Chiang Dao local Hot Springs | It takes only one Japanese to create an Onsen
The Chiang Dao local hot springs are just three kilometres off the main road to Fang and Chiang Rai. You turn just by the new courthouse, where the road splits in two. The left road is a scenic road to Chiang Dao wildlife reserve, where the hot springs are situated by the entrance. The other…
Jerns — an unexpected, incredible burger restaurant in Chiang Dao
Jerns burgers allege to be the best burger place in Chiang Dao. I don’t know, but it was surely unexpected that it would be so great. It is nicely retro-decorated as a 1960s living room and has a very extensive menu. Moreover, it is not expensive. The impression is that some real American food lovers…
The Chidlom | Restaurant & Cafe — a nice Southern breeze by the Ping river
The Chidlom markets itself as a fresh breeze by the river, and it is. This restaurant focus on Southern Thai food, so it prepares your taste buds for explosions of chilli. However, the restaurant also has a bar section with some real high-quality Scotch whisky options and decent selections of draft beer(even though few were…
The Reverie by Katathani and nostalgia from the Dusit years.
The Reverie by Katathani is not the most search-friendly combination of words when looking for a hotel. Not to pronounce for a non-Thai speaker either. But this is the relatively new name of what earlier was Dusit Island Resort on an island in the Mae Kok River in Chiang Rai. I have a long and…
Little Istanbul | A Taste of Turkey in Thailand
Little Istanbul used to be a small hole-in-the-wall type of restaurant; now, it has taken over the restaurant that used to be opposite what used to be the Royal Princess hotel in Chiang Mai. So it is in the middle of the night market on Chang Khlan road. This is not an area we frequent…
Amataros Pizza | Simply the best sourdough pizza in Chiang Mai
Amataros pizza wasn’t the first choice we had when we drove out of the house yesterday. I was in the mood for something local and maybe a Mountain View of Doi Suthep. But then, out of compassion for my wife, that wasn’t in the mood to be eaten by mosquitoes, we changed. The Facebook Ad…
Warorot Market | The Heart Beat of Chiang Mai
Warorot, for the daily heart beat of Chiang Mai.
Fernpresso | Best Place for Planespotting in Chiang Mai
Fernpresso by the airport in Chiang Mai(there are some other Fernpresso’s) is an impressive little café with giant ferns hanging over the entrance. They have grown a lot since I was there the last time. Fernpresso offers high-quality coffee and is nicely presented as well. There is a food menu and a selection of cakes.…