Thursday, December 13th 2018

Posts Tagged ‘Chiang Mai’

Why you should never go to elephant shows or camps in Thailand

Why you should never go to elephant shows or camps in Thailand

Jan 15, 13 • Asia, Thailand8 Comments »
What is wrong in going to elephant shows or take elephant treks? If you go to Thailand one of the main attractions are elephant shows and elephant camps. Tourists visit them to play with animals or watch elephants dancing, painting and doing other...
Strange interior of the White temple in Chiang Rai

Strange interior of the White temple in Chiang Rai

Jan 11, 13 • Asia, Thailand24 Comments »
Wat Rong Khun or the White Temple of Chiang Rai is one of the main attraction of the Northern Thailand. Most probably many saw pictures of it. It is a completely white fairy tale looking temple. Wat Rong Khun is very different from any Buddhist...
White temple - extraordinary Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai

White temple – extraordinary Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai

Jan 8, 13 • Asia, Thailand4 Comments »
After almost two months in Thailand and 3 weeks in Burma I don’t really get interested in seeing more temple. Of course, I may stop and step in or walk around, but it is not any close to I-have-to-see-that-temple. All temples (but one) look...
Pai - Mae Hong Son - Mae Chaem loop, day 1/3

Pai – Mae Hong Son – Mae Chaem loop, day 1/3

Dec 29, 12 • Asia, ThailandNo Comments »
The master plan was to make a 3-4-day loop visiting Pai, Mapha Pang, Mae Hong Song, Sariang and surrounding areas and mountains. Probably one of the best ways of exploring the North of Thailand is by car or moto except probably of long term hiking...
TPR Travel Tip - Friday Halal Street in Chiang Mai

TPR Travel Tip – Friday Halal Street in Chiang Mai

Dec 16, 12 • Asia, Thailand4 Comments »
For many people traveling is tasting food in places they visit. For me it definitely is. Good food can definitely compensate for drawbacks of a place or a country. Great food can enhance great experience and I would definitely come back to such...
1 day trip to the highest peak in Thailand, Doi Inthanon

1 day trip to the highest peak in Thailand, Doi Inthanon

Dec 15, 12 • Asia, Thailand2 Comments »
Chaing Mai is a good starting point for trips around North Thailand. Having wheels is very desirable if not a must here. Of course, we rented a scooter. I don’t ride a moto yet, but I am going there. After studying a couple of guide books,...