shopping

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 [...]

No more plastic bags at 7 Eleven and major department stores

7 Eleven stores in Thailand

7 Eleven has implemented no plastic bag policy starting from January 2020. When you walk in to 7 Eleven now, you would not get a plastic bag for the items that you have purchased. So if you are going into the store to buy some burgers, ready made meals, drinks, bread, daily essentials, do not [...]

Supplier for clothings, costume jewelry, fabric, bags in Bangkok

Sampeng item suppliers near Bangkok Chinatown

Sampeng (near Soi Wanit 1) is a place in Bangkok where many small business owners get their merchandise supplies from. It is located not far from Bangkok Chinatown (Yaowarat). These suppliers are located inside the alley and lanes. The buzz and activities are not really visible from the main road. You can purchase items such [...]

Bangkok Chinatown- delicious food, shopping and sightseeing day and night

Bangkok Chinatown Yaowarat

Bangkok’s Chinatown (Yaowarat) is a very busy and active place both day and night, 7 days a week all through the year…. even during Chinese New Year. In Thailand, both Christmas and Chinese New Year are not declared as public holidays. Unlike Chinatown of most countries where it gets quiet around Chinese New Year, Yaowarat [...]

Party supplies, disposable plates/ cups and gifts

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. Update: You can also Evita Peroni [...]

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. Do view their online store in Shopee TH where over 2k items are [...]