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Exploring Broader Chiang Mai

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The chances are, if you’ve done any kind of research for your tour of Thailand, you’ve heard about Chiang Mai.Situated in mountainous northern Thailand, less than 130km from the Burmese border, this historic city attracted over 9 million visitors in 2016. In TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards in 2014, Chiang Mai was named as one of the top 25 tourist destinations in the entire world. That’s an...

12th of May
Tags: Chiang Mai, Nimman, Muay Thai, Maya Lifestyle Mall

‘The Roof of Thailand’ – An Introduction to Doi Inthanon

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Thailand’s mountainous north is famed for its majestic scenery. The city of Chiang Mai is the biggest draw in the region, but while staying there you should definitely take the chance to explore the wider area. Day trips from Chiang Mai don’t come much more dramatic than Doi Inthanon. Doi Inthanon’s nickname as ‘the Roof of Thailand’ is well-earned. It is the tallest mountain in the country, with...

11th of May
Tags: Chiang Mai, Doi Inthanon, National Park

Elephant Nature Park – Chiang Mai

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When you think of Thailand, one of the first things that comes into your mind is ‘elephants’. These iconic animals are to be seen in towns and cities across the country, and there are also a lot of elephant parks dotted around the countryside. You should know, however, that in terms of animal welfare not all elephant parks are created equal. Some definitely look after their creatures better than o...

10th of May
Tags: Elephant, Chiang Mai

Sticky Waterfalls – Chiang Mai Day Trip

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Chiang Mai is situated in the stunning, mountainous setting of northern Thailand. That means there’s a wide variety of gorgeous day trips you can take, during which you can take in the wonderful surroundings. One such day trip is the Bua Tong Waterfalls, also known as the ‘Sticky Waterfalls’. The Sticky Waterfalls are located around 70km north of Chiang Mai, on the edge of Si Lanna National Park....

9th of May
Tags: Sticky Waterfalls, Chiang Mai