Living Tranquil in Thailand is a lifestyle blog of an expat in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I usually post every couple of months on experiences in Chiang Mai but lately it has been a challenge to complete a blog so this one covers September to December 2017 living tranquil Thailand.
We headed out on the Thailand roads again - this time our destination was to Mae Hong Son province in the northwest part of the country. We had visitors staying with us and it was an opportunity to explore this part of Thailand we had not visited.
Its been awhile since we got out on the open road and steered our wheels to explore some new territory and Thailand experiences. This chronicles our journey in the highlands of Chiang Rai and through the Provinces of Nan and Phaeo.
Sitting on my pergola at the back of our house in Chiang Mai my memory drifts back to the days when retreating from the everyday working grind in Australia to a tropical place in Thailand was our vision. So what is life like now we have been living in Chiang Mai for over 3 years?
It has been awhile since I have shared Chiang Mai living updates on my blog so thought it was to write a little about our April happenings.
The colourful and intriguing festival of Poy Sang Long is essentially Thai Yai and means "ordaining the beloved sons" and worthwhile to experience if you are in Chiang Mai this time of year.
Krisdadoi is a legendary country-style resort situated in the charming countryside on the road to Samoeng, outside of Chiang Mai city, now home to Flora Creek Resort and was a lovely place to visit.
With house guests on this special valentines day we made our way to San Kamphaeng Hot Springs and later to Narittaya Resort for dinner.
Our journey was a Thailand road trip through Isaan, Petchabun to home to Chiang Mai.
A road trip to Laos PDR was planned as I was in need of a new Thai visa for my role
It was time for another visit to Bangkok; the 24 hour city, usually steamy, frantic and energetic.
Its enjoyable getting out-of-town and checking out the countryside on a road trip.
This is a nice & peaceful way to explore backstreets.
Established in 1455 A.D., on the city edge, it's worth a visit.
Historic 1500 century Wat (or Temple) thats worth a visit, for old style architecture.
Singha Park Chiang Rai, is an Agro-tourism destination in Chiang Rai.
A circle road trip of the north provided a change of scenery & new areas to visit.
About 70 kms north of Chiang Mai through scenic hillsides reside these large caves.
A detour off highway 2 provided a visit to a historic Khmer sanctuary.