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.
Tucked away in the fertile forests of Chiang Mai, deep in the heart of Sameong district, lies a hamlet of traditional villages where the Karen hill tribe live. In these remote communities, the women still wear native handwoven Karen tunics, and the men herd water buffaloes to plough the farm, as they once did 50 years ago.
Digital Nomads are permanently relocating to Chiang Mai in droves. It currently holds the #2 spot of Best Cities for Digital Nomads
No matter how epic, gorgeous and stunning photos and videos are, they don’t do justice capturing Yee Peng’s beauty. On top of being visually stimulating, there’s an indescribable feeling that comes with celebrating Yee Peng in person.
The Bumpy Book is designated as medium of entertainment as much as learning imagination and motor skills. Furthermore, it can be used to bridge the gap between children with and without disabilities.
There will be a remembrance day ceremony held at the Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery from 10.30 am this Sunday 11th November 2018.
The Gate Theatre opened its 11th season with a trio of performances October 25 – 28, 2018. The season opener was Almost, Maine, a play by John Cariani, set in an eponymous fictional town. Structured as a series of vignettes that take place over one night under the Aurora Borealis in the far north of Maine, United States, each scene explores complex facets of love – intimacy, heartbreak, communication, vulnerability – through humour and magic realism.
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Thailand’s Strongest Man 2018 is hosted and organised by Moo Baa Strongman Gym and will take place 22-24 November at Tha Phae Gate from 9.30am to 3.00pm each day. The five strength competitions — including a bus pull — will test the limits of competitors from around the world.
That means all the cash raised will be going to Chiang Mai’s homeless dogs that have found themselves in need of being rescued.
This meditation practice is called “Anapanasati” or Mindfulness of Breathing. It is the observing of your exhalation and inhalation. If you like to practice just follow the simple instructions as follows:
Brian Carraway and Tanawan Samleerat of Chiang Mai’s own Flying Squirrel Outfitters recently won a design contest with products made from upcycled plastic bottles recovered from the beaches of Rayong.
This grant will enable us to set up a community-based beehive fencing program, which will alleviate the need for night time confinement of elephants and keep them, local communities and their livelihoods safe.
Founded in 2002, The Baan Dek Foundation (BDF) is a fully registered Thai foundation based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. According to our joint research publication with UNICEF entitled ‘Building Better Futures in Thailand’ (March 2018), there are around 60,000 children of construction workers in Thailand, moving from one site to another with their families and living in temporary shelters with little access to education, public services or proper healthcare.
A stage for students to connect to others.
The SWAN Foundation is a Thai registered not-for-profit based in Chiang Mai, Thailand, officially established in 2011.
Fighting poverty and prejudice, hilltribe girls become national champions
Well, if you come and support our Citylife Garden Fair 2018 this year’s recipients of your bidding, donations and raffle/tombola ticket sales will go to: Six Chiang Mai based foundations/charities!
The six topics discussed were: The Law of Karma; Buddhist Art and Culture in the Lanna Kingdom; Women’s role in Buddhism; Monks and Technology; and Comparative Religion and Meditation.
Chiang Mai Citylife is now hiring 2-4 Sales Executives.
CityNews – The Legal Research and Development Center, Chiang Mai University released a statement urging authorities to take serious responsibility to solve the smog issue. The Legal Research and Development Center, Faculty of Law, Chiang Mai University has released a statement addressing the annual air pollution issue. The statement brings up the obvious pollution that has clouded Chiang Mai since … Continued
A man has died while trekking at Mon Chong mountain.
12th February 2019, the police are looking into the case of a pregnant woman who is in a coma after receiving a massage as a criminal case.
Illegal logs hidden under piles of corn cobs were found.
A Nigerian romance scammer and over ten other suspects have been arrested.
Check out these indulgent afternoon teas, perfect for those lazy and relaxing rainy days.
Makha Bucha Day will see the moon closest to earth this year.
Registration for voting outside of resident district has opened until February 19th.