November 25, 2011

YWCA International Bazaar 2011

The YWCA International Bazaar is back this year, taking place at Central World shopping center during the last weekend of November 2011 on the 26th & 27th.

More than 40 countries are participating in the fair, bringing together varieties of goodies from all over the world, spread out over 200 booths.

Products will be sold at special prices, and some proceeds from the sales will be given away for flood relief charity.

November 20, 2011

The Nine 9

The Nine neighborhood center is a newly-opened mall on Rama 9 Road, with many interesting eateries and cafes, as well as shops. This environmentally-friendly design mall caters to people living in the vicinity, so there's no more the need to drive all the way to the city center through hours of traffic just to eat and hang out..

Fast food and Fine dining restaurants of various cuisines and irresistible cafes found here include:  Scoozi Pizza,  Pasta Nine,  Tonkatsu Raku,  Yura An Grill Yakiniku,  Basaraka Ramen,  MoMo Curry,  The Salad Gallery,  Niche Cafe,  Vanilla Orange,  Miami Cafe,  Au Bon Pain,  Farm Design,  A-List Sweet Cafe,  Dohton Bori,  Club 99 Pub & Restaurant, and  Wine Bistro.

Other than food, there is Asia Books, several fashion and accessories shops, beauty treatment spas, nail art salons, learning centres for kids, etc.

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November 17, 2011

Acer and Dell PC sales in November 2011

With computer prices rapidly and steeply rising as a result of the Great Thai Floods 2011, it is heartening to see some brands Acer and Dell coming out with sales promotions:

Acer End of Season Sale offers upto 30 percent discounts, freebies and interest-free payment plans until November 20th 2011 - at all Acer retailors nationwide.  Sale products include Aspire & Gateway notebooks, netbooks, ultrabooks and PCs, as well as smart phones.

Dell is having a special promotion for flood relief in the form of upto 60% discount on computer parts such as hard disks, mouse, keyboard, mainboard, optical drive, and more, until November 30, 2011.  There are also discounts on Vostro notebooks & desktops, servers, and LED monitors till November 24.

November 16, 2011

Big Clearance Sale at Central Silom Complex

Central is having a grand stock clearance sale at its Silom Complex branch from November 15 to December 31, 2011.  The promotion features 10-90 % discounts on brand name products at every department on every floor.  New stocks will be added everyday (as claimed on their website).  Select items are sold at upto 90% off, while some of the regular priced goods will be sold at upto 50% off.  Throngs of people are already crowding the aisles of the store, so you'll have to brave the crowds to grab your bargains.

The sale is reportedly to clear stocks before closure for store renovation.  Other shops in Silom Complex are also participating in the clearance sale, such as Viera by Ragazze selling leather bags, footwear and wallets, Stepp shoes, Anny's Factory jewelry, and Aussiebum 


November 13, 2011

Terminal 21

Terminal 21 is the new shopping mall on the block that has become the talk of town.  It is located at Asoke on Sukhumvit Road, and is distinct from others due to its "Market Street Style", with each floor themed according to top tourist destinations of the world, namely: Rome, Paris, Tokyo, London, Istanbul, San Francisco and Hollywood.   Each floor is designed to have the feel of these various cities, with installations of their icons.  It's a heaven for those of you terminally addicted to photo-ops for updating your Facebook profiles.

You will have to keep a whole day aside to check out over 600 shops showcasing fashion clothing & accessories (shoes, bags, etc), cosmetics & gifts, mobiles and gadgets.  But more interesting than these are their endless variety of restaurants and cafes.  Among their interesting choices of food offerings are:  Mos Burger, Subway, Crepe Box, Polar Ice, Piri Piri / Cafe Fish, Coco Ichibanya  (curry house), Gazebo, Pepper Lunch, Red Mango, Seefah, Farm Design (Japanese bakery), Steak Lao, Sunrise Taco, Manhattan Fish Market, Marvelous Cream (Japanese desserts) & Olivie Cafe (Italian food).   There's also a bookshop (Asia Books) and a supermarket (Gourmet Market).

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