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Bon Rawd - Singha Park
Bon Rawd - Singha Park
Golf Happy City Chiang Rai
Golf Happy City
Golf Happy City Chiang Rai
Golf Happy City
Golf Happy City Chiang Rai
Golf Happy City
Happy City - Windmill Chiang Rai
Happy City - Windmill
Song Kran, Thai New Year
Song Kran, Thai New Year
Wat Huay Plakang - 9 tier temple
Wat Huay Plakang - 9 tier temple
Elephants at Elephant Camp on Mae Nam Kok
Elephants at Elephant Camp on Mae Nam Kok
Wat Sai Khao - special temple south of Chiang Rai
Wat Sai Khao - special temple south of Chiang Rai
Waterford Valley, view from Club house over green hole no 9
Waterford Valley, view from Club house over green hole no 9
On the road to Doi Tung
On the road to Doi Tung
Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos in the background
Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos in the background
Three beautiful caddies at Santiburi Golf
Three beautiful caddies at Santiburi Golf
Parade at a Festival
Parade at a Festival
Wat Huay Plakang - 9 tier temple
Wat Huay Plakang - 9 tier temple
Fabrics for sale in a shop close to Morning Market
Fabrics for sale in a shop close to Morning Market
Hotelroom in Mae Salong  with good view
Hotelroom in Mae Salong
Phu Chee Fah
Phu Chee Fah
Inside Wat Huay Plakang
Inside Wat Huay Plakang
Elephant Camp on Mae Nam Kok
Elephant Camp on Mae Nam Kok
Happy City the day they opened
Happy City the day they opened
Inside Wat Phra Sing
Inside Wat Phra Sing
Start of the Long Walk in Chiang Saen
Start of the Long Walk in Chiang Saen
Parade at a Festival in Chiang Rai
Parade at a Festival in Chiang Rai
Wat Klang Wieng
Wat Klang Wieng
Santiburi Clubhouse from hole no 9
Santiburi Clubhouse from hole no 9
Just a view somewhere in Chiang Rai province
Just a view somewhere in Chiang Rai province
One of two temples on top overlooking Mae Salong
One of two temples on top overlooking Mae Salong
Waterford Valley hole no 7 from tee
Waterford Valley hole no 7 from tee
Evening prayers in Wat Klang Wieng
Evening prayers in Wat Klang Wieng
Sunset over Chiang Rai
Sunset over Chiang Rai
Walking Street a Saturday evening in Chiang Rai
Walking Street a Saturday evening in Chiang Rai
Wat Ming Muang
Wat Ming Muang
Waterford Valley hole no 5 seen from hole no 4
Waterford Valley hole no 5 seen from hole no 4
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
View over Happy City Golf in sunset
View over Happy City Golf in sunset
Professional golfer on first tee Waterford Valley
Professional golfer on first tee Waterford Valley
View over Tachilek(Burma)  from Mae Sai
View over Tachilek(Burma) from Mae Sai
Santiburi hole no 6
Santiburi hole no 6
Flowerfestival every year December - January
Flowerfestival every year December - January
Inside Wat Ming Muang
Inside Wat Ming Muang
Old Clocktower beside Morning Market
Old Clocktower beside Morning Market
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun, Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
The Long Walk from Chiang Saen to Doi Tung
The Long Walk from Chiang Saen to Doi Tung
Novices in front of Buddha
Novices in front of Buddha
On the road to Mae Salong
On the road to Mae Salong
Happy City Golf Chiang Rai
Happy City Golf
Artbridge Chiang Rai
Artbridge Chiang Rai
Santiburi hole no 17 - Signature hole
Santiburi hole no 17 - Signature hole
Inside Wat Ming Muang
Inside Wat Ming Muang
View somewhere up in the mountains west of Chiang Rai
View somewhere up in the mountains west of Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun, Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Inside a temple in Nan province
Inside a temple in Nan province
Early morning on the road to Doi Tung
Early morning on the road to Doi Tung
On the road to Mae Salong
On the road to Mae Salong
Baan Dam - Black Village
Baan Dam - Black Village
Buddha in Wat Phra Singh garden
Buddha in Wat Phra Singh garden
Black Village Chiang Rai
Black Village Chiang Rai
Toukeij  (the one that shouts"Lucky You" 9 times in a row 02.30am)
Toukeij (the one that shouts"Lucky You" 9 times in a row 02.30am)
In the Rainy Season east of Chiang Rai
In the Rainy Season east of Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Elephants walking beside Mae Nam Kok
Elephants walking beside Mae Nam Kok
Festival in Chiang Rai
Festival in Chiang Rai
Loi Krathong Festival Chiang Rai
Loi Krathong Festival
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos from Phra Boromma That
Santiburi hole no 18 late afternoon
Santiburi hole no 18 late afternoon
Wat Klang Wieng
Wat Klang Wieng
Fishing just east of Chiang Rai
Fishing just east of Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram
Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram
Walking Street every Saturday
Walking Street every Saturday
Festival in Chiang Rai
Festival in Chiang Rai
Doi Mae Salong
Doi Mae Salong
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos from Phra Boromma That
Happy City tee hole no 1
Happy City tee hole no 1
Evening prayers in Wat Phra Kaew
Evening prayers in Wat Phra Kaew
Orchids in Chiang Rai Flowerfestival December - January
Orchids in Chiang Rai Flowerfestival December - January
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram
Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram
Walking Street, food for everyone
Walking Street, food for everyone
Walking Street Chiang Rai
Walking Street Chiang Rai
Phu Chee Fah
Phu Chee Fah
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos from Phra Boromma That
Happy City just days after it was officially open
Happy City just days after it was officially open
Policeman at work close to Morning Market
Policeman at work close to Morning Market
At Rai Cherntawan Meditation Center
At Rai Cherntawan Meditation Center
Wat Huay Plakang
Wat Huay Plakang
Sunset not far from Buffalo Hill
Sunset not far from Buffalo Hill
Walking street with fresh Japanese food
Walking street with fresh Japanese food
Walking Street, every Saturday
Walking Street, every Saturday
Novices at Wat Phra Kaeow
Novices at Wat Phra Kaeow
Santiburi Golf - Hole 17
Santiburi Golf - Hole 17
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos from Phra Boromma That
Santiburi from tee hole no 4
Santiburi from tee hole no 4
Walking Street every Saturday
Walking Street every Saturday
Black Village
Black Village
Wat Huay Plakang
Wat Huay Plakang
View over Happy City Golf at sunset
View over Happy City Golf at sunset
Walking Street, artist at work
Walking Street, artist at work
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Phra Singh
Sunset over Mae Nam Kong
Sunset over Mae Nam Kong
View over newly planted ricepaddies on the road to Waterford Valley
View over newly planted ricepaddies on the road to Waterford Valley
Santiburi Signature hole - no 17 from tee
Santiburi Signature hole - no 17 from tee
New decorations in Wat Phra Singh
New decorations in Wat Phra Singh
Military Museum Chiang Rai
Military Museum Chiang Rai
Wat Huay Plakang
Wat Huay Plakang
View from a temple in sunset
View from a temple in sunset
Night Bazaar, every day
Night Bazaar, every day
Special flower in the garden of Wat Phra Singh
Special flower in the garden of Wat Phra Singh
Parade at Song Kran
Parade at Song Kran
Lunch-break
Santiburi, one of 3 tees for hole no 18
Santiburi, one of 3 tees for hole no 18
 Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterfly
Planting rice
Planting rice
Phu Chee Fah in sunrise
Phu Chee Fah in sunrise
Night Bazaar, food fore everyone
Night Bazaar, food fore everyone
Golden Triangle
Golden Triangle
Parade at Song Kran
Parade at Song Kran
Wat Sai Khao - very special temple
Wat Sai Khao - very special temple
Santiburi hole no 17
Santiburi hole no 17
Wat Huay Plakang
Wat Huay Plakang
Planting rice
Planting rice
Caddies at Waterford Valley
Caddies at Waterford Valley
Oub Kham Museum in Chiang Rai
Oub Kham Museum in Chiang Rai
Golden Triangle
Golden Triangle
Inside Museum at Wat Phra Kaeow
Inside Museum at Wat Phra Kaeow
Wat Sai Khao - very special temple
Wat Sai Khao - very special temple
Waterford Valley Golf hole no 4
Waterford Valley Golf hole no 4
View from the top of the 9 tier temple Wat Huay Plakang
View from the top of the 9 tier temple Wat Huay Plakang
Doy Din Dang Pottery
Doy Din Dang Pottery
Chiang Rai Flowerfestival December - January
Chiang Rai Flowerfestival December - January
Song Kran, Thai New Year
Song Kran, Thai New Year
Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos in the background
Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos in the background
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Wat Sai Khao - special temple south of Chiang Rai
Wat Sai Khao - special temple south of Chiang Rai
Waterford Valley green hole no 5
Waterford Valley green hole no 5
Santiburi hole no 8 left and no 9 right
Santiburi hole no 8 left and no 9 right
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra Boromma That
View over ricefield in sunset
View over ricefield in sunset

Latest Articles

Ban Lom Jen - Restaurant Chiang Rai

Ban Lom Jen - Restaurant on the road to Elephant Camp

Ban Lom Jen  is a very good restaurant on the road to the Elephant Camp. The owners are Dutch and Thai and they have both western and Thai dishes.  On top of that they also sell homebaked bread and the best Brownies in SEA.  Every Friday they have the "Friday Special" and their...
Ribs & Co.  (old name was 71c)

Ribs & Co. (old name was 71C)

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Happy City Golf Chiang Rai

Happy City Golf

This is the newest golf course in Chiang Rai and was was opened in September 2011. It has totally 29 holes, 3 x 9 holes plus 2 extra holes. Happy City Golf course has a very good design, there is a lot of water and fairways and greens are in perfect conditions "The first 10 holes are the Lakeside...
Smiling Moon Restaurant in Chiang Rai

Smiling Moon Cafe and Restaurant

Smiling Moon is a restaurant in the middle of the city just a couple of hundred meters from the Night Bazaar. They serve very tasty Thai an Western food. Their Pad Thai  with Chicken is the best in town! Nice people are running the place and all speak good English.      
Destiny Cafe Chiang Rai

Destiny Cafe & Restaurant

Destiny Cafe & Restaurant is a nice and relaxing place just 100 meter north of the Clocktower in Chiang Rai.     
Chiang Rai Cheese

Chiang Rai Cheese

Chiang Rai Cheese is a place where you can try and buy a lot of different home made cheese, meet some goats and have fun. It is closed for the moment and will open in a new place August 2019.  
Baan Chivit Mai Bakery, Chiang Rai

Baan Chivit Mai Bakery

The business was started in 1989 and carried out in the capital Bangkok and in Chiang Rai , far north of Thailand. By BaanChivitMai get vulnerable children and young people a place to live and the opportunity to attend school. BaanChivitMai also runs a home for HIV - ill children and working on and...
Aui Fa Restaurant in Chiang Rai

Aui Fa Restaurant on the road to Santiburi

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Rasee Restaurant Mae Chan

Rasee Restaurant on the road to Mae Sai

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