Chiang Rai is 785 kilometres north of Bangkok, in the midst of the mountains and hills of Chiang Rai Province. Overlooked by many travellers - who favour nearby Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai has retained a rustic charm and a laid back atmosphere. It's cheaper and cooler than Chiang Mai and Bangkok.
From the Chiang Rai Travel Guide
All Wrapped Up In The Heights Of Northern Thailand
Chiang Mai, we decided to head even further north to Chiang Rai in hope of a less touristy experience. Chiang Rai is a city in Northern Thailand which is also the gateway to the Golden Triangle, an area ...
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