Lined with shophouses and running southwest from Chiang Mai Gate, the main south-side entrance to the moated old city, Wualai Street is renowned for its silver...more
Think of a Thai-style attic full of treasures. The owners have filled several restored wooden homes with a trove of Burmese lacquerware, old teak furniture,...more
An antiques shop really should be dusty and unkempt. Touchwood's collection of Buddhas, wooden carvings, and various gewgaws from across Asia and the world...more
For Thais, shopping is a daily experience. However, the sights and smells of a chaotic morning market such as Talat Warorotfreshly butchered hogs, dried...more
Ever since American adventurer and architect Jim Thompson, put Thai silk on the map, Bangkok has enjoyed a bustling trade in the sumptuous fabric and silk...more
Located in a classic Thai house in the shadow of the Oriental Hotel, this 50-year-old shop sits beneath an elegant upturned roof with mirrored shingles. The...more
The translucent green pottery developed in China 2,000 years ago to imitate jade has become synonymous with Thai dining and design. According to legend,...more
Despite the multitude of storefronts claiming to be couturiers, few Bangkok tailors are actually up to snuff. Underneath the Asoke Skytrain station, Tanika...more
After-hours bargain hunters unearth endless treasures amid the kitsch in the night market's 35 acres of shops. Wide, covered walkways and the occasional...more
Soul of Asia has satellite shops in finer hotels throughout Phuketincluding Le Royal Meridien and Trisarabut to get the full-blown experience, go to...more
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