Posts in Chiang Mai
Celebrating Christmas and New Years Eve in Chiang Mai

December is a great time to visit Chiang Mai. The weather is great. It is warm but not too hot during the day and cool in the evenings. Even though Thai are mainly Buddhist, they never say no to a party. So if you visit Chiang Mai during the holidays, you won't have to miss the festive atmosphere back home too much. Whether it is a traditional Christmas dinner at the Duke, shopping for presents at Maya Mall or a local holiday market or finding a Santa for the kids: read all about your options below.

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Yee Peng and Loy Krathong 2018: A Spectacle of Lights in Chiang Mai

Every year we get loads of questions about the famous Loy Krathong festival in Chiang Mai. People travel from all over the world to experience it and want to make sure they don't miss anything. When and where are the special events? Where should you go to get the best view of all the floating lanterns? In this blog we will tell you everything you need to know about the Loy Krathong festivities in 2018.

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Rainy season in Chiang Mai

Is it a good idea to visit Chiang Mai during rainy season? Does it rain every day in Chiang Mai? These are just a couple of questions that we hear almost every day and to be honest, we love this time of the year! Rainy season means fresh clean air, lush green jungle, warm weather, impressive waterfalls and rivers. Visiting Chiang Mai during rainy season is a very good idea!

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Celebrate Thai New Year in Chiang Mai: Songkran for Beginners

Every April, Thailand celebrates its new year with a giant splash. Better known as Songkran or the water festival, the festivities include several days of celebrations that include a lot of water-fighting during some of the hottest days of the year. Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand is THE place to celebrate Songkran. Read on and get the most out of your Songkran experience.

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Muay Thai at Chiangmai Boxing Stadium

Last night, PM Tours arranged for me to attend a Muay Thai fight-night at the Chiang Mai Boxing Stadium. Tickets were easily arranged a couple of hours before, with the kind help of the lovely Miki. Pim of PM Tours joined me because apparently this night was special; there were a number of belts and prizes being contested that had attracted some really good fighters!

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