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Shop a Local Market in Rural Trang, Thailand

Thailand is known for its markets– the kind diehard shoppers hop a flight halfway around the world for. The epicenter of Thai markets lies in the larger cities of Bangkok and Chang Mai, where indie designers and unique crafts tempt foreign shoppers with bottom dollar prices. I love these tourist-focused markets, where there is plenty […]

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Thai Elephant Pants: Can You Wear this Thai Souvenir Back Home?

Thai elephant pants are practically the official uniform of the female backpacker in Southeast Asia. Worn loose and flowy with a certain boho insouciance, the pants work perfectly everywhere from sacred temples to white sand beaches. Elephant pants are ubiquitous in Thailand– you’ll find these iconic printed pants with banded elastic cuffs at every market, […]

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