Cooking class at The Market Experience at Pak Khlong Talat flower market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by The Market Experience

Our guide to the best Thai cooking classes in Bangkok

  Thailand is famous for its food, so it’s no surprise that most tourists visiting Thailand want to explore the country’s cuisine. The best way to do so is by taking either a food tour or a cooking class. At Expique, we are slowly becoming food experience experts – following the launch of The Market […]

Ratchadamnoen Road Sunday night walking street market in Chiang Mai, Thailand - photo by Filipe Fortes

The best markets in Chiang Mai

Thailand’s northern capital of Chiang Mai offers more than mountains, temples, and cooking classes. Chiang Mai is also a great place to place in some serious retail therapy – while it might not have the multitude of night markets that Bangkok boasts, for a city of its size it does deliver a wide variety of […]

Suan Lum Ratchada night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Suan Lum Night Bazaar Ratchadaphisek

Suan Lum Ratchada: Bangkok’s golden night market returns

Ask a long-term Bangkok resident to name the city’s best or most famous night market ever, and chances are the first one to come to mind will be the Suan Lum Night Bazaar. Once the biggest Bangkok night market, the Suan Lum Night Bazaar was a mammoth outdoor retail fest in the heart of downtown […]

Pak Khlong Talat - photo by Chris Wotton

Pak Khlong Talat: Bangkok’s iconic 24-hour flower market

Ask a visitor to Bangkok which markets they have visited and, aside from the most well-known night markets and ready-to-eat food markets, the famous 24-hour Pak Khlong Talat flower market might just be the answer you hear most. This is a market with a rich history and a flourishing reputation – but chances are you […]

Talad Neon night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

Talad Neon: Bangkok’s new downtown night market

One of the newest night markets in Bangkok, Talad Neon occupies a more central location than most recent openings, close to shopping in the downtown Pratunam area (it’s the brainchild of the owners of the popular Platinum Fashion Mall) and convenient for those staying around Siam and Sukhumvit. Part of the concept at Talad Neon, […]

Talat Rot Fai Srinakarin night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Talat Rot Fai Srinakarin

The Best Night Markets in Bangkok

Bangkok is famed for its shopping – but as well as high-end malls and countless floating markets, every night a plethora of night markets spring up. With everything from clothes to noodles, they offer a great shopping atmosphere with a welcome reprieve from the heat of the daytime. At a number of them you can […]

Mae Klong railway market in Samut Songkhram, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

The Mae Klong railway ‘umbrella’ market

Of all the markets in Thailand, perhaps one holds more novelty value and intrigue for visitors than all the others. The Mae Klong railway market, in Samut Songkhram province just south-west of Bangkok, is the stuff of traveller’s tales and countless YouTube videos. With word having got out in recent years and the market consequently […]

Chillies at Pak Khlong Talat market in Bangkok - photo by Mark Fischer

Bangkok’s best fresh market experiences

You haven’t truly done Bangkok until you’ve wandered its fresh markets – until you’ve taken in all the sights and smells of its produce, and had the chance to appreciate the part that these markets play in the lives of local Thai people. But the fresh markets in and around Bangkok are far from equal […]

Asiatique The Riverfront open-air shopping centre and entertainment venue in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by chee.hong

Asiatique The Riverfront – Bangkok’s modern fusion night market

A step apart from the rest of Bangkok’s night markets, Asiatique The Riverfront has created a new concept that fuses an outdoor shopping centre with the raw fun that we love about more conventional night markets in the Thai capital. Asiatique is a great spot to pick up some great souvenirs to take home – […]