Highlands

Handicrafts and souvenirs of the hill tribes in Thailand

Hill tribes craft in Thailand

While making a stop in a rest area in Phitsanulok, I came across a shop that sells clothes, souvenirs and craft items from the various hill tribes people in Thailand. You would be able to find more and more of these items being sold as you head towards the Northern part of Thailand. A lot of [...]

Mae Salong- beautiful highlands and tea plantation

Mae Salong is a beautiful place located not far from Chiang Rai. It is in the highlands which consists of miles and miles of tea plantation and scenic views. As you are going up the hill, you would pass a number of Yunan settlements where the Chinese culture is still going on strong. Above are [...]

TSA Garden- Flowers and fruits in Loei highlands

During one of my visits to Thailand, we dropped by TSA flower garden located in Phu Ruea, Loei at Northeast Thailand (Isan). The garden was a short stopover on our way back from Northeast Thailand back to Chiang Mai area. I went there during year end (December) hence the weather is beautiful and the flowers were [...]

Sweet Mae Salong Café – a very special cafe

Mae Salong is one of the beautiful scenic highlands in Thailand well known for its tea plantation and Yunan settlers. It is located near Chiang Rai and Mae Sai (the Thai-Burmese border). If you travel to Mae Salong, your trip will not be complete if you don’t make a stop at Sweet Mae Salong Café….especially [...]