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Shopping in Thailand – A brief visit to Talat Rong Kluea (Thai-Cambodia Border Market) in Sa Kaeo province

Colourful Bags at Talat Rong Kluea (Aranyaprathet, Sa Kaeo) Located on Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo province, Talat Rong Kluea is Thailand’s largest border market. The word “Rong Kluea” has orginally been called because this location was once a place to reserve salt (Kluea) for futher sale to the Cambodians as an ingredient to preserve [...]

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World’s Ten Best Fresh Markets by CNN Go – Bangkok’s Or Tor Kor Market

World’s Ten Best Fresh Markets by CNN Go – Bangkok’s Or Tor Kor Market Thailand’s Or Tor Kor Market has been ranked Number Four of the World’s 10 Best Fresh Markets by CNN Go recently. One of the largest fresh markets in Thailand, it offers a wide range of high-quality agricultural products including meat, eggs, [...]

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Handcrafted Slippers from Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market

“Art On Slipper” (Bangkok Chatuchak Weekend Market) If you really want to buy a pair of super cool slippers, make a trip to Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market and you will not be disappointed. Each pair is filled with fascinating details, and is only 180 THB (US$5.70) a pair! Unfortunately, it doesn’t fit my foot well:-( [...]

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Thailand Seasonal Fruits – Amphawa Khom lychees (Samut Songkhram)

Khom lychee seller on the highway (Amphawa, Samut Songkhram) Famous for its superbly sweet and delicious taste, the Amphawa Khom lychee season is here. If you are travelling along the main highway close to Amphawa, do lookout for the Khom lychee sellers. The fruit came to Thailand during the Rattanakosin era with Chinese traders and [...]

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Latest Thailand Floods Update for Tourists (19 Nov 2011) – Business as usual at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market

Please to inform that business as usual at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market (JJ Market) on 19 November 2011. A relaxing afternoon at Chatuchak Weekend Market on 19 November 2011

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Where To Shop for Vintage Items in Bangkok – Bangkok’s Railway Weekend Market (Talat Rot Fai) has moved to Secon Square

Important Note: The market (Talat Rot Fai) has moved to a new location, at Srinakarin (Srinagarindra) Soi 51. For more information, please kindly visit the link below: http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g293916-d3181907-r164227256-Talad_Rot_Fai-Bangkok.html Bangkok’s Railway Weekend Market or Train Market (Talat Rot Fai) Shopping simply does not end at Chatuchak Weekend Market, head down to Bangkok’s Railway Weekend Market (Talat [...]

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