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The biggest of all being the Old City of Chiang Mai itself, complete with ramparts and a moat.

Songkran Traditions

Songkran Chiang Mai Thailand

Happy New Year! Sawasdee Pii Mai Kha! It’s time for a fresh start – what better way to wash away last year than with a citywide water fight? Thailand’s traditional New Year festival, Songkran, has gained a lot of attention ...

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Illuminated Luang Prabang


Illuminated Luang Prabang A Festival of Lights: Boun Ok Pansa 16th-17th October Photo: Dusadeephan Phajee/Sutiluck Plaengsaeng Step back in to the beginning of Buddhist Era, during rainy season, monks and novices were struggling to go out for daily alms giving. As ...

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Festival for Lost Spirits-Luang Phabang

Festival for Lost Spirits-Luang Phabang

Boun Khao Padabdin Festival for the Lost Spirits with Lao Airlines. photos by Gun Ketwech ?) believed in spirits–many spirits. After people died,  their souls remained, some good and some bad. For example the good ones are the ancestors’ spirits that ...

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MAIIAM Museum of Contemporary Art Chiang Mai


MAIIAM Museum opened with the first-ever retrospective show, ” The Serenity of Madness”, by celebrated artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul, a Chiang Mai resident. The multi-media exhibition will include a program of special screening, activities, and talks throughout the course of the ...

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Love Lifts Us Where We Belong


“Love is a-many, splendid thing, love lifts us where we belong—All you need is Love” (Moulin Rouge) comes immediately to mind when I think of what love entails. But before it is really, really love it’s more than just that ...

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Inside the Inthakhin Festival

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While Chiang Mai is the sleepier, second largest Thai city (ways behind Bangkok), there are never shortages of tantalizing events and happenings, and sometimes they are even only relevant to Chiang Mai-sters. If you are in the city from 1-8 ...

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Re: Education (Reform & Our Future)

Reform IS Our Future

Chances are that if you have lived in the wonderful Kingdom of Thailand long enough, there are few things you’ve been unable to escape: the awkward and sometimes embarrassing moments of learning a new language, the hiked farang prices you ...

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