Category Archives: Chiang Mai

Doi Inthanon National Park from Chiang Mai, Thailand

The roof of Thailand is located in Doi Inthanon National Park from Chiang Mai, a great day trip from Chiang Mai. A part of the Himalayas, the park ranges in elevation reaching over 8,000’. Temperatures can be in the 50s … Continue reading

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Doi Suthep-Pui National Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Just north of the city in the hills over 3000’ elevation sits Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, the quintessential day trip from Chiang Mai. It has every element to create a magical day including a golden temple, waterfalls, and awesome views. … Continue reading

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Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand

One of the most unique and incredible experiences available in Thailand is to interact with elephants. How you choose to do so hopefully is informed. Long before any of my research about the country I thought for sure that I … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai Gate Night Market, Thailand

On the opposite end of the city from the Chang Phuak Gate Night Market sits the Chiang Mai Gate Night Market, protected by an equally impressive ancient wall from the 13th century. The South Gate food stalls open around 5pm, … Continue reading

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Chang Phuak Gate Night Market in Chiang Mai, Thailand

At the northern end of the city Chang Phuak Gate Night Market starts up at dusk and stays open late. You might miss a mini history lesson while in search of a snack. The market got its name from the … Continue reading

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Temples of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is such a unique juxtaposition of old and new. Ancient city walls from the 13th century mingling with power lines. Impressive temples pop up next to contemporary storefronts as you walk and can be admired right from the … Continue reading

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Huay Tung Tao Lake in Chiang Mai, Thailand

While Chiang Mai is a much more relaxed city than Bangkok, sometimes you still need to get away from the city. Just 20 minutes from old town is sparkling Huay Tung Tao Lake surrounded by mountains. It is a perfect … Continue reading

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