How to spend three days in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand’s cultural hub, is a wonderful place which you shouldn’t miss on your travels around Thailand. Although three days may be not enough in order to explore the city and its surroundings properly, it’s still possible to get a glimpse of the fantastic sights and its unique culture here. So, let’s get down

A Guide To Visiting In Chiang Mai On A Budget

Chiang Mai has been praised for many years as a budget friendly city where you can get a lot of value out of your dollar (or euro, yen…). On top it is foreigner-friendly and safe. Many travellers use Chiang Mai either as starting point for their travels around Southeast Asia, as a base for several

Chiang Mai’s Best Nightlife Activities

Chiang Mai is certainly known for its cultural highlights, the close proximity to plenty of natural spots and the laid back atmosphere during the day. But the city comes really alive after sunset, when countless bars and beer gardens open, live music venues pulling people from the street with their hot tunes and adult-only shows

The Best & Cheapest Buffets in Chiang Mai

If you’re the sort of person who likes to eat and drink their way through a holiday, Chiang Mai will not disappoint you. Whether it’s the abundance of markets who offer delicious northern Thai dishes, the typical mom n’ pop shops, alternative cafés or high-end restaurants, Chiang Mai has it all. But if you’re more

Chiang Mai Holidays and Festivals in May & June

Thailand is blessed with countless festivals, celebrations and events throughout the year. While some are celebrated throughout the entire kingdom, others are specific to particular regions. Some festivals are celebrated on fix dates while others are celebrated according to the lunar calendar: Labour Day – 01st May 2015 Like in many countries around the world,

Shopping Guide to Chiang Mai

Sure, Chiang Mai is full of historical sites, magnificent temples and surrounded by stunning landscapes. But Thailand’s second largest city doesn’t need to hide behind its ‘big brother’ Bangkok when it comes to shopping possibilities. Here are the five top places you should not miss on your trip to Chiang Mai: Nimmanhaemin Road – exclusive

Chiang Mai’s Best Coffee Shops

One thing you will immediately notice when driving around the Old Town and Nimmanhaemin Road is the abundance of coffee shops. Even if you’re not planning to make your Chiang Mai trip a coffee expedition chances are you will consume more than intended to. The trick is to find the right café which does not

7 Markets You Need To See When Visiting Chiang Mai

You may come to Chiang Mai for the temples, historical Lanna buildings, the nature or spas. You might practice meditation, yoga or traditional Thai massage. Whatever the reason is, one of the biggest delights is the abundance of colourful markets. We have listed the seven most important markets you should visit on a trip to

10 Must Try Dishes When Visiting Chiang Mai

Northern Thai Food is mostly associated with the food which originates around Chiang Mai, the former Kingdom of Lanna. While some dishes gained quite a lot of popularity among Thais and are nowadays even available at different locations throughout Thailand, many dishes remain only available at local restaurants in and around Chiang Mai. Traditionally, northern

10 Adrenalin-Filled Activities in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is best known for its more laid back atmosphere, but it also offers plenty of action filled adventures just outside the city. Did you know that you can fly by a microlight or participate at a survival jungle trek? Many of these activities are not really publicized among travel agents or brochures. Check