The following short videos are of everyday things in Thailand,
like where you might live, to where you might shop, to what the
roads in Thailand look like. We have broken the videos up
into smaller files so that they won't take so long to download.
Most expats will probably shop at the modern
supermarkets that have sprung up all over Thailand.
But if you live upcountry or you want to shop the way
the majority of Thai villagers shop then visit this
The Tong Kai Market
Entering the Market
Sea Food at the Market
Vegetables at the Market
Making a Sale
Eggs and Chicken at the Market
Necessities at the Market
Flowers at the Market
Most expats living in
Thailand will live either in a condo or a house.
The most convenient house to live in is usually in a
compound or gated community. Here we take you on a
very short tour of a small housing compound in Chiang
Mai where you can see what a typical house looks like
and how much they cost to own or to rent.
expats renting is the best answer. Houses and
condo rentals are inexpensive and their are lots
available. But if you have questions about buying
land in Thailand check out our section on
Estate on this site.
One Story House
House for Sale
End of Tour
|Home Improvement Center
It used to be difficult finding things for the house.
You would have to run all around town to find what you
needed and then you would have only a small selection.
Recently a Thai entrepreneur, who started with one small
shop in Korat, opened a chain of home improvement
centers. We tour one here.
Besides home improvement centers that are like Home
Depot and Lowes in the States there are other large
stores, some similar to WalMart, others more like Sam's
Club or Costco. You may or may not like shopping
at these large places but they sure make life here more
convenient. And very often the prices are less