Author Archives: Mai Pen Rai

Nantaram Temple and the Story of Mother Earth

On the southern side of Chiang Mai, just beyond the moat in the area of Wualai and Nantaram Roads, lies a beautiful but little known temple called Wat Nantaram. Long ago, this temple was a focal point for the craftspeople … Continue reading

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Postcards from Spain and Portugal: Street Performers

One of the delights of my recent trip through Spain and Portugal this August were the very talented street performers we came across. Posted mainly in strategic tourist spots, they came in all forms and varieties, some of whom really … Continue reading

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Fly Asia With Regular Carriers at Low-Cost Prices

Handy info! Fly Asia With Regular Carriers at Low-Cost Prices | BK Magazine Online.  

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Update on Chiang Mai’s Best New Bars and Restaurants

Chiang Mai\’s Best New Bars and Restaurants | BK Magazine Online.

Posted in Chiang Mai, Recipes, THAILAND

Best value Dim Sum in Chiang Mai

Over the decades, I have tried nearly every Dim Sum place in Chiang Mai from the MK Restaurant chain to the more expensive establishments like the Chiang Mai Orchid and Royal Princess Hotel.  I am usually limited of how much … Continue reading

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Lampang’s Kad Kong Ta Walking Street

One of the most interesting things to do in Lampang is to walk along the Old Market Road (Thanon Talad Gao, also known as Kad Kong Ta) which follows the Wang River between Ratchadapisek Bridge

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Just a Moment

Posted in INDIA, Photography, THAILAND, TRAVEL