed with the whole dining experience...
City workers continued to clean out storm-drainage pipelines as the heart of the rainy season kicks in.
A clean up crew from Pattaya Public Works gives the Dolphin Roundabout a good scrubbing, healing a long-standing eyesore.

Churrasco in the Tavern by the Sea

Wednesday, 14 March 2012 17:11
Churrasco is probably not a cuisine that comes readily to mind, but comes from a South American dish of steak skewered and barbecued over a wood or charcoal fire.  The origin of the name itself is South American Spanish from Spanish dialect churrascar ‘to burn’.
About 25,000 people turned up at dawn Dec. 24 to present alms to 2,084 Buddhist monks on a mission to help Southern Thailand brethren and flood victims.

Cuisine du Monde @ Dusit Thani Pattaya

Thursday, 05 May 2011 11:37
The Saturday night BBQ around the pool at the Dusit Thani Pattaya has had an excellent reputation, but we heard that it is even better under Executive Chef Adrian O’Herlihy.  Having known Chef Adrian from his days in Chiang Mai nine years ago, we decided...