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Stories and Tips Chiang Rai

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A road trip through Northern Thailand

Written by MichaelJM on 27 Oct, 2011

We’d only had a few hours sleep due to a body clock that was totally out of sync and the fact that we needed to be leaving the hotel early to make the two hour road journey to the Laos border. It was still quite…Read More


A bit of pampering!

Written by MichaelJM on 11 Oct, 2011

Over the years we have come to the conclusion that our holiday starts as soon as we leave the house on the day of the flight. Although for recent holidays we’ve enjoyed the planning discussions (usually over a meal with a good wine and a…Read More


Planning is not tedious

Written by MichaelJM on 06 Oct, 2011

Once again we were looking to plan for a long haul holiday and as our friends (who travelled with us to Peru and The Galapagos) wanted to see the same countries we started to think about it over an unhurried meal, a couple of bottles…Read More


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Traveling to the Kingdom’s End

Written by SeenThat on 01 Jan, 2010

The Golden Triangle probably is one of the most dramatic spots in Southeast Asia. It is here than the 93th Division of the Kuomintang settled as refugees after the Chinese Nationalist Party was defeated by the Communists. Doi Mae Salong – near Chiang Rai –…Read More


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Temples of Chiang Rai

Written by SeenThat on 13 Jan, 2007

Chiang Rai is home to some of the most important Buddhist temples in the country, including the one where the Emerald Buddha was discovered. No visit is complete without dedicating at least a day to the main ones. Placed nearby downtown, they can be easily…Read More


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Chiang Rai Attractions

Written by SeenThat on 13 Jan, 2007

Chiang Rai is rich in memorials of King Mengrai and its far past as a capital of the Lanna Kingdom; most of them are near downtown and are easily accessible. King Mengrai was the ruler of Nakhon Hiran Ngoen Yang (now commonly known as Chiang…Read More


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