Anantara Chiang Mai Loy Kratong

Loy Kratong & the Festival of Lights

Thailand is known for festivals – there seems to be a different festival every month – but the two most well known festivals are Songkran (April) and Loy Kratong (November). These festivals are celebrated by everyone, and the country usually comes to a standstill for a couple of days, so holidaymakers be warned; If you…

Phuket Chiang Mai Vegetarian Festival

Vegetarian Festival Chiang Mai – 20 -28th October

Thailand’s yearly Vegetarian Festival has its roots in a nine day Taoist celebration called the Nine Emperor Gods Festival and is now incorporated into Thai Buddhist practices. It starts on the eve of the 9th lunar month in the Chinese calendar and this year begins on Friday 20th October 2017 continuing through to Saturday 28th…

137 Pillars House Chiang Mai

The Best hotel in southeast Asia

Earlier this year Travel + Leisure readers voted for the best resort hotels in southeast Asia, and not one, but 5 hotels from Luxurious Chiang Mai made the top 10 list! That’s a pretty amazing feat and more evidence as to why Chiang Mai should be considered a luxury destination for discerning travellers. Amazingly most…

Cuisine de Garden Chiang Mai

Experimental Dining at Cuisine De Garden

There’s no question that Chiang Mai is a town of foodies. If you look at the number of restaurants, posts on facebook, evening activities, and media topics, the best food spots are always in hot contestation among locals. Among the highly rated restaurants in Chiang Mai is Cuisine de Garden, so on a Saturday night…

Ballooning in Chiang Mai

Luxurious Hot Air Ballooning in Chiang Mai

  If you are looking for a relaxing adventure whilst on holiday, or the perfect special treat for yourself and a loved one, then spending the morning floating above the clouds followed by an afternoon being pampered is the perfect Chiang Mai activity. So it’s great news that luxury spa Fah Lanna Spa and Balloon Adventure…