The bars in Bangkok and Pattaya have been open since July.
On the first night, however, there was no rush. Hardly any guests and only a few bars were open. "Many streets are still dark and hardly a guest gets lost in the bars," said the bar operator Anyamanee from Soi Buakhao.
Tips & highlights for holidays in Thailand - away from mass tourism.
Phuket surprises positively. Bangla Road in Phuket, more precisely on Patong Beach, is world famous. Ballermann and loud music is great for singles. For everyone else, such as couples or families, Patong is not necessarily suitable, nor is it particularly romantic or even family-friendly.
But Phuket is a huge area. The old town of Phuket, Patong Beach and many other areas on the beach offer a wide variety.