Thailand travel tips and personal experiences since I first arrived here in 1994.
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A few days ago, I tried the breakfast buffet at Melia hotel. Melia, Chiang Mai opened just a month ago. They opened in the modernised premises of the old Pornping Tower Hotel. I have to say that they have done the most out of a 1970s building. Pornping was one of the oldest high rise […]
Koff & Things is a good coffee shop to look up when you need a well-deserved escape from strolling around in old town. Located just by the moat and Pratu Chiang Mai at the old city wall, the building itself is attractive. It consists of a modern take on a traditional Japanese wood structure that […]
Wat Pha Lat is a succes story, there is a renaissance for many temples in and around Chiang Mai getting a face lift at the moment. And Wat Pha Lat is one of these temples. Wat Pha Lat has the advantage of being on the popular hike, the monks trail. It is also easily accessible […]
Lampang, things to do are plentiful. The city is like Chiang Mai but smaller. Then, Lampang is also similar to Lamphun but larger. The mountainous Lampang province has a massive historical heritage just like the other two Northern Cities mentioned and was once part of the same Lanna kingdom. The “rooster city” easily deserves a […]
Skugga translates to shade in English. The Farm and the name saw birth during a holiday in Sweden. The founder was inquiring about the translation of shade since the plantation they had was in the shade. So, it is Skugga in Swedish, and the owners liked the sound of it. Skugga Estate initially took off […]
U Nimman hotel is placed where the old Amari Rimcome hotel used to be. An old classic Lanna style hotel with lavish seasonal buffets and a great pool has been replaced by a modern, contemporary, stylish, typical Nimmanhemin road hotel with even more excellent food and an even more impressive pool. I had the pleasure […]