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

The Best Night Markets in Bangkok

Bangkok night markets should be on every visitor’s hit list. The city has a long history of fabulous nightime shopping opportunities, and Bangkok is teeming with great night markets – all over the city and on every night of the week. The best night markets in Bangkok are those that still have a local vibe, […]

Chang Chui creative venue in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chang Chui

The newest Bangkok night markets

Bangkok and its night markets are synonymous. From the heydays of legendary markets like the Suan Lum Night Bazaar to the wave of new openings in recent years prompted by the original and infamous Talat Rot Fai train market in Saphan Khwai – now relocated and with no fewer than three locations across the city […]

Cookware and other souvenirs for sale at a market in Thailand - photo by aotaro

Souvenirs and gifts to buy on a trip to Thailand

Taking home a memento of your trip to Thailand can be a fantastic way to savour the memories of your time away – but hunting for unique souvenirs and gifts can also quickly become a stressful last-minute rush that sucks the fun out of the final days of your holiday. Fortunately, these days Bangkok has […]

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, […]

Bangkok skyline by night - photo by Nik Cyclist

What to do in the wee hours in Bangkok

Bangkok might be known as a capital that never sleeps – where a million and one different things are always happening in various corners of the city – but increasingly tight enforcement by authorities over recent years can make it seem like Bangkokians are going to bed earlier and earlier. There’s still plenty to see […]

Sukhumvit Road night market in Nana, Bangkok, Thailand - photo by null0

Sukhumvit Road night market – lively shopping in the heart of Nana

Though perhaps not a night market in the strictest sense of the organised setups that take place elsewhere across Bangkok, the stalls on the footpaths around Nana BTS station are a popular spot to pick up clothing and souvenirs, and are particularly convenient for visitors staying on and around the popular Sukhumvit Road. Its location […]