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

Nighttime Funtime

While I love to thiz (the bay area in me), upon reaching 25 years, I’ve found my scene more at relaxed bars with good music and good company. The maturity concept scares me a little, but somehow, I can always

Nighttime Funtime

While I love to thiz (the bay area in me), upon reaching 25 years, I’ve found my scene more at relaxed bars with good music and good company. The maturity concept scares me a little, but somehow, I can always