Chiang Mai Travel Articles

Getting Around – Chiang Mai, Thailand
How to get from Point A to Point B - without getti
Getting Settled – Chiang Mai
Basic services and info on Chiang Mai.
Getting There – Chiang Mai, Thailand
Getting There – Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand Traveling from Bangkok via train takes more than 12 hours, so it’s best to do it while you’re sleeping. We took an overnight sleeper car from Bangkok, leaving at 6 p.m. and arriving at 8 a.m. the next morning. We booked second-class sleeper berths with A/C […]
Introduction – Chiang Mai, Thailand
An introduction to the second-largest city in Thai
Getting a (Night)life – Chiang Mai, Thailand
Partytime! The low-down on how to get down.
Chiang Mai Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Chiang Mai Where is it located?: Chiang Mai is in northern Thaikand on the Ping River. Why do people go there?: Northern Thailand is characterized largely by forested mountains and many colorful hill tribe people; trekking and river rafting add to this. Chiang Mai is the principal northern city and a […]
What Do Travellers Do All Day?: #3 – So ‘Wat’ About Monks and Massages Then? – Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai and Pai, Thailand
Let the monkfest begin: Meg discovers the way to free hassle-free travel in Asia, but her mates can only hobble.
Bangkok and Chiang Mai – Thailand
Joe Ehrlich's trip to Thailand included monkeys, o
Of Curries and Common Ground – Chiang Mai, Thailand
Of Curries and Common Ground – Chiang Mai, Thailand Of Curries and Common Ground Inside the house, during one of our cooking classes. Note the open fire in the background. As Noi cooked, I asked a few questions, noticing that cooking methods and ingredients tended to repeat themselves. Noi’s English was good, but not perfect, and sometimes funny misunderstandings occurred. “What about duck?” I […]
Of Curries and Common Ground (1 of 2) – Chiang Mai, Thailand
Kristina Johnson went north of Chiang Mai for the cooking clases, but she learned much, much more about the people in the villages.