Songkran: Thai New Year

Each year from 13-15th April, Thailand celebrates Songkran - Thai New Year. In traditional Songkran celebrations Buddha images are cleansed with water, that water is then »


Half way between Mae Hong Son and Pai is Soppong, a small town best known for its caves. I stayed in the village of Ban Tham »

Mae Hong Son

From Pai I decided to keep the scooter I had for the day for another five and head across to Mae Hong Son. I couldn't carry »


Pai was once a sleepy market town but it has been firmly on the Banana Pancake Trail since around 2006. Based on my experience in Chiang »