Hua Hin is sometime referred to as the gate to the South. Thailands oldest resort town has been an escape from Bangkoks buzz since the 1920s. Easy within reach from Bangkok on a short flight from Chiang Mai nowadays Hua Hin has some great restaurants, fantastic golf, good waterparks and it’s by the sea.
The old capital of the Lanna Kingdom – Chiang Rai has more to offer than many people expect. Once a base for hiking and exploring the most Northern part of Thailand. Now, it has some remarkable attractions. A good place to start is to follow the art route and see some of the country’s most spectacular temples. Read more about the colourful temples of Chiang Rai.
One of the best things about Chiang Mai is that you are never far from nature. Last weekend I went with the kids for a glamping experience by the Wang River in the Panghai area. The Doi Saket district hasn’t really been on my radar much. But after this weekend all that changed.
Once a year the city of Yasothon is put on the map for its famous rocket festival. Once the bamboo rockets were made by monks. Now there is a competition in the area for the best and strongest rockets. This event is going on in the countryside as well. The point is to get generous amounts of water for the rice season.
When in Chiang Mai, it is obligatory to see at least some temples. Temples are the core of the ancient heritage and history of this historic capital of Northern Thailand. The new capital in the kingdom of a million rice fields. Here are some suggestions for you, some of the real highlights when it comes to temples in Chiang Mai.
Travel tips to Khao Sok, evergreen forest and the most scenic lake in Thailand.
A visit to Doi Mae Salong, elevation 1367 meter above sea level, was part of last summers roadtrip over the mountains from Chiang Mai to Chiang Saen. Doi Mae Salong is to describe it shortly a community settled by the former Kuomintang nationalist forces, the 93rd Division who moved from Myanmar to reside on Thai territory in 1961. The Chinese settlers gradually became cultivators of tea, and now Mae Salong is also a tourist attraction… Read More
Phattalung is a hidden treasure in Thailand South. A tine province but with some stunning nature and unexpected highlights. The Talee Noi lake with its birdlife and amazing sunrises is a must-see for any Thailand visitor.