A guide to nightlife in Chiang Mai

A guide to nightlife in Chiang Mai

If anyone were to mention the hottest nightlife hubs of Thailand, Chiang Mai would definitely not make the top of the list. As party animals visiting Thailand know, Koh Phangan or Bangkok are much more famous for their parties and their countless nightlife venues than Chiang Mai, a much quieter city whose main appeal lies in its historical and cultural sights. But don't dismiss Chiang Mai as a lost cause, because there is a thriving nightlife scene in this beautiful city. It may be peaceful ... [ read more ]

The best budget eats in Chiang Mai

The best budget eats in Chiang Mai

While Bangkok is the favorite haunt of travelers who come to Thailand mainly for shopping and nightlife, Chiang Mai is the quieter version of the Thai capital, with less blinding bustle and perhaps less neon lights, but with an even stronger historical heritage, more green spaces and a modern side that is on par with any other metropolis in Asia. Chiang Mai has a stunning historic center and has almost as many temples as Bangkok, lively and colorful markets where you can stock up on souvenir... [ read more ]