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Evening food tables at Chiang Mai Gate Market

The ancient walls that surround Chiang Mai were constructed in the late 13th century to protect the city from attacks by Burmese invaders. Their defensive function has long since disappeared, however...

Comfortable seating inside Cozy Cafe in Chiang Mai

It’s no secret that the city of Chiang Mai, Thailand is obsessed with coffee shop culture. In the fashionable Nimmanhaemin area, it’s not unusual to see two, or even three coffee...

Worshipers offer merit-making gifts at the base of the giant stupa at the Golden Mount

Exquisite views of of the city unfurled as I climbed the Golden Mount in Bangkok on New Year’s Eve. To the west, the multi-tiered pagodas of the Grand Palace were visible....

Khao Takiab Hill, with it's giant standing Budda in the "calming the seas" pose, crowns the southern end of Hua Hin

The seaside town of Hua Hin, Thailand, has been a sanctuary for almost as long as it has existed. The village was founded in 1834 when farmers from the drought-stricken north...

Even the elephants are celebrating the great news that we raised $7,500 to benefit Save Elephant Foundation and Elephant Nature Park!

A few weeks ago, in celebration of my seven year anniversary of blogging, I joined with a couple dozen other travel bloggers to raise funds for Save Elephant Foundation. The organization...

Greenhouse at Bhubing Palace is a riot of color

I laughed out loud the first time I saw an advertisement for Pooping Palace on the window of one of the hop-on/hop-off pickup trucks that carry passengers around Chiang Mai, Thailand....