Travel Guide : Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, salah satu kota favorit aku sejauh ini. Aku pernah tinggal di Chiang Mai selama satu bulan di akhir tahun 2015. Waktu itu, aku seneng banget karena bisa menyaksikan festival Loy Krathong dan Yi Peng.

Dan bulan lalu, aku kembali lagi ke kota ini bersama @wisatathailand dan teman-teman blogger lainnya. Aku masih jatuh cinta dengan kota ini!

There’s something charming about this city that I can never get enough of. People are friendly, the city is far from chaotic, the food was amazing. I couldn’t ask for more.

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Loy Krathong & Yi Peng Festival, Chiang Mai

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng (full moon day) are both two famous festivals in Thailand. They both take time on the full moon day on the second month of Lanna lunar calendar, which usually falls on November (but please check the exact date before you go!).

Loy Krathong, which means “to float a basket”, is a kind of festival where people will gather on a river side, or pond, or somewhere with water to release their “boat” or krathong. The krathong is traditionally made from banana leaves with some flowers and incenses on it. The more modern one can be made of bread (yes, bread) and even styrofoam (booo). I think people will normally make a wish before releasing their krathong.  Lanjutkan membaca Loy Krathong & Yi Peng Festival, Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Night Market

If you’re like me and you enjoy walking around the street while eating some light bite snacks before you buy another one, chances are, you’ll love Chiang Mai Night Market as much as I do.

 

I have to admit that I was a little bit sceptical about the night market as it sounds a lot like Bandung Night Market (sorry, pals! It just doesn’t work for my taste). As far as I remembered, Bandung Night Market has too many people inside, too many garbages as well, and not to mention, crappy food. So I thought, Chiang Mai night market would be just as similar. I couldn’t imagine it being any better.

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CHIANG MAI : My First Impression

Another quick update, everyone!

So, after about 5 months living in Jambi, I’m finally back on the road again. This time, we decided to stay in Chiang Mai, Thailand and work remotely from here for about a month. ( All thanks to @PergiDulu who didn’t stop convincing us about this whole brilliant idea! ) Lanjutkan membaca CHIANG MAI : My First Impression