Family: Chiang Mai

I’m not sure why, but my Family post for Chiang Mai seems to be the one I struggled with the most. We had an extended stay in Chiang Mai, 6-weeks total, which allowed us to settle in even more so, but I also think our…

Food: Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai was nothing like I expected, honestly, I’m not sure what I thought, but I was pleasantly surprised. Coming from Tanzania where we spent $9 for JIF Peanut Butter, it was overwhelming to find so many of our favorites for much less than what…

A Lesson in Vulnerability

It’s been a rough week for me. I’m feeling very vulnerable and thought it would be therapeutic to get my thoughts down. Last week I went on a fantastic mountain biking adventure. We signed up for a half day tour. The tour company offered about…

Faith: Chiang Mai

It didn’t take me long to see the Buddhist influence in Chiang Mai.  Walk down any street and you’ll see at least 10 different statues, shrines, or even temples. As saturated the city was with the Buddhist faith, it is one of the religions that…

Happy New Year!

It’s not what you wish, it’s what you do. This year we celebrated New Year’s Eve in Chiang Mai. It was a special day, not only because we were in Chiang Mai, but also because it was the first New Years Eve we spent as…

January in Chiang Mai

Welcome to Chiang Mai, Thailand. I am a little late posting our “settling in” blog because of how quick and easy it’s been adjusting to Thailand — honestly, we’ve been so busy.  Chiang Mai has been our fastest to settle into. I’m not sure if…