Chiang Mai- a visit becomes a new home

I first arrived In Chaing Mai, thinking it would be a good place to rejuvenate, renew, and rest. The date was April 1st, 1990. I was totally exhausted burned out after ten years of running a successful alternative therapy practice. The practitioner became the patient...

Chiang Mai-First time visitors value spending guide.

The guide books will tell you things about Thai customs such as men and women not wearing shorts in the temples, do not touch a baby’s head , do not point your feet towards anyone. However, they don’t tell you that a cab from the airport to anywhere in...

Chiang Mai

First, I shall apologize to any of my readers in the past for not publishing for a long time. No excuses. The good news is that on a positive note there are so many more wonderful venues to hang out and eat in Chiang Mai. The bad news is that it is increasingly...

Value Living in Chiang Mai

This is my third visit to Chiang Mai in 2012. I have been spending the past 22 winters in Asia-most of them living in Chiang Mai. Today I observed an inordinate number of backpackers looking for a place to stay in Chiang Mai. On my way to meet a friend for breakfast I...

Value Living in Chiang Mai

On Nov. 5th I depart from Toronto, Canada where I have spend the summer for my 23 winter in Chiang Mai. Every year I find new and enjoyable changes in Chiang Mai. During the winter of 2012 a wonderful organic, veggie permaculture restaurant opened down the street from...

2012 European Union Film Festival

This film festival kicked off in Chiang Mai today Entrance to the Festival is free. It is at Vista Kadsuankeaew at teh movie thetre on th %th Floor. The films begin at 11 a.m each day and finish around 7bp.m. I couldn’t attend today but I shall look into...