Traveling in the Old City of Chiang Mai Thailand

Visit Chiang Mai Thailand, Outside the old city walls

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.

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8 ways for backpacker vacations

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If you plan on a vacation with cost savings, it doesn’t hurt you to be a traveler by applying backpacker style. Besides being able to save costs, you can try to do memorable tours.

Here are some tips on being a backpacker.

1. Check promos from OTA

Every OTA (Online Travel Agent) often provides promos that make ticket fees and lodging fees much cheaper. Monitoring promos from OTA through official websites, applications, or social media can be the way you do to always update promos.

2. Compare prices

Even though you’ve got a promo, don’t forget to always compare prices for each Online Travel Agent. This is a wise way so you can get the lowest price but with the best quality.

3. Expand to read reviews of your destination hotel

If you plan to stay overnight, always make it a habit to read reviews of your destination hotel. If … Read more

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