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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 [...]

Planners, diaries and organizers in Thailand

Diary, planners and monthly scheduler in Thailand

From my previous post on Thai calendars for next year where the usability and design have improved, I find more varieties of diaries, planners and organizers. These items are usually sold between October to January/early February of each year.  The items below are being sold in B2S bookstores: You would be able to get a [...]

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 [...]

Should you eat in a food court or savour the street food?

Food court Tesco Lotus

If you ask most of the Thai people, they would prefer to eat in shops or the street food. In terms of taste, they tell me that street food or restaurant taste better than food court. I tend to agree too. However they would still eat in a food court for convenience’s sake. For example, there [...]

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 [...]

What you need to know when driving in Thailand

Driving in Thailand

In this article, I would share my experience of driving around in Thailand. In the beginning, it is a little unnerving but after a while, it gets easier once I figure out how things work around here. Preparation before coming Before I came to Thailand, I applied for an international driving license with my country [...]

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 [...]