shopping

Thailand is really a shopping haven:

Creative and beautiful tile designs

There are huge warehouse outlets in Thailand such as HomePro, DoHome, Watsadu and Global that sells a wide variety of household items and building materials that you can utilize if you wish to build your own house or perform your own renovation. You can find almost anything that you need from these companies which occupies [...]

Crocs Stores in Thailand

Crocs outlets are available in many shopping complexes in Thailand. They may be located within the shoes section of Central Department stores or as individual boutique stores. Above is an individual Crocs boutique store. Above: A section featuring products from Crocs located within Robinson departmental store. Crocs outlets in Thailand: Croc’s Shop, Central World, 3rd [...]

20 baht stores- most items for only 20baht

Nowadays I am seeing more and more 20 baht stores. Where most (but not all) items are being sold for just merely 20 baht. These shops are mostly non air conditioned and located outside the premise of BigC and Lotus. That’s cheap considering items at Daiso and Komonoya cost mostly 60 baht each. In the [...]

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 [...]

Erasable pen as low as 49 baht in Thailand

Yes I must admit… Since I am introduced to erasable pens, I absolutely love them. Erasable pen is very useful to help you plan especially: If you are still a pen and paper person (ie you think better with a notebook and a pen than with apps or online tools You tend to make a [...]

Arts and Crafts supplies in B2S bookstores

If you are a crafter or artist trying to look for materials for your work, you may visit B2S bookstores located at Central Plaza shopping complexes. In certain B2S bookstore, such as the one in Pinklao, Bangkok, there is a large section reserved for just art and crafts supplies. I noticed other B2S bookstores, while [...]

Visiting the local wet markets near your area

Almost every nook and cranny in Thailand, it would be easy to find a wet market around. Some of the wet markets are at certain fixed locations while some are available on certain days/time. Some markets have a huge variety of food while some go by with about 10 stalls or so. If you are [...]

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 [...]