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When in the Mae Sa valley take your time for a bath in the soothing waterfall of Mae Sa. Explore the 10 levels and enjoy papaya salad and fried chicken.

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.

Skeleton at Into The Woods Cafe

Into the Woods coffee has a very talented owner, with many skills and she is really living out whatever love for fantasy and stories that she has with this cafe. It touches everything from design, what the menu looks like and the names of the drinks that you order. Not to mention the pastry. Go and have a look for yourself.

Wat Ban Den is to say the least a very overwhelming temple. When I first came home from the visit there I couldn’t figure out what to write about it. Since it resembles the Blue Temple in Chiang Rai a bit but still meets typical Lanna Tradition and then blends Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism. Am I in Myanmar, China or Thailand. Well the result is amazing. And you need to see with your own eyes.

Maybe the best waterfall for a day out of Chiang Mai with the family. The Spiderman experience is fun for both kids and adults when climbing this sticky waterfall.

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

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