CHATUCHAK

No matter what happens in Chatuchak, it’s unlikely that anyone will ever think of anything but the world-famous weekend market when they think of this area. Though the area also boasts Chatuchak Park and hip night markets such as JJ Green, you’ll find us joining the endless crowds at Mo Chit station and shuffling toward the market in hopes of finding great deals on, well, everything. Let’s not even get started on the food and people-watching.
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Watch Out! Thai businessman rolled for THB5 million Richard Mille at gunpoint

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Brand new Mustang bursts into flames after underaged driver slams it into 10-wheel truck

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From LA to Lat Phrao: Lindsay Lohan cries happy tears at fan event in Bangkok suburb

From LA to Lat Phrao: Lindsay Lohan cries happy tears at fan event in Bangkok suburb

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Fancy groceries: Paragon’s Gourmet Market to open at MRT Lat Phrao

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Thai woman says she got kicked out of Bangkok taxi for having bad breath

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Man collapses, dies at Mo Chit BTS

Man collapses, dies at Mo Chit BTS

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The old bus terminal at Mo Chit makes its comeback

The old bus terminal at Mo Chit makes its comeback

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Tiny hands, big heart: Internet hands it to state worker picking up trash in flood with bare hands

Tiny hands, big heart: Internet hands it to state worker picking up trash in flood with bare hands

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Father reunites with son who ran away 15 years ago

Father reunites with son who ran away 15 years ago

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CNN puts Bangkok’s Or Tor Kor on world’s top fresh market list

CNN puts Bangkok’s Or Tor Kor on world’s top fresh market list

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