These brothels are common in every town in Thailand. For prices ranging from US$30 to US$300, clients get between one and two hours with the girl they have chosen in a room above the lounge.
Thailand's sex industry is huge. It is most famous abroad for its go-go bars, but 90 percent of prostitution services local clients. Here are stories from both sides: one from the tourist resort of Pattaya, and one from a typical brothel in the south of the country.