shopping

Thailand is really a shopping haven:

Guasa tools made from horns and stones

Guadsa tools made from yak horns and stones

Years ago, I realized the value of guasa in pain relief after purchasing my first guasa board from Elken which was made from buffalo horn. It was light and portable, hence I often carry it around to my office or during my travels. It is good to relief tensed and stiff muscles. Then years ago, [...]

Party supplies, disposable plates/ cups and gifts at MrDIY

MrDIY party products

If you are looking to hold a simple gathering where you need to buy decorated disposable plates and cups, you can check out MrDIY.  A set of 20 paper cups are priced between 23 to 40 baht depending on the design. Some can be used as cupcake holders. In my workplace in the past where [...]

Evita Peroni outlets in Thailand

Evita Peroni products in Central Thailand

Evita Peroni is sells mainly hair decoration products. In Thailand, you are able to able find Evita Peroni outlets at certain Central Plaza departmental stores at the ladies section (same floor where ladies attire, handbags, makeup and shoes are being sold). Scroll down below for the list of outlets. You would be able to find [...]

CJ Express Supermarket vs 7 Eleven

CJ Express Thailand

If you are in Central Thailand region, you would be able to see many CJ Express Supermarket around. There are more than 300 CJ Express outlets located across Thailand. 1. Types of items being sold I would say that CJ is similar to mini BigC or Tesco Express whereby it is a supermarket/ convenience store occupying [...]

Shopping for clothes at BigC SuperCenter

BigC have 2 versions- one is the BigC Supercenter and another is mini Big C. The mini Big C stores are smaller versions- usually occupying about 2 shoplots with lesser selection of items. Whereas BigC Supercenters are hypermarkets which occupies a building with various other retailers and a food court. For BigC Supercenter, the hypermarket [...]

Central Departmental Stores- shopping for ladies attire

Central Departmental stores- ladies section

Usually when my overseas friends come to visit Thailand, we would usually take them to one of the Central Plaza outlets. At the Central Departmental stores, the ladies would usually be able to find clothes, handbags or shoes that they like. A tip I have is to shop during the sale time. During their sales [...]

Planners and notebooks sold at MrDIY Thailand

Planners, organizers and notebooks from MrDIY

I am very happy to see a MrDIY store in Thailand. Back in Malaysia, I was a fan and frequent visitor of MrDIY where I was able to get a lot of items for my car, kitchen, storage, notebooks and stationeries at a very reasonable price. Recently I visited MrDIY in Thailand and head on [...]

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 [...]

Planner addicts: where to buy planners and supplies in Thailand

Planner addicts supply in Thailand

In Thailand, there is a huge variety of planners, organizers, notebooks and planner supplies available for the planner addict. Often the prices are much more affordable because in Thailand,  it is not the trend to spend lots of money on planning and its supplies- therefore if the items are priced too high, literally no one [...]