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Top 5 Sights Every Visitor To Phuket Should See

Phuket is an amazing destination regardless of whether you are traveling as a family, as a couple, or by yourself. There is so much to see, do and eat around the island that visitors can easily spend a week there and still leav...
by a Guest Contributor

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Get Off the Beaten Path in Chiang Mai, Thailand with this Great Itinerary

Chiang Mai, Thailand, is one of my favorite cities in all of Asia. Sure, it’s a bit overrun with tourists, but there is just so much awesome stuff to do, it’s dirt cheap, and the food is amazing! If you only have ti...
by Jim Cheney


Coffee Van in Temple

The Top 5 Places to Get Your Coffee Fix in Chiang Mai, Thailand [Guest Post]

Chiang Mai is a lively city brimming with life at all hours of the day and, with so much to see,tourists and travelers are likely to need a few pick-me-up drinks throughout the day. However drinking good coffee in this ancient ...
by a Guest Contributor


The Definitive Guide to Avoiding Scams at the Thai-Cambodian Border at Poipet

Of all the border crossings in Asia, I doubt there are any more notorious and scam ridden than the one between Thailand and Cambodia. At the Thai-Cambodian border crossing between Aranyaprathet, Thailand, and Poipet, Cambodia, ...
by Jim Cheney


The ruins of Sukhothai, Thailand.

The Ancient Ruins of Sukhothai, Thailand: A Photo Essay

Before Bangkok and before Chiang Mai, there was Sukhothai. Often cited as the first capital of the Thai empire, Sukhothai is one of the most important ancient cities in all of Southeast Asia. Today, many visitors to Thailand ma...
by Jim Cheney

Posing with a two-year old tiger at Tiger Kingdom in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Hugs, Not Drugs at Chiang Mai’s Tiger Kingdom

Imagine being able to enter the cage of a real tiger. Nervously approaching it, its eyes staring at you with curiosity, you slowly walk  behind it; the prey has become the predator. Quickly, you pounce, hands outstretched unti...
by Jim Cheney