From tuk tuks to temples — Chiang Mai is filled with the best things to do and top attractions to see. Here's what you shouldn't miss.
The White Temple of Chiang Rai, Wat Rong Khun, is an unconventional Buddhist Temple located in northern Thailand, near Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai is known for their elephant experiences, but make sure to choose the best sanctuary for the animals—a rescue that treats them well.
Temples in Chiang Mai are like Duomos in Italy or sea lions on the Galápagos Islands, they are everywhere. You will spot them next to convenience stores, tucked in between souvenir [...]
I am typically not a museum girl. Usually, I will sprint through them, snapping photos of all the informational placards to read at a later time, if ever. But, after eating [...]
On my last day in Chiang Mai, I realized that I had had an embarrassing amount of foot massages, including one by a prison inmate, but had not indulged in a [...]
Peter and I traveled to Thailand together, though he had to leave a week earlier than me to tend to our restaurant. Someone had to do it. I am [...]
After Peter had left Thailand to go back home to California, leaving me a solo traveler, I scheduled some of the bucket list things that I thought he would have little interest in; [...]
Right after a visit to the peculiar White Temple of Chiang Rai, there was a quick stop to northern Thailand's Karen Long Neck Hilltribe, who are known for boasting spiral brass coils around their necks. There [...]
I am a huge fan of taking cooking classes in the countries I travel to. Even after the one lesson in Barcelona led me to the unfortunate conclusion that I don't like paella. Hopefully, [...]