A Bit of Perfection – The Rachamankha, Chiang Mai, Thailand

We knew where we were going – Chiang Mai, more specifically The Rachamankha. We had been there before; in fact that’s exactly why we were returning.

I travel constantly (not a complaint, by the way), so when the Cypriot and I were planning a trip over annual Christmas holiday, we both simultaneously said, “Chiang Mai!”

I know there’s a whole world out there to explore, but it was so good the first time, we couldn’t help being drawn back again for more.

The first time round, we found ourselves making an unscheduled pit stop in Thailand’s second biggest, when our flight was diverted from Luang Prebang. A close friend of mine was actually in Chiang Mai at the same time and I rang her to ask where she […]

March 16th, 2017|Chiang Mai, Destinations, Thailand|0 Comments

A Bit of Thailand: Chiang Mai’s Nimmanhemin

Jump into a tuk-tuk and all you have to do is say Nimman. The driver will transport you to one of the hippest streets in Chiang Mai. Officially Nimmanhemin, everyone just calls this trendy thoroughfare by its shortened form: Nimman.

Steps away from the bustling university, Nimmam can’t help but be the groovy, hipster center of the second city of Thailand. Chiang Mai may be mostly known for its temples and treks, but stay in town a few days and you can discover more than just Khao Soi and Monk Chat.
Here are my Best Bits of this happening part of town:

If you find it hard to break yourself away from the olde world, spend the morning wandering around the Lanna Traditional House Museum […]

February 17th, 2017|Chiang Mai, Destinations, Thailand|2 Comments

A Bit of Thailand: Chiang Mai


We weren’t supposed to be here but..what hey you have to go with it.  A plane to Luang Prebang was diverted and we had to make the best of it.. and make the best of it we did.


September 3rd, 2013|Chiang Mai, Destinations, Thailand|0 Comments