Chiang Mai for Backpackers – Exploring Asia’s favourite city!

Chiang Mai for Backpackers Chiang Mai is turning out to be one of the trendiest cities in South East Asia. Located in the beautiful north eastern part of Thailand, Chiang Mai attracts over five million visitors a year with many choosing to stay long-term. But what is it about the city that has people raving […]

Farang Village and the Frenchmans Market in Chiang Mai

Coffee and croissants every Saturday in Chiang Mai… Great place for long-stay travellers to meet up. Good food, coffee, conversation and friends. The ‘Frenchman’s market’ is truly a unique experience and a life-line for the Chiang Mai expat community. Nestled in the north-west corner of the city, tucked away in the forests, is the infamous […]

Yee Peng and Loy Krathong Festival in Chiang Mai Thailand

Lighting up the night sky… The most anticipated festival in Chiang Mai’s yearly calendar. Yi Peng & Loi Krathong never seems to disappoint. Get ready for one of the most illuminating, spiritual, crazy, fun and explosive festivals in Chiang Mai. What you get out of it all depends on where you position yourself during the […]