I've always been fascinated by other cultures, places, traditions, languages, and communities. I love piecing a new place together, appreciating what makes it special, and seeing how different people live their lives. After nearly a decade living in Chiang Mai, Thailand, I still don't have a desire to 'settle down.' While 2020 certainly threw several curve balls, I can't think of anything else I love more than traveling and living abroad.
Here you'll find tons of curated recommendations about Thailand travel and beyond, all with a focus on traveling locally, intentionally, and responsibly.
Since 2012 I've published hundreds of posts on Paper Planes about traveling and living in Thailand. When it goes quiet here, it means I'm busy writing and supplying images to other travel and lifestyle outlets, like Lonely Planet as their ‘Chiang Mai Local.’
Cape+Kantary — Community Crossroads
Sawasdee — In Good Taste
Exotiq Thailand — Issue 16
Exotiq Thailand — Issue 15
Exotiq Thailand — Issue 14
Exotiq Thailand — Issue 13
SCOOT — It Takes a Village
L'Officiel Thailand — Bali Bliss
Collective Hub — Spotlight: Chiang Mai
Jetstar Magazine — Bangkok Q&A
The Best Places to Get a Drink in Bangkok
How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Chiang Mai
7 Soul-Satisfying Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Chiang Mai
Top 15 Free Things to Do in Chiang Mai
A Coffee Lover's Guide to Chiang Mai
The Best Day Trips from Chiang Mai
Where to Practice Yoga in Chiang Mai
Drinking and Dining in Chiang Mai's Nimmanhaemin Neighbourhood
What to Do with Kids in Chiang Mai
Where to Celebrate Loi Krathong in Chiang Mai
What to Do in Chiang Mai's Riverside Wat Ket District
How to Live Like a Local in Chiang Mai
The Coolest Bars in Chiang Mai
Michelin Guide — Northern Thailand's 5 Best-Kept Secrets (photos)
AMEX Essentials — 24 Hours in...Chiang Mai
Kooper.co — New Life for Kiti Panit, a Chiang Mai Legacy
Kooper.co — Chiang Mai’s Weave Artisan Society: Where Crafts, Culture, Coffee & Community Intertwine
Momentum — Chiang Rai: A Take of Two Temples
National Geographic Travel — I Heart My City: Alana's Chiang Mai
While Paper Planes is my creative outlet, I also work as a freelance travel journalist and offer English copywriting and content marketing services as my 'real job' through Morgan Media. In 2020, I made the shift to spend my time between Thailand, Seattle, and Europe. Most of my services, however, can be offered from anywhere and to brands anywhere.
Meet me over at the Morgan Media website to learn more.
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