Social Work Field Placement: Win – Win in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Last year, that's 2013, out of the blue, I responded to a post I saw on Facebook in the "What's Happening in Chiang Mai" group. The post read something like this....  "Are you an MSW or do you know someone who is?" My response was.... "Do you mean an MSW as in Master of Social … Continue reading Social Work Field Placement: Win – Win in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Cafe Escape: Buak Haad Park

As I have written in my other cafe hunting post, I like trying out different cafes with air conditioning to escape the Chiang Mai heat and to share it with my readership of 5!  Ha ha, okay 6! . Happy to report we found another nice one.  There are so many cafes here in Chiang … Continue reading Cafe Escape: Buak Haad Park

Cafe Escapes: The Hunt

We've been hunting for new cafes with air-con in the past couple of weeks.   Frankly, it's an absolute fun activity for me to visit and try out many different cafes.  It's an adventure exploring and discovering new cafes each day. I much prefer not to go back to the same cafe over and over unless … Continue reading Cafe Escapes: The Hunt

Cellophane Noodles and Bamboo Strips Recipe

We frequent several vegetarian restaurants here in Chaing Mai.  Chiang Mai is a vegetarian's heaven since there are so many cafes and restaurants from which to choose. Often when I go to the Taiwanese vegetarian restaurant near Chiang Mai gate, I order this dish (when they have it).  Since I like it so much, I … Continue reading Cellophane Noodles and Bamboo Strips Recipe

Cafe Escape Number Four: The Ice Cream Festival

Although we've had rain here in Chiang Mai, the humidity still makes the city seems like an outdoor, oh-naturrel-sauna. Today was no exception.  It was humid. After we picked up M, my daughter, from school we decided to surprise her and took her to the mall close to our house.  We took her to Airport … Continue reading Cafe Escape Number Four: The Ice Cream Festival

Cafe Escape Number Three: The Crepe Cake

This particular cafe, we go to often not just because they have air con, but because I love their crepe cakes. So one day last week when we were trying to figure out where to go, we decided to take refuge at Cafe de Thaan Aoan.  The cafe also has wifi and that was a … Continue reading Cafe Escape Number Three: The Crepe Cake

No Escape Needed

In the last two posts, I wrote about how we've been escaping the heat by going to different cafes here in Chiang Mai.  Lucky for us we've had rain in the recent days and the weather has been quite tolerable. So today, instead of going to a cafe, after a market visit to Maung Mai … Continue reading No Escape Needed