Thailand dating trip report
Those after something a touch less hectic can enjoy stunning views and superb cocktails in one of Bangkok's myriad rooftop bars.
A sense of calm amongst the chaos can be found at the riverside Grand Palace and nearby Wat Pho, with its huge reclining Buddha.
It is 700 km (435 mi) north of Bangkok and is situated amongst the highest mountains in the country.
Stand on the Thailand river bank, and you can look across to Burma/Myanmar and Laos, or hire a boat for a closer look.The Chiang Mai Metropolitan Area has a population of nearly one million people, more than half the total of Chiang Mai Province.The city is subdivided into four wards (khwaeng): Nakhon Ping, Srivijaya, Mengrai, and Kawila.Chiang Mai was one of three Thai cities contending for Thailand's bid to host the World Expo 2020 (the others were Chonburi and Ayutthaya).While officially the city (thesaban nakhon) of Chiang Mai only covers most parts of the Mueang Chiang Mai district with a population of 160,000, the city's sprawl extends into several neighboring districts.