Late in 2019, I traveled in Chiang Mai to continue my journey from Bangkok. Actually I have often heard the name of this city from nomad digital friends. It is said that this place is one of the favorite spots for digital nomads, aka people who work online. So this group of people likes to move from one country to another while carrying their work.
In contrast to Bangkok, which is a shopping paradise metropolis or Phuket beach vacation spot, Chiang Mai is located close to the mountains in northern Thailand. When I visited in September 2019, the city seemed calm and comfortable.
Although for me it’s quiet, it turns out that Chiang Mai is the second largest city in Thailand. Chiang Mai itself means New City, because Chiang Mai was the capital of the Kingdom of Lannathai after replacing Chiang Rai during the time of King Mengrai.
I departed …