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MHS Loop Part One Posted by on Dec 29, 2014

Take an in depth look at the famed Mae Hong Son loop of northern Thailand beginning with this video. Day One takes you from Chiang Mai to Doi Inthanon NP, where you can visit the highest point in Thailand. Overnight in Mae Chaem town and then continue along to Mae Hong Son town.

Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son Posted by on Dec 26, 2014

Embarking on an epic motorbike adventure across the famed Mae Hong Son loop of Thailand, we headed south from the northern capital of Chiang Mai. Based on other travelers’ accounts, it seemed as if we had two options for the first day – stop at Doi Inthanon National Park or head straight to Mae Sariang…

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Thai Christmas Vocabulary Posted by on Dec 23, 2014

Seeing as how 95% of people are Buddhists, Christmas isn’t exactly a huge holiday in Thailand. That being said, shopping malls across the country have decked the halls with plenty of Christmas fare, Christmas trees can easily be found, and “Jingle Bells” is played and sang many times throughout the month. Buddhism is a very…

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MHS Loop Highlight Video Posted by on Dec 17, 2014

Ride the 1,864 curves of the famous MHS loop in northern Thailand in this exciting travel video. Visit national parks, caves, hill tribe villages, stunning Buddhist temples, and then party it up in Pai. This trip was done over 10 days, with the 11th day simply spent on the bike heading back to Chiang Mai.

Thai Tones Pronunciation Guide Posted by on Dec 9, 2014

The five tones of Thai are intimidating, but learning them is a vital part of picking up the language. There’s tons of information out there about the tones, so I won’t bore you with a lengthy article. Instead, here’s a short video with three examples for each of the five tones. Listen and repeat at…

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1,864 Curves – the Mae Hong Son Loop Posted by on Dec 4, 2014

Adventure travelers are in for a treat in northern Thailand with the multi-day excursion along the 1,864 curves of the Mae Hong Son Loop. Beginning and ending in Chiang Mai, this wild ride takes in some of the most stunning scenery in the entire country. The MHS loop is doable by public transport, but be…

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