Want more Thailand travel tips?
I’ve used Chiang Mai as a home base for nearly the past three years, and while there’s always more to share, have already written quite a bit about the ‘Rose of the North’. Here are some of my favorite posts detailing what to do, where to go, what to eat and how to live in Chiang Mai. (Click on the title to be taken to the article!)
From meditation to even meals, you’ll be surprised by some of the free (or nearly free) things you can do and try.
Chiang Mai is one of the easiest places as a traveler to eat cheap, fast, fresh and delicious street food. Here are five parts of town that offer more street food options than you’ll know what to do with along with tips on how to order and suggestions on what new dishes to try!
In the end, it’s the little things that I really enjoy about living here.
There’s plenty of housing options here, but looking for a room can still be frustrating…here’s why, and what you can do about it.
If I could give only one suggestion for people visiting Chiang Mai, it would be to get out of town! The city’s great and has it’s own certain charm, but the surrounding mountains and jungle are incredible.
Sad, but true – if you can avoid visiting between the end of February and April I would stay away.
Though this post was written last year, it’s still relevant today and based around Chiang Mai living prices.
Chiang Mai Market Guide
Something you wouldn’t normally hear about if you’re just passing through.
With literally hundreds of Buddhist temples, people can understandable get templed out in Chiang Mai. Two of my favorite, and often overlooked, temples however will prove that they don’t just all look the same.