Welcome to the heart of Bangkok’s vibrant nightlife – its bustling night markets. We are a passionate team of locals and travelers who have been enchanted by the allure of the city’s nocturnal bazaars. From the sizzling street foods to the intricate handicrafts, from the lively performances to the haggling over unique finds, Bangkok’s night markets are a sensory feast waiting to be explored.
Our love for night markets began as individual tales of wonder. Some of us grew up with the aroma of grilled meats and the sound of local chatter, while others stumbled upon these markets as travelers, instantly captivated by their charm. Over time, our shared experiences and stories brought us together, and the idea of this website was born.
Our goal is to be your ultimate guide to Bangkok’s night markets. Whether you’re a first-time visitor looking for recommendations or a seasoned local searching for a new spot to explore, we’ve got you covered. We aim to provide:
- Detailed Guides: From the most popular markets like Asiatique and Rod Fai to hidden gems off the beaten path.
- Food Adventures: Dive into the world of Thai street food with our curated lists of must-try dishes and stalls.
- Cultural Insights: Understand the history, traditions, and people that make each market unique.
- Practical Tips: Navigate the markets like a pro with our tips on bargaining, transportation, and more.
1. Somsak Chaiyanan
Somsak, often called “Som” by his close friends, is a budding filmmaker from Chiang Mai. With a deep passion for storytelling, he has already directed two short films that have been showcased in local film festivals. When he’s not behind the camera, Somsak enjoys exploring the lush forests of Northern Thailand and practicing Muay Thai. He dreams of one day representing Thailand in international film festivals.
2. Arthit Pongpan
Arthit, a native of Phuket, is a marine biology student with a mission to protect Thailand’s coral reefs. He spends his weekends diving and documenting the underwater world.
3. Nattapong Srisuwan
Hailing from Bangkok, “Nat” is a tech enthusiast. He also loves to play games.
4. Siriporn Rattanakul
Siriporn, or “Siri”, is a fashion design student from Pattaya. Drawing inspiration from Thailand’s rich cultural heritage, she creates contemporary outfits that pay homage to traditional Thai textiles and patterns. Siri is also an advocate for sustainable fashion and wants to organize workshops to educate other designers about eco-friendly practices. In her free time, she loves to dance and is a member of a traditional Thai dance troupe.
5. Chalermchai Wattanaporn
Chalermchai, fondly known as “Chai”, is a literature student from Ayutthaya. With a deep love for Thai folklore and legends, Chai is working on his first novel, blending historical facts with imaginative fiction. He is an active member of his university’s drama club. Chai is also a skilled painter and sometimes sells his artwork at local markets.
6. Pimchanok Bunyasarn
Pimchanok, or “Pim”, is an environmental activist from Krabi. Having grown up near the stunning beaches of Southern Thailand, she is passionate about preserving its natural beauty. In her free time, she looks to sleep.
Join Us on Our Adventures
As we wander through the maze-like alleys, try out exotic dishes, and meet the talented vendors, we invite you to join us. Share your stories, ask questions, and let’s celebrate the magic of Bangkok’s night markets together.
Whether you’re here to reminisce about a past trip or plan a future one, we hope our website serves as a lantern, illuminating the wonders of Bangkok after dark.