Chiang Mai

Souvenir from Thailand

Posted on June 10, 2012 by Toothpicker

Delicious, functional or junk? It's time to review the items I bought from Thailand, starting from the edibles:
Lemongrass tea - I love lemongrass tea, not only does it smell good, it also tastes very refreshing. It is natural and full of antioxidants: it is detoxifying, good for digestion and can lower high [...]

This post was posted in Stationery, Shopping, Shopping guide, Travel, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Thai designs, Design and was tagged with stationery, shopping, greeting cards, Bangkok, Thai design

Shopping in Chiang Mai

Posted on May 16, 2012 by Toothpicker

Chiang Mai has many interesting arts and crafts shops; on Charoenrat Road, there is Colour Factory, a shop that sells painted art elephants from the Elephant Parade, an organization thatĀ supports Asian elephant conservation. Over the last few years, their open air art exhibitions which took place in different cities ( including London [...]

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Graffiti in Chiang Mai

Posted on May 15, 2012 by Toothpicker

I have a strong interest in graffiti, but I didn't expect to see such 'high quality' graffiti artwork in the city centre of Chiang Mai. I was especially amazed when I stumbled upon several walls covered with graffiti art outside a car park next to a large shopping mall. I am sure [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Chiang Mai, Street art & graffiti, Thailand and was tagged with graffiti/ street art, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai's museums & art galleries

Posted on May 14, 2012 by Toothpicker

Museum of the past: Wat Ket Karam
Chiang Mai is known for its art and culture, it's no surprise to find cool art galleries here, but I was esp. delighted to find two rather quaint museums that are off the beaten track. Apart from the Chiang Mai city arts & cultural centre, I [...]

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2 days in Chiang Mai

Posted on May 13, 2012 by Toothpicker

My Thai friends have been urging me to visit Chiang Mai for a long time as they know that I have an interest in arts and crafts. I am not sure why it has taken me so long to make this trip, but after spending only 2 nights here, I realised that [...]

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