Reasons to visit Chiang Mai, Thailand and why I'd take it over Bangkok any day.

8 Reasons to Visit Chiang Mai

Reasons to visit Chiang Mai from someone who lived there for three months. I'd take this northern Thai city over Bangkok any day.

Exploring the dark side of elephant tourism in Asia. If riding an elephant (or watching them perform) is on your bucket list, I urge you to think twice.

The Ethics of Riding an Elephant in Thailand

Exploring the dark side of elephant tourism in Asia. If riding an elephant (or watching them perform) is on your bucket list, I urge you to think twice.

My list of things to do in Chiang Rai, Thailand, including a visit to the White Temple and Black House, as well as sampling the perfect bowl of khao soi.

Things to Do in Chiang Rai

There are more things to do in Chiang Rai than visit the famous White Temple. This sleepy city in northern Thailand lures visitors for other reasons too.

Thinking about living in Chiang Mai, Thailand as a digital nomad? You'll want to read this.

Living in Chiang Mai: the Ups and Downs

Thinking about living in Chiang Mai, Thailand as a digital nomad? Travel in Asia.

In northern Thailand you'll find the White Temple, or Wat Rong Khun, the most unique Buddhist temple in the country.

Wat Rong Khun: the White Temple of Thailand

Heading to northern Thailand? Don't miss Wat Rong Khun, the famous White Temple in Chiang Rai. It's unlike any other Buddhist temple in the world.

How I spent my day at Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai, Thailand. It's an elephant rescue and rehabilitation centre where endangered Asian elephants roam in near freedom after years of abuse in the tourism and logging industries.

Elephant Nature Park: A More Ethical Alternative to Elephant Trekking

How I spent my day at Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai, Thailand. It's an elephant rescue and rehabilitation centre where endangered Asian elephants roam in near freedom after years of abuse in the tourism and logging industries.

When in Thailand, be sure to visit Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary for elephants abused in the tourism and logging industries. You'll have up-close encounters and the opportunity to feed and bathe the pachyderms!

Elephant Nature Park: A More Ethical Alternative to Elephant Trekking

An unforgettable day at Elephant Nature Park, one of the more ethical animal attractions in Thailand where elephant riding is forbidden.

In Mae Salong, Thailand, you'll find a Chinese community, tea plantations and landscapes like this.

A Day Trip to Mae Salong

In the highlands of Mae Salong, Thailand, you'll find not just their high-quality teas, but breathtaking views and a pocket of Chinese culture.

Find out what to do and where to stay in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Things to Do in Chiang Rai

There are more things to do in Chiang Rai than visit the famous White Temple. This sleepy city in northern Thailand lures visitors for other reasons too.

How I spent my day at Elephant Nature Park, an elephant rescue and rehabilitation centre where endangered Asian elephants roam in near freedom after years of abuse in the tourism and logging industries.

Elephant Nature Park: A More Ethical Alternative to Elephant Trekking

How I spent my day at Elephant Nature Park, an elephant rescue and rehabilitation centre where endangered Asian elephants roam in near freedom after years of abuse in the tourism and logging industries.

Walk under a canopy of prayer plates at the White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Wat Rong Khun: the White Temple of Thailand

Heading to northern Thailand? Don't miss Wat Rong Khun, the famous White Temple in Chiang Rai. It's unlike any other Buddhist temple in the world.

In northern Thailand you'll find the White Temple, or Wat Rong Khun, the most unique Buddhist temple in the country.

Wat Rong Khun: the White Temple of Thailand

Heading to northern Thailand? Don't miss Wat Rong Khun, the famous White Temple in Chiang Rai. It's unlike any other Buddhist temple in the world.

At the Wat Rong Khun, or the White Temple, you'll find the most extravagant restrooms in Thailand.

Wat Rong Khun: the White Temple of Thailand

Heading to northern Thailand? Don't miss Wat Rong Khun, the famous White Temple in Chiang Rai. It's unlike any other Buddhist temple in the world.

How I spent my day at Elephant Nature Park, an elephant rescue and rehabilitation centre where endangered Asian elephants roam in near freedom after years of abuse in the tourism and logging industries.

Elephant Nature Park: A More Ethical Alternative to Elephant Trekking

How I spent my day at Elephant Nature Park, an elephant rescue and rehabilitation centre where endangered Asian elephants roam in near freedom after years of abuse in the tourism and logging industries.

Mae Salong in northern Thailand is Chinese in character and a tea lover's paradise where you'll find lush tea plantations.

A Day Trip to Mae Salong

In the highlands of Mae Salong, Thailand, you'll find not just their high-quality teas, but breathtaking views and a pocket of Chinese culture.

The gothic architecture at Baan Dam Museum (Black Temple/Black House) in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Things to Do in Chiang Rai

There are more things to do in Chiang Rai than visit the famous White Temple. This sleepy city in northern Thailand lures visitors for other reasons too.

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