The last two weeks have been a blur of islands, temples, mountains, markets, motorbike rides, boat trips and festivals… Having visitors always gives you the opportunity to show off your favorite spots and do things you wouldn’t do otherwise, like spend a week in nice hotels, go on impractical day trips instead of working and realize, again, what an incredible place you live in.
Lots of posts are coming covering everything from the most interesting Bangkok markets, to getting from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai by boat, and how to survive the ever-growing Loi Krathong/Yi Peng lantern launch in Mae Jo. (This year it included jumping a fence and climbing through barbed wire to escape the sardine-packed crowd. True story.)
But first, here’s a quick taste of what you can pack into two weeks in Thailand.
Hey! I'm Alana and I've spent nearly the past decade living in Chiang Mai, Thailand, working as a writer and photographer. I started Paper Planes as a place to share local insight, special places, and how to travel well through a range of experiences — from hostels to high-end hotels, street meat to multi-course meals.
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