Category Archives: Chiang Mai

Wat Ket Temple and Museum

Wat Ket is located directly across the Ping River from the Flower Market in Chiang Mai’s central market area. A small walking bridge across the river makes easy access to this peaceful and atmospheric ancient temple. The date of its … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai’s Chinese Muslim Market

Known by the local name of Kad Chin Haw, the Chinese Muslim farmers’ market comes alive every Friday morning between 6 am and lunch time. It’s located in an empty lot next to an old northern Thai teak house, opposite … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai Vegetarian Restaurant Guide

An excellent resource! Chiang Mai Vegetarian Restaurants: Guide to Vegetarian Chiang Mai.

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Khao Soi Adventures

The word Khao Soi is derived from the Burmese language which means “noodles”. Unlike other Thai noodle dishes, the broth for these egg noodles is made from coconut milk. The Burmese preparation of this dish is called Ohn No Khauk-hswe.  … Continue reading

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Learn Thai cooking in Chiang Mai

A good review of cooking schools in Chiang Mai with a list of suggestions!

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Chiang Mai Yi Peng (Loy Krathong) Festival 2011

This year’s Yi Peng (Loy Krathong) Festival certainly was not disappointing, especially for all those who sought respite in Chiang Mai from the floods in Bangkok!

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Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai

Created as a tribute to Lanna architecture, embracing the natural surroundings and home to a rare collection of Northern Thai antiquities, the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi spreads over 60 acres of natural landscapes incorporating serene paddy fields and exotic plantations.

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