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Central Plaza Shopping Centre – ChiangRai City

Central Plaza Shopping Centre – ChiangRai City

  Being the first up-scale shopping mall in Chiang Rai, Central Plaza provides a generous outdoor space for the public to enjoy. Our proposal presents this space as a cultural plaza and park that embraces native culture and identity with various activities to enrich local suburban life. The landscape design encapsulates the mountainous scene surrounding […]

Corination Day Marks the crowning of King Bhumibol, Rama IX,

Corination Day Marks the crowning of King Bhumibol, Rama IX,

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej was crowned as Rama IX, the 9th king of the Chakri dynasty, on 5th May 1950. The anniversary of this day has been day ever since. In former times, the accession to the throne of a Siamese sovereign was not celebrated publicly. Only a simple ceremony was held by the […]

Songkran Festival in Chiangrai Province

Songkran Festival in Chiangrai Province

  Chiangrai Songkran Festival is undoubtedly the most festive and celebrated event of the year in Thailand. Songkran marks the Thai New Year (Thai Lunar Calendar year) and is the biggest and most fun-filled time of the year. Songkran (Song Kran) is an important holiday for Thai people, the large majority of whom are practicing […]

Chiangrai City Shopping Around the Town

Chiangrai City Shopping Around the Town

Shopping facilities in Chiang Rai specialize in handicrafts sourced from across the province. Craftspeople and local artists bring their work into the city to sell them to tourists. Local hill tribe merchants market their wares as well, often clad in traditional dress—an interesting aspect of dealing with local vendors. Products you are likely to find […]

Thing to Do at Night in Chiang Rai

Thing to Do at Night in Chiang Rai

  Chiang Rai nightlife is much quieter than what you would find in big cities like Bangkok or even a smaller one like Chiang Mai. There are few glitzy nightclubs where you can enjoy live music or theme bars and discos where you can spend an entire evening watching glamorous people. However, as long as […]

Chiang Rai Night Market

Chiang Rai Night Market

  Chiang Rai Night Bazaar Lanna culture and society to create the impression that you never forget. By showing a variety of Lanna. Chiang Rai Night Bazaar is located in the municipality of Chiang Rai are two lines through the streets. Prasopsuk Phaholyothin Road and adjacent to the old bus station. Chiang Rai Night Bazaar […]

Chiangrai History One Bowl at a Time

Chiangrai History One Bowl at a Time

If Thais are chili aficionados in the south, gourmands in the center, and food daredevils in the northeast, then those in the north, an area ruled for centuries by warring empires, are culinary mixologists. One of the area’s signature dishes — a heady mix of meat, noodles and aromatic herbs, topped with cilantro, bean sprouts […]

Chiang Rai’s Pa Suk the Best Nam Ngiew

Chiang Rai’s Pa Suk the Best Nam Ngiew

Chiangrai Times– Everyone has a dish that reminds them of their childhoods. This — and the “last meal” that a person would select were he or she able to choose — are two of the most illuminating things you can know about a person, telling you how they see themselves, and how they grew up. […]

Chiang Rai’s Ice Cream Delight

Chiang Rai’s Ice Cream Delight

Ten years ago, office worker Soraya Printrakul spent her free time making ice cream for her kids and her friends. Seven years ago, she decided to turn her hobby into a career, resigning from her job and opening a cafe she named Happy Plus offering aromatic coffee, smoothies and lots of home-made ice creams. Located […]

Learn Thai Cooking Techniques – Suwannee’s Kitchen

Learn Thai Cooking Techniques – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  Thai cooking is very simple. Its flavour come mainly from the skilful manipulation of certain essential ingredients such as Thai basil, chillies, coriander, ginger, coconut cream, garlic, onions, shallots, lemon grass, fish sauce and soy sauce. In most dishes, very little oil is used and the ingredients are lightly cooked to retain their crunchiness […]

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