shopping

Thailand is really a shopping haven:

Thailand Calendar 2021- on sale and from banks

I love the calendars that are being sold in Thailand as they are creative and comes in different designs. The calendars have been on sale at bookstores since late last year. If you visit the bookstores from November till early February, the calendars would be on sale. Alternatively, you can search for calendars being sold [...]

SE-ED Bookstores in Thailand

SE-ED bookstores in Thailand

SE-ED bookstores are found in many departmental stores and hypermarkets (like certain large Tesco or BigC outlets). In the past when I visited Thailand, I would buy the calendars and work diaries from bookstores such as SE-ED or Naiin. Above is SE-ED store located at Central Departmental store. Usually the bestsellers in Thailand are sold [...]

How to purchase English books in Thailand

If you are staying long term in Thailand on visa, you may want to get access to your favourite books that are in the English language. Popular bookstore chains such as B2S, SE-ED and Naiin caters for books, including international bestsellers that are translated in the Thai language. So you would not be able to [...]

Porto Chino shopping and 24 hours food court

Porto Chino Samut Sakhon

Porto Chino is located along the Rama II expressway/ highway 35. It houses many restaurants, eateries and a food court. It also have a co-working place where you can rent meeting rooms or just hang out to do your work (an increasingly popular concept for those working from homes and digital nomads). There is a [...]

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. Update: View TangMo’s online store [...]

Valentine Day gifts

Valentine gifts

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and gifts shops are selling love themed gift items. Moshi Moshi has quite a cute display of Valentine gift ideas: A few items are specifically for Valentine’s Day. But soft fluffy toys make good gifts as well especially among the younger generation. Stores around Thailand are also selling Valentine [...]

Crafts and artists in Amphawa floating market in Thailand

Amphawa floating market, Thailand

If you are a crafter or artist at heart, you would like the Amphawa floating market which is located about 1.5 hours from Bangkok in Thailand. The floating market has expanded tremendously over the years….stretching further into the shops and walkways. It is also a place for artists, crafters and creative entrepreneurs to showcase their [...]

Moshi Moshi Store cute items from 20 baht

Moshi Moshi stores in Thailand

Moshi Moshi (โมชิโมชิ) is a Japanese based concept store that is selling everyday Japanese products. I came across one of the outlets at Tesco and the cute cute items attracted me to go into the store to take a look. It is quite similar with Daiso and Komonoya except that the standard pricing of their [...]

No more plastic bags at 7 Eleven and major department stores

7 Eleven stores in Thailand

7 Eleven has implemented no plastic bag policy starting from January 2020. When you walk in to 7 Eleven now, you would not get a plastic bag for the items that you have purchased. So if you are going into the store to buy some burgers, ready made meals, drinks, bread, daily essentials, do not [...]