Chiang Mai, Thailand: A Guide | กินเที่ยวเชียงใหม่

It’s late March and the scorching summertime climes are in full swing. But Chiang Mai – usually the locals’ destination for the cooler months (if any) – has just proved that it is, in fact, an all-seasons place to be. The province that is dubbed the Thai capital of the north definitely has more to offer when it comes to delicious food, gorgeous, gorgeous temples and award-winning spa destination. This is a short trip of two nights and three days, and here are what we gloriously achieved in terms of ‘see.eat.spa‘ during the time. Heun Jai Yong (เฮือนใจ๋ยอง). This Lanna-style homey restaurant...

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Thailand Road Trip to Chiang Mai, Mae Sarieng, Mae Hong Son

Some people thought we had gone nuts when we said we were hitting north in the summer. And they had all the decent rights to say so. Usually, Chiang Mai and all other places up north of Thailand are good for cooler months from the end till early of each year. But since our work schedules sometimes didn’t accommodate peak-season traveling, we had to adapt as we go. This time, March allowed us to make some road trips, and the north, we just decided, was to be on our driving maps. Needless to say, it was, of course, scorching. But then again, we had all the places to ourselves. The hotels were cheaper, the roads almost empty (even ones towards the...

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