Northern Thailand: A Guide

Where the pale blue infinity pool ended, the view began. The lush jungle covered the hills in unpredictable twisted peaks. Amongst the tree tops, teak pagodas burst through the canopy with grand, curved roof lines reminiscent of yesteryear. Down below were fertile rice paddies making a patchwork of greens, the dark emerald and pale lime colours added to the vibrancy of the natural surroundings...

Chiang Mai Rentals

The room’s white tiled floor made it feel large and cool. The queen-size bed, generally standard in condos in Chiang Mai, had a simple bed head, which would work with any style of decoration. There was also a modest dining room table for two, a fridge, microwave and a white tiled shower/toilet...

Is it Safe for Single Women Travelling to Northern Thailand?

Today more than ever single women are questioning whether it is safe to travel solo. As potential tourists or possible expats, we need to be extremely well informed about the decisions that we make. As a woman living in Chiang Mai, I can certainly say that I feel very safe here. Just a few months back, I took the public bus from...

Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai?

It is a feeling that’s difficult to describe. The first time it hits you it’s exciting, foreign and overwhelming. The strange humidity that hugs you, the sounds of tuk tuks singing and the different energy buzzing around makes you feel very alive. Stepping out from the airport into Thailand is going to be an adventure every single time—guaranteed.

How Do I Get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?

You know that old adage, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey”? It definitely has some logical and logistical flaws. If you only have 10 precious days of leave from work, surely you don’t want to waste all that time just getting to your holiday destination, do you? You want to hit the spot and then journey around the destination.  Well, that is one possibility and it’s my personal favourite.

Thailand Visas Made Easy

There are two reasons why so many people get confused and feel anxious about getting visas to stay in Thailand. Plastered on visa type Facebook pages are conflicting views on where to go, what you need and what you might be eligible for. This is not surprising and the first reason for this is that there are multiple ways to get visas and the outcomes vary from province to province (if you are applying for a visa from within...

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