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The Best Souvenirs From Thailand

9 Amazing Souvenirs You Can Get in Thailand: From Handmade Crafts to Exotic Spices

Whether you are visiting Thailand for the culture, the nature, or the food, you will surely find something that suits your tastes and interests. But what about when you have to leave this amazing country? How can you keep a piece of Thailand with you, or share it with your loved ones? That's where souvenirs come in handy.

Finding the perfect souvenirs in Thailand can be challenging. With so many options and varieties to choose from, you may not know where to start or what to look for.

Don't worry, I've got you covered. In this article, I have carefully selected the best souvenirs from Thailand that you absolutely need to bring back home. Trust me, they are the best way to relive your amazing trips in Thailand..

1. Ya Dom (Thai herbal scent)

In Thailand, we love to smell ya dom (ยาดม) to keep us feeling refreshed and energized.

It also helps to relieve dizziness, headache, and nausea. Traditionally, Ya Dom is a small tube that contains herbal oils such as menthol, camphor, and borneol. The most popular

and traditional brand is Poy Sian, which was first introduced in 1936 and is still popular today. Another new brand that comes with a modern and cute design is PASTEL Brand Pocket Inhaler.

Where to buy: 7-11 convenience store, general drug stores

Online shopping: Poy Sian:

PASTEL Brand Pocket Inhaler:

2. Spices and Instant Seasonings

As someone who enjoys visiting friends who live abroad, I highly recommend buying Thai spices and seasonings as souvenirs. All of my foreign friends appreciate Thai food. They are delighted when I give them a variety of spices and herbs from Thailand that can help them cook like a Thai and recall the authentic flavors of Thailand.

Where to buy: Local markets, Tops supermarkets, Gourmets and 7-11

Online Shopping:

3. Thai Snacks

Deep Fried Chilies, Juicy Dried Mangoes, Crunchy Durian Chips

Are you a snack lover who likes to try new things? Then you will love Thai snacks! They are full of flavor and fun. You can find sweet, sour, spicy, salty, and even fishy snacks in Thailand. Why not bring some home and surprise your family/friends with a taste test? Here are some of the yummy and fun snacks from Thailand that you can try.

Where to buy: Local markets, Tops supermarkets, Gourmets, and 7-11

4. Thai silks

When I am looking for a luxury Thai gift for special persons/occasions - Thai silk is the first thing that comes to my mind. It's one of the most exquisite and luxurious fabrics in the world due to its unique texture, color, and comes in patterns that perfectly reflect Thai culture.

Thai silk will last as long-term memories.

You can find many kinds of Thai silk products, such as scarves, shawls, shirts, ties, bags, and pillowcases. You can also buy raw silk fabric and make your own creations.

Where to buy: MBK Mall, Chatuchak Market Hug Thai Central World Shopping Mall, Terminal 21 Asok

Shopping Online:

5. Thai woodcrafts

Thai woodcrafts are not a new idea for souvenirs, but they are always a great choice. These handmade products are timeless and beautiful reminders of your trip to Thailand. You can find many kinds of woodcrafts, such as elephant carvings, candle holders, and wooden clocks.

Where to buy: MBK Mall, Chatuchak Market Hug Thai Central World Shopping Mall, Terminal 21 Asok

Shopping Online:

6. Elephant Pants

One of the most popular items that visitors purchase in Thailand is the Thai elephant pants.

Thai elephant pants are loose-fitting and flowy pants that feature elephant prints or patterns. They are inspired by the traditional Thai fisherman pants that the locals wear.

These pants are not only suitable as souvenirs but they can also be worn back home with a simple top or a crop top for a casual look.

Where to buy: MBK Mall, Chatuchak Market Hug Thai Central World Shopping Mall, Terminal 21 Asok

Shopping Online:

7. Thai tea

Many of my students and friends have always told me how much they love Thai tea. The Thai tea is so delicious and refreshing. The most famous brand is Cha Tra Mue. You can buy Thai tea leaves or powders from any supermarket or convenience store in Thailand. They are easy to pack and store, and they can last for a long time. You can also choose from different flavors of Thai tea, such as green tea, lemon tea, or rose tea.

Where to buy: any supermarket or convenience store in Thailand

Shopping online:

8. Essential oils and spa products

Treat yourself to a Thai massage and spa and take some goodies home to keep the bliss going! Thai essential oils and spa products are made from high-quality ingredients that are sourced from local herbs, flowers, fruits, and plants. They are infused with the aromatherapy benefits of Thai culture and wisdom, which aim to balance the body, mind, and spirit.

Thai essential oils and spa products come in various forms and functions, such as massage oils, body lotions, facial creams, shampoos, conditioners, soaps, candles, diffusers, and more. You can find them in many brands and shops across Thailand.

My favorite brands are Panburi and Kamad. They are certified by international standards which guarantee their quality and safety.

Where to buy: Where to buy: MBK Mall, Chatuchak Market Hug Thai Central World Shopping

Mall, Terminal 21 Asok

9. Thai boxing shorts/shirts

Muay Thai is a globally recognized martial art and sport.

Thai boxing shorts/shirts are sold internationally. However, since you are visiting Thailand, why don't you get one so you can wear a reminder of your trip?

They are made from lightweight and durable fabrics that allow freedom of movement and comfort in combat sports and training. You can use them for your own kickboxing

or Muay Thai training, or for other fitness activities.

Where to buy: Where to buy: MBK Mall, Chatuchak Market.

Shopping Online:

To learn more about these souvenirs and where to find them, click the link below.
I hope you find something that suits your taste and budget. Thailand is a wonderful country with so much to offer. Have a great time exploring Thai culture, cuisine, and nature kha.



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