shopping

Thailand is really a shopping haven:

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 [...]

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. We visited their main factory [...]