Traveler Susan was in the market for a week spent soaking up a culture very different from her own. A place filled with unrecognizable food and new faces.….and she hit the mark’et with a trip to Thailand.
From Chiang Mai’s night markets…
to Bangkok’s floating markets,…
Thailand’s open-air markets…
filled Susan’s trip with Hallmark’et moments of en’Thai’cing smells and smiling faces.
“I found a fabric market while walking from Pak Klong Talad flower market to the Golden Mountain Temple. The elephant and peacock motif on this fabric felt like it embodied Thailand.” —Traveler Susan Jeske
Here’s to capturing life's Hallmark'et moments and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!
-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders
Photos: Scenes of Thailand by Traveler Susan Jeske (more on Instagram at @ann.jeske).
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