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.
Sourcing clothing and goods in Bangkok is serious business. This bustling city in Thailand is home to one of the largest wholesale clothing manufacturers in Asia. If you’re one of the tens of thousands of people who flock Bangkok each year to buy wholesale clothing, it’s good to do some research and plan ahead to...
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.
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.
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.