Makro has opened

December 9, 2018 0

What was a wasteland just a few months ago is now a Makro supermarket, a bit smaller than the one in Hua Hin soi 6 but now the largest supermarket in Cha-am. While most people […]

Coming soon in soi Bus Station

December 9, 2018 0

In January (if everything goes according to plan), a new venue will open on the northern corner of soi Bus Station, on the beach side. More about this soon!

Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade 2018

November 7, 2018 0

The Vintage Car Club of Thailand is organizing the 16th Hua Hin Vintage Car Parade this week-end, on November 9-11. It will actually take place in Cha-am, at the Avani resort (formerly known as Ananada, […]

The cool season is here

November 7, 2018 0

It’s that time of the year when the air is drier, foreigners don’t sweat much and A/C can be switched off. Thai people call it winter, which makes Norwegian people smile. It’s just the cool […]

Holidays and festivals in 2020

October 27, 2018 2

Here are the main holidays and festivals in Thailand, as they are celebrated by the majority of Thai people (we didn’t include regional festivals or minor Chinese festivals). We have organized the list month by […]

Cha-am is packed

October 23, 2018 0

The weather is beautiful in Cha-am and Thai people enjoy a two days holiday, as the kingdom is celebrating Chulalongkorn Day today (October 23rd, commemorates the day the King Rama V died, in 1910) and […]

Roadworks in Cha-am

October 20, 2018 0

Edit 24 March – Roadworks look almost finished and intersections that are still blocked should be opened soon. A brand new set of traffic lights has been installed at the junction of Kaenchan school and […]

Road upgrade in Kaeng Krachan causes concern

October 20, 2018 0

The biodiversity of Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi is being endangered by a concrete road soon to be built through the park’s jungle, environmentalists say. They are concerned about excessive tourism development, dangers to […]

The Electricity office has moved

August 26, 2018 0

The purple building of the PEA (Provincial Electricity Authority) at the corner of Phetkasem and soi Rajpli 1 is no more. The new office is about 13 km further out of town, you will find […]

Cha-am annual festival is back

August 26, 2018 0

The world famous “Kin Hoy, Doo Nok, Tok Meuk” festival is back in Cha-am for its 19th edition (Sept 8-15, 2018). Some say it’s about seashell eating, bird watching and squid catching, and some say […]

Phetchaburi town flooded

August 26, 2018 0

Floods have hit farms and resorts along the Phetchaburi River downstream from the Kaeng Kachan Dam after officials sped up water release from the reservoir. Read more: Farms, resorts on Phetchaburi River flood after dam […]

Phetchaburi braces for floods

August 5, 2018 0

People living in five districts of Phetchaburi province have been warned to brace for flooding as more water is being drained out of Kaeng Krachan dam which is now 97 percent full and water is […]

Makro is coming to Cha-am

July 30, 2018 10

Makro is opening a store in Cha-am, on Narathip road, half-way between Phetchkasem road and the beach. The road between Narathip road and Kaenchan road has already been redone, and an army of workers is […]

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