Perfect Balance by Monocle

 | Wed 22 Jul 2015 09:31 ICT

What’s it like – being a second city? On duty for The Escapist, Robert Bound found Chiang Mai to be an ancient town with a contemporary buzz of bars, bands and boxers, wonderful food and beautiful girls on scooters. It doesn’t feel like it’s in a race with Bangkok, or anywhere else for that matter.

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Filmmaker: Pailin Wedel

Correspondent: Robert Bound