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Top 4 Wholesale Shopping Markets in Bangkok in 2015

Top 4 Wholesale Shopping Markets in Bangkok in 2015

As we come towards the end of 2014, we have gathered a short list of the best places to shop wholesale for your retail business. While some are well-known, others perhaps, are relatively unheard of by most foreigners. So here’s a list of what I consider the top places for wholesale shopping in Bangkok.
Leaving Bangkok 6 Months On

Leaving Bangkok 6 Months On

Leaving Bangkok for England was for me my most cathartic experience to date; the sense of release was unreal. I was excited to be leaving The City behind, I was looking forward to all those clichés: friends, family, food, dog, fresh air etc.
Bangkok Wholesale Shopping at Pratunam Market

Bangkok Wholesale Shopping at Pratunam Market

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.
Musings of an English Teacher in Thailand: Life, Career and the Choices we make

Musings of an English Teacher in Thailand: Life, Career and the Choices we make

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...
Getting Around Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market

Getting Around Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market

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.
Moving to Thailand? Tips to Pack in that Sack

Moving to Thailand? Tips to Pack in that Sack

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.
Take a Walk Bangkok!

Take a Walk Bangkok!

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...
Where to Shop in Bangkok During Songkran

Where to Shop in Bangkok During Songkran

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.
I Heart Hong Kong (Then Back to Bangkok)

I Heart Hong Kong (Then Back to Bangkok)

Christmas in Bangkok is something that I do every year, so this time around, I figured I should go somewhere for New Year's. So before the end of the year, I packed my warm clothes as I braced myself for a winter week in Hong Kong.
Bangkok on a Budget: Best Deals in the City

Bangkok on a Budget: Best Deals in the City

No longer do we frown upon bargain hunting and we have embraced the "best deals" concept as part of every day life - from fashion and food to hotels, plane tickets, movies and spas. No doubt, being fabulously frugal can really go a long way in these tough times.
A Weekend in Pranburi, Thailand

A Weekend in Pranburi, Thailand

As many travel blogs and web forums there are on traveling around Thailand, one can get the occasional misfortune of not getting the right (or updated information). Traveling to Hua Hin was easy-peasy. But going further down south to Pranburi, one can get quite a few diverse opinions.
A Weekend in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

A Weekend in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Last weekend, once again we tried to “play tourist” like we usually do when traveling around Thailand. This is my first post on Thailand culture travel, and recounts our most recent visit to the western province of Kanchanaburi. Although, I have been living in Thailand for over 7 years now, this is the first time...
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