shopping

Party supplies, disposable plates/ cups and gifts at MrDIY

MrDIY party products

If you are looking to hold a simple gathering where you need to buy decorated disposable plates and cups, you can check out MrDIY.  A set of 20 paper cups are priced between 23 to 40 baht depending on the design. Some can be used as cupcake holders. In my workplace in the past where [...]

Evita Peroni outlets in Thailand

Evita Peroni products in Central Thailand

Evita Peroni is sells mainly hair decoration products. In Thailand, you are able to able find Evita Peroni outlets at certain Central Plaza departmental stores at the ladies section (same floor where ladies attire, handbags, makeup and shoes are being sold). Scroll down below for the list of outlets. You would be able to find [...]

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 [...]

Central Departmental Stores- shopping for ladies attire

Central Departmental stores- ladies section

Usually when my overseas friends come to visit Thailand, we would usually take them to one of the Central Plaza outlets. At the Central Departmental stores, the ladies would usually be able to find clothes, handbags or shoes that they like. A tip I have is to shop during the sale time. During their sales [...]

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 [...]

Daiso Thailand stores/branches and tel

Daiso Thailand outlets and tel

In Daiso Thailand, the items are sold for 60 baht. There are various items available ranging from home use, decorative, stationery, car and gifts. It is very much like the Dollar Store or Dollar Tree as how most would have known it. Over the years, I have managed to find a number of useful items [...]

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 [...]

Thai ointment and massage oil for pain management

Massage oil and creams for pain relief

Thailand is well known for its massage- which helps to loosen out muscles as well as for pain management and relief. Usually they would use massage oil and ointment to make the massage more effective. Nope, I am not referring to the type of massage that people go for in dingy massage parlors which sometimes [...]

Inexpensive Acupressure and guasa tools from Thailand

acupressure and guasa tools from Thailand

You can often obtain inexpensive acupressure and guasa (guadsa) tools from stores in Chatchuchak or malls. The tools are useful because it can provide a portable and instant pain and discomfort relief. Below are the acupressure and guasa (guadsa) tools that I had brought from my trips in Thailand: Let me describe each of the [...]