Songkran in Chiang Mai: Celebrating Thai New Year Like a Local

I have tried to describe the Thai New Year Festival of Songkran to so many people over the years. I have Skyped people from a safe distance for them to see the madness as close as possible, I have about a million photographs from this year’s festival alone but nothing can quite capture the feeling Read More …

Sunday in Chiang Mai: A day at Huay Tung Thao Lake

Chiang Mai, as a tourist destination, has a rich array of cultural sights, temples, tigers and elephants. Being the original capital of Thailand, there is a great deal of history for tourists to gain an insight into the rule of Siam and a world that existed over 500 years ago. But what do you do Read More …