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Thailand Souvenirs Guide: Country’s Leading Source of Cosmetics in Koh Samui

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When we go to a certain place may it be local or abroad, we tend to buy souvenirs for the people we love. We go to different souvenir shops when we want to buy from different sections and some of them may be far from each other which will be time-consuming.

Travel 141 will introduce a fully integrated pharmacy that has quality cosmetics which are very popular in Thailand. In Koh Samui, many products can be bought at one drugstore that also has cosmetics, and considered as the largest souvenir shop in the place.  Products can be bought wholesale or retail but the more you buy, the more discount you get. Also, all souvenirs in Koh Samui in here are of good quality and pretty complete.

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Chemist pharmacy is a pharmacy where you can buy cosmetics and souvenirs from Thailand. The highlight of this is with its wide variety of cheap goods but of good quality, it pleases shoppers who are looking for a place where they can buy all sorts of souvenirs from Thailand.

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Thailand Souvenirs Guide: Country’s Leading Source of Cosmetics in Koh Samui | Koh Samui Souvenirs | Travel 141

Aside from that, you can compare different products to tell which is the cheapest of all.  These Thailand cosmetics and souvenirs have also wholesale prices for people who want to buy a lot. Some people compare the price when buying a single one or a dozen. For example, if you just purchase 3 pieces of a certain product, the price will be different. In addition to that, the wholesale goods can be mixed or not.

Here are the best selling products in the drugstore from cosmetics up to souvenirs:

 

BEAUTY BUFFET WHITENING FACIAL FOAM MILK PLUS

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Thailand soft foam for facial use is very popular both to Thai and foreigners. The quality of the compact fluorescent of this product is worth the price.

 

SNAIL WHITE BY NAMU LIFE

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Another product that is very popular among Thais is Snail Cream. This product is also a hot favourite among Chinese and other foreigners.

 

ELE TUJAA MINERAL WHITE MASK PLUS

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ele Tujaa mineral white mask plus is a good quality Thai brand sleeping mask that you may apply on your face before going to bed for a bright and smooth skin when you wake up.

 

VOODOO MASK

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Voodoo Mask is one of the masks that is a hot pick of Thais and foreigners as well.

 

MISTINE

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A Thai cosmetic brand that offers makeups ranging from powder eyeliner, mascara to eyebrows.

 

SIVANNA COLOR

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One of the high-quality cosmetic brands that you will see in Thailand.

 

TIGER BALM

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Tiger balm is one of the top rated products that includes patches and cream for relieving pain.

 

TAKKAB ANTI-COUGH PILL

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One of the ancient products that is really being sold well in different eras.

 

THAI CURRY PASTE

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For anyone who wants to experience the hottest taste of Thailand curry, they have it here. A wide variety of curry is being offered here: Tom Yum Kung, Green Curry, Cinnamon Chili, Spicy Curry, and Hot Spicy Curry that will make you want to go back to Thailand.

 

DURIAN CHIPS AND VARIOUS DRIED FRUITS

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Thailand Souvenirs Guide: Country’s Leading Source of Cosmetics in Koh Samui | Koh Samui Souvenirs | Travel 141

Thailand Souvenirs Guide: Country’s Leading Source of Cosmetics in Koh Samui | Koh Samui Souvenirs | Travel 141

A very popular product among the tourists are the fried and dried fruits that are not mentioned. There are dried durian, dried mango, and dried pineapple. There are also other many fruits that are popular to buy your loved ones that will make you fall in love more with Thailand

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Thailand Souvenirs Guide: Country’s Leading Source of Cosmetics in Koh Samui | Koh Samui Souvenirs | Travel 141

This shop is very easy to find. It is located opposite the Central Department Store in Samui and when you visit Chaweng, it is one of the recommended shops that have good quality products. One of the attractions in Koh Samui are places where we can shop for souvenirs that tourists like us would not want to miss.

Travel and have fun but do not forget to take care of your health too. Remember to buy products you can give to your loved ones from places that are trusted.

Shop Details:

Location: 28 Moo 2, Bophut, Amphoe Ko Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand

Opening Hours: 9:00 – 24:00

Phone number: 099-626-4265, 080-579-5507

Line ID: 0918727069

Wechat ID: ChemistPharmacy

 

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Thailand Shopping Guide: Take home flavourful Thai spices & sauces from the Land of Smiles

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Following our series of edible Thailand shopping souvenirs to take home, we have prepared something tasty and spicy in our Thailand travel guide for today.

Aside from affordable and stylish fashion pieces that make Thailand shopping truly exciting, Thailand food also tops shopping lists as some of the best souvenirs to take home from the Land of Smiles.

Buy Thai spices and sauces for your Thailand shopping souvenirs | Thailand Shopping | Travel141Feast of Thai local food

Do you ever wonder how Thais make their dishes so flavourful? With the perfect blend of spices and sauces they are able to produce mouth-watering Thai local foods that are devoured by tourists and locals every day. From street-side vendors to lush Thai restaurants, the magic of Thai food truly captures the appetite of everyone that gets a taste of it.

Thailand food culture’s complex interplay of rich and unique flavours has made Thai local food one of the famous cuisines in the world. Popular Thailand food such as Pad Thai, Tom Yam Goong, Som Tam and Thai fried rice are just some of the best food in Thailand that represent the rich culinary history of this Asian country. And while there are endless options for you to dine these dishes, they will remain a memory once you step out of Thailand’s grounds. Luckily, vacuum packed dried spices and bottled sauces are there to the rescue – the most important ingredients for a serving of these star dishes.

Thai Sauces & Spices

Buy Thai spices and sauces for your Thailand shopping souvenirs | Thailand Shopping | Travel141Thai herbs and spices

Thai sauces & spices make for a great Thailand shopping souvenir as they are easily available in Thailand shopping malls and other Thailand attractions. They are also the only way you can stop day dreaming of Pad Thai and actually make one for you and the whole family as well!

Thailand shopping tip: You can also purchase different Thai hot sauce and sweet and sour sauces for a complete Thai local culinary experience. For a few dollars, you can get up to a dozen different Thai spices that can give you a month’s worth of delectable, spicy Thailand food at your home.

Travel Tip: Fresh Thai spices and herbs cannot be imported. Only dried and vacuum packed are allowed to be brought to Customs. Just make sure to read through Customs regulations and declare them upon checking in.

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Thailand Shopping Guide: 5 food souvenirs to take home from the Land of Smiles

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Thailand is home to some of the most outstanding dishes in the world. Aside from Thailand shopping, one of the best things to do in Thailand is to eat delicious and mouth-watering Thai local food. From Thailand shopping malls to bazaars and night markets, the choices of the best food in Thailand is never-ending – which led to some travellers choosing scrumptious travel souvenirs over shoes, clothes, bags and the like.

Take home the best of what Thailand food culture has to offer with our list of five food souvenirs to buy from the Land of Smiles.

Bento Squid

The first in our Thailand travel guide is the Bento Squid. Deliciously spicy and crispy, you can never get enough of the Bento Squid. The different packaging colours indicate different levels of spices.

Tao Kei Noi Seaweed

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Tao Kei Noi’s Original Crispy Seaweed | Photo Courtesy: Tao Kei Noi

What is a Thailand shopping spree without the famous Tao Kei Noi Seaweed? This favoured snack started out as humble fried seaweed. But now that this has been selling non-stop, the company has been roasting and grilling them as well. Different flavours have also been made available.

Crispy Pork Stick

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Pueng Ngee Chiang’s Crispy Pork Stick | Photo Courtesy: Pueng Ngee Chiang

Can you image having the crispiness and the sweet flavour of pork put together in a 15cm stick? That’s what the Crispy Pork Stick is all about. A perfect snack when hanging out with friends or even drinking beer!

Mama Instant Noodles

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Shrimp Tom Yum Flavour | Photo Courtesy: Mama

Travelling back to your home country means no more late night orders of Thai noodles in the streets of Bangkok. But no worries because with Thailand’s number one instant noodles Mama, you can have it anytime, anywhere! Exciting flavours like Yentafo Tom Yum Mohfai and Shrimp Creamy Tom Yum are available.

Koh Kae Peanuts

Who doesn’t love peanuts? A must buy item on your Thailand shopping list, the very famous Koh Kae Peanuts! Be ready to get crazy with the crunchy, tasty and definitely addicting Koh Kae Peanuts. Take a pick from the delicious flavours available: Barbeque, Tom Yum and Wasabi.

Thailand shopping tip: Get as much of these addicting snacks as you can and feel like you never left Thailand!

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Splurge on these must-buy items on your Thailand shopping spree!

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Aside from experiencing the long stretch of pristine beaches and hopping from one majestic temple to another, one of the best things to do in Thailand is to splurge on a Thailand shopping spree.

Thailand shopping is defined by small handicraft stalls, giant Thailand shopping malls, floating markets and traditional night markets. From cheap finds to high-end luxury items, you can find almost everything in Thailand which makes shopping a thrilling and unforgettable experience.

Get your wallets ready as you explore the Land of Smiles and discover these five must-buy items when you’re in Thailand!

Thai silk

Complete your Thailand shopping list with these 5 must-buy items | Thailand Shopping | Travel141A collection of Thai silk handicraft

One of the must-have items you should splurge on when you’re on your Thailand shopping trip is silk – one of the country’s great bargains.

Thai silk’s unique patterns, premium quality and affordable price makes it a good choice for souvenir items such as shawls, handkerchiefs, scarves, pillow cases, table runners and many more. Although silk is hand-crafted by ethnic groups all over Thailand, your Bangkok shopping will be worthwhile because it offers a selection of silk from the country’s different provinces.

You can buy silk items and other similar products from different Thailand tourist attractions such as the Chatuchak Weekend Market located at 587/10 Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Khwaeng Chatuchak, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, which is open from 9AM to 6PM.

Jewellery

Complete your Thailand shopping list with these 5 must-buy items | Thailand Shopping | Travel141Shiny jewellery made in Thailand for sale

Along the east-coast city of Chanthaburi is where Thailand mines the country’s sapphires and rubies. These precious gemstones are carefully crafted by talented Thai jewellers to produce traditional and modern jewellery designs.

Thailand shopping tip: Make sure to purchase only from reputable stores that are endorsed by the Thai Gem and Jewellery Traders Asociation and Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Ceramics

Complete your Thailand shopping list with these 5 must-buy items | Thailand Shopping | Travel141Handmade ceramic Thai pottery

Thais have been crafting pottery for over 5,000 years with Sangkhalok ceramics from the Sukhothai kingdom as one of the most well-known products.

Located in northern Bangkok is a man-made island where you can find Koh Kret Pottery. This is home to the Mon people who are known for their extraordinary pottery skills. The precious ceramics made here are in simple forms that would go perfectly well for outdoor areas of homes.

Soap flowers

Complete your Thailand shopping list with these 5 must-buy items | Thailand Shopping | Travel141Beautifully crafted soap flowers

Another symbolism of Thailand aside from elephants is blooming beautiful flowers. But these natural beauties will not last the long journey home which is why soap flowers have become a thing in Thailand.

Representing the country’s thriving landscaping and craftsmanship, soap flowers are among the souvenirs you should get when doing some Phuket shopping. You can find these intricately designed soaps at Kareon Temple Market located at At Wat Karon on Patak Road, Central Karon, Phuket.

Antiques

Complete your Thailand shopping list with these 5 must-buy items | Thailand Shopping | Travel141Years old Thai antiques for sale

Thailand is among the countries in Asia where you can find the finest antiques. To take home these rare finds, a Thailand travel tip: Head on over to Bangkok’s Rivercity and spoil yourself with the treasures sold in the numerous shops from the centre of the city’s antiques trade.

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Don’t miss out Khaolaor herbal products in your Thailand shopping spree!

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Thailand shopping offers everything from antiques, clothes, fashion accessories, bags and many more. But aside from these classic finds, Thailand is also an ideal place to buy herbal medicines that are beneficial for your health. So why not include in your Thailand shopping extravaganza some healthy herbal medicines that can fight diseases and help you stay healthy?

Thai herbs have been part of the culture and practice of healing all over Thailand and Khaolaor is nothing new to this.

Khaolaor is a company that produces herbal products, a must-have in Thailand shopping extravaganza | Thailand Shopping | Travel141Khaolaor herbal medicines that are available nationwide

Khaolaor is a Thailand company that’s been around for 88 years. Thorough research on modern science as well as traditional Thai medicine has helped founder Dr. Hlong Khaolor to establish Khaolaor Company in 1929 and has since been developing high-quality herbal products with essential health benefits.

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The combination of modern processes and centuries-old medical traditions go hand-in-hand with the three golden rules of Khalaor: safety, high quality and effectiveness. Despite being passed on to 3 more generations of Dr. Hlong Khaolaor’s family, the company holds true to its commitment to produce herbal products with world-class standards.

 Thailand FDA Awardee

The years of hard work and dedication of the people behind the Khaolaor company has seen the fruits of their labour as they are recognized by Thailand FDA Quality Awards for 4 years – 2009, 2011, 2015 and 2017.

Khaolaor herbal medicines:

Pueraria Mirifica – Helps improve skeletal health especially for women with osteoporosis; a natural estrogen – like hormone from plant, helps improve skin’s health and increase breast size

Purple Box – A highly concentrated traditional herb

Fiancee – Clinical trial in post-menopausal women that can help relieve symptoms from low estradiol hormone

Balsam Apple Tablets – Remedy for diabetes

Phyllanthus Amarus – Helps restore and maintain a healthy liver; no side effects

Lingzhi Mushroom Extract – Cheaper and more concentrated

Garlic Tables Alicia 5000 – Won the National Herbal Excellence Award – regarded as best quality in Thailand, good for dyslipidemia (cholesterol, triglyceride)

Turmeric Tablets – Fights flatulence, indigestion

Plukaow Extract Plus Tablets – Restores lymph nodes, fights psoriasis, herpes simplex, shingles

Moringa Leaf Capsules – Multi-vitamins from nature, super food, good for diabetes, hypertension, high calcium for bone health

Antipyretic Tablet Tra Dokwhan– Antipyretic herbal formular without hepatotoxic, another choice of paracetamol

Ya Kwad Samarn Lin – The oldest herbal formula for apthous ulcer, candidiasis, acne

Widely distributed

Khaolaor herbal products are widely distributed to Thailand shopping malls which make it more accessible for customers to include these in their Thailand shopping. You can find them in Tumrubthai Shops in Central Airport Chiang Mai and include them in your Chiang Mai shopping spree. Other locations such as Market VillageCentral Marina Pattaya7th Floor Central WorldCentral Phuket, Sukhumvit19 and 60 branches nationwide sell Khaolaor herbal medicines. You can also find them at Pure Pharmacy by Big C stores with 130 branches nationwide and make sure to include buying these herbal products in your things to do in Bangkok, Phuket as well as Chiang Mai.

Tumrubthai shop is offering a 5% discount when you purchase 2 pcs, 10% discount with 4 pcs and 20% discount when purchasing 6 pcs.

For more information, you can visit Khaolaor’s Facebook Page or website.

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