Because I find myself always running across the same sites when I search for restaurants/escapes/etc. in Chiang Mai, I’ve decided to list them all in one place and share with you. These are my go-to sources of information to discover the hidden treasures, mainstream happenings, nitty-gritty details and amusing stories of Chiang Mai living. Some are blogs and some are news sites and all are very entertaining!
UPDATE: This dude has an extremely comprehensive listing of Thailand blogs organized by category! Check it out: http://thailandbloggers.com
http://americanexpatchiangmai.com/ Great city information, cultural advice and other tips on CM living from a long-time expat
http://lanivcox.wordpress.com/ Guide to CM and surrounding areas –> looking at CM through the eyes of an Asian-American expat (half-Thai)
http://northernthailand.com/a/ A basic overview of the many cities and provinces of northern Thailand
http://www.paperplanesblog.com/ View on CM from a 20-something expat
http://cm-eat.blogspot.com/ The site for foodies!
http://dining-chiangmai.blogspot.com/ Another CM restaurant guide!
TRAVEL / NEWS:
http://purechiangmai.com/ New online magazine start-up with a fresh take on CM living
http://www.sawadee.com/ Things to do and see in each of province of Thailand
http://www.creativechiangmai.com/ What’s happening in CM, focusing on art, culture and innovation
http://www.chiangmainews.com/ Online newspaper for CM
http://www.openchiangmai.com/ Tons of great articles and listings for CM businesses and events
https://www.thewellcm.com/ While I don’t condone Christian missionaries, The Well is an amazing directory of CM
If you know of any other great CM blogs, send ’em on over to me!