northern thailand

Top Things to Do in Lampang, Thailand: 1hr from Chiang Mai with Hot Springs and Organic Farming Village

Lampang, Thailand If you want an authentic taste of Northern Thailand yet don't do well with crowds, Lampang might be just the right destination. Small, calm, and rich with ornate temples and inviting hot springs, this city is a mere one-hour drive from Chiang Mai. Check out these top things to do in Lampang, Thailand, […]

Top Things to Do in Lamphun, Thailand: Less Than 1hr from Chiang Mai with Turquoise Waterfall and Tribal Karen Village

Lamphun, Northern Thailand When it comes to Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Pai (in Mae Hong Son province) are generally at the top of travelers' dream destination list. However, the North has ample more to offer, and ancient Lamphun is definitely one of the most precious hidden gems. Located just less than an […]

Top Things to Do in Chiang Rai, Thailand: White, Black and Blue Temples Plus Hilltop Sunrise and Tea Plantations

Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand With the Thai cave rescue making headlines everywhere from June to July 2018, the low-key Northern city of Chiang Rai has gone down in history. While most people will probably associate Chiang Rai with the flooded Tham Luang Cave, the 13 trapped members of the Wild Boar Academy football team, and […]

Top Things to Do in Phrae, Thailand: Sandstone City, Indigo Dyeing Village and Coral Mountain

Phrae, Northern Thailand A sleepy northern province in the embrace of mountains, Phrae is literally and figuratively a hidden gem. A small town with really big charm. While you probably have never heard of this city before, you might have seen photos of Thai farmers wearing indigo shirts. These traditional shirts are the city's pride […]

Top Things to Do in Nan, Thailand: Sleep Under the Stars, Live the Tribal Tai Lue Life and Marvel at Salt Wells

Nan, Northern Thailand Nan. The name that once evoked scenes of rural villages hidden among undulating mountains and rugged roads less trodden. With its wild landscape and remote location, the city became part of Thailand only about a hundred years ago and remained under the radar from even Thai locals until the late 20th century. […]