OTOP – One tambon, one product

I still don’t know why they call it “tambon”. Maybe because they couldn’t find that word in a dictionary and so they thought “hey, let’s create a new word…”. Still think it sounds quite shitty, but whatever. Right now is OTOP time. The OTOP fair takes place from March 3 – March 9 and is place for all different kinds of products from all over Thailand. While this makes perfectly sense for all Thai people I talked to, it is for me just another shopping fair. And unfortunately not a…

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