If you’re planning a trip to Northern Thailand, then chances are that you’ll spend plenty of time in Chiang Mai. In fact, for a lot of people, Chiang Mai is Northern Thailand. It’s by far the biggest city in the north and there are heaps of things to see and
Thinking of travelling to Thailand? Forget about reading long, boring books and check out these movies set in Thailand to really get a feel for the country. Only God Forgives (2013) Ryan Gosling, having decided he didn’t brood and stare intensely at things enough in Drive, decides to have another
If you’re planning a trip to Northern Thailand then chances are you’ll eventually make it to Pai. It’s the most popular tourist town in the north and is the perfect place to relax for a few days. There are also plenty of things to do in Pai, and the surrounding
The Northern Thailand tourist trail mostly consists of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Pai, but look a little further and you’ll find heaps to explore. Chiang Saen, and the nearby Golden Triangle, is in the far north of the country and is close to the borders with Laos and Myanmar.
You’d think an experienced travel blogger would be better at planning. I arrived in the Chumphon Archipelago, which includes Koh Tao, Koh Phangan (Full Moon Party central) and Koh Samui in November, which happens to be the height of rainy season. The absolute worst time to visit tropical islands like
It proves how relatively flat a country is when you can drive to the top of its tallest mountain. You can do just that at Doi Inthanon in the north of Thailand. At over 2500 metres above sea level, it’s the tallest mountain in the country and is a great
On my recent trip to Northern Thailand I spent a few days in and around Chiang Rai, a city in the far north of the country. It’s a quieter alternative to nearby Chiang Mai and there is heaps to do both in town and as you venture further into Chiang
Phu Chi Fa became a bit of a “White Whale” for me over my last couple of trips to Thailand. I tried to visit in 2015 before being denied at the Chiang Rai Bus Station due to overly hazy conditions. On my most recent trip I tried again, with doubts