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 ]

Top 5 attractions in Chiang Mai

Top 5 attractions in Chiang Mai

Bangkok is usually considered to be the cultural and (definitely) the nightlife capital of Thailand, but not all travelers enjoy the constant flurry and clamor of the city, the bright neon lights and the rush. If you want to experience a quieter, more down to earth facet of Thailand, Chiang Mai is the place to start. The fifth largest city in the country is large enough so that anyone can find something to their tastes, but much greener and less agitated than Bangkok. With its walled histori... [ read more ]