shopping

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 [...]

Buy Wacoal Bras at much cheaper price when visiting Thailand

Wacoal bra in Thailand

Wacoal is a well known brand producing lingerie and bras. It is also an excellent brand – as Wacoal bras are durable and last for a long time. In Malaysia and Singapore, the Wacoal bras are very expensive, retailing for more than RM100. However, if you visit shopping complex in Thailand such as BigC and [...]

Mae Sai- shopping and border between Thailand and Myanmar

Mae Sai แม่สาย is located in the border between Thailand and Myanmar. It is a very busy area due to a number of locals, Myanmar nationals and tourists visiting the area. Many tourists go to Mae Sai to do the ‘border run’ to extend their stay in Thailand for another 14 days. The scene is beautiful [...]

Mobile phone with Thai alphabets

Note: Post below was originally published in year 2013. Today, most people who are using Smartphones (Android and iPhone) can easily enable Thai language in which you can select in your phone’s virtual keypad. However for any reason you are not using Smartphones and prefer the old fashioned phone, then the phone model Nokia Asha [...]