From The Editor


Phew! It has been a monumental job, but we are so happy to be here, and welcome to our new home online.

Citylife magazine started as the parochial sounding Chiang Mai Newsletter in 1992, a thin black and white publication aimed at the small expatriate population of Chiang Mai at the time. In those days, you see, there were no resources in English for northern residents pertaining to the north, the only news and information came from Bangkok, and was rarely relevant to us up here – it was the pre-dawn of the internet era!

In 1998 we went online when we launched the first incarnation of this web site. Our aim was to not only provide our magazine’s content to our online readers, but much more information relevant to those living in and visiting Chiang Mai. We immediately sat at the top of the search engines, where we have remained ever since, being the most visited English language web site in the north of Thailand…