“The Creative District feels and looks a little like what Singapore’s Tiong Bahru Estate and Penang’s Georgetown might have been just 20 years ago. Old shophouses and walk-up apartments, some more rundown than others, line the main roads. Tourists explore the side streets in their 100-baht cotton-polyester trousers with elephant motif. They drink lots of coconut water to keep from melting in the heat. And they always have their eye out for a good foot massage.”

By Carolyn Oei

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