Chiang Mai เชียงใหม่

Napa Bhupa- small little accommodation in the highlands of Chiang Mai

Napa Bhupa ไร่นภภูผา accomodation Thailand

During one of our road trips in North of Thailand, we find this simple place called Napa Bhupa ไร่นภภูผา located in the highlands of Chiang Mai. It is indeed not a place that you can access through public transport. I made the trip in December hence during that time, the weather is very cooling and the [...]

Doi Suthep ดอยสุเทพ Chiang Mai- beautiful Chedi & flower gardens

Towards year end and now, flowers are fully bloomed in Chiang Mai. Especially in the highlands area, you can see various types of flowers in full bloom. The flowers are very beautiful during year end if you visit Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai (เชียงใหม่): Below are photos taken from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep วัดพระธาตุดอยสุเทพ in [...]

Great varieties of Thai food อาหารไทย at shopping complexes

Most major shopping complexes in Thailand have food courts like the one at Central Plaza in Chiang Mai below: From there, you can go around, eat and drink to your heart’s content. Usually, there are English food labels and the staff there would at least be able to speak a few words of English. Even [...]

Chiang Mai Bus Station อาเขตเชียงใหม่

From the main bus station in Chiang Mai, you can buy tickets to travel by bus from Chiang Mai to places like Bangkok, Mae Hong Son, Chiang Rai, and other towns. Notice the red vehicle that you see above- it is equivalent of a public bus- the locals travel using the red vehicle above. There [...]

Food and water in Chiang Mai International Airport

The 7 Eleven stores scattered almost everywhere in Thailand would be a good place to get some nice bread for you to take to the airport for you to eat if you are budget conscious of the price of food in the airport. Usually in Chiang Mai airport, I would have my meal at Black Canyon Coffee- [...]

Changing foreign currencies to Thai baht

When changing foreign currencies, you need to look around for the best rates. In Hatyai, the exchange rate for MYR (Malaysian ringit to Thai baht) are quite good. Once Chiang Mai, I was helping some friends to change different currencies – Malaysian ringgit (MYR), Singapore dollars (SGD) and US Dollars (USD) to Thai baht. Here’s [...]