Chiang Rai – City Of Artists

Believe it of not Chiang Rai has several dozen established and well-known artists – among them Thawan Duchanee, Chalermchai Kositpipat and Somluk Pantiboon – and hundreds of other talents in all genres of art. It is believed that the number of well-known artists (excluding persons from musics industry) born in Chiang Rai is just behind Bangkok. Many of the artists exhibit their works at galleries…

A Winter Hike at “Doi Chiang Dao”

top of Doi Luang Chiang Dao (elevation: 2,225 m.). From here, you can see Doi Sam Phi Nong or Three Brothers ,Photo by Zolashine Doi Chiang Dao (ดอยเชียงดาว), also referred to as Doi Luang Chiang Dao (ดอยหลวงเชียงดาว), is the third highest peak, a 2,175 m high mountain in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. Although Doi Inthanon is far more popular for being the highest point in the country, Doi…

61 Things to know about Chiang Rai

If you have lived in Chiang Rai long enough, you probably already know lots about the province, but here are some random facts about Chiang Rai that you might not have known. Ok, not all items are facts. I add some of the most famous phrases local people say about something in Chiang Rai, mostly in a funny way. As for the “saying” items, some…

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