Category Archives: Reviews: Best of Chiang Mai

How CM stacks up to my epicurean tastes

Veranda High Resort: Infinity Pool

I haven’t been to many infinity pools, but Veranda High Resort has made me a huge fan. Set in the midst of lush green hills in a farther region of Chiang Mai, Veranda is the perfect setting for a secluded

Veranda High Resort: Infinity Pool

I haven’t been to many infinity pools, but Veranda High Resort has made me a huge fan. Set in the midst of lush green hills in a farther region of Chiang Mai, Veranda is the perfect setting for a secluded

Chiang Mai Cafes: Coffee Post

Mmmm, the euphoric scent of coffee brewing, warming up the atmosphere of a cafe and stimulating hours of relaxed yet vibrant conversation is like…like…like… lucid breathing! Ristr8to and Akha Ama are my top-rated picks for taste and coffee quality. Smooth,

Chiang Mai Cafes: Coffee Post

Mmmm, the euphoric scent of coffee brewing, warming up the atmosphere of a cafe and stimulating hours of relaxed yet vibrant conversation is like…like…like… lucid breathing! Ristr8to and Akha Ama are my top-rated picks for taste and coffee quality. Smooth,

Chiang Mai Markets

Chiang Mai flourishes with markets of all types, so here’s a guide to some of the best local and tourist ones around the city (reproduced from my Shopping Post): Day Markets Baan Tawaii – Beautiful wooden furniture and sculpture market. Also

Chiang Mai Markets

Chiang Mai flourishes with markets of all types, so here’s a guide to some of the best local and tourist ones around the city (reproduced from my Shopping Post): Day Markets Baan Tawaii – Beautiful wooden furniture and sculpture market. Also

Desserts in Chiang Mai, The Shortlist (Khanom!)

Yes, I have a deep love for chewy, fudgy brownies, but sometimes, I need a little variety, a sort of rendezvous, a bit of playing the field.  Therefore, this post is dedicated to the “Other.” My Secret Cafe 50-80THB I

Desserts in Chiang Mai, The Shortlist (Khanom!)

Yes, I have a deep love for chewy, fudgy brownies, but sometimes, I need a little variety, a sort of rendezvous, a bit of playing the field.  Therefore, this post is dedicated to the “Other.” My Secret Cafe 50-80THB I

Best Spots to be Lazy in Chiang Mai

…on the cheap! I like naps and lazy sunny afternoons, but there are not a whole lot of options in Chiang Mai to chill outdoors. (I’ve noticed the locals don’t tend to nap in public areas, which is a favorite

Best Spots to be Lazy in Chiang Mai

…on the cheap! I like naps and lazy sunny afternoons, but there are not a whole lot of options in Chiang Mai to chill outdoors. (I’ve noticed the locals don’t tend to nap in public areas, which is a favorite

Best Restaurants in Chiang Mai

I’m a terrible cook. Pasta and stir-fry is about all I can do at this point in my life. Luckily for me, Chiang Mai is enriched with cheap and tasty food on every block. I’m a huge fan of quick

Best Restaurants in Chiang Mai

I’m a terrible cook. Pasta and stir-fry is about all I can do at this point in my life. Luckily for me, Chiang Mai is enriched with cheap and tasty food on every block. I’m a huge fan of quick

Shopping: Markets, Beer, Books, Clothes, Rx…..

Clothes Shopping for clothes is a bummer in Chiang Mai. I adore fisherman pants and tanks, but they are highly inappropriate for the workplace and I need variety! Coming from New York, I love to be surrounded by edgy, innovative

Shopping: Markets, Beer, Books, Clothes, Rx…..

Clothes Shopping for clothes is a bummer in Chiang Mai. I adore fisherman pants and tanks, but they are highly inappropriate for the workplace and I need variety! Coming from New York, I love to be surrounded by edgy, innovative

TEDx Chiang Mai

TEDx Chiang Mai took place Sept. 14 and it blew my expectations out the water! What a well-organized, creative and inspiring event. Aside from the actual speaker presentations, a wonderful variety of vendors sponsored and participated in the event. Free

TEDx Chiang Mai

TEDx Chiang Mai took place Sept. 14 and it blew my expectations out the water! What a well-organized, creative and inspiring event. Aside from the actual speaker presentations, a wonderful variety of vendors sponsored and participated in the event. Free

Favorite Blogs on Chiang Mai

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

Favorite Blogs on Chiang Mai

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

Spa, Health, Beauty

Massage Pranom Health Massage Behind Wawee Coffee in Old City 150THB/hr. The masseuses here are pros and they give some of the best massages in Chiang Mai. It’s not a spa massage and it’s not a relaxing environment; it’s an

Spa, Health, Beauty

Massage Pranom Health Massage Behind Wawee Coffee in Old City 150THB/hr. The masseuses here are pros and they give some of the best massages in Chiang Mai. It’s not a spa massage and it’s not a relaxing environment; it’s an