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How to purchase English books in Thailand

If you are staying long term in Thailand on visa, you may want to get access to your favourite books that are in the English language. Popular bookstore chains such as B2S, SE-ED and Naiin caters for books, including international bestsellers that are translated in the Thai language. So you would not be able to [...]

Calendar 2021 now available online

You can now purchase calendar for 2021 via online from websites such as Shopee TH. These are generic calendars as the local Thai calendars are not yet available. The Thai based calendars (ie with Thai wordings and holidays) would be available later and I would update this page again once I see the stocks being [...]

Porto Chino shopping and 24 hours food court

Porto Chino Samut Sakhon

Porto Chino is located along the Rama II expressway/ highway 35. It houses many restaurants, eateries and a food court. It also have a co-working place where you can rent meeting rooms or just hang out to do your work (an increasingly popular concept for those working from homes and digital nomads). There is a [...]

Tang Mo clothing line by Suika

Tang Mo clothing line by Suika

Tang Mo is quite a popular Thai brand of clothings started by a company called Suika. They have about 65 outlets spread around various PTT petrol stations nationwide in Thailand. Tang Mo means “watermelon” in the Thai language and it is used as a brand and label on their products. Update: View TangMo’s online store [...]

Chinese Calendars sold at 7 Eleven outlets

calendar 7 Eleven Thailand

Actually this is the first year I have ever seen 7 Eleven selling calendars..tucked at the place where magazines are being placed. Usually each year I would need to source for my calendars from bookstores such as B2S, Naiin or SE-ED. I don’t think all the 7Eleven stores sells them – perhaps only their larger [...]

Moshi Moshi Store cute items from 20 baht

Moshi Moshi stores in Thailand

Moshi Moshi (โมชิโมชิ) is a Japanese based concept store that is selling everyday Japanese products. I came across one of the outlets at Tesco and the cute cute items attracted me to go into the store to take a look. It is quite similar with Daiso and Komonoya except that the standard pricing of their [...]

Office Mate Thailand- stationery, office furniture and electronics

Office Mate Thailand

Office Mate in Thailand as the name implies sells almost everything that an office would need, ranging from stationery, books, filling solutions, electronics (eg printers, laptops) to office furniture. I have visited about 3 Office Mate outlets, 2 located in Central Plaza and one in Tesco Lotus building. All 3 occupies relatively large retail space. [...]

Tops Supermarket- selling imported groceries and snacks

Tops Supermarket foreign brand items

Tops Supermarket can be found in many Central Shopping Complex in Thailand. What I noticed is that Tops Supermarket tends to carry a lot of imported, international as well as local brands. Hence if you miss some of the staple snack food of your home country, who knows, you may be able to find them [...]

Beautiful Thai calendars for 2020 available in bookstores

Calendars in Thailand

Each year I would try to visit Thailand during the end of the year so that I am able to source for a Thai calendar, planner and even a diary. In my opinion, the best place to find these selection of calendars would be at B2S bookstores which are available in most Central Shopping complexes [...]

Guasa tools made from horns and stones

Guadsa tools made from yak horns and stones

Years ago, I realized the value of guasa in pain relief after purchasing my first guasa board from Elken which was made from buffalo horn. It was light and portable, hence I often carry it around to my office or during my travels. It is good to relief tensed and stiff muscles. Then years ago, [...]