When thinking of coffee in Chiang Mai, images of coffee carts selling Thai iced coffee will often spring to mind. While Thai iced coffee is one of the most delicious and refreshing drinks on the planet, it is just a stepping stone to the Chiang Mai coffee culture. If you are serious about all thing’s […]
A selection of travel destinations in and around Asia. Including pictures, highlights and characteristics of this vast region.
From the days of Marco Polo, The Asian countries have captivated people from all over the World.
With it’s close proximity to Australia it’s one of the most popular regions visited by Australians. It is also a popular destination for other visitors due to it’s cultural diversity dating back thousands of years. We have travelled extensively through the Asian region since our youth and continue to explore more of this area.
We introduced our children into the delights of Asia travel when we explored many Asian countries as a young family. I will never forget the look of wonder in their eyes through these journeys, making our travel experience even more fulfilling.
We have visited many Asian countries and cities and hope you will too.
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The city of Chiang Mai is in Northern Thailand and is a popular destination for tourists. It’s also home to a large number of Expats, who choose Chiang Mai as a retirement destination. Many of whom are from Australia who relocate to this beautiful part of Thailand seeking a lifestyle change. Chiang Mai Real Estate […]
The thought of travelling to India had always fascinated us. The Taj Mahal, exotic palaces, the flash of a brightly coloured sari and streets full of chaos, filled us with both excitement and trepidation. After booking our flight to India we began to have doubts, would we get sick, would we find it too confronting, […]
We spend a large portion of each year in Thailand and are often asked by many of our readers interested in staying for long periods, the process for obtaining a Thailand retirement visa. Read on and we will explain the process from a firsthand account. Searching for the best quality of life For many Australians […]
Most people travelling from Chiang Mai Thailand to Siem Reap Cambodia fly via Bangkok, this is the quickest and easiest way to get there. Chiang Mai to Siem Reap flights operate daily and if you’re looking for the fastest route this is a convenient option. For those looking to mix it another option is to […]
Looking for the best place to stay in Chiang Mai? When thinking of where to stay in Chiang Mai, the choice is endless, from luxury to guest house there is something for every budget and travel style. We are often asked where to stay in Chiang Mai, so to make planning your Chiang Mai trip […]
This post is brought to you by fellow writers Carla Marie Rupp and Jason Rupp. Carla and Jason are freelance travel writers and music journalists. “Always held at the end of January (the 25th -27th, in 2019), the Thailand International Jazz Conference not only attracts hundreds of Jazz-loving Thais, but also expats and out-of-town visitors […]
We have been living in Chiang Mai Thailand on and off for a few years and decided that it was time to compile the ultimate Chiang Mai itinerary. One of the first questions many people ask us how many days they should spend, where to go or what to do. My answer is always the […]