Chiang Mai Highlights

Last updated: February 20th, 2017 | in Chiang Mai | Northern Thailand | Traveling

Chiang Mai is a wonderful city. It’s not just on the must-visit list of most people traveling Thailand for a couple of weeks, it’s also one of the most popular cities for expats to live in. Bangkok is the number one and not because it’s more worthwhile to live there but because there are more …
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The Chayadol Boutique Resort is the newest hotel in Chiang Rai and it was my good choice to stay there during my recent trip to Thailand’s northernmost province. I knew I was having a great time there as I’ve already read their reviews on agoda and tripadvisor before making my booking. I arrived at the …
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There are countless of nice boutique hotels in Chiang Mai and that makes it quite difficult to make a good pick. The hotel should ideally be situated close to the old city walls (where some of Chiang Mai’s main attractions can be found), while not being too central and right next to one of the …
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Buriram Highlights

Last updated: November 24th, 2015 | in Buriram | Isaan | Traveling

Buriram might be one of the best kept secrets in Isan. While clearly minor to its famous neighbour provinces of Khon Kaen and Korat in terms of economic performance, transportation services, infrastructure, population and size, there are quite a lot of reasons why the 30,000 citizen town also known as the “Town of Happiness” is well worth …
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Located 410 km northeast of Bangkok, the province of Buriram might be one of Thailand’s best kept secrets. It is not just home of one of Thailand’s most successful football club, Buriram United, the most modern race track in the country but also to the most significant Khmer site in Thailand. If you are planning …
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Watching a Thai Premier League Match in Buriram

Last updated: October 1st, 2014 | in Buriram | Isaan | Traveling

Buriram might not be one of the “Big Four Cities” in Isaan but when it comes to football it’s the number one by far. The little 30,000 citizen town some 410 km northeast of Bangkok is home to one of Thailand’s best football clubs: Buriram United. It was in 2012 when Khun Newin, a former deputy Prime Minister …
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In 1966, a young anthropology student of Harvard called Stephen Young was living in the Ban Chiang village in Northeastern Thailand while conducting interviews for his senior honor thesis. It was when he tripped over a root of a Kapok tree and fell down that he accidentally discovered a rim of a buried pot. He knew that even …
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Udon Thani Highlights

Last updated: July 18th, 2016 | in Isaan | Traveling | Udon Thani

Udon Thani is the most popular town in Isaan not just for expats but also for short time visitors that know how much the city has to offer. It’s the mix of modern facilities, western restaurants and supermarkets along with a bustling nightlife while being everything but touristic and overcrowded at any time of the year …
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Khon Kaen Highlights

Last updated: July 20th, 2016 | in Isaan | Khon Kaen | Traveling

Khon Kaen is one of the big four cities of Isaan. Many Thai people even consider it as the most important city of Thailand’s northeastern region – and this has many reasons: Khon Kaen is the most important transportation hub in Isaan due to its location in the center of the region. It’s the biggest city in Isaan in …
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It’s always a pleasure to explore some of the more quiet, authentic and not so touristic parts of Thailand. Khon Kaen, one of the big four cities of Isaan, is such a place. While there are quite a few nice places to visit it is still fairly quiet and relaxing with far less visitors than the …
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Top 11 Scams in Thailand

Last updated: December 29th, 2016 | in Living | Traveling

If you read through all the different Thailand forums on the internet you have so many foreigners complaining about their bad experiences being ripped off in Thailand. It’s always about Thai people that tell you a lie in order to get some money out of you without providing the promised service, sometimes not giving anything …
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