Souvenir from Thailand

Posted on June 10, 2012 by Toothpicker

Delicious, functional or junk? It's time to review the items I bought from Thailand, starting from the edibles:
Lemongrass tea - I love lemongrass tea, not only does it smell good, it also tastes very refreshing. It is natural and full of antioxidants: it is detoxifying, good for digestion and can lower high [...]

This post was posted in Stationery, Shopping, Shopping guide, Travel, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Thai designs, Design and was tagged with stationery, shopping, greeting cards, Bangkok, Thai design

Disappointing gift fairs in Bangkok & Hong Kong

Posted on May 27, 2012 by Toothpicker

I must be the slowest blogger out there, I have a backlog of entries that I started but never quite finished, including this which was on supposed to be published after the trade fairs last month...
I visited the biannual Bangkok International gift and household fairs a few years ago, and I decided [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Business, Bangkok, Trade fairs, Thai designs, Design, Thailand and was tagged with Bangkok, Trade fair, Thai design, Thailand

Art & design venues in Bangkok

Posted on May 1, 2012 by Toothpicker

Giant art work outside of the Bangkok art & culture center
If you are interested in the art and cultural side of Bangkok, it is best to pick up the monthly guide, Bangkok art map, where you will find listings of the art and photography exhibitions in town. Since I didn't have much [...]

This post was posted in Exhibitions, Photography, Travel, Bangkok, Art, Thailand and was tagged with art and design exhibitions, photography, Bangkok, Thailand

Slow pace in old Bangkok

Posted on April 28, 2012 by Toothpicker

Siesta time!
Seeking 'slowness' in the fast-paced culture and lifestyle we live in today is not easy. It is also becoming more widespread as you can see this in most big cities around the world ( just watch the locals when you take public transport and you will know what I mean). Luckily [...]

This post was posted in Photography, Travel, Bangkok, Street life and was tagged with Bangkok, Thailand, street life

Slow pace in Bangkok... Baan Pra Nond

Posted on April 28, 2012 by Toothpicker

I can't say that Bangkok is on my top 10 favourite cities' list, but it certainly has its charm despite the chaos, pollution and notorious traffic jams. I was meant to visit Bangkok in October for the gift and furniture trade fair, but had to cancel at the last minute because of [...]

This post was posted in Architecture, Travel, Bangkok, Thailand and was tagged with architecture, Bangkok, b & b, Thailand

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