Rose Garden Hotel revisits ancient Rome
Toga! The Rose Garden Hotel hosted their first toga party last week, the
first in a monthly series of fancy dress parties. Everyone who attended
had a night they will not soon forget.
The Rose Garden Hotel on Pratamnak Road took a step
back in time, to when gladiators ruled the world and after a hard day of
beating back the marauding hordes, would relax in the intimate atmosphere
of what was to them “normal” evening attire - togas.
The tradition has not been lost, and every so often
someone, usually a rowdy fraternity, brings back the toga party as a fun
alternative to more modern ways of mingling.
Last weekend, the Rose Garden Hotel held their first
toga party, complete with the nectar of the gods. Since it is rather
difficult to find an original toga, sheets and towels were the attire of
the evening, fashioned to resemble as closely as possible the togas of
ancient Rome, and partygoers did a remarkable job turning their
“laundry” into evening wear.
The event was the Rose Garden’s first in what will
become monthly fancy dress parties to be held throughout the year. And if
the success of this first is any indication, we can’t wait for the next!
Pick me up before you go-go
The Hard Rock Hotel in Pattaya now has Pattaya’s
first ever 6 seater ‘Tuk - Tuk’ service, offering transportation in
and around Pattaya City exclusively for Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya guests.
Rock Hotel introduces Pattaya’s first 6-seater tuk-tuks.
Nisakorn Anutipmongkol, marketing communications
manager for the Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya, says, “The new 6-seater
tuk-tuks provide a cheap (THB 50) and convenient service with leather
seats and head rests, music system, and English-speaking, licensed
drivers. These cool machines with the instantly identifiable flaming Hard
Rock logo, are the only way get around town to a Jammin Beat!”
Tequila Reef turns one
Rob Vaughn hams it up with two of the staff at Tequila Reef during the
Tequila Reef Cantina and Mexican Grill celebrated their
first year of business in Pattaya with a fun-for-all party last week. The
restaurant, which serves Californian/Baja style Mexican food (and great
mango sunrises), has survived a tough year.
Owners Rob Vaughn and Darrel Woolley welcomed many
friends, both old and new, to the party. And yes, the drunk and dancing
rotisserie chicken is still keeping the beat!
Pattaya Gay Festival’s second year gets off to a roaring success
The PGF recently held its first dinner function of the
new festival year with a gala gourmet dinner at Bruno’s Restaurant.
Bruno’s was packed out for the night and the guests
dug deep into their pockets to help the PGF fundraising for Heartt2000 and
local charities. Over 165,000 baht was raised at this event.
International immediate past district governor Prempreecha Dibbawan was
the guest speaker at the PGF dinner at Bruno’s Restaurant.
This follows the PGF launch party held on Valentines
Day at Boyz Boyz Boyz which raised 170,000 baht.
Much of the money was raised through raffles, with
wonderful prizes donated by local businesses. Honest Gems generously
donated a sapphire and diamond ring valued at 38,000 baht to each of these
two events. Kalae Art and Decor donated an antique Chinese cabinet valued
at 20,000 baht for the Bruno’s dinner raffle.
The next PGF event will be a charity dinner to be held
at Amor Restaurant on Monday April 8, at 8 p.m. Tickets are 880 baht per
person with 300 baht to be donated to the charities.
The Pattaya International Ladies Club learns about alternative therapies during their monthly luncheon
PILC president Laurence Fatus (right) and members of the Pattaya
International Ladies Club learned about holistic healing at their March
luncheon at the Siam Bayview Resort.
The Pattaya International Ladies Club held their
monthly luncheon at the Siam Bayview Hotel last week. With the new
president, Laurence Fatus and committee, fully taking on their official
roles after last months annual general meeting.
Anup Karlsson from the New Beginnings Holistic Center in Bangkok spoke
about his work as a healer with the PILC.
The guest speaker for this month’s luncheon was Prem
Anup Karlsson from the New Beginnings Holistic Center in Bangkok. Anup
spoke about his work as a healer, how he learned about healing, and the
benefits which come from the work he does. He described himself as a
facilitator, who helps people to help people think differently to improve
their lives. He works with a variety of therapies to root out the cause of
a problem, as well as strengthen the immune system which leads to better
emotional physical and mental health.
The ladies were totally engrossed in Anup’s talk and
left feeling suitably more relaxed.
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