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Day 133: Wise budget travel

I was never too excited about the concept of classical backpacking: dorms, beer and hitchhiking never felt as my cup of tea. I always hated sleeping with strangers and shared bathroom never could give me good privacy. I have found […]

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Day 132: Chiang Mai Zoo

Chiang Mai Zoo is cool idea for half-a-day in the city. I have read some controversial feedbacks about it, but decided to try. And ended up with really cool time there! First I need to mention that this zoo gone […]

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Day 131: High tea

I guess nice cup of tea is not the obvious choice for Thailand. But no matter where you are, it could be very nice treat! Even if you are on budget, it could be really cool idea if you want […]

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Day 130: Behind the surface

I never spend lots of time in Thailand before, but little by little I started to understand what is what here. I have heard much that now country is more like victim of it’s own tourist popularity. While I heard […]

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Day 129: Haircut on the road

My haircut was always important question for me. For many years I had only one stylist. So having decent haircut on the road is tricky question, I am always little nervous about it and the result is more like lottery. […]

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Day 128: Trendy Chiang Mai

Very slowly I started to go out in Chiang Mai. And very quickly I realized that I’m staying in a trendy heart of the city, which is not the centre of the city. That’s the district with the university, so […]

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Day 127: Saturday night market

Today I finally left my temporary home to see what’s outside. The reason was very obvious: food! Last week a had such a nice meal and great time at Chiang Rai Saturday market, that I couldn’t miss It’s more famous […]

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Day 126: Grocery store

I really like visiting grocery stores while traveling. Partly because they could tell a lot about real local life, partly because good modern grocery store brings some familiarity. And as i’m travelling light, it’s mostly the only opportunity for shopping! […]

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Day 125: Gym, pool and book

My days now are little different from previous months: I turned off my morning alarm (BTW, I had it on for the last 6 months every day), after it I had my morning gym routine (and I finally have a […]

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Day 124: My Chiang Mai apartments

Chiang Mai is known as very good and affordable place to live and expats are big part of city’s life. Many choose this place as a base for online start-ups or any other remote work. And that’s for a good […]

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