Chiang mai

Stories in Chiang_mai

Temples, history, Life

A Tile of History

by Ricardo Magalhães

Chiang mai — On the list of things to do while in Chiang Mai was a visit to yet another one of the city’s many temples, Doi Suthep. Unlike all other temples, though, this one had the promise of a high view all ove...

Travel, Celebration, Festival

Embrace the Wetness

by Ricardo Magalhães

Chiang mai — The warnings about the dangers of the Songkran, the Buddhist New Year’s celebrations, were everywhere in Thailand. “Protect your valuables, cover your backpack, wear protective eyewear.” While readin...

light, Traditions, Friends

Flying lanterns and floating candles

by Nidhi Dagur

Chiang mai — Yi Peng and Loy Krathong festivals are two separate festivals celebrated in Thailand that usually overlap and whose names are often used interchangeably. My understanding is that although they both ce...

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