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London Attacker Born in Britain, Previously Investigated by MI5

– LONDON -The man who mowed down pedestrians on a London bridge and fatally stabbed a police officer on Parliament’s grounds was born in Britain and was known to intelligence services, the prime minister said Thursday. Theresa May, who didn’t disclose the man’s name, said that he was once investigated for extremism links, but was […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours | Read More »

Chiang Rai, Thailand, Bike Tours that Pass Historic Sites and Lush Countryside

. . CHIANG RAI – The best thing about this 800-year-old city in northern Thailand’s Golden Triangle is what lies beyond it. Sure, there’s the wonderful night market, Hilltribe Museum and glimmering golden clock tower, but those in search of a quaint, historic village may be disappointed. That notion was pounded into me one afternoon […]

November 8th, 2015 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Tourism | Read More »

Handicrafts of Chiang Rai’s Hill Tribes: Explore the Royal Projects of Doi Tung

Multi-generational workers Doi Tung Royal Project Chiang Rai Thailand – CHIANG RAI – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Doi Tung Development Project are inviting Thai and foreign tourists visiting Chiang Rai to drop by at Doi Tung and learn about the fascinating lifestyles of the people who live and work in some […]

July 27th, 2014 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Tourism | Read More »

Chiang Rai Turns Cycle Friendly

  CHIANG RAI – A busy airline executive closes the office for the day and hops on a mountain bike heading for Chiang Rai’s Golden Bridge that spans the River Mae Kok that meanders through the heart of this far north town. She joins other city residents who cycle along small lanes near the river […]

June 6th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Tourism | Read More »

Thai Horse Farm – Horseback Riding in the Mountains of Northern Thailand

  CHIANGRAI – Northern Thailand today consists of the following provinces; Lampang, Lampuhn, Chiang mai, Chiang Rai and and Mae Hong son. The idyllic mountains, rivers and temples radiate a spiritual air. The villages have their own unique identity and the beautiful local houses we can overnight in offer us a wonderful opportunity to experience […]

January 26th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Things to Do,Tourism | Read More »

The magic of the Mekong

  CHIANGRAI – Adrian Bridge takes a Mekong cruise through Laos, where, despite the encroachment of the modern world, the ‘Mother of Water’ remains the region’s spiritual lifeblood. My first impression of the Mekong was disappointing. Night had fallen and as we sped north from Chiang Rai to the evocatively named “Golden Triangle” (the meeting […]

January 17th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Tourism | Read More »

Doi Tung Redefines Tourism in Chiang Rai Province

  Chiangrai Times – A few years after returning to Thailand, Thailand late Princess Mother Srinagarindra, the Mother of the current Thai King Bumibol Adulyadej, launched a project which became her largest commitment in the last years of her life. Looking at providing economic independence to impoverished communities plagued by social problems such as human […]

July 30th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Tourism | Read More »

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