The Madness and Purity of Wat Rong Khun, the Brightest Temple in the World

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If you’ve scanned Instagram or Pinterest lately, you’ve probably seen photos of the Thai temple that looks like the entrance to heaven, completely white from top to bottom. But there’s something odd about this temple that doesn’t at all come through over the internet, and it just keeps getting weirder the closer you get. Where: 15 km southwest of¬†Chiang Rai … Read More

10 Must-Do Experiences In Chiang Mai

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Chiang Mai is about as laid back as Bangkok is busy, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to do! From temples in the city to elephant camps in the jungle, you’ll definitely spend your day working up an appetite for the delicious street food to be had in the evenings. Here’s our Chiang Mai bucket list to inspire the … Read More

Spend a Day Caring for Elephants at Elephant Nature Park Chiang Mai

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There’s few more fulfilling experiences to be had in Thailand than caring for an endangered species, the Asian elephant. Spending time with elephants has always been a popular tourist attraction in Thailand, but tourists are just now starting to wake up to the fact that riding elephants is harmful. That’s why we sought out an ethical company who is strictly … Read More

5 Must-See Temples in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Chiang Mai exudes an ancient charm that may be hard to find in other areas of Thailand, but it’s not as old as you’d think! It was established as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom, which controlled much of Northern Thailand, in 1296 until the area was incorporated into Siam in the 1800s. Many of the 300ish wats, or temples, … Read More

Airbnb Review: Tree Boutique Hotel, Chiang Mai

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Chiang Mai is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to immerse themselves in Northern Thailand. A popular destination among backpackers, there are ample choices for affordable accommodations. For couples looking for a deal on a private room, the Tree Boutique Hotel might be an option, but our experience there ultimately leads us to not strongly recommend it. Read on to … Read More