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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: 137 Pillars House, Chiang Mai

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christina Pfeiffer What is it? Tucked away in the back streets of the historic Wat Gate area, this luxury boutique hotel brings more than a dash of colonial glamour to Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. Opened in March, the 30-suite hotel is centred on a huge, century-old teak house built by the British-owned Borneo Company, which controlled the timber trade here as far back as the 1880s. ...

  2. Northern soul

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tim Pile Nineteen million tourists visited Thailand last year. They flocked to Bangkok, baked on the beaches and descended on Chiang Mai in record numbers. But few made a beeline ... in this part of northern Thailand is perfectly safe, incredibly scenic and immensely rewarding. Usually little more than a brief stopover for sightseers intent on completing the loop between Chiang Mai ...

  3. A haven to come home to

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Mark Armsden

    ... it because of the lifestyle that Thailand offers, not because it offers the highest yield or the best return on investment.' One such retiree, who recently moved into a new house in Chiang Mai, in Thailand's north, is 60-year-old David Jamieson who moved to the city in 2007 with his wife and two sons. He and his family started building a Lanna-style home on the outskirts of Chiang Mai. ...

  4. Hongkongers invited to share Chiang Mai retirement dream

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito When British antique dealer John Maas chose Chiang Mai in northern Thailand as a retirement destination 11 years ago, he never thought he would end up sharing his dream ... in the United Kingdom was Thai and it was he who encouraged me to consider Thailand as a retirement destination. He has a house in Chiang Mai where I initially stayed. 'I moved here in 1998. ...

  5. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the liquid gold for a limited time and by appointment only. Each glass will set you back HK$11,922. See www.the-connaught.co.uk . Deal of the week The newly opened U Chiang Mai boutique hotel has ... U Chiang Mai is a few minutes' walk from the city centre. All rooms include a private balcony with a day bed, a rain shower, satellite television and an iPod with docking station and speakers. ...

  6. travellers' checks

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... FCm Travel's new executive leisure division is offering a three-night Sofitel Thailand package to Chiang Mai and Bangkok, starting from HK$4,388 per person until June 30. The package includes return economy flights with Thai Airways, two nights' accommodation at the beautiful Sofitel Riverside Chiang Mai Hotel in a deluxe room and one night at the Sofitel Silom Bangkok, ...

  7. Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... of northern Thailand. A kingdom, you say? Well, a kingdom reconstructed on 24 hectares of tranquil grounds. The Lanna people flourished from the mid-13th to the mid-16th centuries, using Chiang Mai ... for villa accommodation start at US$489 a night. Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, 51/4 Chiang Mai-Sankampaeng Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand, tel: 66 53 888 888; www.mandarinoriental.com/chiangmai . ...

  8. The Chedi, Chiang Mai

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook Where is it? On the west bank of the Mae Ping River in Chiang Mai, in a location that proved less than auspicious in March 2005; the river burst its banks six weeks after ... for special deals. The Chedi, 123 Charoen Prathet Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand, tel: 66 53 253 333; www.ghmhotels.com . ...

  9. Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Alice Whately

    ... Alice Whately Where? In Thailand's mountainous north, close to Chiang Mai, the ancient walled city of golden Buddhas. A choice location, then: Set in a natural amphitheatre ... Road, Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50180, tel: [66] 53 298 181, www.fourseasons.com ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Stereotypes of Chinese mainlanders go too far

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... and stay up in your room eating instant noodles is a bit baffling. A recent influx of mainland tourists to the Thai holiday town of Chiang Mai, on the back of the popular movie Lost in Thailand, ...




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