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Photo Set Friday: Can You Find This Elderly Lady?

Photo Set Friday: Can You Find This Elderly Lady? October 29, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you can, I would urge you to plan your stay in Chiang Mai that includes at least one Sunday night.  Why, you ask?  So you can experience one of the famous night markets in Chiang Mai, the “Sunday Night Walking Market.”  Your walk begins at Tha Pae Gate, a major landmark in Chiang Mai,...

Photo Friday: Tha Phae Gate

Photo Friday: Tha Phae Gate October 15, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Located on the east side of the moat and the old city where the roads Rachadamnoen and Moonmaung meet, it seems that Tha Phae Gate is the center of all tourist activities.  This is also where the Walking Night Market comes to live on every Sunday. A few blocks to the east of the Tha Phae Gate is the...

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,...

How To Bargain With Your Pearly-Whites in Chiang Mai

How To Bargain With Your Pearly-Whites in Chiang Mai September 18, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Bargaining is not the norm in every part of the world.  However, if you are coming to Thailand, it’s all part of the fun. Here are some short and simple rules for bargaining or haggling at the night market (particularly the night bazaar in Chiang Mai). Rule #1: Don’t lose your cool when you...
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