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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.

New Year’s Resolutions 2018

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Gearing up for the Festive Season, we wondered what our community here in Chiang Mai is looking forward to in 2018. Grace van Kirk is an American study abroad student who has been studying at CMU for the past semester ...

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Full Day trip Chiang Rai type B

Program Tour Tripzii Chiangrai + Hot Spring + White Temple + Golden Triangle Boat Trip along Maekong River + Maesai Burmese Border   Price : 1,090 Baht/person Duration : Chiang Rai Package 1,090 Baht / Person Mae Sai Wat Rong Khun Hot Springs ...

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Full Day trip Chiang Rai type C

Program Tour Tripzii Chiangrai + Hot Spring + White Temple + Golden Triangle Boat Trip along Maekong River + Maesai Burmese Border Karen Long neck Village Price : 1,490 Baht/person Duration : Chiang Rai Package 1,490 Baht / Person Mae Sai Wat Rong ...

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Tham Lot Caves (ถ้ำลอด)

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The Tham Lot Caves houses a succession of chambers routing over 1,500 meters long near Soppong in the Pang Mapha district, Mae Hong Son Province. The Nam Lang River, muddy and roaring year round, flows through the stalactite and stalagmite ...

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The Pirate Drink

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Served straight out of a Volkswagen van turned barista’s paradise, this little coffee shop is one of the homiest, most welcoming places I’ve visited in Chiang Mai. There is balconied seating, with couches open for lounging on as well. It’s ...

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Clay Studio Coffee in the Garden

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Through what appears to be a gateway to an ancient city, the outdoor seating at Clay Studio Coffee surrounded by clay terracotta sculptures follows perfectly in line with those initial perceptions. There is a significant amount of room to meander ...

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INA House – Indigenous Asia, Chiang Mai

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The INA House, an ethnically based NGO, is a local non-profit in Chiang Mai whose funds go toward the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP). The INA House creates revenue through providing rooming accommodations, entertaining a rentable meeting room and library, ...

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