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Walk on the Dark Side – Hall of Opium Chiangrai

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Worshiped for the sense of euphoria it brings and loathed for the depression that follows as its effects wear off, opium is one of the most addictive drugs known to man. Visitors to the Hall of Opium in Chiang Rai will learn about the drug’s medicinal benefits, its social implications, the […]

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

Discover Northern Thailand on Your Bike

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Seven hours and 90 kilometres into Laos, and cyclists are nearing the top of the day’s third steep climb. The bicycles are crawling, but the riders are smiling as they finish the last tough grind of the day. It started on the Mekong River marking the Thai-Lao border, then followed a […]

April 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Things to Do,Tourism News | Read More »

Boon Rawd Brewery Farm Chiangrai

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Boon rawd Brewery and Singha Corporation own the Rai Boon rawd Farm, which has extensive plantations of barley and tea. Recently it started to promote the farm as a tourist attraction for study tours and mountain bike trips. But most of Chiang Rai’s tourism enterprises are back pedaling until the bridge […]

February 24th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Chiangrai Tours,Tourism News | Read More »

Heroin and the Golden Triangle

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – The Golden Triangle is one of those regions that has captured popular imagination: think warlords, secret armies, opium mule trains chugging through the jungle, triads, the DEA and CIA, hill tribes, remote villages and above all the chest-high pink and white poppies that are the source of opium and its derivatives, […]

February 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Tourism News | Read More »

Chiang Rai Trekking and Guiding Service

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – The many different Hill Tribe Villages in the mountains surrounding Chiang Rai are justly world famous and it is possible to visit them – I am well known in many of villages. I can also arrange for overnight stays in some of the villages and retain the specialized services of Lahu […]

January 20th, 2012 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Tourism News | Read More »

Chiangrai Bicycle Tours

  Chiang Rai, like Chiangmai has a very ancient history. It was once a fortified city complete with walls and moats. When the city fathers decided to modernize, however, part of the walls were buried under asphalt. A section of Paholyothin Highway passing in front of the Golden Triangle Inn and King Meng Rai’s monument, […]

November 17th, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Things to Do,Tourism News | Read More »

Chiang Rai’s Oub Kham Museum

  Chiang Rai’s Oub Kham Museum exhibits thousands of rare Lanna items, as well as the artefacts of the Tai people from neighbouring countries Starting as a passionate collector of items of Lanna art and culture 20 years ago, a retired teacher Julasak Suriyachai opened his house as a private museum to exhibit thousands of […]

October 4th, 2011 | Posted in Chiangrai Tours,Tourism News | Read More »

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