Tag: Pattaya

Helping abused and migrant children in Pattaya: Hoping for Danish support

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Upon entering the big, pink building, several small heads turn to look at me. Some of the children giggle and some put their hands together in front of their chest and bow their head in the traditional Thai greeting known as Wai. They are all wearing pink uniforms. “Pink is eye-catching,” says Siromes Akrapongpanich, assistant…

Bjarne “Kronborg”: A piece of Denmark in Pattaya

bjarne nielsen kronborg pattaya

Bjarne Nielsen also known as Bjarne Kronborg gets the best of Denmark in his bar and restaurant Cafe Kronborg in Pattaya. It is all he needs from his home country, which he visits approximately every second year. “I like being Danish but there isn’t really anything about Denmark I miss as such,” says Bjarne. Everywhere…

Saying farewell to chaplain of Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Pattaya: “The most interesting place”

norwegian chaplain pattaya church

Almost six years ago, Ragnvald Seierstad arrived in Thailand to take on his new position as chaplain for the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Pattaya. Now, the calendar is counting down to the end of his service as well as his retirement. On 27 September 2019, the chaplain leaves Thailand only few hours after his last…

Order a Danish dish and get legal advice from Norwegian association in Pattaya

“Danmark” the sign above the entrance reads. But even though the menu at the hotel includes Danish open sandwiches (smørrebrød), meatballs (frikadeller) and fried pork belly (stegt flæsk) the temperature and humidity level reveals that the location is somewhere more exotic than Denmark – in Pattaya, Thailand. Inside Hotel Danmark on this warm, cloudy Tuesday…