Nakhon Pathom นครปฐม

The beautiful lotus plant and the significance of lotus

Lotus flower sold in market

The lotus flower have a significant symbolism in Buddhism. In a muddy lake, the lotus flower rises above the impurities and dirt to bloom into a beautiful flower. Therefore, regardless of who we are, we have the capacity to rise above our challenges and limitations. Above are lotus plant being sold in the Don Wai [...]

Street night market shopping- cheap, cute and huge variety

Items on sale at street stalls in Thailand

In many parts of Thailand, you would be able to find street night markets where various types of items are being sold. Well known examples are Pratunam area in Bangkok and Chiang Mai night markets. Aside from that, there are also temporary fixtures being set up in conjunction of certain events of festivals where many [...]

Tang Mo clothing line by Suika

Tang Mo clothing line by Suika

Tang Mo is quite a popular Thai brand of clothings started by a company called Suika. They have about 65 outlets spread around various PTT petrol stations nationwide in Thailand. Tang Mo means “watermelon” in the Thai language and it is used as a brand and label on their products. We visited their main factory [...]

Vegetarian Snow Skin Lotus Paste Mooncakes

Snow skin lotus mooncakes

At Don Wai floating market, I came across a stall that also sells Snow Skin Lotus paste dessert. But the way the dessert is made- it really resembles the snow skin lotus paste mooncakes…. even though I noticed the owner did not market it that way. This dessert, according to the Facebook page is fully [...]

Don Wai’s famous stewed duck shop

Don Wai famous stewed duck

Don Wai Floating Market (ตลาดน้ำดอนหวาย) is quite a well known floating markets among locals located at Nakhon Pathom province. When you go there, it is not exactly a floating market but it is a market located next to the river. Update: The last time I visited the store, a young man who could speak good [...]