In celebration of 14th Aniversary, Le Crystal Restaurant will be serving a special set menu with champaign pairing for 2,500 baht per person. Limited seats available.
Upon arrival at the expansive grounds of Fah Lanna Spa, one immediately exhales. The ubiquitous spa aromas gently tickle the nose and lead you inwards, but there is something wonderful about having a large space where art, culture, crafts, design and nature intermix so seamlessly.
Thailand might seem to be a just a country where you can do cheap shopping sprees and enjoy cheap food. However, there is a lot more to do in the country! Here is your guide so you can stay away from the typical activities and look forward to a more engaging experience both in and out of the tourist-filled attractions of Thailand.
We headed to Chiang Dao to activists who are doing everything they can to relieve air pollution issue for their community
Knowing that this is a play by university students, I expected to see the same kind of thing I had before. But the first step into Lanyim Theatre soon proved time that I had underestimated this group.
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A 15 course set menu inspired by the sea features farm-raised sweet prawn from Surat Thani, served with a salty sea blite pesto made with chakra vegetables, Kaffir lime, and the aroma of bergamot skin and bergamot juice, and more.
It’s called the Chiang Mai International Cricket Sixes tournament, and this year’s 32nd edition unfolds March 31 to April 6 at the historic Gymkhana sports club.
A book lover’s haven, a quiet place for reflection – Payap University Library’s Archives are an unexpected delight
Whether it be football, cricket or Thai boxing, anyone in the know about sports in general will automatically tell you without hesitation that the future of any chosen sport lies with the children who participate.
Smiles, tears, and first steps towards novice monkhood during Poi Sang Long in Mae Hong Son.
With the passing of Major Roy Hudson on March 19, 2019, we have lost a founding father of our modern Chiang Mai community. For, after having settled here, Major Hudson brought together residents, researchers and academics to give talks about their work in Northern Thailand.
Shangri-La Chiang Mai’s Executive Chef, Paolo Pelosi, has drawn inspiration from the sights, sounds, scents and tastes of an Italian spring to bring us a superb culinary event.
Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai continues to take us on a culinary journey unlike any other we have experienced in the northern city.
Tucked away in one of the many pockets of Chiang Mai’s Chinatown, between a mystery concrete box and a store selling kids’ bikes and pork buns, is a nondescript, seemingly ordinary shop called Kasem Store.
What being Thai means exactly is perhaps forever evolving I came to believe, maybe not really existing. Failing to come up with anything, I will now stick to telling you my story. My truth.
When we first heard of a dramatic comedy theatre play on breast cancer, it was difficult to comprehend how will the three go together? Comedy, theatre and poignant theme of breast cancer! Glad we went for the preview show of this play because it did justice to comedy, theatre and breast cancer issue in a very compelling way.
Last week we wrote , with bated breath, about the imminent arrival of Chef Gaetano Trovato of Tuscany’s famed Arnolfo Restaurant, gushing over the fact that this would be the first time a two-stared Michelin chef comes to Chiang Mai. And, after last night’s sneak feast, we are feeling even more effusive.
Shangri-La Chiang Mai continues to elevate the culinary bar. Following last year’s successful series of dinners featuring visiting Michelin-starred guest chefs, this month the hotel welcomes to Chiang Mai a two-starred Michelin chef, which we believe is the first time for our fair city.
It has been 3 years since we last reported on the Chiang Mai Pickleball Club and a lot has happened in that time. The club has changed location, tripled the number of courts and grown an enthusiastic membership of both farang and Thai players.
MINI-INPUT is the largest conference on public television worldwide taking place annually. In 2019, the Goethe-Institut together with Thai PBS, the Thai Health Promotion Foundation and the Thai Media Fund are hosting the conference in Bangkok for the first time in Southeast Asia this coming May.
In Buddhism, the Buddha mentions three important principles that cover all of his teachings, which are at the heart of what people should follow in order to live happily and peacefully. The three core teaching are simply: To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to purify the mind.
An investigation following the fate of two U.S. Army Air Force airmen reported missing in action during World War II.
As the moon shone bright on our winter’s night, we enjoyed the first feast by Chef Marco, who will be serving special lunches and dinners from now until 27th January.
Over the course of the year Michelin-starred chefs were invited to be guest chefs in Shangri-La’s kitchens, where they were challenged with using local produce and collaborating with the hotel’s kitchen crew, to create spectacular pop-up feasts for our city’s diners.
House for sale near Promenada Chiang Mai
After escaping the 40 degree heat into the stone-walled haven of cool air, I immediately understood why Thai monks wanted to build a temple underground, 700 years previously.
I’m going to give you a guide of the very best of the best spots to find some cruelty-free, (mostly) healthy, but more importantly, delicious food. Thai, Western, Chinese, Mexican, Israeli, Japanese, you name it – Chiang Mai has it, and its vegan.
This year, the team has ventured to pioneer a work at Bongmai village on Doi Wawee in Mae Suay District, Chiangrai Province.
Talk of exploring? Thai delicacies are what you should be splurging. Think barbecued meat, syrupy sauces, intense spices, and dishes that burst out with a lot of aromas. For your kitchen, these cold holidays are five (5) of my favorite Thai specials to take the dull moments away.
Over 15 million visitors come through Chiang Mai every year, and I felt like the only one who wasn’t in love with the city.
As a man and an aspiring ally to women’s movements in Southeast Asia and beyond, I am so excited to be attending this festival with an open mind, open ears, and an open heart. I am curious to learn from the women of Chiang Mai about how I can best support such women-led spaces, and how I can do my part to eliminate sexism and misogyny around the world. And of course, I am excited for all the incredible workshops, music, art, innovation and food that the event has to offer!
Falalalalalalalala! ‘Tis time to get festive, feasting and fabulous.
The fair which will feature exhibitions, video mapping, live painting and music along side with kad mua market of aunties and grannies in the community.
A foreign couple committed suicide in a hotel using helium gas.
An 81 year old American woman was found dead in her residence. Police suspected it was due to a sudden recurrent of her illness.
The Municipality is urged to solve the problem of the polluted moat.
A compassionate man flew to Bangkok to return tourist’s wallet.
A songtaew hit and run is caught on camera.
A CCTV camera caught a Chinese tourist stealing a camera.
A man was murdered after allegedly pressing for payment owed.
Over 30 volunteers searched the forests for a man who has been missing for nearly 20 days.
For over 60 years this made-to-order restaurant has been bustling daily as diners jostle with wait staff while flames erupt from sizzling woks and aromas of chili pastes and garlic fill the air.