Chiang Mai

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Chiang Mai — Jungle-clad hills and mountaintop temples are only two attractions in this vibrant northern Thai city. Chiang Mai, the region's cultural hub, is filled with sights and activities like shops, temples, and hiking trails. Its surrounds beckon with hilltribe villages and the “Golden Triangle,” the intriguing tri-country patch between Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar.

Why Go

For ancient architecture, elephant rides, and the Himalayan foothills.

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What's New in Chiang Mai


5 Incredible Thai Street Markets

August 21, 2013 by Kristin Mock

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February 15, 2013 by Amanda Black

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Learn to Create Local Crafts at Tamarind Village Chiang Mai

October 27, 2011 by Liz Webber

When traveling to exotic places, local handicrafts make great souvenirs. But Tamarind Village in Chiang Mai, Thailand will do you one better with near-daily ... Read More »


Enjoy Free Hotel Stays When You Fly Thai Airways

March 29, 2009 by Amber Nolan

Thai Airways is rolling out the red carpet for business-class passengers by offering a complimentary overnight hotel stay in Bangkok, Samui, Krabi, Hua Hin, ... Read More »


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