NORTHERN THAILAND

THE MOUNTAINS

Chiang Dao | Chiang Mai | Chiang Rai | Lampang | Pai | Sukhothai

Northern Thailand is best known for its scenic mountain views and cooler temperatures. People flock here to hike, bike, rock climb, raft, see elephants, and golf. It’s famous for the unique hill tribes that live in the mountainsides. It is also easy to access neighboring countries of Laos and Myanmar from this region.

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Chiang Mai

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Chiang Dao

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THE LATEST ON NORTHERN THAILAND

Phu Chi Fah: Catching the Sunrise in a Sea of Mist

There's a hidden gem in Northern Thailand, right on the border of Laos, that's home to one of the most beautiful sunrises you'll ever see. It's called Phu Chi Fah (ภูชี้ฟ้า) and although it's well-known among Thais visiting Chiang Rai, it's still considered an...

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DIY Chiang Mai Day Trips

Chiang Mai's pleasantly cool season is about to be taken over by a hot, hazy seasonal mess. So, before the smoky season makes itself present, we've thrown together a list of our favorite Chiang Mai day trips you do in the next few weeks. They are fun places that are...

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Chiang Mai Getaway: Day Trip to Mon Cham

Our recent day trip to Mon Cham was spectacularly picturesque. Everything - from the scenic mountainside drive to the visually stunning overlook and colorful rows of flowers at our final destination - was gorgeous. It's no wonder why it's so popular with the Thai...

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Northern Thai Food: 5 Must Try Dishes in Chiang Mai

We won't pretend we're experts on Northern Thai food, but there are several dishes that we find ourselves gravitating to in Chiang Mai that are distinctly 'Lanna' flavored and a far cry from the ubiquitous pad Thai. If you're looking for something a bit spicy,...

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Hiking the Monk’s Trail Up Doi Suthep

Sometimes Chris and I travel to new places in Thailand and forget about the things we can do right in our backyard in Chiang Mai. This past weekend I finally crossed something I'd meant to do ages ago: hiking the monk's trail up Doi Suthep and I'm already looking...

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Lessons Learned After Living in Chiang Mai for Three Years

This week marks us living in Chiang Mai for three years. The city has certainly changed since we first arrived as has our perception of it. In lieu of this anniversary, we've put together some lessons we've learned since moving here. They aren't the conventional...

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