City Life | Chiang Mai

The Inthakin Festival in Chiang Mai

June 1-8 2016 The Inthakin Festival in Chiang Mai (also known as Sai Khan Dok or Bucha Sao Inthakin), starts on the 12th day of the waning moon of the six lunar month and lasts eight days. The festival is centered around the Temple Wat Chedi Luang in...
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Can You Teach English In Thailand Without a Degree?

The answer may surprise you… Many believe you have to have a four year degree in order to teach in Thailand. While having a degree offers you the ability to make more money and have a better choice of schools, but you can work in Thailand without a...
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Loads To Do In Your Spare Time In Thailand

Thailand is a holiday destination par excellence and there is no shortage of things to fill up your spare time, while teaching English in the busy centres or the quieter backwoods. A number of these are unique to Thailand such as Muai Thai, an ancient...
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Getting Around Thailand on a Beer Budget

Thailand is well-known as one of the best budget destinations on earth, particularly the smaller cities such as Chiang Mai. This city is filled with expats and creative types who have learned the knack of life and leisure on a shoestring budget, although...
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What to do in Chiang Mai – Day or Night

With its gorgeous natural attractions, laid-back atmosphere, and inexpensive prices, Chiang Mai is fast becoming one of the most popular tourist spots worldwide.  There are so many things to do at any time of the day in this little city, that by the...
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Tales of a Travelling Teacher

When I first applied for a teaching post in Thailand, I thought it would be a great way to get paid for traveling – an opportunity to visit another country, learn about its culture and get paid for the privilege; and boy, was I right! Teaching English...
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All Aboard for Chiang Mai

Travellers Choice magazine has awarded Chiang Mai a top five position in the ‘best destinations’ category for Thailand, ranking this large and welcoming city as one of the most popular places to be according to TripAdvisor travellers. Known as the...
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Huay Kaew Road | Chiang Mai

Huay Kaew Road is the primary road leading out of Chiang Mai into Doi Suthep Mountain. The road is home to many great stops along the way, these are the ones we recommend. Nimmanhaemin Road Away from the more touristy areas of Chiang Mai and just off...
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