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Sampeng item suppliers near Bangkok Chinatown

Sampeng (near Soi Wanit 1) is a place in Bangkok where many small business owners get their merchandise supplies from. It is located not far from Bangkok Chinatown (Yaowarat). These suppliers are located inside the alley and lanes. The buzz and activities are not really visible from the main road. You can purchase items such [...]

Bangkok Chinatown- delicious food, shopping and sightseeing day and night

Bangkok Chinatown Yaowarat

Bangkok’s Chinatown (Yaowarat) is a very busy and active place both day and night, 7 days a week all through the year…. even during Chinese New Year. In Thailand, both Christmas and Chinese New Year are not declared as public holidays. Unlike Chinatown of most countries where it gets quiet around Chinese New Year, Yaowarat [...]

Delicious kway chap in Bangkok Chinatown (Nai Eik Roll Noodle)

If you are visiting Bangkok’s Yaowarat (Chinatown), there is shop there that is most famous for their kway chap called Nai Eik Roll Noodle. They are also famous for their crispy pork, char siu and braised pork that goes with the kway chap noodles or served with rice. I have been to the shop a [...]

Famous toasted buns from Bangkok Chinatown (Yaowarat)

Bangkok Chinatown famous toasted bread

Bangkok Chinatown, also known to locals as Yaowarat is packed with both locals and tourists literally the entire day. At night when it is much cooler, more roadside stalls open and the place literally comes alive. There is a particular roadside stall that is very well known for its toasted buns or bread. Well, you [...]

Where to get crafts and sewing supplies in Bangkok

Bangkok sewing beads craft supplier

If you are looking for a place where you can find sewing and craft supplies such as ribbons, beads, zippers, buttons, cloth, bags and other items in wholesale prices, there is a place in Bangkok where a number of such shops are located. The place is known as Sampeng located not far from Yaowarat (Bangkok [...]

Thai ointment and massage oil for pain management

Massage oil and creams for pain relief

Thailand is well known for its massage- which helps to loosen out muscles as well as for pain management and relief. Usually they would use massage oil and ointment to make the massage more effective. Nope, I am not referring to the type of massage that people go for in dingy massage parlors which sometimes [...]

Survanabhumi airport after Security and Immigration check-in

When I fly back from Thailand, I usually fly from Survanabhumi airport. Survanabhumi is large and world class airport. If you wish to board a flight from Bangkok, please, I beg you please leave early- because the jam in Bangkok can be unpredictable. You do not want to miss your flight because you are stuck [...]

Don Meung airport- parking and eating places

Don Meung (also spelled as Don Mueang) airport has undergo extensive renovation where there is another new terminal (terminal 2). If you are early and want to look for a peaceful place to walk around, do head on to the new terminal: The airport is so much brighter and no longer gloomy. The upper floors [...]

Beautiful wall art in Survanabhumi airport

Recently while travelling to Survanabhumi airport in Bangkok, I am amazed at display of wall art depicting the heavens. It is even more elaborate at the luggage collection section (after going through Immigration) where the art occupies the entire wall: Most of the art is based on the theme of heavenly abodes and guardians. The [...]

Amulet Market located near Wat Saket

There is an amulet market where a huge selection of amulets are being sold. When I was there, I saw mostly locals buying amulets from there and literally no tourists. I have been told that many of the amulets were sourced from here. Sometimes you have people buying amulets from here for a cheap price [...]