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What to Wear in Chiang Mai Year Round

What to Wear in Chiang Mai Year Round October 31, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
There really isn’t a “dress code” here in Chiang Mai.  Many locals (the young and the aged alike) pretty much dress much like westerners do.  Unlike the capitol, Bangkok, the northern Rose of Thailand, city of Chiang Mai has a much milder weather, especially in the fall.  This difference...

Chiang Mai’s Kin Jay Vegetarian Festival

Chiang Mai’s Kin Jay Vegetarian Festival October 10, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
This Chinese Buddhist influenced annual vegetarian festival known as Kin Jay, a time of abstinence and purification of body and soul, takes place during the ninth month of the lunar calendar lasting about 9 days (Oct 8-16, 2010). During this time, traditionally, participants abstain from consuming alcohol,...

Photo Friday: Sunset Over Doi Suthep

October 7, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
View over the famous Doi Suthep from our apartment in Chiang Mai. This picture was taken on a September evening around 6:20pm after a stormy late afternoon pour.   Are you in Chiang Mai?  Be sure to look for these beautiful sunsets amongst the temples and over the mountains.  Chiang Mai will surprise...

$5 Cultural Thing To Do In Chiang Mai

$5 Cultural Thing To Do In Chiang Mai October 5, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
How Cheap Is Cheap? Five USD is about 150 baht and this is quite a chunk.  Here in Chiang Mai, this nice chunk of baht will buy you a meal for two, a visit to the zoo including Song Taeo bus fair or a nice pair of fancy sandals at one of the night markets.   You could even receive a Thai massage for...
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