Boat Trip Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai Thailand

One of the most enjoyable things to do while visiting Northern Thailand is to take a “Long-Tail” boat ride.The most popular ride is on the Mae Kok river from Thaton, in far north Chiang Mai province, to Chiang Rai. Most ride the local bus from the Chang Puak bus station departing at 7 and 9Continue reading “Boat Trip Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai Thailand”

Loy Krathong “Yee Ping” Festival

Chiang Mai Loy Krathong “Yee Ping” Festival Nov. 17 – 20, 2021 The history, traditions and events of Loy Krathong “Yee Ping”. Loy Krathong “Yee Ping” has an unequaled charm and mystique, whether it is celebrated on a grand scale in a major city or quietly in a small village, but for a truly breathtakingContinue reading “Loy Krathong “Yee Ping” Festival”

Wiang Kum Kam Chiang Mai Thailand

Chiang Mai Thailand’s Ancient City of Wiang Kum Kam Located just few Kilometers south of the city of Chiang Mai is Wiang Kum Kam. Wiang Kum Kam was founded in 1286 before King Mengrai established Chiang Mai in 1292. In 1558 floods ravished Waing Kum Kam and the town was deserted and little was knownContinue reading “Wiang Kum Kam Chiang Mai Thailand”

Enjoy A Traditional Thai Khantoke Dinner

For an excellent Thai dinning experience, a traditional Lanna Khantoke dinner is a must. Many believe this north Thailand dinner with music and dance was invented for tourists, but the Khantoke dinner dates back many centuries. Locals celebrate festivals and holidays in their homes with the Khantoke dinner today. Sitting down to a well-presented mealContinue reading “Enjoy A Traditional Thai Khantoke Dinner”

Thai Boxing, Muay Thai in Chiang Mai Thailand

The art of Thai Boxing, Muay Thai, has been the country’s most popular spectator sport for hundreds of years. It is unique among other kinds of fighting disciplines in its approach to close quarters fighting. Fighters are able to more effectively use their elbows, knees, feet and fists than in other martial art. The artContinue reading “Thai Boxing, Muay Thai in Chiang Mai Thailand”

Chiang Mai Thailand’s Weekend Shopping Bazaars

The markets on Wualai Road on Saturday and Rajdumnern Road on Sunday are much different than the Night Bazaar. While the Night Bazaar has it’s flashing neon signs advertising the western food chains and merchandise, crowded narrow walkways crammed with hawkers and tourists, the Weekend Bazaars offer a more relaxing experience. Large wide avenues areContinue reading “Chiang Mai Thailand’s Weekend Shopping Bazaars”

The Chiang Mai Flower Festival

This season The Chiang Mai Flower Festival is Feb. 4 – 6, 2022. Every year during the first weekend in February is the Chiang Mai Flower Festival. The city is awash with vibrant colors ranging from the electric orange and lilac colors of the bougainvillea to the velvety blossoms of petunias in all shades ofContinue reading “The Chiang Mai Flower Festival”

Advice for Visitors to Chiang Mai Thailand.

Chiang Mai Thailand Accommodations, Food, Night Life, Travel and Tour Advice. About the Author: Mr. Randy Gaudet, founder and director of All Thailand Experiences has been living in Chiang Mai and north Thailand since 1989. Randy has written many informative blogs, articles and stories about his experiences in north Thailand. Many guide books on Thailand onlyContinue reading “Advice for Visitors to Chiang Mai Thailand.”

Visiting Thailand Hill Tribe Villages

Advice when visiting hill tribe villages near Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai Thailand “More than tours we offer experiences” About the Author. Joining a group trek or tour. A local hill tribe guide to join you is a must or better is a hill tribe home stay. Village customs and traditions must be strictly obeyed, only aContinue reading “Visiting Thailand Hill Tribe Villages”