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Chiang Mai, Thailand — Week 3: Star Wars, Relocation, and a Red Truck up the Mountain

At the beginning of our third week in Thailand we decided to branch out and try somewhere new for breakfast. We’d seen a sign for a cafe with an all day breakfast called Saded Cafe. I wasn’t impressed. It was way more expensive than our usual places. I had the pancake breakfast with bacon (undercooked or just really fatty), rubbery… Read more »

Chiang Mai, Thailand — Week 1: Bureaucracy, The Old City, and Adventures in Shopping Malls

U.S. citizens, upon arriving in Thailand, can stay in the country 30 days without a visa. We had planned on getting that extended for 30 more days, for a small fee, while we were in Bangkok, but decided to deal with the extension in Chiang Mai instead. Thus, our first adventure in Chiang Mai was the non-visa extension process. Woo!… Read more »