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  • Festival for Lost Spirits-Luang Phabang

    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 protect family members from any harm, house spirit are the one who protect the family home, and forest spirits take care of the woods and surrounding natural habitats.

  • Happiness Depends on a Superb Breakfast

    As we all know by now, every café/restaurant/stall/#yougetheidea/etc. shop boasts the best breakfast but are they cracked up to their advertising?

  • Love Lifts Us Where We Belong

    Accepting strengths as well as weaknesses is also part of that recipe for the much sought after LTR. People also hold high good old fashion trust and understanding.

  • A Gourmand’s List of Luang Prabang (Part 1)

    Recommended gourmand's list of Luang Prabang that you should never miss.

  • Dinning Around the Globe

    Our last dining around the clock brings us to dinner. The end of the day, when families and friends can gather round the table, break bread with one another, and relax with delicious food. It’s around this table that we can wholly be ourselves, sharing the day’s moments, and ultimately recharge us to do it all again the next day! Dinnertime is significant for these reasons and today I’ll share some of my favorites!

Guide to living in Chiang Mai Thailand, Just take it easy, when you come to Chiang Mai. Many foreigners decide to live or construct the new home here. Openchiangmai.com always tries to tell many stories and experiences about the lives of foreigners and how they have managed to stay in peace and harmony in here.

Fin Market at Maya Mall

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The Fin Market, set up outside the Maya Mall from the tenth to the sixteenth of September, boasted a smattering of small and unique local vendors from all over Chiang Mai. The booths were primarily revolved around delicious and exotic ...

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Good Vibes CNX Cafe Review

Good Vibes CNX

There may be countless cafes in Chiang Mai, but we all know the struggle of finding that perfect table to really be productive. Too often I find myself walking into a café feeling ready to conquer the day’s work (after ...

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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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