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Top Choice Market in Chiang Mai

Sunday Walking Street

On Sunday afternoon Th Ratchadamnoen is taken over by the boisterous Sunday Walking Street, which feels even more animated than Th Wualai's Saturday Walking Street because of the energetic food markets that open up …
Top Choice Market in Chiang Mai

Saturday Walking Street

The Saturday Walking Street takes over Th Wualai, running southwest from Pratu Chiang Mai at the southern entrance to the old city. There is barely space to move as locals and tourists from across the world haggle v…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Ubon Ratchathani

Punchard

Though pricey, this is the best all-round handicrafts shop in Ubon. Specialises in silks and home-decoration products. Many of its products are a merging of old methods and designs with modern items. The shop is a g…
Top Choice Shopping Centre in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploenchit & Ratchathewi

MBK Center

Undergoing a renovation when we were in town, MBK is set to retain its role as one of Bangkok’s top attractions. On any given weekend half of Bangkok's residents (and most of its tourists) can be found here combing …
Top Choice Shopping Centre in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploenchit & Ratchathewi

Siam Square

This open-air shopping zone is ground zero for teenage culture in Bangkok. Pop music blares out of tinny speakers, and gangs of hipsters in various costumes ricochet between fast-food restaurants and closet-sized bo…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Hat Surin

Chandra

Fashionistas will adore this sparkly, sophisticated boutique that captures all that's young and glam about Phuket. Flick through rails of gorgeous, original breezy beach-club-chic dresses, light kaftans, silk kimono…
Top Choice Market in Khon Kaen

Walking Street Market

In the spirit of Chiang Mai's street markets, hundreds of vendors, many of them students, gather to sell handmade handbags, T-shirts, postcards, picture frames and more. Dancers, musicians and other buskers work str…
Top Choice Homewares in Chiang Mai

Ginger

Designer-ethnic is the prevailing aesthetic at this chichi boutique on the edge of the moat, with rooms full of cushions, clothes and toys in tribal fabrics, and dinky plates, cups and other homewares in rainbow-col…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Banglamphu

Thanon Khao San Market

The main guesthouse strip in Banglamphu is a day-and-night shopping bazaar peddling all the backpacker 'essentials': foul-mouthed T-shirts, bootleg MP3s, hemp clothing, fake student ID cards, knock-off designer wear…
Top Choice Clothing in Chiang Mai

Studio Naenna

The colours of the mountains have been woven into the naturally dyed silks and cottons here, part of a project to preserve traditional weaving and embroidery. You can see the whole production process at their main w…