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Bombay Electric

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by Katherine Nestled in the heart of Colaba, Bombay Electric is a stone’s throw from luxe hotel the Taj and many other boutiques worth checking out (head next door to Good Earth for ethnic prints on homewares or further down the road to Bungalow 8 for three floors of hand-selected interior decor and fashion). What makes this store special is the fine balance between the traditional and the modern. Astroturf…

Bangkok: day four photo diary

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by Yvette Day 4 was jam-packed with shopping, eating and drinking. I quickly realised the only way to survive the heat and the continuous browsing that is Chatuchak weekend market is to have coconut ice-cream and jelly in a coconut shell! The sweet relief of eating this icy goodness is inexplicable after a sweaty exploration of this seemingly never-ending market. Then you need a coffee as a chaser – you…

Bangkok: day three photo diary

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by Yvette Day 3 we moved to the stunning Westin Grande Sukhumvit. The staff were incredibly cool and friendly. We again had a tour of this luxurious hotel – from the rooftop function centre / bar called Altitude, to the uber-mod pool, the in-house spa and massage area and to my favourite place – Taste the restaurant. The array of delectable delights was vast. My mouth is watering now recounting the experience!…

Shopping in Bangkok – Chatuchak weekend market

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by Yvette ​​It’s the world’s biggest weekend market and covers off around 8,000 stalls. Knowing this, Chatuchak (or Jatujak) market was a must-see for me. From art works, to accessories, to home decor including antiques, to clothing including vintage this is the place to hang out on your Saturday. Be prepared to go the distance in this behemoth of a market by wearing casual, breathable clothes, comfortable flats, a backpack…

Shopping in Bangkok – Again & Again Vintage

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by Yvette​ Bangkok is renowned for it’s amazeballs shopping. However, people usually associate BKK with mega malls and market stalls. ​I’ll cover off both of those in other posts but what most don’t realise is that there is incredible vintage available too. I started following Again & Again Vintage on Instagram a few months ago and have been aching to visit ever since. Funnily enough, superstar Thai designer Asava –…