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Thailand — At a Glance

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We spent about 6 weeks in Thailand. We stayed in Bangkok for five days and in Chiang Mai for five weeks. We definitely liked Chiang Mai better than Bangkok. GETTING THERE: Houston to Bangkok: $412 per person; 23h55m Houston to Taipei: 16h30m Layover: 3h30m Taipei to Bangkok: 3h55m Bangkok to Chaing Mai: $32.64 per person; 1h15m BUDGET/EXPENSES: Budget: $2695.75 ($2,000/month or $65.75/day) Travel (flights)*: $889.28… Read more »

Chiang Mai, Thailand — Week 5: Routines, Interactive Art, and NYE Lanterns

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In retrospect, I’m pretty sure the massage places would’ve been open on Christmas and Christmas Eve, but I didn’t want to walk a half an hour for nothing, so I didn’t risk it. Instead, I waited until the day after Christmas to go back to Kad Suan Kaew. I had another two hour thai massage at Nuad Thai Jai Dee and… Read more »