Baan Tong Luang Hill Tribe Village

In the northern Hills Region, outside of Chiang Mai, there are many native tribes who still reside there.  According to my research, today there are seven main tribe groups who crossed over into Thailand from Myanmar and Laos several hundred years ago.  There is much controversy surrounding these tribes comparing them to the dominant ethnic … Continue reading Baan Tong Luang Hill Tribe Village

Thailand – Chiang Mai – Happy Elephant Home Sanctuary

There are several elephant sanctuaries throughout Southeast Asia. If you are planning to visit one, I implore you to do some serious research on the sanctuaries that are truly sanctuaries and not one that is masquerading as a safe haven for the elephants but is just trying to make money. From my own experience, which … Continue reading Thailand – Chiang Mai – Happy Elephant Home Sanctuary