Chiang Mai Map

A little Map of Memories

We all have that special place that brings back beautiful memories. For some that’s walking around the streets of Paris with a loved one, for others it’s exploring a crazy Asian city by scooter or by foot, marveling at the skyscrapers in Tokyo or getting lost along little alleys in Venice. Those memories make us…

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…

Makkha Health & Spa Luxury Chiang Mai

Makkha Health & Spa

On a rainy afternoon in September, I went to visit Makkha Health & Spa, tucked neatly into a small soi in the old city, and a stone’s throw from the Ratchamanka Hotel. Despite Makkha being one of the top ranking spa’s on Tripadvisor I hadn’t come across it during my book research, and it was only…

Nancy Chandler Maps

Exploring Thailand with Nancy Chandler Maps

In Chiang Mai, Nancy Chandler needs no introduction. Almost everyone who has spent more than a few weeks in Chiang Mai will have discovered her colourful, quirky little map crammed with so many places that it’s a wonder how she ever 1) managed to walk all those streets and find the locations, and 2) managed…

Luxury holiday chiang mai Thailand

Looking for Luxury in Chiang Mai city?

The new version of the book is available – the ultimate guide to finding 5 star luxury in Chiang Mai city. If you are looking for a holiday to remember, with amazing food, affordable prices and a glimpse into some of the most stunning hotels in and around Chiang Mai city, then look no further.

honeymoon Thailand

7 Reasons to Honeymoon in Thailand

Why Honeymoon Thailand? When most people imagine their honeymoon they dream of white sandy beaches, crystal blue water and a luxurious hotel, complete with five star luxury, bathtubs and a screen door opening straight onto a beach. A chic city break with culture, fine dining and sunset cocktails overlooking city skylines. Others search for adventure,…