Monthly Archives: February 2014

A quick update from Ranong

Two days ago I flew to Ranong. Since there is no direct air connection between Chiang Mai and Ranong, I had to change planes in Bangkok. The flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok (DMK) I did with Lion Air. This airline company has a rather dubious safety record, and is banned in Europe, but at […]

ranong airport sunset

suite in nordwind hotel chiang mai

Living the suite life

After over a week of rest, I’m finally moving again today. I decided to fly to Ranong, in the South of Thailand. It’s significantly more expensive than taking the train, but it saves me some 24 hours of travel time. That means more time to enjoy life in Southern Thailand. Complimentary upgrade, anyone? If you’ve […]


Finding a place to live in Chiang Mai

Last week I mentioned that I decided to stick around in Chiang Mai for a bit, both to take a rest and to get some work done. It’s been going pretty well. Work is back on schedule, I’m well rested, and most importantly I am starting to get bored in Chiang Mai. That means I’m […]

room in nordwind hotel chiang mai

overview of chiang mai thailand

Taking a break 1

Travelling can be a drag. Don’t get me wrong: I love travelling, and I love the continuously-travelling-lifestyle. I wouldn’t trade it for anything else. But after a while it gets to you. You get tired. You start craving some comforts from home. Some would call this home sickness. I simply call it time for a […]