What's new for SEPTEMBER

A quick way to see what's new in the blog

The new stories for September so far are listed below with the latest at the top:

 

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20 September – My Favourite Wats in Chiang Mai

Covered or mentioned in this post:

Trip Advisor ratings, Wat Phrathat Chomkitti or Chom Kitti, Wat Lok Molee, Wat Sri Suphan, Wat Mae Kaet, Wat Doi Saket, Wat Phan Tao, Wat Ket Karam, The Hilltop Wat and The Mystery Wat.

A list of my favourite nine Wats in Chiang Mai. This is a real mix of temples, some of them away from the main tourist destinations.

Read more HERE


20 September – My Chiang Mai Top 10

Well everybody else does it and I didn’t want to be the only blogger without a Top 10 so here you have them as they relate to the stories I have written about our time in Chiang Mai since November 2013.

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20 September – Trash and Treasure

Covered or mentioned in this post:

Prince Royal Markets, picture framing and Eat on Earth.

Exploring the Prince Royal second hand markets in Chiang Mai, buying a picture in Bumrungrat Rd and having a bee at Eat on Earth cafe/restaurant on San Sai.

Read more HERE


19 September – Hong Kong – Dragon’s Back

Covered or mentioned in this post:

Local street markets, Dragon’s Back, Stanley and the Gold Coast Hotel.

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18 September – Mazda Service

A short story to demonstrate the difference in having a car serviced in Chiang Mai to Australia. My Mazda 2 example.

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18 September – Chiang Dao

Covered or mentioned in this post:

Route 107, Doi Chiang Dao, Chiang Dao caves, Wat Tham Pha Plong and Chiang Dao Nest.

A day spent in Chiang Dao seeing the caves, Wat Tham Pha Plong and staying at Chiang Dao Nest and trying their highly rated restaurant.

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13 September – Paying for Utilities

Covered or mentioned in this post:

Paying for electricity and paying for water.

How do you know what your Chiang Mai water and electricity bill is and how do you pay? All the answers are in this post.

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12 September – Hong Kong – exploring

Covered or mentioned in this post:

Coffee, Flower Market Street, Bird Market, Sneaker Street, Brand Outlets, Harvey Nichols, Hong Kong Park, St John’s Cathedral, more malls, the harbour.

Day 4 was another test for our ability to navigate Hong Kong solo. This was to be another packed day exploring a real mixed bag of sights in Hong Kong city. Heaps of photos so settle in for a longer browse.

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12 September – Hansa Minigolf

A break from Hong Kong stories. Finding something to do locally in Sai Sai, Chiang Mai is always a challenge but I can now offer you minigolf set in lovely shady gardens. Hansa Minigolf is a well set out course with each hole representing a world landmark.

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11 September – Music added

Another song has been added to the Thai music post. Called Isan Ban Hau or spelt Isaan Baan Hau it is another version of one of my favourites. Slow and steady. A real Isaan farming song.

Check it out HERE


11 September – Hong Kong – Disneyland

A day out in Hong Kong’s version of Disneyland with all the trappings. A fun post just for the read but it has some useful information in it for any of you actually planning on visiting the Disney park.

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9 September – Hong Kong – Big Buddha

Covered or mentioned in this post:

Tai O, MTR train system, PDF train map, train stations, Tung Chung, Cable car, Big Buddha and local markets. A train trip to Tung Chung and the cable car to the Big Buddha high in the hills. A heap of useful information about the MTR rail system too if you ever visit here.

Read more HERE 


9 September – Chiang Mai Taxi Service

Some information about booking a taxi in Chiang Mai.

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9 September – Hong Kong – the City

Covered or mentioned in this post:

Chiang Mai taxis, Gold Coast marina, Lady Candy super yacht, Oyster Cards, walkways, shopping malls, local markets and shops.

For those of you who don’t follow the blog regularly Gaun and I have been in holidaying in Hong Kong, which with a packed schedule has meant the blog has been quiet for a week. Heaps to share with you so lots of new posts in the next few days.

Read more HERE


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