The cosmopolitan metropolis of Bangkok is synonymous with shopping as many who have visited the city of endless charms would enthusiastically agree. From items hailing from internationally acclaimed and loved brands to locally made quaint merchandise of exquisite charm, Bangkok offers ample opportunities for shopaholics to find their perfect match, in terms of the price, uniqueness and the quality. As you stay at a Samui resort such as Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort & Spa take ample time to visit the various shops in the Bangkok that are indeed scattered lavishly, to experience the best of shopping that the city has on offer.

Out of the endless items that will interest the masses that visit from all over the world, Thai crafts will indeed be one that will have high appeal to most given the uniqueness and the skill that has been passed down from generation that go into the crafting of these masterpieces of quaint excellence. Not all items sold here are of the cheapest prices, but every item certainly guarantees highest value and uniqueness.

There are many places that one can visit to quench the thirst for the best of Thai crafts. Certain streets and areas are renowned for the merchandize that have years of tradition to their credit. A visit to the Baan Baht which is also known as Monk’s Alm Bowl Village will take you to the very heart of culture and tradition of the land, as here alm bowls have been produced for monks since the 18th century. The Bangkok’s Doll Factory and Museum will also give you ample opportunities to appreciate the creativity that goes in to the crafting of Thai dolls that will certainly appeal to old and the young alike. In the Koh Kret village exquisite pieces of the finest pottery will be found that will indeed amaze you with the sheer simplicity and charm that make each of these handicrafts a masterpiece of its own right.

Nigel Walters is a travel writer, who writes under the pen name, Fritzjames Stephen. His content is based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+