Guest blogger and award-winning Australian travel writer Louise Southerden has a surprising adventure in search of a legendary swimming pool in Thailand’s northern city of Chiang Mai. Read More
Travel writer Julie Miller visits a hotel in Chiang Mai that has raised the bar in boutique luxury.
In the days of King Rama V, the status of a homeowner was measured by the number of ornate columns found in his house. The elegant teak building that forms the centrepiece of Chiang Mai’s most luxurious boutique hotel features 137 pillars – hence its unusual name, 137 Pillars House. Read More
Julie Miller discovers the ultimate in luxury and exclusivity at a private guesthouse in Chiang Mai.
Browsing through accommodation listings for Chiang Mai, you might come across a homestay called Howie’s Place. Sounds like a friendly, humble abode, right? Read More
Guest blogger John Borthwick rides the rails from Bangkok to Chiang Mai on one of Thailand’s best-loved train journeys.
Thailand scrolls past your train window in a sunny morning rhythm of bridges, stupas, paddies and towns. The vision, plus the tune of level-crossing bells, beats the plane or bus show, hands-down. Read More
Travel blogger Skye Gilkeson describes herself as a journalist, personal trainer, clean cook, nutrition nerd and intrepid traveller. She recently explored the tree tops of Chiang Mai, on the Flying Gibbon.
Chiang Mai in northern Thailand has long been a mecca for tourists, hikers, yogis and those in search off healing. It’s an ancient city rich with history, culture and charm; somewhere you can lose yourself for days.
But if you’re looking to go beyond the city walls and get a different perspective than the well-trodden Thai mountain tracks, why not see it from the tree tops? Read More