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The Revival of Bangkok’s Shophouses

Shophouses in Bangkok [not my image]

Jenn Chen recently had a great story in the IHT about how a growing number of people are renovating Bangkok’s once-neglected shophouses.

Here’s more info on shophouses. (I was lucky enough, last year, to check out a number of particularly well-maintained examples in Penang, Malaysia. And when I ventured further south, I stayed in a converted shophouse in Kuala Lumpur.)

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