hypermarket

Hokkaido Bread- 20 baht bread with fillings in BigC and Lotus

Bread 20 baht ปังฮอกไกโด

At certain BigC and Tesco outlets as you walk in, you may see a small stall selling freshly made bread for mostly 20baht each. The store is known as ปังฮอกไกโด (read as Bang Hokkaido) or translated as Hokkaido bread (bang is short form for ขนมปัง khanom-bang which means bread in Thai language). We have purchased the bread [...]

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 [...]

Bulk toiletries such as shampoo, toothpaste from Makro

Makro Thailand- bulk toiletries

From where I came from, most of the favourite brands of toiletries that we are using such as Head & Shoulders, Lux and Nivea are manufactured in Thailand. Therefore, if you are buying these items, it is cheaper to get from Thailand than from other countries. Makro hypermarket chain in Thailand is frequented by Thais [...]

Buy snacks back home from 7 Eleven, BigC, Lotus or Makro

Usually when my friends travel to Thailand, they would buy back souvenirs in the form of keychains, fridge magnets, little purses, Tshirt or other handcraft items. Initially it was what I bought for my friends and colleagues as well when I travel. Later, I started noticing that when my friends travel to Japan and Korea, [...]