Pai canyon & the war time bridge

If you fancy a challenging walk  whilst in the vicinity of Chiang Mai/Pai in Northern Thailand, or even if you just a spectacular view worthy of a “throw-your-hands-up-in-the air, back-to-the-camera, I-am-master-of-the-wilderness” style photograph then take a trip to Pai canyon. Words of advice… Don’t go in the midday heat, and don’t wear flip-flops! A little […]

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Painting in Pai

I had an opportunity whilst I was staying in Pai to help out painting the new local school for the day. We were armed with sponges, rollers, buckets and paint and a rough idea to create a “rainbow room”. I haven’t painted for years and something about making patterns with bright colours and sponges took […]

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Pittalew art exchange – Pai, Thailand

Whilst I was in Pai, the local art gallery “Pittalew” held an art exchange. The idea was to take a piece of unfinished art along to the exchange, someone would take your art and finish it in their own vision and style and you would do the same with someone else’s art. I didn’t participate this […]

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The Chiang Mai Canyon Water Park

Those looking for an adrenaline rush when in Chiang Mai tend to head to the canyon to try their hand at the hair-raising activity of cliff diving. If you don’t have a death wish and are looking for something a little more light-hearted and family friendly, then you only have to step next door to […]

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Wat Rong Khun (The white temple) – Chiang Rai

Wat Rong Khun or more commonly known as “the white temple” is a fairly well-known iconic temple in Thailand, located in Chiang Rai. We had decided we didn’t want to stay overnight and instead opted for a day trip there from Chiang Mai – a round trip of some 7 hours. Whilst the temple was […]

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Become your ideal self

Are you the person you want to be?   Who would you ideal self be? When I was asked this, my ideal self was someone that was in good shape, comfortable with their body, healthy, had energy, was happy, well traveled, worked remotely doing a job that I loved, had brilliant stories to tell, good […]

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