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Highlights of Northern Thailand Posted by sasha on Apr 6, 2015
While Thailand may be most famous for its islands and the madness of Bangkok, there’s a lot to see and do in the north. Visit the Heaven & Hell of architecture, trek to remote villages, make friends with elephants, tackle the 1,864 curves of a motorbike loop, and so much more.
Streets, Beats & Eats – Chiang Mai Posted by sasha on Nov 26, 2014
Thailand’s northern capital is full of stunning temples, vibrant markets, and an exciting nightlife scene. Check out some of the coolest places to hang out, munch on tasty food, and catch some music and dance.
Chiang Mai Excursions and Adventures Posted by sasha on Nov 24, 2014
There’s a lot to do in the city of Chiang Mai, as we recently talked about here. With plenty of museums, temples, markets, restaurants, and bars, it’s rarely a dull moment in Thailand’s northern capital. That being said, sometimes you just need to escape the traffic and crowds for a while. Luckily, there are tons…
10 Things to Do in Chiang Mai Posted by sasha on Nov 17, 2014
There’s so much to do in Chiang Mai that planning a trip there can be quite difficult. Whether you’re after culture, adventure, or simply wining and dining, this Thai city has got it all. It was tough, but I narrowed the list down to ten and compiled a highlight reel of some great ways you…
Doi Suthep (Video) Posted by sasha on Aug 31, 2011
Located just 15 km outside of Chiang Mai city is the famed Doi Suthep mountain. Atop this mountain sits the Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, one of Thailand’s most revered Buddhist temples. Learn a little bit about the history of this temple and take a quick tour through the grounds in this video.
Chiang Mai’s Holy Hill – Doi Suthep Posted by sasha on Aug 4, 2011
Located just 15 km from the city center of Chiang Mai is the mountain known as Doi Suthep (ดอยสุเทพ). Towering over the city at 1,676 m (5,499 ft), this mountain houses the sacred temple Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep (วัดพระธาตุดอยสุเทพ), which is a must-see for anyone visiting Chiang Mai. It is said that this temple was founded in…