Thailand Tidbits | Travel Tips from Thailand


Nowadays, Chiang Mai is just a two hour direct flight to Phuket or Krabi and you can be on the beach. But it is not entirely true that we don’t have any beaches in Chiang Mai. Since February this year there is a place called Chiang Mai river beach. On Google maps they claim to be a coffee shop but there is more to it. The Mae Nam Ping(river) is not that… Read More

Perfect hidden gem in Hang Dong. Thai architects call it a masterpiece of Lanna. Wat Ton Kwen built in 1857 has beautiful wooden structures and impressive glass mosaic details.

In the friendliest city on the planet it is not hard to find things to do with the family. There is something here for everyone. Here is a fast guide to some of the perfect things to do with children in Chiang Mai.

Samoeng Loop or as it is often called Mae Sa Valley loop is a great outing if you want to get close to nature without having to check out from you hotel in Chiang Mai. It can be done as a half day tour or full day. Depending on how many stops you want to do.

the over 150 year old rain tree at Gym Khana Club Chiang Mai

Enter the oldest sports club in Chiang Mai. Stepping in to Gymkhana founded in 1898 is a time travel into a green oasis, well isolated by rain trees from the hustle and bustle of the big city.

Chiang Mai has some options for families that needs a good cooling down. No coast but we have waterfalls, rivers, some nice hotel pools and more recently the amount of waterparks are on the increase. Here are some suggestions if you are looking for good waterparks in Chiang Mai.

One of the great benefits of living in Chiang Mai are the many activities available for families. Living in Hang Dong we are close to three popular restaurants with playgrounds. For a family traveling here these places are very convenient. While you enjoy great food and talk the kids are busy doing their thing.

Surprisingly big and well-organised playground and park area in the vicinity of Doi Saket outside Chiang Mai. My daughter gave the playground the highest score.