shopping

Thailand is really a shopping haven:

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 [...]

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 [...]

Supplier for clothings, costume jewelry, fabric, bags in Bangkok

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 [...]

Komonoya Shop in Thailand- items at 60baht

Komonoya Thailand- item at 60baht

Komonoya is a Japanese based store that sells most items for 60 baht each. The concept and the items are quite similar to Daiso. However, I noticed the difference is Komonoya sometimes have discounts compared to Daiso which is generally quite fixed in pricing. There are also items available in Komonoya that is not found [...]

Office Mate Thailand- stationery, office furniture and electronics

Office Mate Thailand

Office Mate in Thailand as the name implies sells almost everything that an office would need, ranging from stationery, books, filling solutions, electronics (eg printers, laptops) to office furniture. I have visited about 3 Office Mate outlets, 2 located in Central Plaza and one in Tesco Lotus building. All 3 occupies relatively large retail space. [...]

Tops Supermarket- selling imported groceries and snacks

Tops Supermarket foreign brand items

Tops Supermarket can be found in many Central Shopping Complex in Thailand. What I noticed is that Tops Supermarket tends to carry a lot of imported, international as well as local brands. Hence if you miss some of the staple snack food of your home country, who knows, you may be able to find them [...]