Bangkok has shutdown many of its key commercial roads and important intersections, but the wholesale clothing market of Pratunam is tucked away safely from the protests.
I have decided to end my time living in The Land of Dilly Dalliers this summer, I am going to change my life from living in a fast paced (ha!) city to a suburban town of London. I am moving from a spacious condo to a detached house occupied by my parents (I’m 33 this...
If shopping is your cardio and you love the thrill of finding the best bargains then Chatuchak could be your best option with its wide range of collection from handmade local goods to fashionable and trendy designs from Thailand’s young fashion designers.
So you got a job in Thailand, you’ve booked your flights, you’ve said your goodbyes, you just need to pack. Twice I have packed to live. First time in 2010 for South Korea and then 2011 for Thailand. Here are some tips to pack when moving to Thailand.
You must have been to Pratunam Market or Chatuchak Market many times. But the smart local resident knows where to find the best place for mass market clothing. Bangkok’s busy Bobae Market offers a twin haven of wholesale shopping found in two main areas - Bobae Market and Bobae Tower.
I hate how Thai people walk! A colleague of mine accused me of being culturally insensitive. I think that was what he was getting at, he actually said ‘It is their country; they can walk how they like.’ True. But I don’t have to like it. Whenever asked about living in Bangkok I always give...
Love it or hate it, Bangkok streets are once again celebrating with water as Thais and foreigners usher the Thai New Year with a bang. A proof that firework displays and champagne can be just as fun as water fights and whiskey.