Chiang Rai City remains a sleepy provincial town with a pleasant atmosphere. Compared to its sister town Chiang Mai, it has a more relaxed and down-to-earth feel but is never short on historical and cultural attractions of its own.
Located in a verdant valley on the banks of the Ping River, Chiang Mai is the largest and most culturally significant city in northern Thailand, as well as the main base of activities for most travelers.
Bangkok is the city that welcomes the biggest number of visitors in the world and it doesn’t surprise when you realize Bangkok is a city of contrast with action at every turn. And as Bangkok races towards the future, these contrasts will never stop supplying the city with its unique and ever-changing strain of Thai-ness.
Koh Samui (Samui Island) is a cosmopolitan melting pot, attracting budget travelers staying for a month or two in simple beachside bungalows, to the wealthiest holidaymakers dropping in for a weekend at one of the many luxury resorts or villas on the white sand beaches of Koh Samui.