Journals Chiang Rai

Planning for Indo-China

Created by MichaelJM on October 6, 2011 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
3 Stories

We'd been thinking about this holiday for some time and decided, with friends, to make the journey. The detailed planning is always important so we carefully considered what we wanted from the holiday. Our first port of call was Chiang Rai and then on to Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Swedish Sukiyaki

Created by SeenThat on January 1, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
1 Story

Cosmopolitan center or forgotten village at the kingdom’s northern edge? Chiang Rai is elusive enough to leave both options open, no matter the efforts made by the traveler to answer the question. On sukiyaki, croissants and everything in between them.

Chiang Rai: Thailand’s Edge

Created by SeenThat on January 11, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
2 Stories

On Thailand’s northern edge, Chiang Rai is a main city in the country’s north offering plenty of activities to the visitor in a serene ambience.

Research in Northern Thailand

Created by SajC2007 on July 25, 2006

2 Reviews

A look at the culture and lifestyles of northern Thailand.

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Old Thailand—Chiang Rai

Created by jonbarb709 on February 12, 2006

2 Reviews

You have been to Bangkok and have seen the big city, and maybe you went to Chiang Mai and saw the little city trying to become bigger. Now it's time to go to Chiang Rai and see what the countryside looks like.



Riding on the Mae Kok River

Created by allthai on September 14, 2004

1 Review

Most travelers take the long-tail boat on the Mae Kok River from Thaton to Chiangrai. The boats are crowded and very uncomfortable during the three-hour journey. If you start in Chiangrai, you will probably be the only one on the boat.

Village Trip to Chiang Rai

Created by plethoricreason on July 26, 2004

3 Reviews

I cut my foot open at the YMCA and had to go to the hospital clinic.

More North Thailand; Chiang Rai II

Created by markiemark on December 25, 2002

6 Reviews

My second visit to Chiang Rai, and this time, plenty of time to look around. From Chiang Rai, I visited Phu Sang National Park and Phu Chi Fa mountain, along with Doi Luang National Park on my way to south to Phayao, which I’ve included in my Phayao journal.

North Thailand-another 40 days! (Part 4) Chiang Rai

Created by markiemark on October 27, 2002

2 Reviews

A very quick shufty round Chiang Rai for one day, before heading to the Laos border as my Thai visa expired....again!

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Thailand. Chiang Rai to Chiang Kong

Created by cosmic chris on May 14, 2002

2 Reviews

After travelling extensively through Asia on a relatively beaten path, my girlfriend and I decided we wanted some ‘real’ adventure. So we made our way from Chiang Rai to Chiang Kong for the crossing from Northern Thailand to Huay Xai in Laos. We were to get more than we bargained for!

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