Thailand’s highest peak is Doi Inthanon (often abbreviated to Doi In), which is 2565m above sea level, an impressive altitude for the kingdom, but a tad diminutive compared to its cousins in the Himalaya. The 1000-s…
About 2km east of Hang Dong, Ban Tawai Tourism Village is a vast, pedestrian-friendly tourist market, with hundreds of small shops selling handicrafts and knick-knacks to spruce up your interiors back home. This vas…
In late January the surprisingly untouristy Bo Sang Umbrella Festival (têt·sà·gahn rôm) features a colourful umbrella procession along Bo Sang's main street.
Above Ban Mae Kampong, this peaceful park has a lodge offering rooms (from 900B), hot springs, waterfalls and jungle trails.
Chili Antiques & Arts is a massive showroom of bronze and wooden Buddhas, sculptures, woodcarvings and fine decor.
Crossroads Asia sells ethnic art and antiques from across Asia and the world.
Rare and beautiful Japanese antiques, with hair-raising price tags.
Extravagant antiques with expensive price tags.
About 3km before the summit, set amid lush tropical gardens, the twin stupas of Phra Mahathat Naphamethanidon and Phra Mahathat Naphapholphumisiri were built by the Royal Thai Air Force to commemorate the king’s and…
Thai and Burmese handicrafts and knick-knacks, including a great selection of lacquerware.