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.
Thailand's Northern city of Chiang Mai is many traveler's dream destination due to its delicious food, hundreds of temples, rich culture and budget travel opportunities. It is also the second largest city in the country and filled will bucket list worthy experiences.
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, [...]
Massage parlors are like tuk tuks in Thailand, they are everywhere. And at four bucks a pop for an hour foot massage, it would have been a shame [...]